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 [...]

Oct 182011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – ONLINE OCT 18, 2011 – A 78-year old West Sacramento woman has been sentenced to a year in county jail plus $26,000 in restitution to the family of a woman she killed in a supermarket parking lot accident one morning in 2009. Donna Marie McClure had been found guilty of vehicular manslaughter with [...]

Oct 132011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 12, 2011 – The West Sacramento Friends of the Library will hold their annual dinner meeting on Oct. 25 at the VFW Hall, 905 Drever Street. 6 p.m. social hour, 6:30 p.m. dinner. $10, catered by the Club Pheasant. Open to the public. Mail check to WSFOL, P.O. Box 692, West Sacramento, [...]