Feb 222012
 
Japanese plant breaks ground in Southport

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 15, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A groundbreaking in Southport on Thursday, Feb. 9, took on a notably Japanese flair. Company officials from Nippon Shokken – a firm that produces Japanese seasonings and food products – joined local officials in a ceremony to celebrate the start of construction of a [...]

Feb 212012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Fathers can learn hands-on skills for helping to raise newborns – including the “ever-popular diaper toss,” promises First 5 Yolo. Three “Daddy’s Tool Bag,” workshops are planned, including one from 5:30-7 p.m. on Feb. 22 at West Sacramento’s library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. The free workshops are led by a dad, Ted [...]

Feb 212012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute free food in West Sacramento and Clarksburg on Feb. 21. The schedule will be: Starting at 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.; and [...]

Feb 192012
 
'Heart of the City': West Sacramento's vibrant youth sports scene

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 15, 2012 – (NOTE: This article has been corrected for a couple of errors. The first was an incorrect mention that James Marshall High School had once been on the site of the current Riverbank Elementary School campus. It wasn’t; it was of course at the site of the current [...]

Feb 182012
 
'Carol' of Carol's Restaurant is honored

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 15, 2012 – The ‘Carol’ behind Carol’s Restaurant in West Sacramento has been honored for her support of a breast cancer fundraising project organized by a women’s employee group at AT&T. For two years, the group has sold Easter Bunny Baskets as a fundraiser for the fight against cancer. “(Baker) [...]