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 [...]