Oct 152014
 
$10,000 for River City High booster club

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 15, 2014 – A representative from Hanlees Auto Group in Davis visited River City High School two weeks ago to hand the school’s athletic booster club a check for $10,000. The money came from Hanlees and the Toyota corporation. Accepting the check was December Brinsfield-Briscoe, president of the boosters. The News-Ledger later [...]

Oct 142014
 
West Sacramento orchestra offers free concert at city hall on Sunday

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Community Orchestra will present selections from Puccini’s “Madame Butterfly” as well as pieces from Bruch, Rimsky-Korsakov and “The Producers,” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19, at city hall (1110 West Capitol Avenue). Free. Alternatively, you can attend a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 at [...]

Oct 132014
 
Joshua Alves wants to bring new perspective to West Sac school board

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – EDITOR’S NOTE: this interview is part of a series in which the News-Ledger talks to those running for mayor, city council and school board in West Sacramento on the November ballot By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Joshua Alves hopes to win a seat on West Sacramento’s school board on [...]

Oct 122014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Financial Planning Association of Northern California will bring some of its professional members to West Sacramento City Hall on Sat., Oct. 25, to answer your questions about your finances. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1110 West Capitol Avenue. For more information, call Jenny [...]

Oct 112014
 
Spectators invited to watch the rowing Sunday at the Port

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – West Sacramento’s River City Rowing Club will host some racing on its home waters at the port this Sunday, Oct. 12. The action will last from about 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event includes college crews from UC Davis (also headquartered at WestSacramento’s port), UC Berkeley, [...]

Oct 112014
 
'Mother of All Raffles' may raise around $60,000 for West Sac charities

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The “All Charities Raffle,” a big fundraiser for many West Sacramento nonprofits, is nearing the finish line. Charlie Moore, executive director of the West Sacramento Foundation, explained that his organization has been organizing the raffle annually for five years. The experiment is apparently a [...]

Oct 102014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – A music festival’s first time on the West Sacramento riverfront appeared to be a success. Organizers say “TBD Fest” from Friday to Sunday in West Sacramento’s Bridge District drew about 21,000 people.  The event was formerly known as “Launch” and held annually in Sacramento. Dozens of musical acts included [...]