Feb 192015
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Is your West Sacramento nonprofit or church interested in operating a fireworks booth during the 4th of July season to raise money? Attend an informational session about the permit and sales process at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, in the city council chambers, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. The permit lottery [...]

Feb 192015
 
Catch, spay & release: volunteers work with feral cats in Southport

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 11, 2015 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A small group of West Sacramento kindred spirits gathered behind Southport’s Tower Mart on Sunday, February 1, to turn loose about 15 feral cats that they had trapped and then spayed and neutered. The effort sprung from an experience by Patti Kenney, a local [...]

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 [...]

Feb 082015
 
Have you always wanted to learn about animal tracks?

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 28, 2015 – From Tuleyome Take a closer look at the nature surrounding you and discover countless stories of the wildlife nearby. Learn where otters slide into the water, where beavers have taken down trees and what critter’s paw prints you may be walking in at Home Place Adventures’ animal tracking workshop. [...]

Feb 062015
 

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 4, 2015 –   News items below are collected from police dispatchers’ notes and arrest reports. The information in them has often not been verified beyond the initial reports.   To see the News-Ledger’s ‘Police Log’ every week, be sure to subscribe to the weekly newspaper. See the special offer at bottom. [...]

Feb 052015
 
West Sacramento gets grant to help new urban farm program

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 28, 2015 – The City of West Sacramento has received $40,000 in grants and in-kind donations for its urban farm program, courtesy of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. The city was one of four national winners in a program to support gardening and green spaces. West Sacramento, [...]