Oct 302011
 

By Christian Sandrock, MD, MPH Yolo County Health Officer I was having coffee at the hospital a few weeks ago and overheard colleagues at the next table talking about the influenza vaccination that is mandatory for all health care workers.  “I have never been sick a day in my life,” one said.  “I don’t see [...]

Oct 292011
 
WUSD board president promises 'extremely good news' at upcoming address

NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 26, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   Local school district officials believe they’re riding a wave of success, and that feeling will likely be celebrated in Tuesday’s first-ever “State of the District” dinner and address.   The keynote speech will come from Dave Westin, president of the board of trustees [...]

Oct 272011
 

   NEWS-LEDGER OC26, 2011 -  From Waste Management, Inc.   This season, Waste Management reminds its customers to save money and Think Green® by avoiding traditional Halloween routines – that usually result in waste – in favor of recyclable, eco-friendly habits: ·    Use the whole pumpkin: Most everyone buys a pumpkin to celebrate the holiday, [...]

Oct 262011
 
Exchange student: from Hokkaido to West Sac

  PHOTO: Bill Quinterro, Anthony Quinterro, Hayate Yoshida & Mona Quinterro (courtesy of Tony Schwall)   Hayate Yoshida stepped off an airplane into Sacramento  International Airport on Sept. 29, ready to start 10th grade as a Japanese exchange student at River City High School.   He’s being hosted by Bill and Mona Quinterro.   Hayate [...]

Oct 252011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 26, 2011 –  The City of West Sacramento is starting up a new round of training for those who want to know better how to help themselves, their families and their neighbors in the event of an emergency. Topics include Disaster Awareness, Light Search & Rescue, Terrorism and more. Citizens who pass [...]