Sep 072011
 

WUSD schools met the goal of Board President David Westin to achieve a 20-point increase in API scores overall this year. In fact, scores at the district went up 28 points. The gain makes for a 48-point increase in API scores districtwide over two years. Westmore Oaks this year joined Bridgeway Island and Southport elementary [...]

Sep 072011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT. 7, 2011 – The News-Ledger has obtained the results of a “DUI checkpoint” staged by the West Sacramento Police Department on Saturday, Aug. 27, as part of a statewide crackdown on drunk drivers through the Labor Day holiday travel period. The checkpoint ran from 7:30 p.m. to midnight on the 3200-block of [...]

Sep 012011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – AUG. 31, 2011 – The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce wants to put some shade over the new Thursday night farmers market at 1271 West Capitol Avenue. To fund the “colorful shade sails,” there will be a fundraising party on Sept. 30, from 6-10 p.m at the site. The “Corks Kegs” event will [...]

Aug 312011
 
Pooches in the pool

NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT. 7, 2011 – If only that pit bull could talk: ‘Kisses’ gets a swim lesson from owner Kevin Gowens during the ‘Soggy Doggie Day’ event in which the parks department marked the end of the public swimming season by opening the Rec Center recreation pool up to dogs ($5) and their human [...]

Aug 312011
 
Raiders drop opener; Beall shines in QB competition

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – AUG 31, 2011 – Sophomore Kevin Burkes on a 95-yard touchdown run for the RC jayvees (Photo by DE’ONNA JACK)  Well, they knew they faced a challenge. The River City Raiders opened the 2011 football season on the road against the number-six ranked Whitney Wildcats last Friday in Rocklin. Whitney took [...]