Aug 172011
 
West Sac native living his dream in music world

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER AUGUST 17, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A certain graduate of the Class of 1967, James Marshall High School, will return to his hometown of West Sacramento tomorrow night. He’ll bring his blues harmonica and a band. “Mick Martin and the Blues Rockers” will play in the cozy new Black [...]

Aug 172011
 
RCHS football gears up for 2011

From the News-Ledger Aug. 17, 2011 The River City High School Raiders enter the 2011 season after making waves in 2010, when they racked up a 10-2 record and reversed years of lackluster team performance. “Last year, I felt like we made a statement,” said Head Coach Art Bustamante. “We were the hunters. This year, [...]

Aug 102011
 
Gym closes -- blaming City, in part

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER, AUG. 10, 2011 By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor A West Sacramento business that found itself in the unusual position of having to compete with a city-owned facility closed its doors at the end of July. Said a note on the website for 15th Street Fitness: “The economy, accompanied by the city of [...]

Aug 032011
 
After a year off, parade & fair will return

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER West Sacramento’s annual “Community Day Parade” and “Neighbors Fair” took a break during 2010 because funding and support were scarce in these tough economic times. But they’re back. A version of the parade and fair will return this year on Saturday, Oct. 1, along Merkley and West Capitol avenues near city hall. [...]

Jul 272011
 

From the News-Ledger – July 27, 2011 – Southport crossing still lacks traction; bridge at Broadway/15th Street will get further scrutiny By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Sacramento’s city council reacted to a new Sac/West Sac study of possible new river crossings by leaning away from the concept of a new bridge from Sutterville Road to [...]

Jul 132011
 
Activist sues Whitey's Jolly Kone

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER JULY 13, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The bathroom at Whitey’s Jolly Kone is closed to the public. But the fact that it’s closed is not as remarkable as the reason it’s closed: A Southport man who has sued dozens of Northern California businesses over compliance with the Americans with Disabilities [...]