Sep 252011
 

Mayor Christopher Cabaldon announced Friday that he is forming a special advisory team to look at how the city might accelerate community redevelopment efforts if its redevelopment agency is dismantled by new state laws. Governor Brown has proposed eliminating local redevelopment agencies to help balance the state’s budget. Local governments will be able to keep [...]

Sep 252011
 

You’re invited to a discussion of “The Help,” by Kathryn Stockett, on Oct. 19. The club meets at 6:30 p.m. in the community room of the library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. The event is hosted by the Evening Book Club, which welcomes new members. No charge. See the information desk to borrow a copy of the [...]

Sep 232011
 
Flags go up for 9/11 memorial

 NEWS-LEDGER SEPT 14, 2011 The flags went back up from Friday to Sunday to commemorate 9/11. The display, at the corner of South River Road and Jefferson Boulevard in Southport, was the work of John Vinson. He’s put up a flag display every year since 9/11. This year, in addition to several hundred large flags, [...]

Sep 232011
 
A 'kid extraordinnaire'

  (Editor’s note: The News-Ledger is trying a new feature today – a profile of a remarkable youth, from time to time.) NEWS-LEDGER SEPT. 14, 2011 By Anita Varney Jake Manning, a ten-year old from West Sacramento, qualifies as this week’s “Kid Extraordinaire.” Recently, he was in downtown Sacramento with his mother and sister. Jake [...]

Sep 212011
 
Art of Dan Harris is now on display

NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 14, 2011 – Dan Harris — a city employee for over 20 years — now has an art display on exhibit at “Gallery 1075,” inside the community center at 1075 West Capitol Avenue.   Dan was the city’s in-house graphic artist, responsible for such projects as the design of the city’s printed [...]