Oct 112012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – You’re invited to “open house” at Fire Station 45 in Southport, on Lake Washington Blvd. just east of Jefferson, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 13. There will be a kids’ jump house, face painting, equipment demonstrations, car seat checks, blood pressure checks, a chance to [...]

Oct 012012
 
'Little Free Library' in Southport

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — SEPT 26, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Those creative folks living next to the Main Drain Parkway in Southport have come up with something new to the city. They’ve installed a “little free library” about as big as a good-size birdhouse. “My husband heard about the [...]

Sep 132012
 
9/11: Paying their respects

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 12, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The flags returned on Friday, thousands of them, fluttering in just about the same Southport location they have occupied on each anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. There’s one flag for each victim of that day – [...]

Sep 112012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 11, 2011 – At least two Southport residents reported to police last week that there were suspicious people going door-to-door, claiming to have something to do with the home security business. One report came from St. John Road. Here’s the other, from tomorrow’s “Police Log” in the News-Ledger: “An Eagle Street [...]

Sep 072012
 
9/11 memorial flag display returns

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 5, 2012 – Former West Sacramento resident John Vinson reports that he will shortly begin installing hundreds of American flags at the corner of South River Road and Jefferson Boulevard in Southport. Vinson creates the annual flag display as a remembrance of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, [...]

Jul 262012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –   Donte Greene’s “3-on-3 Jamboree” comes to the West Sacramento Recreation Center on Sat., Aug. 3. There are competitive divisions from age 14 and up, both men and women. Reserve your spot for $50; team registration is $125. Visit www.westsacfun.org or call 617-4770. Copyright News-Ledger 2012