Dec 102011
 
Holiday tree lights up

From the NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 7, 2011 HOLIDAY TREE-LIGHTING: Hundreds attended the ceremonial lighting of the city’s holiday tree on Dec. 2 in front of city hall The event featured music and a visit from Santa, and was hosted by the Chamber of Commerce.

Nov 282011
 
Shaping future of West Sac's Washington neighborhood

West Sac’s Washington District is now a disparate mix of longtime residents, old houses, shiny townhouses, skyscrapers, and the homeless NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 23, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Officials from West Sacramento and the federal Housing & Urban Development Department (HUD) gathered at a street corner in the city’s Washington neighborhood on [...]

Nov 102011
 
Veterans Day Parade coming Friday

 NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 9, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The first West Sacramento Veterans Day Parade is scheduled for this Friday afternoon through West Sacramento’s Park Boulevard area – and organizer Debbie Reynolds of the Eskaton Wilson Manor says there will be a lot for viewers to see. “There is a grand total [...]

Oct 052011
 

  The ‘Police Log appears weekly in the News-Ledger. Here’s a sample, from the News-Ledger, Sept. 28, 2011.   Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents It’s just a sampling of the reports, calls for service and arrests made by the West Sacramento Police Department during the past [...]

Oct 032011
 
Mixed results for RCHS volleyball

  River City High School’s volleyball squad took on El Dorado on Sept. 19. The Raider frosh won their match 2-1, while the RCHS varsity and junior varsity each dropped their matches to El Dorado (3-0 and 2-0, respectively). All three Raider squads dropped their matches to Union Mine on Monday, but they will regroup [...]

Oct 032011
 
U.S. Ag Secretary visits West Sac

 NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 28, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture paid a call on West Sacramento on Monday morning, as part of a White House effort to push for passage of the president’s “American Jobs Act” stimulus proposal. Secretary Tom Vilsack joined a handful of leaders from the region for [...]