Aug 282013
 
'Mother of all raffles' back in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The annual “All Charities Raffle” has returned to West Sacramento. The event is organized by the West Sacramento Foundation, which arranges for raffle prizes and prints tickets for local sports groups and nonprofits to sell as a fundraiser. Each of these groups keeps $9 of every ticket’s $10 price. A large [...]

Aug 272013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Sacramento Republic FC will hold player tryouts on Oct. 5-6 and Oct. 19-20 at the Davis Legacy Soccer Complex on the frontage road near Davis. Players 18 and up will receive “full evaluation” from Republic FC coaching staff. Lunch and a T-shirt provided. $200 registration fee for each tryout. Pre-register online; [...]

Aug 262013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 26, 2013 – A skydiving accident near Davis on Saturday killed an experienced, 23-year old skydiver. Mark Persons, a spokesman for the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department, said deputies responded at about 6 p.m. on August 24 to the Sky Dance facility at the Yolo County Airport. “Upon arrival, deputies located the [...]

Aug 262013
 
West Sacramento couple weds at the ballpark -- between innings

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 21, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor “Dinger” gave away the bride. That was just one unique thing about the marriage of West Sacramento natives Jalena Rusaw and Alan Slape, who made their vows during a 60-second ceremony between innings at Saturday’s River Cats game. “Alan and I were [...]

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 [...]

Aug 242013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – Learn more about the new health care laws and how they affect you as an individual or your small business. Attend a workshop about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (called “Obamacare” by many) at one of four scheduled workshops held at the local [...]

Aug 222013
 
Japanese food plant opens in West Sac

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 22, 2013 – The Japanese food product company Nippon Shokken is celebrating the opening of its first American plant on Monday with a tour of the facility. The company produces blended Japanese seasonings and food products. It began construction on the 70,000-square foot plant in February, 2012, at 2970 Ramco Street [...]