Jan 272013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — Thirty Sacramento-area museums will offer free or half-priced admission all day on Saturday, February 2, during the 15th Annual Sacramento Museum Day. Twenty-eight of the 30 museums will offer free admission and two destinations located in residential areas – the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town – will offer half-priced admission to […]

Jan 242013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 23, 2013 — The Sacramento River Cats announced yesterday they are searching for enthusiastic seasonal “Cat Crew” members who “have a desire to entertain and create memories for River Cats fans,” with auditions set for Saturday, Jan. 26, at Raley Field.   In addition to implementing promotions during home games, […]

Jan 082013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The 8th annual Dine Downtown Restaurant Week will return for ten days starting on January 9th. Downtown Sacramento’s top restaurants will offer special three-course prix-fixe dinner menus for $30 a person. Among the many participating restaurants so far this year are the 4th Street Grille, Biba, Blackbird Kitchen& Bar, Blue Prynt, […]

Jan 032013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 3, 2013 — The Sacramento River Cats, who report that the employ more than 400 seasonal workers at Raley Field, are looking to fill approximately 150 positions for the 2013 baseball season, which begins on Thursday, April 4. The River Cats are seeking applicants for the following positions: Guest Services Crowd […]

Dec 222012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 22, 2012 — A Sacramento man died in a car-versus-bicycle accident this morning on West Capitol Avenue in West Sacramento. According to Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department, both the cyclist from Sacramento and the car that struck him were going eastbound along the 2000-block of West Capitol […]

Nov 282012
River Cats get a new manager

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 28, 2012 — From the Sacramento River Cats minor league baseball team: Seven-year Major League veteran Steve Scarsone will be the fifth manager in River Cats history, the Oakland Athletics announced today. Rick Rodriguez—who was the A’s bullpen coach for the last two seasons after spending 10 seasons in Sacramento—will return […]

Nov 202012
West Sac vet rides in parade

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 14, 2012 — Former sergeant Eli Plaugher of West Sacramento (waving) served in the Korean War in 1951 -1952. Sunday, he rode in the downtown Sacramento Veteran’s Day parade. With him (at left) is family friend Sgt. Tommy Wang who served  two tours in Iraq. West Sacramento did not hold […]