Jun 032014
 
Local election results start coming in

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 3, 2014 Ballots are now being tallied for today’s primary election in California. Of special interest to West Sacramento, here are some early results. With 51.2% of precincts “partially” reporting, West Sacramento Democrat Mark Johannessen is starting out in fourth place among five candidates running for State Assembly in District 7.  [...]

Apr 222014
 
Fifty years of Wednesdays: reception marks opening of mini-exhibit on News-Ledger

 FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 16, 2014 – Dozens came to the West Sacramento Historical Society reception on April 3 at the city community center. The reception launched the opening of a mini-exhibit on the 50th anniversary of the News-Ledger. Publisher Steve Marschke talked about the past, when the paper was led by lifelong newspaperman [...]

Mar 272014
 
History exhibit to open on West Sac's longtime local newspaper

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Historical Society will host an exhibit marking the 50th anniversary of the first edition of the News-Ledger. The display can be viewed from April 3 through August at the West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. You’re invited to the opening reception on Thursday, April 3, from [...]

Jan 132014
 
News-Ledger to give away tickets for 'Disney on Ice' show

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 13, 2014 – Sometime between now and Friday, January 24, the News-Ledger of West Sacramento will give away two packets of tickets to the upcoming ‘Disney on Ice’ performance in Sacramento. The theme of the show is “Rockin’ Ever After,” and it features many well-known Disney characters, including some from [...]

Dec 082013
 
Dating: 'Do I kiss her goodnight?,' and other perilous questions

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 27, 2013 – This column by Daryl Fisher appeared in West Sacramento’s News-Ledger newspaper recently. Enjoy!   Note: As you may recall, a few weeks ago I wrote a column about a friend of mine who went out on a blind date that didn’t go so well, and in writing [...]

Sep 282013
 
One last column Don Schatzel, chronicler of West Sac youth sports

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 25, 2013 – Time flies! We all know that intellectually. But when your time zips by, and you wake up one day and you are 60 (yes, 60) and the AARP info starts coming and you get a copy of the Senior Resource Services Guide from Assemblyman Roger Dickinson in [...]