Nov 242014
 
Consider new West Sac news, radio & internet nonprofit in your giving plans

Preserve the legacy. Make sure West Sacramento is served by a first-class local newspaper and information source for decades to come. A West Sacramento nonprofit group has tasked itself with creating a unique community-run news organization. The new organization will use print media, radio and the internet to serve this community into the future. It [...]

Nov 212014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 19, 2014 – The West Sacramento Community Giveaway Day returns this Saturday, Nov. 22, from 8-11 a.m. at Westfield Village Elementary School, 508 Poplar Avenue. About 400 families will receive free food (a Thanksgiving dinner), clothing, blankets, toys and other items. Supplies may exceed demand. The event is sponsored by [...]

Oct 142014
 
West Sacramento orchestra offers free concert at city hall on Sunday

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Community Orchestra will present selections from Puccini’s “Madame Butterfly” as well as pieces from Bruch, Rimsky-Korsakov and “The Producers,” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19, at city hall (1110 West Capitol Avenue). Free. Alternatively, you can attend a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 at [...]

Dec 222013
 
Nonprofit applies for new FM radio station license in West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 18, 2013 – FM 92.9 would be part of effort to create a grassroots media organization for West Sac (EDITOR’S NOTE: The News-Ledger and its editor, Steve Marschke, are a part of the effort described below. Volunteers are attempting to create a grassroots, nonprofit news center to serve West Sacramento [...]

Dec 172013
 
West Sac Foundation receives honor

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 11, 2013 – The Yolo Community Foundation has named the West Sacramento Foundation as its “Philanthropist of the Year: in the county. According to Meg Stallard, president of the board of Yolo Community Foundation: “The West Sacramento  Foundation, an all-volunteer organization, for the past 25 years has help enhance the [...]

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 [...]