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 […]

Dec 052013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 27, 2013 — The City of West Sacramento has started work on a new, dedicated bicycle and pedestrian trail. The Clarksburg Branch Pedestrian and Bike Trail will be improved between South River Road and an access point at Cherokee Road, south of River City High School in Southport. The project […]

Nov 272013
A place to plug it in: West Sacramento city hall gets a vehicle charging station

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 20, 2013 — West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon joined Chief Technical Officer Richard Lowenthal of ChargePoint and other local officials on Thursday, Nov. 14, to cut the ribbon at a new charging station for electric vehicles (EVs). The new station is in the parking lot at West Sacramento city hall. […]