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 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 […]

Apr 232014
Vandals beat up local man's memorial

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 16, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor It’s often easier to destroy than it is to create. The city arborist and the local historical society combined last year to create a memorial for Bill Wingfield, a local citizen-naturalist. Recently, though, unknown vandals smashed that memorial at Circle Park. The […]

Dec 312013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER OF WEST SACRAMENTO — There are three ways for West Sacramento residents to recycle their used, formerly-live Christmas trees. Choose from among the following options after removing all decorations from the tree: First, you may cut it into small enough (less than three-foot) sections and fit the pieces into your yard waste […]

Dec 132013
Hundreds visit Santa, city tree lighting

The West Sacramento Community Singers give a cheer to the crowd after a performance from the stairway. (News-Ledger photo) NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 11, 2013 — Last year’s event was canceled by stormy weather, but celebrants this year just moved indoors to dodge a drizzle The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce threw its annual holiday party […]

Nov 282013
Holiday tree lighting, celebration in West Sacramento on December 6

NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the annual ceremony for the lighting of the city’s holiday tree in front of West Sacramento City Hall, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. The event will take place from 6-8:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6. The program includes music and carols from the […]