Jan 142015
 
Hats: for ladies and domed reptiles --

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –JAN 7, 2015 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor December 20 turned out to be “the best birthday ever!” reports Cindy Breninger of Southport. That day, a sketch of her little tortoise in a handmade decorative “hat” was part of a front-page article in the Wall Street Journal. The article explored people [...]

Dec 262014
 
Teen Center hosts party, gives presents

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 24, 2014 – Courtesy of Collings Teen Center Seventy employees from Agrium and Clark Pacific (two West Sacramento companies) and the Collings Teen Center at 1541 Merkley Avenue hosted a Christmas meal for 130 local kids and their parents on Dec. 13 at the center. Visitors received a turkey dinner, games, activities [...]

Dec 242014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Both Christmas (Dec. 25) and New Year’s Day (Jan. 1) will result in changes to West Sacramento’s garbage and recycling pickup day. Both weeks, regular Thursday service will move to Friday and regular Friday service moves to Saturday. City hall and the community center will close Dec. 24 through Jan. 4. [...]

Dec 122014
 
West Sac celebrates tree-lighting

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 10, 2014 Among the entertainers at Friday evening’s Holiday Tree Lighting party were members of River City High School’s Advanced Vocal Ensemble, shown here at the railings above the crowd. Hundreds of citizens gathered to meet ceremony and watch the lights go on at the tree outside city hall, 1110 West Capitol [...]

Dec 072014
 
Free concert by West Sac orchestra

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Community Orchestra invites you to a free concert of holiday favorites, 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7, at the West Sacramento City Hall Galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. On the program will be the “Hansel and Gretel Overture” from Humperdinck, “Christmas at the Movies,” “Sleigh Ride” and more. [...]