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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 3, 2012 – The annual Pumpkin Run returns Oct. 27, with a chance to run or walk 5k or 10k on a course that goes through “Dave’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch” and along the river trail. There is also a kids’ 1-mile fun run. The event is [...]
FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — SEPT 26, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Those creative folks living next to the Main Drain Parkway in Southport have come up with something new to the city. They’ve installed a “little free library” about as big as a good-size birdhouse. “My husband heard about the [...]
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 – [...]
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 [...]