Sep 012011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – AUG. 31, 2011 – The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce wants to put some shade over the new Thursday night farmers market at 1271 West Capitol Avenue. To fund the “colorful shade sails,” there will be a fundraising party on Sept. 30, from 6-10 p.m at the site. The “Corks Kegs” event will [...]

Aug 312011
 
Pooches in the pool

NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT. 7, 2011 – If only that pit bull could talk: ‘Kisses’ gets a swim lesson from owner Kevin Gowens during the ‘Soggy Doggie Day’ event in which the parks department marked the end of the public swimming season by opening the Rec Center recreation pool up to dogs ($5) and their human [...]

Aug 312011
 
Raiders drop opener; Beall shines in QB competition

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – AUG 31, 2011 – Sophomore Kevin Burkes on a 95-yard touchdown run for the RC jayvees (Photo by DE’ONNA JACK)  Well, they knew they faced a challenge. The River City Raiders opened the 2011 football season on the road against the number-six ranked Whitney Wildcats last Friday in Rocklin. Whitney took [...]

Aug 312011
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – AUG. 31, 2011 –   Editor’s note: This article is an updated and corrected version of an article published in our print edition on Aug. 31.   We received new information after going to press. Unlike the shooting on West Capitol Avenue on Aug. 27 that left a man dead, there was [...]

Aug 312011
 
River Cats clinch division, head toward playoffs

River Cats celebrate clinching their division title on Aug. 24 (courtesy of Sacramento River Cats) FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – AUG 31, 2011 – The Sacramento River Cats have clinched the Pacific South Division championship, returning home Monday to begin their final homestand of the season. The Triple-A baseball team (an affiliate of the Oakland A’s) [...]

Aug 242011
 
City & U-Haul can’t agree about illegally tall sign

U-Haul’s illegally tall sign on West Capitol Avenue. The company says it needs a tall sign so truck renters can safely spot the entrance, and return a vehicle. (News-Ledger file photo) FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – AUG 24, 2011 – By Steve MarschkeNews-Ledger Editor And then there was one: A U-Haul sign is the last illegally [...]