Feb 252015
West Sac man one of nation's oldest -- and liveliest -- stadium vendors

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 18, 2015 — By Al Zagofsky Correspondent The “Nation’s Oldest Stadium Vendor” is what a Bay-area publication calls 74-year-old Howard “Crazy Legs” Lowe of West Sacramento. While Lowe is both embarrassed and humbled by this claim, he nonetheless loves the publicity and the adoration he receives from the many fans he garnered […]

Feb 042015
Mariano will be skipper as River Cats become Giants farm team

NEWS-LEDGER Jan 28, 2015 — From the River Cats Bob Mariano takes the helm as the River Cats’ sixth manager since the inaugural season in Sacramento in 2000. During his previous six seasons as the Giants Triple-A skipper, Mariano has managed several big leagues stars such as Madison Bumgarner, Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval, and most […]

Oct 302014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 30, 2014 — EDITOR’S NOTE: Since publishing this article earlier this afternoon, we contacted the River Cats and learned that this bus trip is filled up.  A team rep said that season ticket holders were contacted first with this limited offer. The few remaining bus seats, he said, were filled up […]

Oct 242014
Free movie at Raley Field and other Halloween events in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 22, 2014 —   Looking for something to do for Halloween? Here’s a roundup of some of the stuff going on around West Sacramento for the holiday: ‘Hocus Pocus’ at the ballpark Raley Field will host a free film and trick-or-treat event on Saturday, Oct. 25. From 5-6:30 p.m. there […]

Sep 162014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — STORY UPDATE, SEPT. 18: The Giants and River Cats are expected to announce tomorrow morning that they have a deal. Beginning next season, the River Cats will no longer be the minor league affiliate of the Oakland A’s. They’ll instead be the top farm team for the more popular San Francisco Giants. […]

Sep 072014

NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 3, 2014 — From the River Cats The Sacramento River Cats’ (79-65) season came to an end on Monday afternoon as they fell to the Reno Aces (81-63) by a score of 2-1 in ten innings at Raley Field, failing to make the playoffs for the second-consecutive season. Reno advances to their […]

Jul 192014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 18, 2014 — The Tower Bridge will close down for the evening of Sunday, September 28, for the second annual “Farm to Fork” dinner on its deck. The event is a fundraiser for Sacramento’s “Farm to Fork Celebration,” held this year on the Capital Mall on Sept. 27. Dinner on the […]