Oct 182012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — The 2012 Dodgeball Showdown returns to the West Sacramento Recreation Center from 4-9 p.m. on Nov. 3. Register by Oct. 21; $40 per team. For more information, go to www.cityofwestsacramento.org/city/depts/pcs/default.asp or call 617-4770. “Play like a kid again,” urges the parks department.

Oct 142012
'Walking school bus' in Southport

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — OCT 10, 2012 — Students at Southport Elementary participated in “National Walk to School Day” last Wednesday. Southport is one of the schools working in conjunction with “WalkSacramento” to promote the healthy benefits of walking to school.    Many students also participated in a walking school bus that day that […]

Oct 112012

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — You’re invited to “open house” at Fire Station 45 in Southport, on Lake Washington Blvd. just east of Jefferson, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 13. There will be a kids’ jump house, face painting, equipment demonstrations, car seat checks, blood pressure checks, a chance to […]

Sep 132012
9/11: Paying their respects

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 12, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The flags returned on Friday, thousands of them, fluttering in just about the same Southport location they have occupied on each anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. There’s one flag for each victim of that day – […]

Sep 112012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 11, 2011 — At least two Southport residents reported to police last week that there were suspicious people going door-to-door, claiming to have something to do with the home security business. One report came from St. John Road. Here’s the other, from tomorrow’s “Police Log” in the News-Ledger: “An Eagle Street […]