Jan 202015
A short road trip to storied, Chinese-founded town in the Delta

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 14, 2015 By Al Zagofsky Correspondent Just 30 miles south of West Sacramento is the last remaining rural Chinatown, an outpost remaining largely intact since its founding in 1915, and struggling to survive in its centennial year. This unique historic property, described by the Locke Foundation as, “The only town in the […]

Jan 102015
Mike McGowan, Mick Martin & other West Sac-related musicians will 'Rock the Box'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — Local and native West Sacramento musicians will headline a concert on Sat., Feb. 7, at the “Black Box Theater” inside the city community center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. Performers will include Mick Martin, Lew Fratis, Mike McGowan and Cindy Tuttle, along with other guests. Refreshments and microbrews available for purchase. $10 […]

Aug 262014
West Sac's supervisor says this region played big role in shaping state water bond

NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 20, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Yolo County Supervisor Oscar Villegas says this region played a big role in deciding what to keep and what to throw away as the upcoming $7.2 billion state water bond was drafted for the November ballot.  Villegas, who represents Clarksburg and most of West […]

Aug 102014
Yolo Fair boasts some West Sac talent

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 6, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor As Yolo’s free-admission county fair gets set to kick off next Wednesday, Marty DeAnda invites West Sacramentans to partake of its free entertainment – and maybe become part of the show. DeAnda, born-and-raised in West Sacramento, is the Woodland fair’s entertainment director […]

Sep 012012

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — A “Clarksburg Wine Country Tour” will depart from the River City High School parking lot in West Sacramento on Sept. 22. The chartered coach will tour the Clarksburg wine country in a fundraiser for the Delta Elementary Charter School in Clarksburg. Participants will visit Miller’s Leap Winery, Bogle Vineyards […]

May 122012
Where the Delta came from

GUEST COMMENTARY FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 9, 2012 — By Glen Holstein Tuleyome Organization Fifteen thousand years ago what became California had no Delta and was in a very different world in which much of North America and Europe were covered by vast continental ice sheets.  By then people occupied most of the eastern […]