Oct 172013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 17, 2013 –    California Lottery officials just announced that a lottery ticket purchased at a West Sacramento gas station is worth $487,000.    The buyer matched ‘Powerball’ winning numbers 3, 26, 28, 34 and 42 – missing only the sixth number, 28. The Powerball jackpot now goes to $186 [...]

Oct 172013
 
West Sac regatta draws a thousand rowers

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 16, 2013 – ABOVE: Crews head past a freighter and head for the dock after Sunday’s round of three-mile rowing races at the Port of West Sacramento. Bill Naddy of the local River City Rowing Club reports the annual regatta drew over a thousand athletes this year — including high [...]

Oct 162013
 
Walk raises $4,000 for charity

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 9, 2013 – A West Sacramento “Friends of the Poor”  walk drew about 100 people on September 28, and raised about $4,000 for charity. Event representative Paul Starkey reports that dozens of people did the two-mile walk hosted by Our Lady of Grace Conference at the Our Lady of Grace [...]

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, [...]