Jun 282013
 
Weekend: a taste of West Sacramento's Portuguese heritage

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 26, 2013– FROM THE SAN PEDRO ASSOCIATION If you grew up in the “Bryte” or “Broderick” neighborhoods of West Sacramento, or old “West Sacramento,” then you probably remember the “Portuguese Picnic” that was celebrated the last weekend of June, with its parade through the streets of town filled with queens wearing big [...]

Jun 272013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 26, 2013 – Sales of “safe and sane” fireworks in West Sacramento may legally begin at approved booths at noon on Friday. The sales are permitted through the Fourth of July holiday. Except for the shortened hours (noon to 10 p.m.) on the first day, booths are allowed to be [...]

Jun 262013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 19, 2013 –   News items below are collected from police dispatchers’ notes and arrest reports. The information in them has often not been verified beyond the initial reports. To see the ‘Police Log’ every week, make sure to subscribe to the News-Ledger newspaper. There’s a special offer at bottom. [...]

Jun 232013
 
Learn more about foster parenting: workshop on Tuesday in West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — June 19, 2013 – West Sacramentans are invited to learn more about becoming a foster parent. “Most people have a false impression of foster children,” reported Cherie Schroeder of the Foster & Kinship Care Education Program at Woodland Community College. “They are kids who at no fault of their own are [...]

Jun 222013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Something else for your little drama queen (or king) to do this summer: they can join the young actors’ workshop, and learn basic acting skills regardless of experience or talent. Open to youth age 10-18. $90,and classes go from July 8 to Aug. 2. Call 617-4620. Copyright News-Ledger 2013