Nov 242014
 
Consider new West Sac news, radio & internet nonprofit in your giving plans

Preserve the legacy. Make sure West Sacramento is served by a first-class local newspaper and information source for decades to come. A West Sacramento nonprofit group has tasked itself with creating a unique community-run news organization. The new organization will use print media, radio and the internet to serve this community into the future. It [...]

Oct 092014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Fire Department invites you and your family to an open house at Station 45, 2040 Lake Washington Boulevard, from 10-2 on Saturday, Oct. 11. There will be equipment demonstrations, a fire safety house, “Sparky” the Dalmation, a jump house and face painting for kids, children’s fingerprinting, blood pressure [...]

Dec 222013
 
Nonprofit applies for new FM radio station license in West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 18, 2013 – FM 92.9 would be part of effort to create a grassroots media organization for West Sac (EDITOR’S NOTE: The News-Ledger and its editor, Steve Marschke, are a part of the effort described below. Volunteers are attempting to create a grassroots, nonprofit news center to serve West Sacramento [...]

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 [...]

Nov 272013
 
A place to plug it in: West Sacramento city hall gets a vehicle charging station

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 20, 2013 – West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon joined Chief Technical Officer Richard Lowenthal of ChargePoint and other local officials on Thursday, Nov. 14, to cut the ribbon at a new charging station for electric vehicles (EVs). The new station is in the parking lot at West Sacramento city hall. [...]

Aug 252013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Heading to the river? Taking kids? State law requires every child younger than 13 on a boat, and everybody on a personal watercraft or a towed craft, be wearing a life jacket. Authorities also strongly recommend a life jacket for kids and others playing in or near local rivers. You can [...]