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 [...]

Nov 162011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  The West Sacramento Community Center presents historian William Petite, with entertaining stories about famous people from Sacramento’s past – including Jean Harlow (“The Marilyn Monroe of her day”), Joe DiMaggio, Wyatt Earp, and more. Light refreshments. The event is planned for 2 p.m. on Nov. 16 at the center, 1075 West [...]

Nov 152011
 

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The annual “Dickens in the Valley” holiday home tour will return Sat., Dec. 3, as a benefit for the Friends of Meals on Wheels. The group promotes a program that brings hot meals to local shut-ins, especially elderly residents. The home tour lasts from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and [...]

Nov 152011
 
Happy 90th to West Sac man

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 9 2011 – Fred A. Pierini was planning to celebrate  his 90th birthday, 11/11/11 at  Fasullo Restaurant in Davis with 24 family members including his wife, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister in law and brother in law. Ferrucio (“Fred”) was born in the small Tuscan village of Collesino, Italy, in 1921 [...]

Nov 142011
 

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL, Nov 9, 2011 There’s always been a part of the media that has been salacious and irresponsible. But it’s pretty clear that some media that used to consider itself “respectable” has lowered its standards. A lot. The Internet – by its very character and by its crowded nature – has been a catalyst [...]

Nov 142011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 9, 2011 – The City of West Sacramento announced Oct. 20 that it had received a $496,000 federal grant to implement a new “Safe and Healthy Routes to School Project.” The grant was administered by Caltrans. The project will seek to “establish a culture of walking and biking to school [...]