Category Archives: Freelance

Too drunk to drive? New California law could give you a free ride

Originally published in the Dec. 25, 2017 print edition of the Sacramento Bee, on SacBee.com as part of Capitol Alert and on both The Modesto Bee and San Luis Obispo Tribune websites It’s an all-too-familiar scene in Sacramento. A group of friends … Continue reading

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The lasting effects of suicide and how the numbers add up in Yolo County

Originally published in the Dec. 20, 2017 print edition of the West Sacramento News-Ledger. Continue reading

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Yolo Idol karaoke contest, Hometown Heroes band battle and Gala Preview tasting event highlight 2017 Yolo County Fair

Originally published in the Aug. 9, 2017 print edition of the West Sacramento News-Ledger The California State Fair may be over for the year, but Yolo residents still have plenty of fun to look forward to when the County Fair returns … Continue reading

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First dentist of West Sacramento passes away at age 96

Originally published in the June 21, 2017 print edition of the West Sacramento News-Ledger The first dentist to ever practice in the West Sacramento region Dr. Oliver E. Quam died on Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Auburn. He was 96 … Continue reading

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After 30 years on the planning commission, Charles Moore, Jr. passes the torch

After 30 years on the planning commission, Charles Moore, Jr. passes the torch Continue reading

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West Sacramento Urban Farm program to add new Barn location to its crop

Originally published in the April 5, 2017 print edition of the West Sacramento News-Ledger West Sacramento’s Urban Farm program is preparing to grow with a new location on the property of the Barn, which is planned to begin the process … Continue reading

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Bridge District parking rates still under consideration after hour-long discussion at March 15 meeting

Originally published in the West Sacramento News-Ledger March 22, 2017 After a lengthy discussion, the West Sacramento City Council unanimously approved three of seven changes proposed by Mayor Christopher Cabaldon in relation to the Bridge District parking rate resolution at … Continue reading

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Bridge District residents raise concern over parking costs, availability at City Council meeting

Originally published in the West Sacramento News-Ledger March 8, 2017 Six West Sacramento Bridge District residents expressed concern to the city council on Wednesday, March 1 over rising costs, safety issues and availability of parking associated with new parking meters … Continue reading

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West Sacramento Deputy Fire Chief hopes to inspire more diverse fire crews as she takes over as Fire Chief in Woodland

Originally published in the West Sacramento News-Ledger Feb. 22, 2017 Early in her career, West Sacramento Deputy Fire Chief Rebecca Ramirez, who will take over as the first female fire chief for the Woodland Fire Department on Feb. 27, said … Continue reading

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Friends of the Library book sale raises $1,547.70 for community programs

Originally published in the West Sacramento News-Ledger Feb. 8, 2017 As the sun poked out over the Arthur F. Turner Community Library on Jan. 28, book enthusiasts from West Sacramento and beyond packed into the tiny community room on the … Continue reading

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