Feb 202014
 
RCHS students create 'blankets of love'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 12, 2014 – Inspired after hearing about a project in which volunteers made scarves, in silence, for charity, the Interact Club at River City High School decided to do something similar.   Students in the club started “Blankets of Love,” joining in silent meditation or prayer while cutting and double-knotting [...]

Feb 172014
 
Oscar Villegas: from council to county

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 12, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The office of Governor Jerry Brown announced Friday that he has appointed Oscar E. Villegas to fill the remaining term as the District 1 representative to the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. That board seat was vacated in December by longtime supervisor [...]

Feb 162014
 
Southport bike/walk trail now open

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 5, 2014 – NORTH-SOUTH TRAIL CONNECTS SOUTHPORT FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO BARGE CANAL West Sacramento officials and community members performed a “ribbon cutting” to celebrate the opening of the new Clarksburg Branch Line Trail in Southport on Friday morning. The 1.25-mile trail for bikes and pedestrians is built on a [...]

Feb 162014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Is your nonprofit or church interested in raising money by operating a fireworks booth during the 2014 Fourth of July season? Come to an informational meeting on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m. at city hall (1110 West Capitol Avenue). Learn about the lottery used to select winning groups, and the [...]

Feb 152014
 
'Serpentine soil' is a pretty special habitat

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 29, 2014 – By Mary K. Hanson Tuleyome Association “Serpentine Soil”: when talking about the various habitats under consideration for a National Conservation Area designation in the Berryessa Snow Mountain region, that term comes up a lot.  For most people, though, it’s rather meaningless. Most of us, after all, aren’t [...]

Feb 142014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 29, 2014 – A 178-unit assisted living complex is proposed for the northwest corner of Jefferson Boulevard and Gateway Drive in Southport. “Summerplace Living at Westgate” hopes to place up to 205 residents in a combination of 94 “assisted living” units and 84 “memory care” units at 2305 Jefferson Boulevard. [...]