Jul 032013
 
Beer garden eyes site on South River Road: partial reincarnation of 'Brew It Up!'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 26, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor One of the first things into the re-purposed “Pioneer Bluffs” area of West Sacramento may be a brewery and beer garden from a principal at the former “Brew It Up!” restaurant in downtown Sacramento. Mike Costello, the former president, general manager and [...]

Jul 012013
 
New light may become West Sac landmark

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 1, 2013 – EDITOR’S NOTE: The News-Ledger reported in May that a blue ribbon of light was scheduled to go up — about 200 feet up — around a grain storage facility at the Port of West Sacramento. Tonight’s the night it turns on. Here’s the full statement from Art Schroeder, [...]

Jul 012013
 

NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — JUNE 19, 2013 – From the County of Yolo The Yolo County Library’s ever-popular Summer Reading Program, currently under way, has something for everyone.  This year’s program – “Our Reading is So Delicious” – runs now through mid-August and includes free reading clubs, exciting events and prizes. “A summer reading program is [...]

Jun 302013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  The West Sacramento Community Singers have a free concert on schedule. You’re invited to listen to them at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, at the Capital Museum rotunda in Sacramento, where they will present hits by ABBA and the Manhattan Transfer. Park near 11th and L streets and enter from [...]

Jun 292013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — JUNE 26, 2013 – Yolo County’s property tax roll was valued at over $20 billion for the first time since 2008, reports Assessor Joel Butler. “The improving real estate market and thriving agricultural economy, coupled with new construction and changes of ownership (which trigger reappraisal) increased this year’s roll to [...]

Jun 282013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 28, 2013 – With temperatures expected to top 100 degrees for about six days in a row, the City of West Sacramento offers this information about local ‘cooling centers’ available free to those in need: During the current heat wave, two West Sacramento centers will provide relief: ·The Arthur F. Turner [...]

Jun 282013
 
Weekend: a taste of West Sacramento's Portuguese heritage

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 26, 2013– FROM THE SAN PEDRO ASSOCIATION If you grew up in the “Bryte” or “Broderick” neighborhoods of West Sacramento, or old “West Sacramento,” then you probably remember the “Portuguese Picnic” that was celebrated the last weekend of June, with its parade through the streets of town filled with queens wearing big [...]