Sep 292014
 
Dozens 'walk for the poor' in West Sac

NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 24, 2014 – A coalition including West Sacramento’s Holly Cross and Our Lady of Grace parishes and Sacramento’s Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament joined to organize a poverty-fighting fundraiser here on Saturday. About 75 people showed up for the “Walk for the Poor,” with about 50 of them walking the one-mile distance, [...]

Sep 172014
 
'John Santos Sextet' offers free concert on West Sac riverfront

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 – John Santos & the John Santos Sextet will perform a free concert of Afro-Latin influenced jazz music at 7 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 20, at Riverwalk Park (seating opens at 6). The concert will be held behind the ziggurat building at 707 3rd Street. Santos is a [...]

Feb 162014
 
Southport bike/walk trail now open

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 5, 2014 – NORTH-SOUTH TRAIL CONNECTS SOUTHPORT FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO BARGE CANAL West Sacramento officials and community members performed a “ribbon cutting” to celebrate the opening of the new Clarksburg Branch Line Trail in Southport on Friday morning. The 1.25-mile trail for bikes and pedestrians is built on a [...]

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 122011
 
Pumpkin Run returns!

The West Sacramento Aquatics Foundation will bring back its “Pumpkin Run” fundraiser this year on Sat., Oct. 29.  There will be 5k and 10k runs/walks, and a 1 mile fun run for kids, with a course through Dave’s Pumpkin Patch and along the river trail. The event is scheduled for 8 a.m. at the pumpkin [...]