Oct 152013
 
Munching along the waterfront

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 9, 2013 – BY NEWS-LEDGER STAFF – The second annual edition of “Trucktoberfest” Saturday on the West Sacramento riverfront seemed to show that the event is gaining an enthusiastic following. For the second year, food trucks descended on River Walk Park, next to the ziggurat building, CalSTRS tower and the [...]

Oct 112013
 
West Sac mini-brewpub opens tonight

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 11, 2013 – The doors open to customers just a few minutes from now at West Sacramento’s newest beer spot. Co-owner A.J. Tendick told the News-Ledger everything has finally fallen into place at Bike Dog Brewery, 2534 Industrial Boulevard, Suite 110. “We pulled some last minute strings and are open tonight [...]

Oct 042013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 4, 2013 – About 20 mobile food vendors will set up shop on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at West Sacramento’s River Walk Park. The second annual ‘Trucktoberfest’ will bring kids’ activities, a full bar and a beer garden, along with music from “Journey” and “Tower of Power” tribute [...]

Oct 042013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 4, 2013 –   Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on Wednesday, a Yolo County jury found 31-year-old Jason Stark of West Sacramento guilty of felony vandalism, felony petty theft with prior convictions and possession of narcotics paraphernalia.        According to the D.A.’s office:   “On June 25, [...]

Oct 032013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Live music, wine tasting, food, local art and fantastic classic boats will be part of “Vessels & Vines,” a fundraiser for the Sacramento Delta Youth Maritime Association (Sea Scouts) starting at 5 p.m. on Oct. 5 at the Sacramento Marina. For information, call Nate Eckler at 775-3732 or visit www.sacramentomarina.com or [...]

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 [...]