May 152015

The West Sacramento City Council has given City Manager Martin Tuttle authority to declare a stage 3 Water Shortage Contingency Plan in order to reach the mandatory 28% water use reduction required by the State Water Board. As the drought continues, this means increased water restrictions for the City’s residents, businesses and City of West […]

Feb 252015
West Sac man one of nation's oldest -- and liveliest -- stadium vendors

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 18, 2015 — By Al Zagofsky Correspondent The “Nation’s Oldest Stadium Vendor” is what a Bay-area publication calls 74-year-old Howard “Crazy Legs” Lowe of West Sacramento. While Lowe is both embarrassed and humbled by this claim, he nonetheless loves the publicity and the adoration he receives from the many fans he garnered […]

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 202014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The new Nippon Shokken food product plant in Southport is hiring high school grads for entry-level work on the production line. Starts at $10.20/hour. Fax resume to 375-6287 or email it to, or drop it off at the Yolo County One-Stop Career Center, 500-A Jefferson Blvd., West Sacramento. Copyright News-Ledger […]

Sep 202014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER —  Try the cuisine of Sri Lanka and South India, while helping the American Buddhist Seminary in West Sacramento build a new temple. You’re invited to a celebration from 4-9 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 20, at 432 Glide Avenue. Many tasty items will be available for sale. Fun & games for the […]