Feb 092015
West Sac's college branch celebrates five years, lays plans to expand

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 4, 2015 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor With public speakers, cookies and a martial arts performance, West Sacramento’s branch of Sacramento City College celebrated five years on West Capitol Avenue last Thursday afternoon. The branch’s success, and the partnerships that helped bring that success, were themes of the day. Mayor Christopher […]

Dec 042014
Tree-lighting party this Friday

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 3, 2014 — EDITOR’S NOTE: The city has announced that this event will move inside the city hall building due to expected stormy weather. The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce announces a celebration during the lighting of the “community tree” on Friday, Dec. 5, from 6-8:30 p.m. in front of […]

Oct 302014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 30, 2014 — EDITOR’S NOTE: Since publishing this article earlier this afternoon, we contacted the River Cats and learned that this bus trip is filled up.  A team rep said that season ticket holders were contacted first with this limited offer. The few remaining bus seats, he said, were filled up […]

Sep 122014
'Sactoberfest' returns to West Sac riverfront for  a second year

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — Beer, keg rolling and “worst tossing” are all on tap as Sactoberfest returns to West Sacramento’s Bridge District October 10-12. The three-day festival is expected to draw at least 8,500 visitors to celebrate the German tradition. There will be brews from both the old country and local breweries such as Sudwerk, […]

Sep 092014
Empower Yolo celebrates the '50s with a fundraiser at Woodland venue

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER —  SEPT 3, 2014 — Empower Yolo, which provides violence-prevention and crisis intervention services to women and children in Yolo County, will host a party and fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20. The “Rebels With a Cause: Driving Out Violence” event will be held at Reiff’s Antique Gas Station Museum, a Woodland landmark […]

May 302014
West Sac woman celebrates 105 years

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 28, 2014 — MAY McREYNOLDS (pictured above at right) celebrated her 105th birthday earlier this month with a party at Vince’s Italian Restaurant. Among the attendees were Phyllis Iwasaki (above left) and John Spurgin (center). Spurgin helps look after McReynolds since her own son, a veteran of Vietnam, died. McReynolds […]