May 262014
West Sac senior fair deemed a success

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 21, 2014 — Over 40 organizations passed out information at the “Senior Resource Fair” in West Sacramento on May 2. The fair was organized by the Bryte & Broderick Community Action Network (“BBCAN”) and the city parks department. The fair provided information “that enhances and supports our seniors’ daily living, health and […]

May 212014
West Sac readies for new, outdoor venue on riverfront -- for farmers market, concerts, beer garden

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 21, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The West Sacramento City Council last week to approve spending about $2.6 million in “capital improvement project” funds toward a project designed to attract visitors to the city’s developing riverfront. The contribution will help build a $5.6 million outdoor venue called “The […]

May 172014
Spaghetti dinner to help family of Westmore Oaks school teacher

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 14, 2014 — Help the family of Westmore Oaks Elementary School teacher Amy Mills by showing up for some spaghetti, a silent auction and raffle on May 31. Mills, 33, lost her fight with cancer on Sunday — Mother’s Day. She leaves behind a husband as well as children age […]

May 162014
Whooo is that in the trees?

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 7, 2014 — by Mary K. Hanson Tuleyome Association I was walking with my dog through a stretch of riparian (river side) habitat in the region, and was suddenly attracted to the sound of a group of Acorn Woodpeckers, high up in the trees, having a squawking fit over something, so I […]

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 […]