Mar 272014
 
History exhibit to open on West Sac's longtime local newspaper

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Historical Society will host an exhibit marking the 50th anniversary of the first edition of the News-Ledger. The display can be viewed from April 3 through August at the West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. You’re invited to the opening reception on Thursday, April 3, from [...]

Jan 202014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – The Yolo County Women’s History Month committee invites nominations for Yolo County women to be honored at the group’s March 6 luncheon. Nominees must have a track record of contributing to their community along the theme of “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment.” Individuals and organizations may nominate an [...]

Mar 042013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – A new West Sacramento exhibit opening Thursday, March 7, honors the area’s first residents, the Native Americans who lived in what later became West Sacramento. Visit the “Our Journey, the First Families” exhibit from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at the community center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. Sponsored by the [...]

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 [...]

Nov 162011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  The West Sacramento Community Center presents historian William Petite, with entertaining stories about famous people from Sacramento’s past – including Jean Harlow (“The Marilyn Monroe of her day”), Joe DiMaggio, Wyatt Earp, and more. Light refreshments. The event is planned for 2 p.m. on Nov. 16 at the center, 1075 West [...]