Mar 012015
'Nuggeteers' group enjoys wine tastings at Southport supermarket

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 25, 2015 — By Al Zagofsky Correspondent The West Sacramento Nugget Market has offered wine tasting events, generally every other Friday evening since opening their doors, and a respectable following of wine tasters has attended these tastings so predictably that they gave themselves a name, “The Nuggeteers.” Nugget’s next Wine & Cheese […]

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 […]

Jan 302015
One day only: free or cheap admission at many Sacramento museums

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 21, 2015 — From the Sacramento Association of Museums Nearly twenty-five local museums will offer free or half-priced admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 7, during the 17th Annual Sacramento Museum Day. Most of the nearly 25 museums will offer free admission whereas two destinations located in residential […]

Jan 262015

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 14, 2014 — The West Sacramento City Council voted last month to work with regional partners to apply for a public arts grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) . The “Our Town” grant of up to $200,000 would focus on bringing art pieces to the city’s Washington neighborhood and […]