|Photo by the News-Ledger .|
Steve Marschke, the longtime publisher and editor of the News-Ledger. Read Daryl Fisher's memorial to Steve @ the News-Ledger website.
John, Ruth, Mason and Connor decided to brighten up their corner of the world over the Spring Break by painting this beautiful mural on their street facing fence. John is the artist and created the design, but the whole family was involved in the painting and planting. Thank you for making our world a better place.
The fields and open spaces in West Sacramento are filled with a profusion of wild mustard each spring.
To cuddle up in these bright yellow flower blankets as a kids always made me so happy!
Thank you Loren Ishii for sharing this photo of the setting sun that he shot while on his evening commute over the Freeport Bridge back to West Sacramento. The photo is unedited except for slight cropping, but has the look of a water colored landscape painting.
With 2 carts filled with belongings, her faithful friend watches over while she sends a text on her cell phone..Don't you wonder where she will spend the night tonight? I'm sure Raley's gets lots of complaints about the sidewalk sitters but my heart breaks when I see folks ending up in this situation.
The City of West Sacramento is a member of the Yolo County Homeless Coalition.
Thank you Linda Balakin Boerlin for sharing this great photo of some of the parents and volunteers working on the Washingon Little League ball field. Per Linda "This pic was in the News Ledger circa 1960’s. I believe it was a work party at the baseball diamond. I don’t know all the men but recognize Ernie Otten, Sam Tripp, Dave Meza, and possibly Don Kimbrell and Bob Horrel. The original Washington Little League Diamonds were located next door to the Broderick Post Office on Sacramento Avenue.
On Saturday, March 7th, 2015 at 9:00 AM there will be a Field Work Day at Washington Little League diamonds (Alyce Norman-Bryte Little League Fields at Todhunter and Carrie Street. Bring your shovels and garden tools with you if you are interested in giving them a hand. See more on their Facebook page. This year, the West Sacramento Little League will be inter-leaguing with Washington Little League and also using the Washington Fields for many games since they have too many teams to play only at Memorial Park.
|Washington Little League Volunteers Circa 1960|
Lenise Mowry announced the grand opening of her new Lenise's Cafe' at 3150 Jefferson Boulevard this week. We stopped by to sample some of the deliciousness and enjoyed chatting with Lenise at the counter. The European ambiance, music and outdoor seating is quite lovely and soon they will be offering a selection of wines and beers...the best part for me is it is in walking distance!!
I stopped to buy oranges from this beautiful senorita this week and she let me take her photo. These oranges are the sweetest and best navals I have ever tasted. I hope I see her again setup in the neighborhood so I can buy another couple of bags.
We stopped to enjoy the peaceful and scenic beauty of the barge canal access on Jefferson Boulevard this afternoon...no sign of any fishermen there today. The Fish Sniffer says "(Sacramento) Angling pressure has been light in the Sacramento
area since the New Year began, with the Port of Sacramento and
Sacramento Deepwater Channel offering the top striped bass fishing and
the Lower Delta offering the best sturgeon action."