May 042012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Join the “Bark for Life” event, with your dog, and walk to raise funds in the fight against cancer. Affiliated with the American Cancer Society and its “Relay for Life” event, the “Bark for Life” walk will include vendors, food, raffle and dog events. It will be held from 9 a.m. [...]

May 032012
 
West Sac soldier dies in Afghanistan

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 2, 2012 – A 22-year old who grew up in West Sacramento and enlisted in the Army  died on April 24 while serving in Afghanistan. Specialist Manuel J. Vasquez was on his first deployment to the region, serving with C Company, 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Blackhawk in [...]

May 022012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 25, 2012 – The Palamidessi family, owners of Club Pheasant restaurant in Southport, will host a poker fundraiser to benefit Virginia Mochel, a second-grader at Our Lady of Grace School who has been diagnosed with leukemia for the second time. The event is tentatively planned for early June; watch for [...]

May 012012
 
Liberty Ranch bests RC Raiders

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 25, 2012 River City High School’s baseball team hosted the Liberty Ranch Hawks on April 19. The visitors won the varsity game, 6-4, as well as j.v., 10-3. A few days later, the varsity Raiders beat the Hawks by the same 6-4 score. River City hosted Linden for a specially-arranged [...]

Apr 302012
 
RCHS kid heads to naval academy

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 25, 2012 — BY SAM URREA Kai Hinton is a big step closer to fulfilling his life-long dream of becoming a naval aviator: the River City High School senior has been accepted into the United States Naval Academy. An overachieving student and athlete for as long as he can remember, [...]

Apr 292012
 
9-year old wins gymnastics honors

Landon Wu, a nine-year old who attends Southport Elementary School, became the 2012 level 6 All-Around Regional Champion for Region 1 (including California, Nevada, Arizona, and Hawaii) in competition on April 15. It was his second regional title in a row.   Landon took gold in pommel horse, high bar, parallel bars and floor exercises, [...]

Apr 292012
 
Stranded boater rescued

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 25, 2012 – West Sacramento’s Fire Boat 41 gave a tow to a boater in need on the evening of April 17. The sailboat owner said he did not have any water to drink and hadn’t eaten in three days, reports the city fire department. He told local media all his belongings [...]