Jan 232014
 
'Sail Inn' is gone, but new owner promises a future for former West Sac 'dive bar'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 15, 2014 – By Thomas Farley News-Ledger Correspondent Last August, after operating Sail Inn Food & Spirits for 27 years, Joan Washburn lost her lease. The old-time bar at 1522 Jefferson Boulevard closed up shop. Washburn had founded the West Sacramento landmark with little planning and little idea of what [...]

Jan 152014
 
Chamber installs new officers; Kristoff to get 'lifetime achievement' award

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 15, 2014 – The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce will install a new board of directors at its annual installation dinner, held this year at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow (Jan. 16)  in the civic center galleria. Marty Swingle of Capital West Realty is the 2014 chairman of the board of directors. [...]

Jan 062014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — WEDNESDAY, JAN. 6, 2014 – The Sacramento River Cats announced today they are hiring for 150-200 seasonal positions in the upcoming 2014 baseball season at Raley Field. The club—which is entering its 15th season in Sacramento—is hiring clean team members, emergency medical technicians, ushers, “Kids Corner” representatives, Merlino’s Freeze workers, and several [...]

Dec 282013
 

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 18, 2013 – An online reader of the News-Ledger complained that our Dec. 4 article detailing proposed new restrictions on growers of medical marijuana lacked enough context. The article included a reference to data collected in West Sacramento since 2008. And it included a quote from a city staff report saying, in [...]

Dec 222013
 
Nonprofit applies for new FM radio station license in West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 18, 2013 – FM 92.9 would be part of effort to create a grassroots media organization for West Sac (EDITOR’S NOTE: The News-Ledger and its editor, Steve Marschke, are a part of the effort described below. Volunteers are attempting to create a grassroots, nonprofit news center to serve West Sacramento [...]