Oct 032013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Sacramento Republic FC will hold player tryouts on Oct. 5-6 and Oct. 19-20 at the Davis Legacy Soccer Complex on the frontage road near Davis. Players 18 and up will receive “full evaluation” from Republic FC coaching staff. Lunch and a T-shirt provided. $200 registration fee for each tryout. Pre-register online; [...]

Oct 022013
 
Still crazy for Cootabloodymundra

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEP 25, 2013 – As much as I love the written word, it’s the spoken word that has always fascinated me. I think it began with a college fraternity brother of mine who had been raised in the American South and had the slowest of slow drawls that I had ever [...]

Sep 292013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The fourth annual “Wine & Art Faire” fundraiser held at the Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg returns from 1-7 p.m. on Oct. 6. The event benefits the Lymphoma & Leukemia Society. Over 50 authors, musicians, artists and craftspeople will gather at the site to show their creations. Wine tasting is provided [...]

Sep 272013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 25, 2013 – Two men working for a PG&E subcontractor were badly hurt early last Wednesday in a pipe replacement project. The accident happened at about 4 a.m. near Jefferson Boulevard and 15th Street – part of a major project in which old gas pipe is being removed and replaced. [...]

Sep 262013
 
West Sacramento's council preps for 'action plan' on area homeless problem

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 18, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Tonight (Sept. 18), the West Sacramento City Council will discuss “next steps” for the prevention and treatment of homelessness in this town. Using state grant funds, city officials (including City Councilman Mark Johannessen) have counted the local homeless, tried to analyze the [...]

Sep 242013
 
Fire takes barn & vehicles

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 18, 2013 – West Sacramento and Sacramento firefighters both responded to a challenging fire in rural Southport on September 6. They found a “fully involved” detached garage and barn — with no fire hydrants nearby at the Hilary Avenue location. Firefighters shuttled fire from a water tender vehicle, and [...]