Mar 252013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – With baseball season getting underway, we just received this missive from the front office of the Sacramento River Cats here in West Sacramento. No doubt, there’s a degree of “tongue in cheek” going on here. The press release follows: “You’ve been warned: the moniker ‘River Cats’ is comprised of two words, with [...]

Mar 252013
 
With its back to the wall, port tries a new business plan

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 20, 2013 – Local leaders say turnaround hasn’t come & it’s time to change business model By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor With the “B-word” – bankruptcy – returning to conversations about the Port of West Sacramento in recent months, the port’s governing board last Wednesday adopted a business plan that [...]

Mar 242013
 
West Sacramento Community Orchestra Takes Stage at civic center

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 13, 2013 – Dozens of music-lovers listened in respectful silence on March 10 as the West Sacramento Community Concert offered a free program at the civic center galleria. Selections were made from ‘Les Miserables’ and the Beatles, as well as Liguini’s “Ballet Russe” and other choices. The orchestra, under music [...]

Mar 222013
 
'You have the right to an attorney...'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 20, 2013 – GUEST OPINION By Tracie Olson Yolo County Public Defender Born in 1910, Clarence Earl Gideon was a homeless drifter who spent most of his life in and out of trouble.  In 1961, a pool room in Florida was burglarized.  A single eyewitness testified that he saw the [...]

Mar 222013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Families are invited to the Spring Carnival at the West Sacramento Recreation Center (Southport, next to River City High School), from noon to 2 p.m. on Sat., March 23. Volunteers from the River City High School Interact Club will help kids with some face painting and some T-shirt tie-dying, among other [...]