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 [...]

Sep 202011
 

Riverbank Elementary School sixth graders will be washing cars to help raise $15,000 for a trip to Sly Park in November. The car wash will be held Sat., Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school, 1100 Carrie Street. Donations welcome. There will also be a “hot dog lunch combo meal” for [...]