Sep 232011
 
Flags go up for 9/11 memorial

 NEWS-LEDGER SEPT 14, 2011 The flags went back up from Friday to Sunday to commemorate 9/11. The display, at the corner of South River Road and Jefferson Boulevard in Southport, was the work of John Vinson. He’s put up a flag display every year since 9/11. This year, in addition to several hundred large flags, [...]

Sep 232011
 
A 'kid extraordinnaire'

  (Editor’s note: The News-Ledger is trying a new feature today – a profile of a remarkable youth, from time to time.) NEWS-LEDGER SEPT. 14, 2011 By Anita Varney Jake Manning, a ten-year old from West Sacramento, qualifies as this week’s “Kid Extraordinaire.” Recently, he was in downtown Sacramento with his mother and sister. Jake [...]

Apr 272011
 

200 locals, 900 church members to hit the dirt in north area on Saturday News-Ledger April 27, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor One of the city’s largest volunteer work parties will head into some of West Sacramento’s parks on Saturday to plant trees, fix walkways, paint backstops, install fencing and perform a host of [...]

Apr 272011
 

By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor At his “State of the City” speech on April 14, Mayor Christopher Cabaldon lauded West Sacramento’s potential to partner with UC Davis to create an “innovation hub” that builds a link between academic research and the private sector. The project could involve fields such as food science, he said. “We [...]

Apr 222011
 

News-Ledger Online – April 22, 2011 This press release is just in from the West Sacramento Police Department: “On April 21, 2011 at approximately 9:20 pm, the West Sacramento Police Department responded to 700 block of Hardy Dr. for an assault in progress.  As officers were responding the Community Response Team (CRT) was in the [...]

Apr 222011
 

News-Ledger web article April 22, 2011 This press release is just in from the West Sacramento Police Department: “On April 21, 2011 at approximately 9:20 pm, the West Sacramento Police Department responded to 700 block of Hardy Dr. for an assault in progress.  As officers were responding the Community Response Team (CRT) was in the [...]

Apr 152011
 
Mayor Cabaldon's State of the City address

NEWS-LEDGER WEB ARTICLE April 15, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor     The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual ‘State of the City’ dinner and address on April 14 at the city hall galleria. Several hundred people attended. Mayor Christopher Cabaldon gave the keynote address, in which he covered a lot of [...]