Jan 142015
 
Hats: for ladies and domed reptiles --

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –JAN 7, 2015 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor December 20 turned out to be “the best birthday ever!” reports Cindy Breninger of Southport. That day, a sketch of her little tortoise in a handmade decorative “hat” was part of a front-page article in the Wall Street Journal. The article explored people [...]

Dec 292014
 
West Sac Singers put on Christmas show inside the state capitol building

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 24, 2014 – FROM AL ZAGOFSKY — NEWS-LEDGER CORRESPONDENT – The state capitol building in Sacramento has welcomed festive music for the holidays since opening in December of 1869. Midday on Sunday, Dec. 21, it was the turn of the West Sacramento Community Singers to perform on the capitol rotunda. They sang [...]

Dec 262014
 
Teen Center hosts party, gives presents

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 24, 2014 – Courtesy of Collings Teen Center Seventy employees from Agrium and Clark Pacific (two West Sacramento companies) and the Collings Teen Center at 1541 Merkley Avenue hosted a Christmas meal for 130 local kids and their parents on Dec. 13 at the center. Visitors received a turkey dinner, games, activities [...]

Dec 242014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Baptist Church is offering a free Christmas luncheon to anyone who needs it. The luncheon (turkey, ham, and all the trimmings) will be served from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, at 2124 Michigan Blvd. The church can be reached at its message phone, 371-2111. [...]

Dec 242014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Both Christmas (Dec. 25) and New Year’s Day (Jan. 1) will result in changes to West Sacramento’s garbage and recycling pickup day. Both weeks, regular Thursday service will move to Friday and regular Friday service moves to Saturday. City hall and the community center will close Dec. 24 through Jan. 4. [...]