Nov 232012
 
A thousand West Sac residents helped

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 – About 250 families totaling about 1,000 West Sacramento residents turned up Saturday for the annual “Community  Giveaway Day” held on Saturday at the Westfield Village Elementary School campus. The event started at 8 a.m. — but people started lining up on the drizzly day as early as [...]

Nov 192012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute free food to eligible residents of West Sacramento and Clarksburg on Tuesday, Nov. 20.   Distribution times will be: 9-10 a.m. at the county building, 500 Jefferson Blvd.; 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd.; 11-noon at the Yolo Housing Authority, [...]

Nov 132012
 
Cache Creek: a wilderness nearby

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 7, 2012 – By Sara D. Husby-Good Executive Director of Tuleyome Did you know that the Cache Creek River and the Cache Creek Natural Area is right in your own back yard?  Just a quick 50 mile hop, skip, and a jump in the car and you could soon find [...]

Nov 112012
 
New courthouse: price cut, bonds ready

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 7, 2012 – FROM THE YOLO SUPERIOR COURT Construction of the new Yolo Superior Courthouse in Woodland received a green light late October when the State Treasurer completed sale of $133.8 million in lease-revenue construction bonds. The bonds will be repaid over a 25-year period through court user fees and penalties and [...]

Nov 112012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Whitey’s Jolly Kone is hosting a “Drive Thru Canned Food Drive” benefiting Yolo County Children’s Alliance, Out of the Box Ministries, and the Christmas Basket Project.   Bring your donations to Whitey’s Jolly Kone at 1300 Jefferson Blvd on Sunday, November 11, anytime between 10am – 3pm. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Nov 092012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – The Food Bank of Yolo County plans to distribute 1,500 free Thanksgiving Meals this year. Distribution in West Sacramento will be on Nov. 17. Sign up by today — Friday, Nov. 9 — by calling (530) 668-0648.   Those who sign up too late for the Thanksgiving meals will automatically [...]

Nov 022012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 17, 2012 – Last month, the California Attorney General’s Office awarded the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office $56,805 from the Attorney General’s “Privacy and Piracy Fund.” This program provides funding to District Attorneys’ offices throughout the state.  The funding must be used to investigate and prosecute identity theft and intellectual [...]