Aug 012013
 
Fire damages West Sac home

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 31, 2013 – Right around 6 a.m. Monday morning, local firefighters responded to a call on Rogers Street and found a “fully involved garage fire” at this home. “Fortunately, the fire was contained to the garage and attic, but there was some smoke damage to the rest of the house,” [...]

Jun 282013
 
Weekend: a taste of West Sacramento's Portuguese heritage

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 26, 2013– FROM THE SAN PEDRO ASSOCIATION If you grew up in the “Bryte” or “Broderick” neighborhoods of West Sacramento, or old “West Sacramento,” then you probably remember the “Portuguese Picnic” that was celebrated the last weekend of June, with its parade through the streets of town filled with queens wearing big [...]

Mar 152013
 
UPDATE: Feb. 27 crime sweep

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 6, 2013   EDITOR’S NOTE: This article appeared in the News-Ledger print edition on March 6.  It was a revised version of a report that appeared online here on February 27. The later print version included more information on the West Sacramento Police Department crime sweep — including a list [...]

Feb 062013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The “Progressive Council” of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) invites interested people to a membership meeting on Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Turner branch library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. The organization hopes to become more involved in local youth activities, particularly in Bryte and Broderick. For information, [...]

Sep 092012
 
Tuesday: meet the new boss

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – You’re invited to meet Martin Tuttle, new city manager of West Sacramento, at an event scheduled for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, in the community room of River Bend Manor, 664 Cummins Way. The event is sponsored by the Bryte and Broderick Community Action Network (www.bryteandbroderick.org). Also on [...]