Dec 202014
West Sac Art Guild preps for art show & sale today near Nugget

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 17, 2014 — Six members of the West Sacramento Art Guild took multiple awards at the Yolo County Fair over the summer, reports JoJo Gillies of the guild. Among them: Agnes Nilsen took a first-place award in cross-stitch, a third as “best overall” and a pair of second-place ribbons. Linda Bowron won […]

Jun 052013
Controversial, downed 'butternut' tree becomes West Sacramento park sculpture

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 29, 2013 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor From something old, something new: Thanks to the City of West Sacramento, a Sacramento sculptor, a chainsaw, and a deal with a West Sacramento preservation group, a hunk of that old “butternut tree” removed from the Bridge District in 2010 will soon […]

Sep 032012

From the West Sacramento News-Ledger — AUG 22, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor — This year’s “Yolo County Teacher of the Year” is Jerry Delsol, a high school teacher from the Woodland Joint Unified School district. Colleagues called him “inspiring.” The award is given by the Yolo County Superintendent of Schools from among […]

May 252011
West Sac artist's work now at Capitol

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – May 25, 2011 – A painting by West Sacramento’s Paula Wenzl Bellacera has been selected to represent the Fifth Senate District in the annual California Contemporary Art Collection exhibit at the state capitol, reports the office of State Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis). The Southport artist’s painting “Delta Vineyards” was selected from […]

May 182011
Baseball sculpture finds a short-term home on West Capitol

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGE – May 18, 2001 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor There are a couple of new guys playing baseball in the middle of 1100-block of West Capitol Avenue – oversized, bronze fellows. The sculpture was installed with little fanfare several weeks ago after West Sacramento city staff saw an opportunity to pick […]