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 [...]

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 [...]

Mar 052014
 
New park honors local athlete, judge: Jerome Barry played pro baseball in the early days

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 26, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor On Friday, the City of West Sacramento will host a double grand opening, celebrating both a neighborhood park and a water tank station in the Bridge District. The twin public facilities are located at 809 Ballpark Drive, alongside the Ironworks subdivision and [...]

Jan 172014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 1, 2014 – Thirty Sacramento-area museums will offer either free or half-priced admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 1, to celebrate the 16th Annual Sacramento Museum Day. 28 of the 30 museums will offer free admission, whereas two destinations located in residential areas — the Sacramento [...]