Sep 022013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 — Festivities around the opening of the Japan-based Nippon Shokken food seasonings plant in Southport weren’t the only thing in West Sacramento business news this month. According to various media reports: —  Petco opened one of two new Sacramento-area stores on Aug. 19 near Ikea in West Sacramento. […]

Sep 012013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER OF WEST SACRAMENTO — You can watch every “Harry Potter” movie for free – and fortunately, you don’t have to do it all in one sitting. Viewings are planned at 2 p.m. on Saturdays, September 7, 14, 21 and 28, and Oct. 5, 12, 19 & 26, in the library at […]

Aug 302013

NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 — Last week, the News-Ledger reported on streetwork in West Sacramento that just got underway as PG&E starts replacing old gas pipes in the city. The work is scheduled for the West Capitol Avenue area, as well as portions of Westacre Road, Jefferson Boulevard and 15th Street. It’s scheduled to […]

Aug 282013
'Mother of all raffles' back in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The annual “All Charities Raffle” has returned to West Sacramento. The event is organized by the West Sacramento Foundation, which arranges for raffle prizes and prints tickets for local sports groups and nonprofits to sell as a fundraiser. Each of these groups keeps $9 of every ticket’s $10 price. A large […]

Aug 272013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — Sacramento Republic FC will hold player tryouts on Oct. 5-6 and Oct. 19-20 at the Davis Legacy Soccer Complex on the frontage road near Davis. Players 18 and up will receive “full evaluation” from Republic FC coaching staff. Lunch and a T-shirt provided. $200 registration fee for each tryout. Pre-register online; […]

Aug 262013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 26, 2013 — A skydiving accident near Davis on Saturday killed an experienced, 23-year old skydiver. Mark Persons, a spokesman for the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department, said deputies responded at about 6 p.m. on August 24 to the Sky Dance facility at the Yolo County Airport. “Upon arrival, deputies located the […]