Feb 242015
 

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 18, 2015 – News-Ledger Staff The man who won $2.6 million in the Oct. 29 Powerball drawing finally came forward to claim his prize in late January. Lottery officials identified him as Ronald Meier, and explained that he waited to claim his ticket in order to make sure he had all his [...]

Feb 202015
 
Driving lesson: officer talks to RCHS teens about real danger behind the wheel

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 11, 2015 – By Farina Khalil River City High School Journalism Class River City High School students attended a driving awareness presentation held by the driver’s education teacher, Shannon Woods, in partnership with Impact Teen Driving, an organization that was founded in response to the high frequency of crashes involving teens to [...]

Feb 192015
 
Amgen Tour of California bike race will touch West Sac this year

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 19, 2015 – Cyclists in this year’s edition of the Amgen Tour of California bicycle race will pass through West Sacramento twice on Sunday, May 10, after the race kicks off its first stage at the state capitol. There should be plenty of local spectator opportunities both in the morning as [...]

Feb 192015
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Is your West Sacramento nonprofit or church interested in operating a fireworks booth during the 4th of July season to raise money? Attend an informational session about the permit and sales process at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, in the city council chambers, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. The permit lottery [...]

Feb 192015
 
Catch, spay & release: volunteers work with feral cats in Southport

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 11, 2015 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A small group of West Sacramento kindred spirits gathered behind Southport’s Tower Mart on Sunday, February 1, to turn loose about 15 feral cats that they had trapped and then spayed and neutered. The effort sprung from an experience by Patti Kenney, a local [...]

Feb 092015
 
West Sac's college branch celebrates five years, lays plans to expand

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 4, 2015 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor With public speakers, cookies and a martial arts performance, West Sacramento’s branch of Sacramento City College celebrated five years on West Capitol Avenue last Thursday afternoon. The branch’s success, and the partnerships that helped bring that success, were themes of the day. Mayor Christopher [...]