Sep 262014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — Sept 24, 2014 Looking to get rid of some old furniture, mattresses, box springs, cardboard or tires (up to nine)? The City of West Sacramento’s next semi-annual “Bulky Waste Drop-Off” event will be held Wednesday, Sept. 24, through Saturday, Sept. 27, at 540 Harbor Boulevard. Hours are 4-7 p.m. on the [...]

Sep 122014
 
'Sactoberfest' returns to West Sac riverfront for  a second year

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Beer, keg rolling and “worst tossing” are all on tap as Sactoberfest returns to West Sacramento’s Bridge District October 10-12. The three-day festival is expected to draw at least 8,500 visitors to celebrate the German tradition. There will be brews from both the old country and local breweries such as Sudwerk, [...]

Aug 062014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 30, 2014 – SPECIAL EVENT PERMITS DON’T REQUIRE NOTICE TO NEIGHBORS, REPORTS POLICE DEPARTMENT – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor After the “Great Horror Campout” broke camp on July 19, the News-Ledger was left with a couple of lingering questions about the permit process that allowed it to set up [...]

Jul 262014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 23, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   (EDITOR’S NOTE: the News-Ledger is seeking some additional information on the city’s approval process for this special event. There may be a follow-up story in an upcoming edition of the newspaper.) At least a few residents of rural Southport were upset [...]

Jul 172014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 17, 2014 – Not all neighbors of the “Great Horror Campout” in rural Southport this week are happy. The horror-themed event is selling tickets for people to camp on Burrows Road (the property includes a popular annual pumpkin patch and farm) and experience ghoulish frights on Friday and Saturday. Some locals [...]

Jun 142013
 
Police K9 competition open to public

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 14, 2013 You and your family are invited to watch the “LAWDOGS Police K9 Competition’ Saturday (June 15) at River City High School from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Police dog teams from several agencies will compete in categories of search, agility, obedience and protection. The “protection” competition starts after 12:00 [...]