Mar 272013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The City of West Sacramento will hold its first annual “Earth Day” event from 10-2 on April 20 at the West Sacramento Community Center,1075 West Capitol Avenue. Music, food vendors, raffle prizes, a light bulb exchange and information on green living. Exhibitors are invited, with some restrictions – email Also, […]

Jan 112013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — Support the River City High School music department by bringing your old electronic items and your old documents to an e-waste and shredding fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 12) in the music building parking lot, west side of campus. Bring your old phones, hard drives, […]

Jul 072012
RCHS kid nails the blues

Ammon Burdge with Alison Flory, art education coordinator for YoloArts.  NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 4, 2012 —   Ammon Burdge of River City High School won this year’s ‘Blues in the Schools’ contest, composing a song called “Sky’s Turning Gray  Skies Blue.” The senior is a member of the school’s jazz band, “The Syncopating Sea-Monkeys.”   […]

Jun 212012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — The Thursday night farmers market in West Sacramento returns at 4:30 p.m. today. Scheduled entertainment will be a live performance of the ‘Fortunate Few,’ described as “honky-tonk blues-a-billy” or “country, rockabilly and a touch of punk.” The free performance begins at 6:30 p.m., courtesy of sponsor Swabbie’s On the River restaurant. The […]

Jun 102012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — The West Sacramento Community Orchestra invites you to either of their upcoming free concerts of “festive and patriotic” music. The performances are free. Join them on Sunday, June 10, at 3 p.m. at the city hall galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue, or on Tuesday, June 12, at 7:30 p.m. at […]

May 232012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER Bluegrass and country musicians looking to jam are invited to jam sessions held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of each month at the West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. $2 at the door. Call 617-4620 or visit for information. Copyright News-Ledger 2012