Dec 292011
 
McGowan to run again

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s Mike McGowan announced this month he will run to defend the Yolo Board of Supervisors seat he has held since 1993. He has also just been named president of the California State Association of Counties – which is now [...]

Dec 142011
 
Nearly 400 families get a little help

   FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 14, 2011 – The Yolo County Children’s Alliance sponsored its fifth annual “Community Giveaway Day” to those who queued up outside Westfield Village Elementary School on Nov. 19. They’ve crunched the numbers: 394 families received complete Thanksgiving dinners, over 300 handmade blankets and 1,500 toys were distributed. People began [...]

Nov 252011
 
Senator Garage celebrates 85 years

   NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 23, 2011 (published here with additional photos) The historic Senator Garage building at 521 C Street in northern West Sacramento celebrated its 85th birthday on Oct. 1 with a party. The occasion was also used to re-dedicate a plaque commemorating a local courthouse “somewhere” near that site in the mid-1800s, before [...]

Nov 232011
 
Sneak peek at new county courthouse

GUEST COMMENTARY From the Administrative Office of the Courts State of California Local government leaders received the first public preview of the design of the New Woodland Courthouse at last night’s city council meeting when Presiding Judge David Rosenberg of the Superior Court of Yolo County and officials from the Administrative Office of the Courts [...]

Nov 152011
 

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The annual “Dickens in the Valley” holiday home tour will return Sat., Dec. 3, as a benefit for the Friends of Meals on Wheels. The group promotes a program that brings hot meals to local shut-ins, especially elderly residents. The home tour lasts from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and [...]