Aug 202013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Food Bank of Yolo County will give away free food to eligible West Sacramento and Clarksburg residents on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Distribution times include 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 Yolo Housing Authority, 685 Lighthouse Dr.; [...]

Aug 172013
 
'Fun Barn' at fair attracts kids

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 14, 2013 – What’s not to like for kids, when the “Fun Barn” is in town at the Yolo County Fair in Woodland today through Aug.18? Free stuff, arts and crafts, and fun science projects abound at the Family Fun Barn.  Daily themes range from “picnics” to “beaches” to “camp” [...]

Aug 142013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Find out how to become an advocate for an abused or neglected child in foster care. Check out CASA by visiting www.yolocasa.org, emailing karenb@yolocasa.org or calling (530) 661-4200. Training for new volunteers begins Aug. 21. Copyright News-Ledger 2013

Aug 122013
 
'Yolo Idol' contest still open; West Sac native setting the stage at fair

NEWS-LEDGER — AUG. 7, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The Yolo County Fair starts Aug. 14, and West Sacramento native Marty DeAnda is on a mission. The sometime music-promoter and artist manager wants to upgrade the fair’s entertainment quotient, and he wants more West Sacramento musicians upon the fair’s various stages. Those goals [...]

Aug 052013
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 31, 2013 – Eight West Sacramento residents are among the 43 empaneled for duty on the 2013-2014 Yolo County Grand Jury, which began service this month. Included from West Sacramento are Jeanne Binns, Margie Campbell, Albert Freitas, Sara Noceto, Chalon Rogers, Belinda Shaw, Robert Stoinoff and David Valverde. Also hailing from East [...]

Aug 022013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 31, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The Yolo County Sheriff/Coroner’s Office hasn’t finished its investigation into the May 18 death of a jail inmate. But the sheriff’s department has released a “cause of death” finding that appears somewhat unusual. Todd Alexander Phillips, a 29-year old from West Sacramento, [...]