Apr 012013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – YoloArts is sponsoring a community art project to which all West Sacramentans can contribute. The “Grow Yolo Mandela Community Project” will offer workshops for community involvement, featuring media such as weavings, mosaics and pictures, through May. The finished “Mandala” will be unveiled at the West Sacramento Farmers Market in May. Visit [...]

Apr 012013
Man & dog safe after Southport fire

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAR 27, 2013 – Firefighters responded to a house fire in the Bridgeway Island neighborhood on the afternoon of March 19, finding a “fully involved” garage fire when they arrived. A second alarm was called, drawing coverage from Sacramento and Davis, while firefighters on-scene went into the home to help a [...]

Mar 312013

NEWS-LEDGER — MAR 27, 2013 – A nonprofit housing developer has announced groundbreaking for a 70-unit affordable housing project to open in the fall of 2014 in West Sacramento’s Bridge District. “The Rivermark” will go up at 959 Bridge Street (at 5th Street). The 188-acre Bridge District, near Raley Field, has been master-planned by the [...]

Mar 302013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Vacuum your Chewbacca suit, or polish your Storm Trooper armor: A “Star Wars Day” celebration is planned for 4-9 p.m. on Sat., May 4, at the West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. It will be a celebration of the culture of the movie series, with Star Wars toy appraisals, [...]

Mar 292013

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 27, 2013 – From River City High School A pair of hard-fought wins against their closest competitors has the River City High School Tennis Team alone at the top of the Sierra Valley Conference (SVC) standings.  The Raiders defeated Vista del Lago 6 to 3 and Cosumnes Oaks 7 to 2 to [...]

Mar 282013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 20, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor After going many decades without a local brewery in West Sacramento, 2013 looks like a good year for beer: Sacramento’s Rubicon Brewery continues to assemble its new production facility near Ikea. It will start producing styles perhaps including its “Monkey Knife Fight [...]

Mar 272013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The City of West Sacramento will hold its first annual “Earth Day” event from 10-2 on April 20 at the West Sacramento Community Center,1075 West Capitol Avenue. Music, food vendors, raffle prizes, a light bulb exchange and information on green living. Exhibitors are invited, with some restrictions – email provevents@wavecable.com. Also, [...]