Sep 082014
 
RCHS music director tries to pick up tempo; believes music has value to education, development

NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 3, 2014 – From Heather Wright News-Ledger Correspondent Anthony Marvelli is chair of the Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Department at River City High School, a professional brass player with area band “Joy and Madness,” and a mentor. As a performer, he and his band combine sounds of soul, funk, and salsa [...]

May 132014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – On May 17, “The Legendary Mike McGowan and the Mighty Delta Roadmasters” are returning to the Black Box Theater for their second installment of ‘Blues in the Black Box,’ located at 1075 West Capitol Ave. The concert is a fund raiser for the West Sacramento Learning Ladder, a preschool program that [...]

Sep 152013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  The River City High School music program is firing up for another year, and band members would welcome any donated instruments. If you have an unused musical instrument, consider donating it to the program. Contact Tony Marvelli, director of bands, at amarvelli@wusd.k12.ca.us or 375-7800 ext. 2210. Visit www.rivercityregiment.com or drop by [...]

Jul 012013
 
Blue light goes on at 9:30 p.m.; may become 200-foot high landmark at Port

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 1, 2013 – EDITOR’S NOTE: The News-Ledger reported in May that a blue ribbon of light was scheduled to go up — about 200 feet up — around a grain storage facility at the Port of West Sacramento. Tonight’s the night it goes on. Here’s the full statement from Art Schroeder, [...]