Aug 312013
 
Japanese factory starts up in Southport

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – A handful of West Sacramento officials joined dozens of Japanese employees of the Nippon Shokken company on Monday for the festive grand opening of the Japanese-blend food seasoning plant at 2970 Ramco Street, near Southport Parkway. The plant is meant to help serve the company’s American market. [...]

Aug 302013
 

NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – Last week, the News-Ledger reported on streetwork in West Sacramento that just got underway as PG&E starts replacing old gas pipes in the city. The work is scheduled for the West Capitol Avenue area, as well as portions of Westacre Road, Jefferson Boulevard and 15th Street. It’s scheduled to [...]

Aug 282013
 
'Mother of all raffles' back in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The annual “All Charities Raffle” has returned to West Sacramento. The event is organized by the West Sacramento Foundation, which arranges for raffle prizes and prints tickets for local sports groups and nonprofits to sell as a fundraiser. Each of these groups keeps $9 of every ticket’s $10 price. A large [...]

Aug 272013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Sacramento Republic FC will hold player tryouts on Oct. 5-6 and Oct. 19-20 at the Davis Legacy Soccer Complex on the frontage road near Davis. Players 18 and up will receive “full evaluation” from Republic FC coaching staff. Lunch and a T-shirt provided. $200 registration fee for each tryout. Pre-register online; [...]

Aug 262013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 26, 2013 – A skydiving accident near Davis on Saturday killed an experienced, 23-year old skydiver. Mark Persons, a spokesman for the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department, said deputies responded at about 6 p.m. on August 24 to the Sky Dance facility at the Yolo County Airport. “Upon arrival, deputies located the [...]

Aug 262013
 
West Sacramento couple weds at the ballpark -- between innings

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 21, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor “Dinger” gave away the bride. That was just one unique thing about the marriage of West Sacramento natives Jalena Rusaw and Alan Slape, who made their vows during a 60-second ceremony between innings at Saturday’s River Cats game. “Alan and I were [...]

Aug 252013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Heading to the river? Taking kids? State law requires every child younger than 13 on a boat, and everybody on a personal watercraft or a towed craft, be wearing a life jacket. Authorities also strongly recommend a life jacket for kids and others playing in or near local rivers. You can [...]