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 […]

May 302014
West Sac woman celebrates 105 years

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 28, 2014 — MAY McREYNOLDS (pictured above at right) celebrated her 105th birthday earlier this month with a party at Vince’s Italian Restaurant. Among the attendees were Phyllis Iwasaki (above left) and John Spurgin (center). Spurgin helps look after McReynolds since her own son, a veteran of Vietnam, died. McReynolds […]

Apr 222014
Fifty years of Wednesdays: reception marks opening of mini-exhibit on News-Ledger

 FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 16, 2014 — Dozens came to the West Sacramento Historical Society reception on April 3 at the city community center. The reception launched the opening of a mini-exhibit on the 50th anniversary of the News-Ledger. Publisher Steve Marschke talked about the past, when the paper was led by lifelong newspaperman […]

Mar 272014
History exhibit to open on West Sac's longtime local newspaper

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The West Sacramento Historical Society will host an exhibit marking the 50th anniversary of the first edition of the News-Ledger. The display can be viewed from April 3 through August at the West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. You’re invited to the opening reception on Thursday, April 3, from […]

Nov 262013
Kids' agency celebrates 15 years

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 20, 2013 — From Lori Aldrete for First 5 Yolo The camaraderie and sense of accomplishment were apparent as commissioners, agency representatives, nonprofit executives, and community advocates for children came together for a small celebration Friday morning, November 15th in Woodland to mark the 15th anniversary of First 5 Yolo. “It was […]

Jan 222013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The West Sacramento Recreation Center will celebrate its fourth birthday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24.   Light refreshments and prize giveaways (gift cards, Kings tickets, Rec Center passes, etc.). For information on the party, call 617-4770. The Rec Center is located next to River City High School, 2801 Jefferson […]

Jul 172012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The City of West Sacramento is celebrating its first 25 years with a new website exhibition called “West Sacramento: 25 Years with a Passion for Progress.” The web display includes “then and now” photos, 25 reasons to love the city, a list of fun things to do locally and more. Visit […]