Sep 292013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The fourth annual “Wine & Art Faire” fundraiser held at the Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg returns from 1-7 p.m. on Oct. 6. The event benefits the Lymphoma & Leukemia Society. Over 50 authors, musicians, artists and craftspeople will gather at the site to show their creations. Wine tasting is provided […]

Sep 282013
One last column Don Schatzel, chronicler of West Sac youth sports

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 25, 2013 — Time flies! We all know that intellectually. But when your time zips by, and you wake up one day and you are 60 (yes, 60) and the AARP info starts coming and you get a copy of the Senior Resource Services Guide from Assemblyman Roger Dickinson in […]

Sep 262013
West Sacramento's council preps for 'action plan' on area homeless problem

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 18, 2013 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Tonight (Sept. 18), the West Sacramento City Council will discuss “next steps” for the prevention and treatment of homelessness in this town. Using state grant funds, city officials (including City Councilman Mark Johannessen) have counted the local homeless, tried to analyze the […]

Sep 242013
Fire takes barn & vehicles

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 18, 2013 — West Sacramento and Sacramento firefighters both responded to a challenging fire in rural Southport on September 6. They found a “fully involved” detached garage and barn — with no fire hydrants nearby at the Hilary Avenue location. Firefighters shuttled fire from a water tender vehicle, and kept […]