Apr 222014
Fifty years of Wednesdays: reception marks opening of mini-exhibit on News-Ledger

 FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 16, 2014 — Dozens came to the West Sacramento Historical Society reception on April 3 at the city community center. The reception launched the opening of a mini-exhibit on the 50th anniversary of the News-Ledger. Publisher Steve Marschke talked about the past, when the paper was led by lifelong newspaperman […]

Mar 272014
History exhibit to open on West Sac's longtime local newspaper

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The West Sacramento Historical Society will host an exhibit marking the 50th anniversary of the first edition of the News-Ledger. The display can be viewed from April 3 through August at the West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. You’re invited to the opening reception on Thursday, April 3, from […]

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 […]

Oct 162013
Walk raises $4,000 for charity

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 9, 2013 — A West Sacramento “Friends of the Poor”  walk drew about 100 people on September 28, and raised about $4,000 for charity. Event representative Paul Starkey reports that dozens of people did the two-mile walk hosted by Our Lady of Grace Conference at the Our Lady of Grace […]

Sep 292013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The fourth annual “Wine & Art Faire” fundraiser held at the Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg returns from 1-7 p.m. on Oct. 6. The event benefits the Lymphoma & Leukemia Society. Over 50 authors, musicians, artists and craftspeople will gather at the site to show their creations. Wine tasting is provided […]

Sep 112012

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — The West Sacramento Historical Society is offering a field trip to the historic town of Winters in western Yolo County on Sept. 22. To prepare, there will be two orientation sessions: 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 18 at River Bend Manor, 664 Cummins Way, and 6 p.m. on Sept. 20 […]

Jul 072012
RCHS kid nails the blues

Ammon Burdge with Alison Flory, art education coordinator for YoloArts.  NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 4, 2012 —   Ammon Burdge of River City High School won this year’s ‘Blues in the Schools’ contest, composing a song called “Sky’s Turning Gray  Skies Blue.” The senior is a member of the school’s jazz band, “The Syncopating Sea-Monkeys.”   […]