Sep 172014
 
'John Santos Sextet' offers free concert on West Sac riverfront

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 – John Santos & the John Santos Sextet will perform a free concert of Afro-Latin influenced jazz music at 7 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 20, at Riverwalk Park (seating opens at 6). The concert will be held behind the ziggurat building at 707 3rd Street. Santos is a [...]

Sep 162014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor When a local citizen noticed some bones along the riverfront on August 15, a sheriff’s department boat and representatives of the Yolo County Coroner’s office responded. The possibility of foul play had to be considered. The area near County Road 127 and [...]

Jun 132014
 
Into the drink --

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 11, 2014 – Four juveniles got away with minor injuries after the car they were in went into a pond near Southport Parkway and Marshall Road. The accident call came in at 1:18 p.m. on Friday to local police. One officer told a reporter that the four were found walking [...]

May 212014
 
West Sac readies for new, outdoor venue on riverfront -- for farmers market, concerts, beer garden

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 21, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The West Sacramento City Council last week to approve spending about $2.6 million in “capital improvement project” funds toward a project designed to attract visitors to the city’s developing riverfront. The contribution will help build a $5.6 million outdoor venue called “The [...]

Dec 272013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The annual New Year’s Eve fireworks show returns to Old Sacramento on Dec. 31, with shows at 9 p.m. and midnight, viewable from the West Sacramento riverfront near the ziggurat, or from Old Sacramento.  In Old Sac, there will also be street entertainment, live music and children’s events. You may bring [...]