Sep 162014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – STORY UPDATE, SEPT. 18: The Giants and River Cats are expected to announce tomorrow morning that they have a deal. Beginning next season, the River Cats will no longer be the minor league affiliate of the Oakland A’s. They’ll instead be the top farm team for the more popular San Francisco Giants. [...]

Jul 302012
 
Port hopes feds will fund new barges, allowing it to start container-barging service

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER, JULY 25, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor    The $5 million crane received by the Port of West Sacramento in January primarily to handle shipping container traffic hasn’t actually lifted any shipping containers yet. But port manager Mike Luken said he is confident that his facility will still get a [...]

Jun 212012
 
Ramirez gone from 'Cats & A's

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 20, 2012 – The Oakland A’s organization granted outfielder Manny Ramirez his release the organization last week. Ramirez, a former star player, with  returned from his suspension from major league baseball to play 17 games with the triple-A River Cats minor league team based in West Sacramento. After a slow start, he [...]