Jul 072012
 
RCHS kid nails the blues

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 4, 2012 –   Ammon Burdge of River City High School won this year’s ‘Blues in the Schools’ contest, composing a song called “Sky’s Turning Gray  Skies Blue.” The senior is a member of the school’s jazz band, “The Syncopating Sea-Monkeys.”   The winning song will be produced and recorded by professional [...]

May 152012
 
Manny Ramirez to join River Cats

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 15, 2012 –   This news is just in from the River Cats organization: Baseball icon Manny Ramirez is set to join the Sacramento River Cats roster for 10 games, with his Raley Field debut scheduled for Friday, May 25, the Oakland Athletics announced today. Ramirez is eligible to play 10 [...]

May 142012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 9, 2012 – May is “Bike Month” in the region. Part of the celebration includes an “Energizer Station” to be set up for passing cyclists between 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15, on West Capitol Avenue near the community center (south side of the street near 1075 [...]

May 122012
 
Where the Delta came from

GUEST COMMENTARY FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 9, 2012 – By Glen Holstein Tuleyome Organization Fifteen thousand years ago what became California had no Delta and was in a very different world in which much of North America and Europe were covered by vast continental ice sheets.  By then people occupied most of the eastern [...]

May 102012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 10, 2012 – The News-Ledger’s presence on the web is getting bigger all the time. Six months ago, the News-Ledger launched WestSac.com and revitalized its sister website, News-Ledger.com.  Since that launch, visitor traffic has about doubled –and it continues to grow. We expect to double the traffic again in the next [...]

Apr 212012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 21, 2012 – The suspect in yesterday’s carjackings that shut down I-80 at the Yolo Causeway is dead after a shooting involving Sacramento sheriff’s deputies at an apartment complex. Following is the entire set of press releases summarizing the incident from the West Sacramento Police Department: PRESS RELEASE  April 20 “On [...]