Oct 082014
 
Rites of passage: homecoming at RCHS

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – By Danny Thirakul River City High School Senior The excitement at River City High School could be heard for miles around on Friday, Sept. 26, as the Raiders kicked off their Homecoming weekend with a spirit rally. Even the varsity football team’s defeat to Pioneer (42-20) couldn’t dampen student [...]

Oct 052014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a forum for those running for city and school board office on the November ballot. Hear the candidates from 5-8:30 p.m. (with brief breaks) on Monday, Oct. 6, at 1275 Starboard Drive. All candidates for mayor, city council and school board are expected [...]

Oct 042014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 1, 2014 –   News items below are collected from police dispatchers’ notes and arrest reports. The information in them has often not been verified beyond the initial reports. (Editor’s note: to see this weekly report every week, you need to subscribe to the News-Ledger newspaper. See the special offer at bottom.) [...]

Oct 032014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 1, 2014 – Sacramento’s “TBD Fest” has moved to the West Sacramento riverfront this year. Booked for this Friday through Sunday (Oct. 3-5) are musical acts including Moby, Blondie, Empire of the Sun and dozens of other artists. The music, arts and culture festival (formerly held in Sacramento and known as “Launch”) [...]

Oct 012014
 
Preschool program earns West Sac an award from U.S. Conference of Mayors

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 1, 2014 – By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor The mood was festive at lunchtime in the city hall galleria on Monday, as guests helped the City of West Sacramento accept a “City Livability Award from the U.S. Council of Mayors and award sponsor Waste Management Inc.   The 2014 award – announced [...]

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, [...]