Mar 052014
 
New park honors local athlete, judge: Jerome Barry played pro baseball in the early days

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 26, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor On Friday, the City of West Sacramento will host a double grand opening, celebrating both a neighborhood park and a water tank station in the Bridge District. The twin public facilities are located at 809 Ballpark Drive, alongside the Ironworks subdivision and [...]

Feb 202014
 
RCHS students create 'blankets of love'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 12, 2014 – Inspired after hearing about a project in which volunteers made scarves, in silence, for charity, the Interact Club at River City High School decided to do something similar.   Students in the club started “Blankets of Love,” joining in silent meditation or prayer while cutting and double-knotting [...]

Feb 012014
 
Veterans Day volunteers from West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 22, 2014 – Volunteers place live wreaths on the graves of military veterans at the Sacramento Valley National Veterans Cemetery in Dixon.  Others remove the wreaths for recycling after the holiday. This year, on Jan. 11, it was members of the Centennial Rotary Club of West Sacramento who performed cleanup [...]

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; [...]

Dec 142013
 
Horsemen bearing gifts:

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 11, 2013 – The West Sacramento Trail Riders Association – a local horse riding group – plans their annual “Trail Ride for Kids” beginning 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 15. Above, club members are seen in a previous year’s “Toy Ride” (photo courtesy of West Sacramento Fire Department). This Sunday, the [...]

Dec 072013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 27, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The River City Rowing Club was hit by burglars two weeks ago. On Nov. 11, reports club president Bill Naddy, members discovered somebody had taken some equipment stored outside the boathouse at the Port of West Sacramento. The loss included a pair [...]