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 [...]

Jul 182014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 9, 2014 – TWO GUN BUSINESS OWNERS SAY PROPOSED RULES ARE ACCEPTABLE – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s planning commission on June 19 approved a tightening of the permitted locations for gun shops in the city. But those restrictions were made with the approval of a couple of gun-related local [...]

Jun 272013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 26, 2013 – Sales of “safe and sane” fireworks in West Sacramento may legally begin at approved booths at noon on Friday. The sales are permitted through the Fourth of July holiday. Except for the shortened hours (noon to 10 p.m.) on the first day, booths are allowed to be [...]

Jul 062012
 
Hoping for explosive sales

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 4, 2012 – By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor    Business was off, but the crew at this Southport fireworks booth was optimistic on Tuesday.   “We’re down this year,” reported Byron Paige. “TNT (the fireworks wholesaler) said it’s because the 4th of July falls on a Wednesday. Tomorrow will be just crazy, [...]