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Oct 122014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Financial Planning Association of Northern California will bring some of its professional members to West Sacramento City Hall on Sat., Oct. 25, to answer your questions about your finances. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1110 West Capitol Avenue. For more information, call Jenny [...]

Oct 112014
 
Spectators invited to watch the rowing Sunday at the Port

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – West Sacramento’s River City Rowing Club will host some racing on its home waters at the port this Sunday, Oct. 12. The action will last from about 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event includes college crews from UC Davis (also headquartered at WestSacramento’s port), UC Berkeley, [...]

Oct 112014
 
'Mother of All Raffles' may raise around $60,000 for West Sac charities

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The “All Charities Raffle,” a big fundraiser for many West Sacramento nonprofits, is nearing the finish line. Charlie Moore, executive director of the West Sacramento Foundation, explained that his organization has been organizing the raffle annually for five years. The experiment is apparently a [...]

Oct 102014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – A music festival’s first time on the West Sacramento riverfront appeared to be a success. Organizers say “TBD Fest” from Friday to Sunday in West Sacramento’s Bridge District drew about 21,000 people.  The event was formerly known as “Launch” and held annually in Sacramento. Dozens of musical acts included [...]

Oct 092014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Fire Department invites you and your family to an open house at Station 45, 2040 Lake Washington Boulevard, from 10-2 on Saturday, Oct. 11. There will be equipment demonstrations, a fire safety house, “Sparky” the Dalmation, a jump house and face painting for kids, children’s fingerprinting, blood pressure [...]

Oct 082014
 
Rites of passage: homecoming at RCHS

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – By Danny Thirakul River City High School Senior The excitement at River City High School could be heard for miles around on Friday, Sept. 26, as the Raiders kicked off their Homecoming weekend with a spirit rally. Even the varsity football team’s defeat to Pioneer (42-20) couldn’t dampen student [...]

Oct 062014
 
Challenger hopes to bring 'community service' to West Sac mayor post

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 1, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Christopher Cabaldon has been West Sacramento’s mayor since 1998. He ran unopposed in his last reelection bid two years ago.  But he faces a challenger this November in Narinderpal Singh Hundal, whose campaign brochure declares that it’s “time for change.” Hundal, a 59-year old [...]