Nov 162011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  The West Sacramento Community Center presents historian William Petite, with entertaining stories about famous people from Sacramento’s past – including Jean Harlow (“The Marilyn Monroe of her day”), Joe DiMaggio, Wyatt Earp, and more. Light refreshments. The event is planned for 2 p.m. on Nov. 16 at the center, 1075 West [...]

Nov 152011
 
Happy 90th to West Sac man

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 9 2011 – Fred A. Pierini was planning to celebrate  his 90th birthday, 11/11/11 at  Fasullo Restaurant in Davis with 24 family members including his wife, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister in law and brother in law. Ferrucio (“Fred”) was born in the small Tuscan village of Collesino, Italy, in 1921 [...]

Nov 142011
 

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL, Nov 9, 2011 There’s always been a part of the media that has been salacious and irresponsible. But it’s pretty clear that some media that used to consider itself “respectable” has lowered its standards. A lot. The Internet – by its very character and by its crowded nature – has been a catalyst [...]

Nov 132011
 
Christmas tree lighting: Dec. 2

  The Chamber of Commerce presents the annual lighting ceremony for the city Christmas tree from 6-8:30 p.m. on Dec. 2, in front of city hall at 1110 West Capitol Avenue. Free. There will be holiday music and refreshments, and kids can have their picture taken visiting with Santa. For more information, call 371-7042 or visit [...]