Nov 162011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  The West Sacramento Community Center presents historian William Petite, with entertaining stories about famous people from Sacramento’s past – including Jean Harlow (“The Marilyn Monroe of her day”), Joe DiMaggio, Wyatt Earp, and more. Light refreshments. The event is planned for 2 p.m. on Nov. 16 at the center, 1075 West [...]

Oct 142011
 
Design effort turns to Southport levees

 Project will probably mean purchase of some private property near Sacramento River NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 12, 2011 As West Sacramento flood control officials turn their attention to the levees in Southport along the river, they expect to have to buy some land – and perhaps some houses – from some local owners. The exact plans, [...]

Sep 282011
 

     The Sacramento River Cats made it all the way to the championship series. But then they were swept in three games by the Omaha Storm Chasers, who earned a Pacific Coast League Championship. Omaha cemented the championship with an 11-6 victory on Sept. 17 at Raley Field. The River Cats were seeking their [...]

Aug 312011
 
River Cats clinch division, head toward playoffs

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – AUG 31, 2011 – The Sacramento River Cats have clinched the Pacific South Division championship, returning home Monday to begin their final homestand of the season. The Triple-A baseball team (an affiliate of the Oakland A’s) is hosting the Las Vegas 51s, who are an affiliate of the major league Toronto [...]

Jul 272011
 

From the News-Ledger – July 27, 2011 – Southport crossing still lacks traction; bridge at Broadway/15th Street will get further scrutiny By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Sacramento’s city council reacted to a new Sac/West Sac study of possible new river crossings by leaning away from the concept of a new bridge from Sutterville Road to [...]

Feb 232011
 
Obituaries: Richard Novoa, and others

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – FEB 23, 2011 – Richard Novoa, Jr. Richard Novoa, Jr., died Feb. 10, 2011, of complications related to the 2005 liver transplant that had saved his life. Mr. Novoa, 59, was owner of the Sacramento Gold semi-pro soccer team, which finished its first season with a championship last July in the [...]