FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 16, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Francisco Castillo, a Southport resident and a citizen member of West Sacramento’s Parks & Community Services Commission, has a new hobby. It’s working out pretty well so far. Over the weekend, Castillo put his biceps, etc., on display at the San Jose [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 14, 2014 – A blighted urban pathway called the “Sycamore Trail” is getting a rehab, in part courtesy of an $80,000 grant from Wells Fargo. “It had burned-out mattresses and broken bottles and was considered a dangerous area to go through or walk nearby. So the Yolo County Children’s Alliance [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Future Picassos: Every Child is an Artist This class is designed to develop and bring out your child’s inner artist. They will explore the 7 main elements of art: line, shape, form, space, texture, value and color through a variety of mediums such as watercolors, oil pastels, colored pencils and acrylic [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – A free presentation of the movie “The Avengers” is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Aug. 25 (doors open at 1:30) at the community center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. Families welcome. Concessions will be sold at “affordable” prices. Dress up as a super hero and receive a special treat. Do you [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 15, 2013 – The West Sacramento City Council on May 8 approved the 2013 West Sacramento Bicycle, Pedestrian and Trails Master Plan. “The low-stress bike network would be designed to encourage more West Sacramento residents and workers to use their bikes for local trips for both recreation and their commute,” [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – The 2012 Dodgeball Showdown returns to the West Sacramento Recreation Center from 4-9 p.m. on Nov. 3. Register by Oct. 21; $40 per team. For more information, go to www.cityofwestsacramento.org/city/depts/pcs/default.asp or call 617-4770. “Play like a kid again,” urges the parks department.
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Donte Greene’s “3-on-3 Jamboree” comes to the West Sacramento Recreation Center on Sat., Aug. 3. There are competitive divisions from age 14 and up, both men and women. Reserve your spot for $50; team registration is $125. Visit www.westsacfun.org or call 617-4770. Copyright News-Ledger 2012