Jun 282013
Weekend: a taste of West Sacramento's Portuguese heritage

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 26, 2013– FROM THE SAN PEDRO ASSOCIATION If you grew up in the “Bryte” or “Broderick” neighborhoods of West Sacramento, or old “West Sacramento,” then you probably remember the “Portuguese Picnic” that was celebrated the last weekend of June, with its parade through the streets of town filled with queens wearing big […]

Oct 102012

  Following are a couple of letters-to-the-editor received by the West Sacramento News-Ledger recently. They are from the newspaper’s Sept. 19 and Oct. 3 editions, respectively.   The News-Ledger is West Sacramento’s weekly, longstanding hometown paper. Cell phone abuse Everyday I see more and more motorists brazenly texting or talking on  their cellphones. Either they […]

Sep 142012

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — Got some old computers & electronic appliances? Old electronic devices may be recycled at an “e-waste” day at San Pedro Park (708 N. Hobson Ave.) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 15. Bring your old TVs, computers, laptops, monitors, small appliances, etc. Drop them off inside […]

Dec 042011

 The West Sacramento Historical Society and the San Pedro Association will hold a joint potluck holiday party from 3-6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4, at the community center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. There will be door prizes and “a special visitor from the north.” Bring a salad or side dish (ham, drinks and cake will […]