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 [...]

Mar 202013
 
Accused West Sac cop pleads 'not guilty'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 13, 2013 – A former West Sacramento police officer pleaded “not guilty” Thursday to 35 counts of kidnapping and sexual offenses he allegedly committed while on patrol. Sergio Alvarez, a 37-year old resident of the city, entered the plea in Yolo County Superior Court. He was charged with rape and [...]