Dec 122014
West Sac celebrates tree-lighting

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 10, 2014 Among the entertainers at Friday evening’s Holiday Tree Lighting party were members of River City High School’s Advanced Vocal Ensemble, shown here at the railings above the crowd. Hundreds of citizens gathered to meet ceremony and watch the lights go on at the tree outside city hall, 1110 West Capitol […]

Dec 072014
Santa rides a fire truck around West Sac: annual 'Santa Run' returns

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 3, 2014 — EDITOR”S UPDATE, DEC 14:  We heard from a Fire Department rep that last Thursday’s Santa Run route was canceled due to the rain. It is rescheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, Dec. 16. This is the route that includes: “SOUTHPORT NORTHEAST”: Kinsington, Aster, Manchester, Gateway, Sausalito, Sansome, Hearst, Randolf, […]

Dec 042014
Tree-lighting party this Friday

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 3, 2014 — EDITOR’S NOTE: The city has announced that this event will move inside the city hall building due to expected stormy weather. The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce announces a celebration during the lighting of the “community tree” on Friday, Dec. 5, from 6-8:30 p.m. in front of […]

Dec 242013
A four-legged toy drive

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 18, 2013 — Roberta Firoved (pictured) was among the members of the West Sacramento Trail Riders Association who rode to Southport’s Fire Station 45 with a delivery of holiday toys for local distribution.Club members met at Tower Mart on Linden Road’s southern intersection with Jefferson, and rode north on Jefferson […]

Dec 142013
Horsemen bearing gifts:

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 11, 2013 — The West Sacramento Trail Riders Association – a local horse riding group – plans their annual “Trail Ride for Kids” beginning 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 15. Above, club members are seen in a previous year’s “Toy Ride” (photo courtesy of West Sacramento Fire Department). This Sunday, the […]