Jan 282013
 
Things I won't miss about the Kings

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 16, 2013 – As I write this, the less-than-beloved Maloof family have apparently sold the Sacramento Kings to a group of wealthy Seattle, Washington investors headed by some hedge fund guy named Chris Hansen. The selling price appears to be about $525 million, which should go a long way in [...]

Jan 242013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 23, 2013 – The Sacramento River Cats announced yesterday they are searching for enthusiastic seasonal “Cat Crew” members who “have a desire to entertain and create memories for River Cats fans,” with auditions set for Saturday, Jan. 26, at Raley Field.   In addition to implementing promotions during home games, [...]

Dec 042012
 
RCHS volleyball presents annual awards

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 – The River City High School Volleyball awards banquet was held last Wednesday, reports Coach Tammy Bacon.   Among the honorees for the 2012 squad: Freshman awards went to Most Valuable Player, Amanda Tyson, and MVP & Most Inspirational Player , Jordan Criswell. For the junior varsity, Most [...]

Dec 042012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Fire Department is looking for volunteers to serve on its Certified Emergency Response Team, or CERT. Citizens are trained to assist in a disaster, learning skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue and disaster medical operations. The next round of training begins Jan. 15. For information, [...]

Nov 282012
 
River Cats get a new manager

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 28, 2012 – From the Sacramento River Cats minor league baseball team: Seven-year Major League veteran Steve Scarsone will be the fifth manager in River Cats history, the Oakland Athletics announced today. Rick Rodriguez—who was the A’s bullpen coach for the last two seasons after spending 10 seasons in Sacramento—will return [...]

Nov 132012
 
West Sac emergency volunteers respond to simulated earthquake disaster

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 7, 2012 – West Sacramento’s CERTs (Certified Emergency Response Technicians) joined other teams in the region to participate in a disaster-response exercise on Oct. 13. The 500 volunteers practiced responding to a simulated earthquake emergency at a shopping mall. CERT members are trained by the local fire department in skills [...]

Nov 072012
 
RCHS soccer ends with a win

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 31, 2012 – By Jorden Wusstig RCHS Journalism Class & Soccer Team Member After a well fought season and a solid fourth-place league finish, the final game came and went for River City boys soccer. October 25th was the last game for RCHS seniors Manuel Moreno, Graviel Muniz, Alejandro Castro, [...]