Feb 032014
 
How one woman opts out of holiday madness: Daryl's column sheds some light

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 29, 2014 – With another lengthy holiday season finally behind us, I am reminded of a friend who doesn’t think too highly of the Christmas holidays and is always thrilled when they are completely over. And she gets especially upset by the fact that they seem to start earlier each year. “It [...]

Jan 042014
 
Longstanding group passes out free Christmas meals to hundreds

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 1, 2014 – From the Rotary Club of West Sacramento For decades, a volunteer organization called the West Sacramento Christmas Basket Project has provided fixings for a Christmas meal to locals who need that kind of help. The tradition continued this Dec. 21-22, when the group passed out canned goods; pastas; vegetables; [...]

Jan 032014
 
Some West Sac neighborhoods take Christmas decorations seriously

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 1, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The holiday season can be a “showy” time of year in many West Sacramento neighborhoods. The Fernwood Circle cul-de-sac in the central part of the city, not far from Park Boulevard, offers one such example. Neighbors there join together to offer a [...]

Dec 312013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER OF WEST SACRAMENTO – There are three ways for West Sacramento residents to recycle their used, formerly-live Christmas trees. Choose from among the following options after removing all decorations from the tree: First, you may cut it into small enough (less than three-foot) sections and fit the pieces into your yard waste [...]

Dec 132013
 
Hundreds visit Santa, city tree lighting

The West Sacramento Community Singers give a cheer to the crowd after a performance from the stairway. (News-Ledger photo) NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 11, 2013 – Last year’s event was canceled by stormy weather, but celebrants this year just moved indoors to dodge a drizzle The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce threw its annual holiday party [...]