Feb 252015
West Sac man one of nation's oldest -- and liveliest -- stadium vendors

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 18, 2015 — By Al Zagofsky Correspondent The “Nation’s Oldest Stadium Vendor” is what a Bay-area publication calls 74-year-old Howard “Crazy Legs” Lowe of West Sacramento. While Lowe is both embarrassed and humbled by this claim, he nonetheless loves the publicity and the adoration he receives from the many fans he garnered […]

Feb 242015

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 18, 2015 — News-Ledger Staff The man who won $2.6 million in the Oct. 29 Powerball drawing finally came forward to claim his prize in late January. Lottery officials identified him as Ronald Meier, and explained that he waited to claim his ticket in order to make sure he had all his […]

Feb 202015
Driving lesson: officer talks to RCHS teens about real danger behind the wheel

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 11, 2015 — By Farina Khalil River City High School Journalism Class River City High School students attended a driving awareness presentation held by the driver’s education teacher, Shannon Woods, in partnership with Impact Teen Driving, an organization that was founded in response to the high frequency of crashes involving teens to […]

Feb 192015
Amgen Tour of California bike race will touch West Sac this year

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 19, 2015 — Cyclists in this year’s edition of the Amgen Tour of California bicycle race will pass through West Sacramento twice on Sunday, May 10, after the race kicks off its first stage at the state capitol. There should be plenty of local spectator opportunities both in the morning as […]

Feb 192015

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — Is your West Sacramento nonprofit or church interested in operating a fireworks booth during the 4th of July season to raise money? Attend an informational session about the permit and sales process at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, in the city council chambers, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. The permit lottery […]