Jan 092013
 
Johannessen looking at homeless issue

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 2, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Councilman Mark Johannessen plans to lobby the West Sacramento city council next month to include a “homeless” policy among the city’s priorities for 2013. Johannessen has been chairman of an informal group of “stakeholders” discussing the issue of homelessness in the city. [...]

Jan 062013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – All Yolo County college-bound teens are invited to a couple of free workshops hosted at the Davis branch library, 315 14th Street in Davis. Practice for the SAT and ACT tests on Sat., Jan. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (follow-up on Jan. 22) by taking a practice test, then [...]

Dec 252012
 
West Sac woman is Red Cross 'hero'

 FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 – A West Sacramento woman received a “Hero” award from the Capital Region Chapter of the American Red Cross. Raemarie Goin of West Sacramento and  Scott Sherwood, another employee of the Costco store in Woodland, were honored for coming to the aid of a customer who suffered a [...]

Dec 192012
 
Go climb a nearby mountain

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 – Guest Commentary by Charlotte Orr Tuleyome Association December 11th was designated International Mountain Day. The day was created by the UN in 2003 to promote awareness about the importance of the world’s mountains and highlands. Mountains are crucial to life, provide most of the world’s fresh water, [...]

Dec 182012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 19, 2012 – Yolo County Sheriff’s Deputies shot two dogs that “charged the deputies” during a probation search at an Antelope Street house in Woodland on Monday at about 9:20 a.m . According to Sgt. Lance Faille of the sheriff’s department, deputies conducted a probation search of the home of Shane [...]

Dec 182012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 –   The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute free food on Dec. 18. Locations include the West Sacramento County Building, 500 Jefferson Blvd., from 9-10 a.m.; Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd., from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Yolo Housing Authority, 685 Lighthouse Dr., 11-noon; and the Clarksburg Firehouse, [...]

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 [...]