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 [...]