Mar 202012
 
Yolo Street fire knocked down

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 14, 2012 – The fire call came at 4:27 a.m., and the first unit to respond to the  Yolo Street garage on March 6 found a “heavy fire,” reports the West Sacramento Fire Department. Altogether, the response drew five fire engines and one truck, along with a battalion chief.   The “fully [...]

Mar 152012
 
LETTERS: Fashion show, RCHS kids

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR – March 7, 2012 — NEWS-LEDGER – Fashion show Everyone is invited to join the fun when Yolo County celebrities “strut their stuff” Thursday night, March 29th at the West Sacramento City Hall Galleria.  Tickets for the Yolo County Children’s Alliance and Child Abuse Prevention Council annual celebrity fund raiser are [...]

Mar 092012
 

From the News-Ledger — March 7, 2012 – The Port of West Sacramento announced yesterday it had received a $960,000 grant from the Federal Railroad Administration for construction of a rail loop track that will consolidate switching and looping operations and reduce conflicts between trains and surface street traffic. _________________________   Safeway has provided a [...]

Mar 062012
 
Fashion show at West Sac city hall

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The annual Yolo County Celebrity Fashion Show will return to the West Sacramento City Hall Galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue, at 6 p.m. on March 29. The show features local celebrities modeling fashions from local stores, and serves as a benefit for the Yolo County Children’s Alliance and the Yolo County [...]

Mar 062012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 29, 2912 – Yolo Superior Court is looking for people to serve on the grand jury for a year beginning on July 1. Each year, the court impanels 19 citizens to serve on this independent body. Duties of the Yolo County Grand Jury include reviewing the operations of local governments [...]

Feb 292012
 
Foster care, & a bowl of soup

 NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 – GUEST COMMENTARY From the Woodland Community College Foster & Kinship Care Education Program It was a recipe for success.  Begin with a great cause, mix in dozens of volunteers, over 60 delicious homemade soups and a silent auction. Next, open the doors to the public for about four hours [...]

Feb 282012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – First 5 Yolo – a local agency funded with tobacco tax money – believes it is on track to distribute $2.5 million in additional money to Yolo organizations that support kids up to age five and their families over the next three years. The money was held up after the passage [...]