Oct 112014
 
'Mother of All Raffles' may raise around $60,000 for West Sac charities

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The “All Charities Raffle,” a big fundraiser for many West Sacramento nonprofits, is nearing the finish line. Charlie Moore, executive director of the West Sacramento Foundation, explained that his organization has been organizing the raffle annually for five years. The experiment is apparently a [...]

Aug 242014
 
'All Charities Raffle' is back: West Sac groups selling $10 tickets

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  The annual “All Charities Raffle” has formed again under the “mother ship” of the West Sacramento Foundation this year. Many local sports leagues and nonprofits are participating. They’re selling $10 raffle tickets (each group gets to keep $9 from each ticket) and ticket buyers will have a chance to win any [...]

Aug 122013
 
'Yolo Idol' contest still open; West Sac native setting the stage at fair

NEWS-LEDGER — AUG. 7, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The Yolo County Fair starts Aug. 14, and West Sacramento native Marty DeAnda is on a mission. The sometime music-promoter and artist manager wants to upgrade the fair’s entertainment quotient, and he wants more West Sacramento musicians upon the fair’s various stages. Those goals [...]

Jul 012013
 

NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — JUNE 19, 2013 – From the County of Yolo The Yolo County Library’s ever-popular Summer Reading Program, currently under way, has something for everyone.  This year’s program – “Our Reading is So Delicious” – runs now through mid-August and includes free reading clubs, exciting events and prizes. “A summer reading program is [...]

Oct 012012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 1, 2012 – FROM THE CITY OF WEST SACRAMENTO – The top videos entered in the City of West Sacramento’s first-ever video contest have been announced. Each winner receives a $300 gift card, with one of the finalists also receiving the grand prize iPad2. The video contest, presented in celebration of [...]