News

Sep 292011
 
Work day at Rotary's park

  Tim Carnahan (right) joined fellow members from the city’s two Rotary clubs on Saturday morning, sprucing up a small park the organization has adopted across from the Safeway complex on Jefferson Road. Several dozen showed up, trimming shrubs, raking leaves and otherwise tidying the spot up. Club member Dan Ramos said one of the [...]

Sep 252011
 

Mayor Christopher Cabaldon announced Friday that he is forming a special advisory team to look at how the city might accelerate community redevelopment efforts if its redevelopment agency is dismantled by new state laws. Governor Brown has proposed eliminating local redevelopment agencies to help balance the state’s budget. Local governments will be able to keep [...]

Sep 242011
 

River City Rowing Club invites the public to an “open house fundraiser,” with a barbecue, beer garden, live music and silent auction, from 3-7 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 24 at the Port of West Sacramento. $25/adults ($40/couple), $7 for ages 12-20, free to kids under 12. Get tickets at http://rivercityrowing.eventbrite.com. For more info on the [...]

Sep 232011
 
Flags go up for 9/11 memorial

 NEWS-LEDGER SEPT 14, 2011 The flags went back up from Friday to Sunday to commemorate 9/11. The display, at the corner of South River Road and Jefferson Boulevard in Southport, was the work of John Vinson. He’s put up a flag display every year since 9/11. This year, in addition to several hundred large flags, [...]

Sep 232011
 
A 'kid extraordinnaire'

  (Editor’s note: The News-Ledger is trying a new feature today – a profile of a remarkable youth, from time to time.) NEWS-LEDGER SEPT. 14, 2011 By Anita Varney Jake Manning, a ten-year old from West Sacramento, qualifies as this week’s “Kid Extraordinaire.” Recently, he was in downtown Sacramento with his mother and sister. Jake [...]