Sep 232011
 
Flags go up for 9/11 memorial

 NEWS-LEDGER SEPT 14, 2011 The flags went back up from Friday to Sunday to commemorate 9/11. The display, at the corner of South River Road and Jefferson Boulevard in Southport, was the work of John Vinson. He’s put up a flag display every year since 9/11. This year, in addition to several hundred large flags, [...]

Sep 232011
 
A 'kid extraordinnaire'

[adrotate group="10"]   (Editor’s note: The News-Ledger is trying a new feature today – a profile of a remarkable youth, from time to time.) NEWS-LEDGER SEPT. 14, 2011 By Anita Varney Jake Manning, a ten-year old from West Sacramento, qualifies as this week’s “Kid Extraordinaire.” Recently, he was in downtown Sacramento with his mother and [...]

Sep 212011
 
Art of Dan Harris is now on display

NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 14, 2011 – Dan Harris — a city employee for over 20 years — now has an art display on exhibit at “Gallery 1075,” inside the community center at 1075 West Capitol Avenue. [adrotate group="9"]   Dan was the city’s in-house graphic artist, responsible for such projects as the design of the [...]

Sep 202011
 

Riverbank Elementary School sixth graders will be washing cars to help raise $15,000 for a trip to Sly Park in November. The car wash will be held Sat., Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school, 1100 Carrie Street. Donations welcome. There will also be a “hot dog lunch combo meal” for [...]

Sep 142011
 
McGowan: alive & well after cancer scare

NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 14, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor     Yolo County Supervisor Michael McGowan told the News-Ledger last week that the September 13 supervisors’ meeting was going to have special significance to him – for a couple of reasons. McGowan was recovering from prostate cancer surgery (successful) and from a life-threatening [...]