Nov 252012
 
Life in America before 'Black Friday'

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 – NEWS-LEDGER COLUMN BY DARYL FISHER This year I decided I wasn’t going to wait until the very last minute to do all my Christmas shopping so off I went this past Saturday to a shopping mall in downtown Sacramento. I quickly found what I was looking for and was [...]

Nov 252012
 

NEWS-LEDGER STAFF — NOV 21, 2012 – Sing up for the West Sacramento Christmas Basket Project’s holiday food baskets will be held:  Monday, Nov. 26, through Thursday, Dec. 13, at Community Lutheran Church, 920 Drever St. (just off Jefferson behind Chevron), from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m on weekdays and Saturdays 10-noon. Also Sundays, Nov. [...]

Nov 242012
 

NEWS-LEDGER STAFF — NOV 21, 2012 – West Sacramento’s fire department reports that firefighters were able to contain a fire in a Houston Street auto repair shop last Wednesday. They responded to the shop at 620 Houston Street at about 9:25 a.m., finding “smoke coming out of one of the roll-up doors at the business.” [...]

Nov 232012
 
A thousand West Sac residents helped

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 – About 250 families totaling about 1,000 West Sacramento residents turned up Saturday for the annual “Community  Giveaway Day” held on Saturday at the Westfield Village Elementary School campus. The event started at 8 a.m. — but people started lining up on the drizzly day as early as [...]

Nov 212012
 
Tree lighting & visit from Santa soon

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The annual West Sacramento Tree Lighting is on the schedule for 6-8:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30 in front of city hall, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. Kids can get a picture with Santa at this popular event between 6:30-8 p.m. Entertainment will include the River City High School Choir, West Sacramento [...]

Nov 202012
 
West Sac vet rides in parade

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 14, 2012 – Former sergeant Eli Plaugher of West Sacramento (waving) served in the Korean War in 1951 -1952. Sunday, he rode in the downtown Sacramento Veteran’s Day parade. With him (at left) is family friend Sgt. Tommy Wang who served  two tours in Iraq. West Sacramento did not hold [...]