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Jan 202015
 
A short road trip to storied, Chinese-founded town in the Delta

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 14, 2015 By Al Zagofsky Correspondent Just 30 miles south of West Sacramento is the last remaining rural Chinatown, an outpost remaining largely intact since its founding in 1915, and struggling to survive in its centennial year. This unique historic property, described by the Locke Foundation as, “The only town in the [...]

Jan 192015
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 14, 2015 The Buzz Oates Group of Companies (BOGC) announced last month that it had sold the Riverpoint Marketplace in West Sacramento for an undisclosed amount of money to Excel Trust of San Diego. According to the press statement, BOGC acquired the property in 1999. It was developed by BOGC and West [...]

Jan 172015
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 7, 2015 West Sacramento’s police department announced last month that it will receive renewed funding for DUI checkpoints and other traffic enforcement. The department has been awarded a $ 91,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent [...]

Jan 162015
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 7, 2015 A man convicted in a shooting death in West Sacramento back in 2000 was denied parole last month. The Yolo County District Attorney’s office reported that a panel of the state board of parole hearings denied parole for David Cree, 34. Cree (then 20) and companion Jessie Lampkin [...]

Jan 152015
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –JAN 7, 2014 – A West Sacramento fraternal group reports it won an honor for the 2013-2014 service year. The Knights of Columbus Council #9469 were named  a “Star Council” chapter. “The award recognizes overall excellence in areas of membership recruitment and retention, promotion of the fraternal insurance program, and sponsorship of [...]

Jan 142015
 
Hats: for ladies and domed reptiles --

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –JAN 7, 2015 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor December 20 turned out to be “the best birthday ever!” reports Cindy Breninger of Southport. That day, a sketch of her little tortoise in a handmade decorative “hat” was part of a front-page article in the Wall Street Journal. The article explored people [...]

Jan 122015
 
West Sac council okays new community -- minus the gate

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 31, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor – A couple of larger issues — the desirability of gated communities and the density of local development — emerge during discussion of project  – The West Sacramento city council has approved a 222-home subdivision in Southport. The project – which abuts Southport Parkway, [...]