Nov 192013
A West Sac Veterans Day parade

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 13, 2013 — A community group stepped up to make sure West Sacramento had a Veterans Day Parade this year. Organized  by the Bryte & Broderick Community Action Network (BBCAN) and event chairperson Alicia Cruz, the event wound its way along local streets on the morning of Monday, November 11. […]

Aug 162013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The West Sacramento Multicultural Fair returns to West Sacramento on Sat., Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at San Pedro Park, 708 N. Hobson Avenue. There will be food, music, dance, local artists, games and more. Community organizations and vendors are invited to reserve a booth. Visit Copyright […]

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, […]