News

Feb 092015
 
West Sac's college branch celebrates five years, lays plans to expand

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 4, 2015 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor With public speakers, cookies and a martial arts performance, West Sacramento’s branch of Sacramento City College celebrated five years on West Capitol Avenue last Thursday afternoon. The branch’s success, and the partnerships that helped bring that success, were themes of the day. Mayor Christopher [...]

Feb 082015
 
Have you always wanted to learn about animal tracks?

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 28, 2015 – From Tuleyome Take a closer look at the nature surrounding you and discover countless stories of the wildlife nearby. Learn where otters slide into the water, where beavers have taken down trees and what critter’s paw prints you may be walking in at Home Place Adventures’ animal tracking workshop. [...]

Feb 062015
 

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 4, 2015 –   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 News-Ledger’s ‘Police Log’ every week, be sure to subscribe to the weekly newspaper. See the special offer at bottom. [...]

Feb 052015
 
West Sacramento gets grant to help new urban farm program

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 28, 2015 – The City of West Sacramento has received $40,000 in grants and in-kind donations for its urban farm program, courtesy of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. The city was one of four national winners in a program to support gardening and green spaces. West Sacramento, [...]

Jan 302015
 
One day only: free or cheap admission at many Sacramento museums

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 21, 2015 – From the Sacramento Association of Museums Nearly twenty-five local museums will offer free or half-priced admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 7, during the 17th Annual Sacramento Museum Day. Most of the nearly 25 museums will offer free admission whereas two destinations located in residential [...]

Jan 292015
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 21, 2015 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A petroleum “tank farm” has bumped up against concerns by city leaders about the safety of rail cars loaded with hazardous materials and also the about the changing role of South River Road in West Sacramento. The facility has sued the city [...]