Oct 242014
 
Free movie at Raley Field and other Halloween events in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 22, 2014 –   Looking for something to do for Halloween? Here’s a roundup of some of the stuff going on around West Sacramento for the holiday: ‘Hocus Pocus’ at the ballpark Raley Field will host a free film and trick-or-treat event on Saturday, Oct. 25. From 5-6:30 p.m. there [...]

Sep 042014
 
Circus is coming to town, and so is our ticket giveaway

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – SEPT 4, 2014 – EDITOR’S UPDATE: We held the below-mentioned ticket contest on Sept. 11. Congratulations to lucky winners Brianne Harris and Armando Gallegos! Thanks for playing! The Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus is coming to Sacramento next week, and the News-Ledger will be giving away some free tickets to the [...]

Jul 242014
 
West Sac parks commission member packs some muscle, takes a medal

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 16, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Francisco Castillo, a Southport resident and a citizen member of West Sacramento’s Parks & Community Services Commission, has a new hobby. It’s working out pretty well so far. Over the weekend, Castillo put his biceps, etc., on display at the San Jose [...]

Jun 032014
 
Local election results start coming in

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 3, 2014 Ballots are now being tallied for today’s primary election in California. Of special interest to West Sacramento, here are some early results. With 51.2% of precincts “partially” reporting, West Sacramento Democrat Mark Johannessen is starting out in fourth place among five candidates running for State Assembly in District 7.  [...]

Feb 102014
 
West Sac grocery bagger will compete for national championships, possible TV appearance

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 5, 2014 – West Sacramento’s Armando Alvarez, a courtesy checker for Nugget market, will represent California in the National Grocers Association “Best Bagger” national championship on Feb. 11 in Las Vegas. Alvarez took on 18 other Nugget clerks at a match in September at Crest Theater to earn the state’s bagging bragging [...]