Nov 292011
 
Tony & Millie Frates celebrate 70 years

  NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 23, 2011 – Tony and Millie Frates recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Tony is a lifelong resident of West Sacramento and attended Woodland High School. Millie went to school in Sacramento and they had their first date in 1941 at the Tower Theater. They were married the same year, just [...]

Nov 282011
 
Shaping future of West Sac's Washington neighborhood

West Sac’s Washington District is now a disparate mix of longtime residents, old houses, shiny townhouses, skyscrapers, and the homeless NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 23, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Officials from West Sacramento and the federal Housing & Urban Development Department (HUD) gathered at a street corner in the city’s Washington neighborhood on [...]

Nov 272011
 

 The West Sacramento Kiwanis bring back their annual holiday sale of See’s Candy gift boxes. Proceeds will help send local kids to summer camp. Visit the candy shop this year between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., Nov. 25 through Christmas Eve (Dec. 24). New location: 1001 Jefferson Blvd., Suite 800 (near the donut shop, just [...]

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 [...]