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, [...]

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 [...]