Sep 162014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 16, 2014 – The River Cats have filed paperwork with Major League Baseball to end their affiliation with the Oakland A’s. The River Cats have served as the A’s Triple-A team since they were bought by the late Art Savage and began play at Raley Field in West Sacramento in 2000. [...]

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 [...]