Jul 192014
 
'Night Out' returns to West Sac neighborhoods on August 5

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 9, 2014 – FROM THE CITY OF WEST SACRAMENTO – The “National Night Out” event  returns on Tuesday, Aug. 5. In West Sacramento, as in cities across the nation, “National Night Out” will be celebrated throughout the city with block parties and barbecues. The West Sacramento Police Department joins residents and neighborhood [...]

Jun 192014
 
City's water treatment plant named after early civic leader

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 11, 2014 – City councilman Bill Kristoff (fifth from left) was present at the renaming of West Sacramento’s water treatment plant in honor of his father, the late George Kristoff. The elder Kristoff was one of the activists who helped create a local public water plant to replace a privately-run [...]

May 142014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 14, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A north-city police standoff lasted several hours but ended peacefully Friday night. The incident occurred at an apartment at 815 Bryte Avenue. Police responded when a woman called 911. A dispatcher noted that “banging and yelling” was heard in the background of [...]

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 http://www.bryteandbroderick.org/FairandParade2013.cfm. Copyright [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]