Jan 282013
 
Things I won't miss about the Kings

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 16, 2013 – As I write this, the less-than-beloved Maloof family have apparently sold the Sacramento Kings to a group of wealthy Seattle, Washington investors headed by some hedge fund guy named Chris Hansen. The selling price appears to be about $525 million, which should go a long way in [...]

Jul 262012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –   Donte Greene’s “3-on-3 Jamboree” comes to the West Sacramento Recreation Center on Sat., Aug. 3. There are competitive divisions from age 14 and up, both men and women. Reserve your spot for $50; team registration is $125. Visit www.westsacfun.org or call 617-4770. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Jun 042012
 
Jordan Ligons achieves her goal

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 30, 2012 – By Sam Urrea River City High School Journalism Program JORDAN HAD COVERED THIS TYPE OF EVENT BEFORE, AS A STUDENT REPORTER. BUT THIS TIME, SHE WAS THE ONE IN THE NEWS. River City High School senior Jordan Ligons held a celebratory gathering earlier this month to sign [...]

May 132012
 
RC player signs 'letter of intent'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 9, 2012 – Jordan Ligons, a standout guard on the River City High School basketball team and an honor student to boot, shows her feelings after signing a letter of intent to attend Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego next fall. She signed at a ceremony at RCHS on [...]

May 052012
 

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL, published April 25, 2012 Friday’s (April 20) crime drama caught the region’s attention. Apparently, a lone gunman shot at West Sacramento citizens and police, rammed a patrol car, caused at least one other car crash. He carjacked several vehicles, beat up a birdwatcher, and eventually was cornered in a Sacramento apartment, where he [...]

Apr 222012
 
'HEART OF THE CITY': West Sac's youth

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 – BY DON SCHATZEL – Congratulations to  Stonegate Elementary, the local 2012 boys scholastic basketball champions! Stonegate was crowned the Washington Unified School District 2012 boys basketball champs after a 47-38 win over Westmore Oaks. As usual, the road wasn’t easy! Stonegate had an overall record of 6-1. Starting players [...]

Mar 282012
 
Firefighters beat cops in overtime

   NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 21, 2012 – Helped by a made free-throw with 3.4 seconds left on the clock, the West Sacramento Firefighters beat the West Sacramento Police Department on the basketball court 53-52 in overtime on March 9. The contest was “back and forth,” with police hitting several shots from beyond the arc. The [...]