Feb 192015
Catch, spay & release: volunteers work with feral cats in Southport

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 11, 2015 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A small group of West Sacramento kindred spirits gathered behind Southport’s Tower Mart on Sunday, February 1, to turn loose about 15 feral cats that they had trapped and then spayed and neutered. The effort sprung from an experience by Patti Kenney, a local […]

Dec 302014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — You’re invited to an organizational meeting of “What’s Happening Seniors?,” a new group dedicated to being active, making friends, sharing stories and finding out what’s happening in the region. Come to the meeting from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wed., Jan. 21, at the library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. Free parking […]

Dec 142013
Horsemen bearing gifts:

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 11, 2013 — The West Sacramento Trail Riders Association – a local horse riding group – plans their annual “Trail Ride for Kids” beginning 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 15. Above, club members are seen in a previous year’s “Toy Ride” (photo courtesy of West Sacramento Fire Department). This Sunday, the […]

Nov 012013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — “National Novel Writing Month” (NaNoWriMo) starts Saturday, Nov. 2 in West Sac. The West Sacramento library branch at 1212 Merkley Avenue will offer dedicated space to writers from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and you’re invited to a kickoff event from 2 to 4:30: meet other writers, play storytelling games, participate […]

Aug 282013
'Mother of all raffles' back in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The annual “All Charities Raffle” has returned to West Sacramento. The event is organized by the West Sacramento Foundation, which arranges for raffle prizes and prints tickets for local sports groups and nonprofits to sell as a fundraiser. Each of these groups keeps $9 of every ticket’s $10 price. A large […]