Oct 032014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 1, 2014 – Sacramento’s “TBD Fest” has moved to the West Sacramento riverfront this year. Booked for this Friday through Sunday (Oct. 3-5) are musical acts including Moby, Blondie, Empire of the Sun and dozens of other artists. The music, arts and culture festival (formerly held in Sacramento and known as “Launch”) [...]

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 152014
 
Cyclocross: a new West Sac tradition?

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The inaugural “West Sacramento Cyclocross Grand Prix” on Saturday exceeded its organizers’ expectations. They hope to bring the riverfront race back in future years – perhaps even turning it into a fixture on the international cycling calendar. Organizer Matthew Hargrove downplays his [...]

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 [...]

Sep 042014
 
Circus is coming to town, and so is our ticket giveaway

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – SEPT 4, 2014 – EDITOR’S UPDATE: We held the below-mentioned ticket contest on Sept. 11. Congratulations to lucky winners Brianne Harris and Armando Gallegos! Thanks for playing! The Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus is coming to Sacramento next week, and the News-Ledger will be giving away some free tickets to the [...]

Sep 012014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 27, 2014 – Raley’s supermarket chain announced it raised over $175,000 in donations this summer in a drive to put more fresh fruits and vegetables into local food banks. The customer donations, added to other campaigns, bring the total raised for “Food for Families” since June to $450,000. Copyright News-Ledger [...]

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 [...]