Jan 112015
 
Knitting for the world

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 31, 2014 – By Al Zagofsky Vona Giese of West Sacramento wondered if it was a prank when the caller said, “Hi, I’m the costume designer for the NCIS television show.” (SPOILER ALERT: If you’re an NCIS fan, you may wish to skip the next paragraph). She asked Vona that to make [...]

Jan 102015
 
Mike McGowan, Mick Martin & other West Sac-related musicians will 'Rock the Box'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Local and native West Sacramento musicians will headline a concert on Sat., Feb. 7, at the “Black Box Theater” inside the city community center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. Performers will include Mick Martin, Lew Fratis, Mike McGowan and Cindy Tuttle, along with other guests. Refreshments and microbrews available for purchase. $10 [...]

Jan 092015
 
Wise breaks receiving record for River City High School football

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 31, 2015 – By Laura Asatryan River City High School Journalism Class River City senior Aaron Wise broke the varsity football single season reception record this season with 46 receptions. The record was previously set by Malik Dumetz in 2013. Before Malik, the record had been set by Malcom Floyd, who is [...]

Jan 012015
 
West Sacramento gets new vice mayor, or 'mayor pro tem'

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 24, 2014 – Mayor Christopher Cabaldon was sworn in for another two-year term last Wednesday by Kryss Rankin, City Clerk. Cabaldon easily won re-election during the November local ballot. Also reelected last month were city council members Mark Johannessen and Chris Ledesma, who each earned another four-year term from local voters. Johannessen [...]

Dec 312014
 
RCHS grad adjusts to life as college student and college basketball player

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 24, 2014 – By Rebecca Schwartz River City High School Journalism Class Everyone knows that if you want to get anywhere in life, you can’t do it alone. However, one can’t reach their goals in life without hard work and ambition that comes from one’s self and this is true for current [...]

Dec 302014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – You’re invited to an organizational meeting of “What’s Happening Seniors?,” a new group dedicated to being active, making friends, sharing stories and finding out what’s happening in the region. Come to the meeting from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wed., Jan. 21, at the library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. Free parking [...]

Dec 292014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 24, 2014 – FROM AL ZAGOFSKY — NEWS-LEDGER CORRESPONDENT – The state capitol building in Sacramento has welcomed festive music for the holidays since opening in December of 1869. Midday on Sunday, Dec. 21, it was the turn of the West Sacramento Community Singers to perform on the capitol rotunda. They sang [...]