Dec 302012
 
Rotary chips in for youth boxing

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 – The boxing program is organized in collaboration with the City of West Sacramento and the Broderick and Bryte Main Event Coalition, with Tony “The Tiger” Lopez and other boxing luminaries helping out. Upcoming is the program’s third summer.   “We had about 60 last year, including about [...]

Dec 292012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 – RIVER WALK PARK IS A GOOD SPOT TO WATCH THE SHOW: New Year’s Eve festivities in Old Sacramento will include a couple of fireworks shows, along with other entertainment.   The fireworks will be launched from West Sacramento’s riverfront and can be viewed from either Old Sacramento [...]

Dec 282012
 
They could have been anybody's kids

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 26, 2012 – ‘MY BACK PAGES’: Daryl Fisher’s column So, just what is the “Bushmaster .223 AR-15” assault rifle that was used to slaughter 20 grade school children and six of their female teachers and administrators a week ago last Friday in Newtown, Connecticut? To begin with, it’s actually a demilitarized version [...]

Dec 272012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 27, 2012 – The West Sacramento Police Department has announced that it will operate a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, Dec. 28, somewhere in city limits. At the checkpoint, motorists will be screened for signs of intoxication and their licenses will be checked. The checkpoint will last from 7 [...]

Dec 272012
 
Singers raise voices at Nugget

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 26, 2012 – The West Sacramento Community Singers — a group of enthusiastic amateurs — provided some holiday cheer on Sunday afternoon for shoppers inside Nugget in Southport.   The singers summoned forth some carols and other upbeat music in the store’s coffee shop, with dozens of people sipping coffee [...]

Dec 272012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 – Local curbside refuse and recycling collection will be affected by the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. CHRISTMAS WEEK: On Tuesday, Dec. 25, those who usually receive service will instead receive their service on Wednesday; the scheduled pickups on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will also each be one [...]

Dec 252012
 
West Sac woman is Red Cross 'hero'

 FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 – A West Sacramento woman received a “Hero” award from the Capital Region Chapter of the American Red Cross. Raemarie Goin of West Sacramento and  Scott Sherwood, another employee of the Costco store in Woodland, were honored for coming to the aid of a customer who suffered a [...]