NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT. 28, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture paid a call on West Sacramento on Monday morning, as part of a White House effort to push for passage of the president’s “American Jobs Act” stimulus proposal. Secretary Tom Vilsack joined a handful of leaders from the region for [...]
Join the annual “444 Golf Tournament” on Oct. 13 at Wildhorse in Davis. The event helps fill the coffers of the West Sacramento Foundation, which awards grant money to nonprofits serving West Sacramento. $600/foursome or $150/person. Sponsorships available. Call Joe Goeden, 719-9739; Charlie Moore, 417-5623, or visit www.westsacfoundation.org.
Sept. 30, 2011 Welcome to WestSac.com! But do you know what it is? WestSac.com is a brand-new “sister” website to that of the News-Ledger, West Sacramento’s local paper since 1964. But WestSac.com is designed to be something very different. WestSac.com is a “town hall” for the city of West Sacramento. Here, you’ll find not only [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 28, 2011 – Larry Brooks, West Sacramento’s code enforcement officer, reminds the public that the rules regarding holding a garage sale in West Sacramento changed in 2009. The city council had adopted an ordinance it hoped would limit the blight of homemade signs and inconvenience to neighbors posed by some households which [...]
You’ve heard about the ‘Multicultural Fair’ this Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at the Farmers Market site (1271 West Capitol Avenue, behind Walgreens). Well, there will be an open house party at the Community Center nearby. The center plans to offer a selection of children’s craft ideas “from around the world,” prizes for best [...]
Tim Carnahan (right) joined fellow members from the city’s two Rotary clubs on Saturday morning, sprucing up a small park the organization has adopted across from the Safeway complex on Jefferson Road. Several dozen showed up, trimming shrubs, raking leaves and otherwise tidying the spot up. Club member Dan Ramos said one of the goals [...]