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 [...]

Nov 132011
 
Volleyball finishes tied for fourth

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 9, 2011 – River City High School’s volleyball team played their Cosumnes Oaks on Oct. 31.    The freshman squad had the night off. The Raider junior varsity lost 2-0, while the Varsity won in 5 by a final of 3-2. The team played its final game of the season [...]