Apr 192013
Saturday: everybody's an artist in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 17, 2013 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Help make some art: You’re invited to participate in West Sacramento’s “Grow Yolo Mandala,” a community art project expected to debut at the local farmers market on June 6. The art project will be a ground-level display that shows off the wide […]

Apr 122013
West Sac CERT volunteers honored

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 3, 2013 — As part of the annual awards ceremony for the West Sacramento police and fire departments this month, the WSFD honored a group of citizen volunteers who have trained as ‘CERTs.’ These “Community Emergency Response Team” volunteers are trained to help their families and community in the event […]

Apr 012013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — YoloArts is sponsoring a community art project to which all West Sacramentans can contribute. The “Grow Yolo Mandela Community Project” will offer workshops for community involvement, featuring media such as weavings, mosaics and pictures, through May. The finished “Mandala” will be unveiled at the West Sacramento Farmers Market in May. Visit […]

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 072013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The West Sacramento Community Orchestra invites you to a free concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the civic center galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. There will be various classical selections plus music from Sweet Charity and a Beatles medley. The orchestra will also offer a free concert at […]

Dec 272012
Singers raise voices at Nugget

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 26, 2012 — The West Sacramento Community Singers — a group of enthusiastic amateurs — provided some holiday cheer on Sunday afternoon for shoppers inside Nugget in Southport.   The singers summoned forth some carols and other upbeat music in the store’s coffee shop, with dozens of people sipping coffee […]

Dec 152012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The West Sacramento Community Orchestra invites you to a pair of free Christmas-themed concerts, with music ranging from Wagner to “Christmas on Broadway” and “O Holy Night.” The first is at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16, at the civic center galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. The second free concert is […]