Barbara Smith

Barbara Smith writes the blog My West Sacramento Photo of the Day.

Web Site: http://west-sacramento.blogspot.com/


Spring Art Project

Mar 31, 2015
Spring Art Project

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 paint...

Rest in Peace – Bill Gay Long-time resident of West Sacramento

Mar 31, 2015
Rest in Peace –  Bill Gay Long-time resident of West Sacramento

Long-time West Sacramento resident Bill Gay passed away on March 26, 2015. Rest in Peace Bill.William Joseph Gay was born on September l0, 1926 in Placerville, California and made his home with his incredible family in West Sacramento until his passing...

Watching the ship go by

Mar 28, 2015
Watching the ship go by

Driving along Jefferson Boulevard toward Clarksburg can be quite an adventure.  Yesterday we saw this ship from Singapore cruising up river to the Port of West Sacramento.

Where the Sinapis arvensis grows

Mar 9, 2015
Where the Sinapis arvensis grows

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!

Evening sunset by Loren Ishii

Mar 8, 2015
Evening sunset by Loren Ishii

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 land...

Homeless in West Sacramento

Mar 7, 2015
Homeless in West Sacramento

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 he...

Washington Little League Volunteers Circa 1960

Mar 4, 2015
Washington Little League Volunteers Circa 1960

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...

Lenise’s Cafe’ – coffees, juice drinks, paninis and more

Feb 21, 2015
Lenise’s Cafe’ – coffees, juice drinks, paninis and more

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 ...

The Orange Lady

Feb 14, 2015
The Orange Lady

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 o...

Rock & Roll Remembered – The Legends of West Sacramento

Feb 8, 2015
Rock & Roll Remembered – The Legends of West Sacramento

On February 7, 2015, The Rock and Roll Legends of West Sacramento (Lew Fratis, Richard Leathers, Mike McGowan, Wayne Smith, Cindy Tuttle, Tommy King, Mick Martin, Danny Sandoval, Jeremy Springer and Donn Tuttle) gathered together for a fund raiser to b...

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