Aug 172011
 
RCHS football gears up for 2011

Jose Monreal goes for the ball, challenged by Antonio Parea. The two RCHS Raiders were participating in the team’s annual ‘Blue Gold” preseason football scrimmage on Saturday. (Photo by DE’ONNA JACK) 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 [...]

Aug 172011
 
West Sac native living his dream in music world

MICK MARTIN (courtesy photo) FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER AUGUST 17, 2011 – By Steve MarschkeNews-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 [...]

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

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER Local scouts helped lead the way in the city’s last Community Day Parade, in 2009 (News-Ledger photo) 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 [...]

Jul 282011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER July 28, 2011   Editor’s note: the annual “National Night Out Against Crime” returns next week. Here’s the press release from the West Sacramento Police Department.  It includes the list of participating residential blocks & streets. Many of the locations will get visits from police, firefighters, military representatives. In the past, mascots [...]

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 232011
 
Walking & running against cancer

DELAINEY ZUNIGA, age three, is recovering and doing well after a bout with blood cancer. The granddaughter of Jolaine and Wes Beers (he’s a former West Sacramento mayor), Delainey helped lead a “survivors’ lap” at the Relay for Life on Saturday morning. Photo courtesy of Debbie Norton-Johnson Roughly 600 people descended on the track at [...]