Tag Archives: News-Ledger

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

Posted in Freelance, The News-Ledger | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Freelance, The News-Ledger | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Freelance, The News-Ledger | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Freelance, The News-Ledger | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Freelance, The News-Ledger | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Freelance, The News-Ledger | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Freelance, The News-Ledger | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

July DigIn! Dinner draws large crowd despite high temperatures

Pangaea executive chef Brett Stockdale wows community members and leaders with locally sourced three course meal Originally published in the August 24, 2016 print edition of the West Sacramento News-Ledger As the sun prepared to set on a day when … Continue reading

Posted in Freelance, The News-Ledger | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Yolo County Fair kicks off with 10th annual tasting event

Originally published in the August 3, 2016 print edition of the West Sacramento News-Ledger The 10th annual Yolo County Fair Opening Night Gala on Wednesday, Aug. 17 will kick off the 2016 Yolo County Fair and celebrate agriculture products and … Continue reading

Posted in Freelance, The News-Ledger | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Homegrown chef to prepare meal for West Sac residents at July 28 DigIn! Dinner

Pangaea executive chef Brett Stockdale will cook a meal using locally sourced ingredients Originally published in the July 20, 2016 print edition of the West Sacramento News-Ledger This month’s DigIn! Dinner will be held July 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. as part … Continue reading

Posted in Freelance, The News-Ledger | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,