Sep 212012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Theater Company is holding open auditions for “The Great American Western,” written by Bruce Gueldon. Auditions will begin at 10 a.m. on Sept. 22 at the Black Box Theater in the community center, 1075 W. Capitol Ave., second floor. The production is a musical parody with [...]

Sep 212012
 
Endeavor passes over Tower Bridge

 NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 21, 2012 – The space shuttle Endeavor kept its appointment with the Sacramento area this morning, passing over the Tower Bridge area as part of a tour that will put it in a museum in Los Angeles. This shot was snapped by the News-Ledger’s Eric Harding — who actually got the [...]

Sep 202012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 19, 2012 – Find yourself someplace with a clear view of the sky on Friday – preferably near the state capitol building in Sacramento – and you will get a treat. The retired space shuttle Endeavor is due to make a pass over Sacramento’s capitol building, riding piggyback [...]

Sep 192012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 19, 2012 – The office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig has just released a statement saying that it will not press charges against the UC Davis police officers involved in a notorious use of pepper spray against peaceful protesters last November. The statement doesn’t condone the officers’ actions (and [...]

Sep 192012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – Got some trashed mattresses, furniture, box springs, cardboard or tires (up to 9)? The City of West Sacramento is offering a “Bulky Waste Drop-Off” event from Sept. 19-22 (weekdays 4-7 p.m. and Saturday 9-3) at 540 Harbor Blvd. Bring proof of West Sacramento residency (city utility bill or driver’s [...]

Sep 182012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo County Food Bank will distribute free food to eligible West Sacramento and Clarksburg residents on Tuesday, September 18. Hours and locations are: 9-10 a.m. at the County Building, 500 Jefferson Blvd.; 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd.; 11-noon at the Yolo Housing Authority, 685 [...]

Sep 172012
 
Oldtimer Lou Arges dead at 90

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 17, 2012 – Lou Arges, a well-known West Sacramento property owner and businessman, died in his home on Sept. 11 at the age of 90. Arges was a sheepherder, farmer and businessman. His business interests included “The Pipe King” pipe sales spot on Jefferson Blvd. in Southport, which for a number [...]