May 012013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 1, 2013 — A couple of batches of job openings have come to the News-Ledger’s attention this week. The vinyl window company Ply Gem in West Sacramento is looking for production workers. Visit, fax 288-4380 or email Meanwhile, the Historic Old Sacramento Foundation is hiring several tour guides […]

Dec 292012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 — RIVER WALK PARK IS A GOOD SPOT TO WATCH THE SHOW: New Year’s Eve festivities in Old Sacramento will include a couple of fireworks shows, along with other entertainment.   The fireworks will be launched from West Sacramento’s riverfront and can be viewed from either Old Sacramento […]

Aug 302012

WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 30, 2012 — Organizers will heap more than 200 tons of decomposed granite onto the streets of Old Sacramento this weekend for the annual “Gold Rush days” celebration. The event celebrates life in the 1850s. There will be dancers, street dramas, wagon rides, gold panning, storytelling, craft making, a […]

Mar 142012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — Popular Old Sacramento underground tours will resume on March 31st and continue through the fall. Old Sacramento streets were raised in the 1860s to protect the city from floods and tour participants can explore excavated foundations and enclosed pathways while listening to a tour guide explain how the raising was done. […]

Dec 312011

Fireworks will shoot from the West Sacramento waterfront up into the skies above Old Sacramento tonight, in a 10-minute show at 9 p.m. and a nearly-15 minute show scheduled for midnight. The shows are in celebration of New Year’s Eve, and sponsored by and the Sacramento Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. The midnight show will […]