Nov 262011
 
Little park gets artistic centerpiece

  NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 23, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Right on time at 10 o’clock on Friday morning, a crane dropped a shiny new piece of public artwork onto a concrete base at the Rotary Centennial Park. It was planned by Rotary members to be an asset to the neighborhood near Jefferson [...]

Nov 252011
 
Senator Garage celebrates 85 years

   NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 23, 2011 (published here with additional photos) The historic Senator Garage building at 521 C Street in northern West Sacramento celebrated its 85th birthday on Oct. 1 with a party. The occasion was also used to re-dedicate a plaque commemorating a local courthouse “somewhere” near that site in the mid-1800s, before [...]

Nov 242011
 
Happy 90th birthday!

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 16, 2011 – Rodolfo “Rudy” Clarke celebrated his 90th birthday last week, alongside his wife of 62 years, Bea, and their sons and grandchildren. Sons David, Edward and Paul joined them from the Sacramento and Davis area, while son Robert was due to travel from New Hampshire for the [...]

Nov 232011
 
Sneak peek at new county courthouse

GUEST COMMENTARY From the Administrative Office of the Courts State of California Local government leaders received the first public preview of the design of the New Woodland Courthouse at last night’s city council meeting when Presiding Judge David Rosenberg of the Superior Court of Yolo County and officials from the Administrative Office of the Courts [...]

Nov 182011
 
On the West Sac Business Beat:

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 16, 2011 – Wal-Mart is considering the installation of solar energy panels on the rooftop of its West Sacramento store, as part of a campaign to put the panels on about 65 stores in the state. The plan is for installer SolarCity to own, install and maintain the panels. According [...]

Nov 172011
 

 Attend the “Hope Stocking Event” on Dec. 1, and help support the West Sacramento Foundation, which disburses grant money to local services for children, seniors, sports, arts, education and more. The festivities will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Club Pheasant, 2525 Jefferson Blvd., and will feature hors d’oeuvres and holiday cheer. Donate and [...]

Nov 162011
 
Remembering Lillian Domasky

  NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 16, 2011 – By Daryl Fisher Note: Lifelong West Sacramento resident Lillian Domasky passed away last week and she and her late husband, Bob, were like second-parents to me back when I was a teenager and their son, John, was my best friend. She was kind and caring and full of [...]