Mar 282013
 
Breweries fermenting in West Sac: two mini-breweries to join Rubicon here

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 20, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor After going many decades without a local brewery in West Sacramento, 2013 looks like a good year for beer: Sacramento’s Rubicon Brewery continues to assemble its new production facility near Ikea. It will start producing styles perhaps including its “Monkey Knife Fight [...]

Mar 272013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The City of West Sacramento will hold its first annual “Earth Day” event from 10-2 on April 20 at the West Sacramento Community Center,1075 West Capitol Avenue. Music, food vendors, raffle prizes, a light bulb exchange and information on green living. Exhibitors are invited, with some restrictions – email provevents@wavecable.com. Also, [...]

Mar 262013
 
Westfield families celebrate reading -- city councilmen & others help out

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 13, 2013 – Westfield Village Elementary School in West Sacramento celebrated “Read Across America” week with its own family literacy celebration on Feb. 27. Over 200 children and parents showed up, receiving information in English and Spanish on things families can do at home to promote reading and literacy. Several [...]

Mar 252013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – With baseball season getting underway, we just received this missive from the front office of the Sacramento River Cats here in West Sacramento. No doubt, there’s a degree of “tongue in cheek” going on here. The press release follows: “You’ve been warned: the moniker ‘River Cats’ is comprised of two words, with [...]

Mar 252013
 
With its back to the wall, port tries a new business plan

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 20, 2013 – Local leaders say turnaround hasn’t come & it’s time to change business model By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor With the “B-word” – bankruptcy – returning to conversations about the Port of West Sacramento in recent months, the port’s governing board last Wednesday adopted a business plan that [...]

Mar 242013
 
West Sacramento Community Orchestra takes stage at civic center

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 13, 2013 – Dozens of music-lovers listened in respectful silence on March 10 as the West Sacramento Community Concert offered a free program at the civic center galleria. Selections were made from ‘Les Miserables’ and the Beatles, as well as Liguini’s “Ballet Russe” and other choices. The orchestra, under music [...]