Mar 082014
 
There's nothing like pee-wee baseball

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 5, 2014 –   Note: For the past few weeks I’ve been going over to a little hidden-away baseball diamond at Southport Elementary School to watch two of my grandsons practice with their teammates for their upcoming West Sacramento Little League season. Their team, called the Raptors, is being coached [...]

Mar 072014
 
Do you want to be on the city council?

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 7, 2014 –   Because former West Sacramento city councilman Oscar Villegas has been appointed to the county board of supervisors, the city council is seeking applicants from residents interested in filling the vacant seat on the council. The term for the vacant seat expires in November, 2016. Applications from interested [...]

Mar 052014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 26, 2014 – Guest opinions & letters to the editor from this week’s edition of West Sac’s local paper: __________ My ‘blind date’ with Zane Grey I know he’s no longer alive – it was a ‘virtual’ blind date, put together by the West Sacramento library staff. Their Valentine’s Day season “Blind [...]

Mar 052014
 
New park honors local athlete, judge: Jerome Barry played pro baseball in the early days

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 26, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor On Friday, the City of West Sacramento will host a double grand opening, celebrating both a neighborhood park and a water tank station in the Bridge District. The twin public facilities are located at 809 Ballpark Drive, alongside the Ironworks subdivision and [...]

Mar 042014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 4, 2014 –   Juan Antonio Gonzales has received a sentence of “life without the possibility of parole” for the killing of a nightclub janitor in West Sacramento in 2006, reports the office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig.   Gonzales was convicted earlier this year after a break in [...]