Oct 262014
 
RCHS band wins some medals

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 22, 2014 – From Heather Wright On Oct. 11, the River City High School Band joined twenty-two other schools from locations as far away as Chowchilla, Concord, and Merced to compete in the Franklin High School Invitational Band Review in Elk Grove. Young musicians and their teachers, parents, and supporters took over [...]

Oct 012014
 
Preschool program earns West Sac an award from U.S. Conference of Mayors

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 1, 2014 – By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor The mood was festive at lunchtime in the city hall galleria on Monday, as guests helped the City of West Sacramento accept a “City Livability Award from the U.S. Council of Mayors and award sponsor Waste Management Inc.   The 2014 award – announced [...]

May 132014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – On May 17, “The Legendary Mike McGowan and the Mighty Delta Roadmasters” are returning to the Black Box Theater for their second installment of ‘Blues in the Black Box,’ located at 1075 West Capitol Ave. The concert is a fund raiser for the West Sacramento Learning Ladder, a preschool program that [...]

May 122014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 7, 2014 – KVIE public television is debuting a new series called “Yes, We’re Open,” intended to celebrate California entrepreneurs. The first episode airs Monday, May 12, on Channel 6. Included are several business profiles — including one on Ross Amin and his “Capitol Bowl” alley at 900 West Capitol [...]

May 092014
 
Corn as high as an elephant's eye? Unusual land use crops up in urban West Sac neighborhood

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 7, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor There is sudden new activity on that old, city-owned vacant lot at the corner of 5th and C streets in West Sacramento’s old “Washington” neighborhood. New soil has been dropped off, and a tractor is leveling it out. People are bustling about [...]

Jan 062014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 1, 2014 – The Yolo Farm to Fork (YF2F) organization plans to award $10,000 in grants to Yolo County elementary schools that participate in its “Taste Our Garden” initiative. To encourage kids to eat fresh produce, YF2F wants more schools to involve students in creating edible gardens. With sponsorship from [...]