Mar 032015
Car stereo may have started fire

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 4 2015 EDITION — A Chevy Impala became totally engulfed in flames at the busy intersection of Jefferson and Park boulevards last Wednesday afternoon. Sergeant Roger Kinney of the West Sacramento Police Department said the driver learned his vehicle was smoking as he exited a nearby freeway offramp. The incident […]

Jan 262015

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 14, 2014 — The West Sacramento City Council voted last month to work with regional partners to apply for a public arts grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) . The “Our Town” grant of up to $200,000 would focus on bringing art pieces to the city’s Washington neighborhood and […]

Nov 012014
Mayor Cabaldon: West Sac is achieving a lot for a city of its size

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 29, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor EDITOR’S NOTE: Continuing with the News-Ledger’s tradition, we’ve invited every candidate running for local office on the upcoming ballot to sit down for an interview that we can share with our readers. That series of interviews for the November, 2014, election finishes […]

Oct 032014

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 1, 2014 — Sacramento’s “TBD Fest” has moved to the West Sacramento riverfront this year. Booked for this Friday through Sunday (Oct. 3-5) are musical acts including Moby, Blondie, Empire of the Sun and dozens of other artists. The music, arts and culture festival (formerly held in Sacramento and known as “Launch”) […]

Sep 172014
'John Santos Sextet' offers free concert on West Sac riverfront

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 — John Santos & the John Santos Sextet will perform a free concert of Afro-Latin influenced jazz music at 7 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 20, at Riverwalk Park (seating opens at 6). The concert will be held behind the ziggurat building at 707 3rd Street. Santos is a […]