Dec 072014
Santa rides a fire truck around West Sac: annual 'Santa Run' returns

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 3, 2014 — EDITOR”S UPDATE, DEC 14:  We heard from a Fire Department rep that last Thursday’s Santa Run route was canceled due to the rain. It is rescheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, Dec. 16. This is the route that includes: “SOUTHPORT NORTHEAST”: Kinsington, Aster, Manchester, Gateway, Sausalito, Sansome, Hearst, Randolf, […]

Jan 032014
Some West Sac neighborhoods take Christmas decorations seriously

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 1, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The holiday season can be a “showy” time of year in many West Sacramento neighborhoods. The Fernwood Circle cul-de-sac in the central part of the city, not far from Park Boulevard, offers one such example. Neighbors there join together to offer a […]

Dec 222012
Photo: sign of the season

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — DEC 19, 2012 — The baseball player statues in front of city hall are ready for the holidays. The real question is, are you? These slightly-bigger-than-life statues are playing ball in front of city hall, at 1100 West Capitol Avenue.  (News-Ledger photo) ___________________________________ EDITOR’S NOTE: The News-Ledger reported more about […]

Dec 152011
Readers' photos: West Sacramento Christmas light displays

Let’s try something new for the holiday season! Send us a photo of your favorite Christmas lights or holiday display in West Sacramento, and we’ll collect them for display here at! Make sure that you have the right to publish the photo. A “medium” file size JPG is preferred (say, between 300KB and 2 […]