Barbara Smith

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

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


TLC @ Raley’s in West Sacramento

Apr 23, 2014
TLC @ Raley’s in West Sacramento

Linda O. takes a moment to clean this candy display with a toothbrush. That's dedication! Linda has worked for Raley's since 1987. She's worked in stores in Woodland, Sacramento, and our West Sacramento store, which is almost done with it's latest reno...

The Eatery in West Sacramento

Apr 22, 2014
The Eatery in West Sacramento

We are so sad to hear The Eatery in Southport Town Center has closed their doors. Owners Jess Milbourn and Monda Korich-Milbourn did such a great job providing a unique dining experience for us in West Sacramento and we are very sad to see them go.

Third Strike Cafe Coming Soon

Apr 21, 2014
Third Strike Cafe Coming Soon

We drove by the new Third Strike Cafe located at 630 3rd Street. I shot this photo from the street as we drove by this morning, but it looks like it will be a cafe with a cool beer garden, and it is just a short walk from Raley Field.

River City High School Students, Teachers and Staff are HAPPY for a SPRING BREAK.

Apr 11, 2014


Project Prevention 5th Annual Yolo Fashion Show

Apr 4, 2014
Project Prevention 5th Annual Yolo Fashion Show

Student volunteers did a fantastic job modeling sustainable designs by Timothy Westbrook and Alexis Rose (lower photo right) who brought their genius and generosity to West Sacramento last night.  The Annual YCAA Fashion Show fundraiser was held a...

Retail Center – 1600 Sacramento Avenue

Mar 28, 2014
Retail Center – 1600 Sacramento Avenue

This small strip center across the street from Emma's at 1600 Sacramento Avenue doesn't seem to have any vacancy problems.  From the left there is a Market & Deli, Cigarette Mart, Cash4Gold, Ray's Barber Shop and a Pizza Place. 

Remembering Luanne the Face Painter

Mar 28, 2014
Remembering Luanne the Face Painter

Today I was remembering a Funderland outing with our friends the Linkers.  Their grandaughter Keira loves to have her face painted and she was a regular customer there.  Luanne was the very sweet women who painted the faces of many children a...

On the hunt!

Mar 23, 2014
On the hunt!

This beautiful White Tailed Kite was perched high in our neighbor's tree this afternoon. Many of the North American kites have an eye color that is some shade of red. The White-tailed Kite has a similar hunting strategy and prey preference as the Amer...

Mercado Loco grocery store now open in West Sacramento

Mar 11, 2014
Mercado Loco grocery store now open in West Sacramento

We stopped in to see the new Mercado Loco on West Capitol Avenue yesterday.  The Mexican food store features a great meat market (carniceria), produce aisle and bakery (panaderia).

Vierra Farm’s Produce at Raley’s

Jan 25, 2014
Vierra Farm’s Produce at Raley’s

We stopped by Raley's Market this afternoon and we were greeted with this sign advertising butternut squash from Vierra Farms in West Sacramento. It was delicious!



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