Jan 282014
 
West Sac tries again for riverfront hotel

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 22, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento officials will try, with at least their third serious effort, to bring a Marriott Hotel to the city riverfront. They envision a project complete with conference center and other amenities. Last Wednesday, the city council approved an “exclusive negotiation agreement” with Portman [...]

Oct 302013
 
New use for old docks? West Sac looks at updating Raley's dock, rice mill pier

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 23, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento city staff have begun plans to upgrade and rehabilitate a couple of the town’s connections with the Sacramento River. At a September 9 public meeting, about a dozen members of the public showed up to listen to staff’s ideas, and [...]

Oct 182013
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – Sactoberfest – a beer and food celebration patterned after Germany’s Oktoberfest – comes to West Sacramento’s “Bridge District” on Saturday, Oct. 19. Experience German beer culture under a big tent. The official “tapping of the keg” is scheduled for 12:15 p.m. Many local breweries are participating. Tickets start at [...]

Aug 092013
 
Project near Tower Bridge starts up

NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 7, 2013 – West Sacramento officials on Thursday will celebrate the groundbreaking of a 272-unit “infill” housing project near West Capitol Avenue, Raley Field and the ziggurat building.   Mayor Christopher Cabaldon will join the Wolff Company development team and architect David Mogavero for an 11:30 a.m. ceremony at 777 5th Street. [...]

Jul 192013
 
A piece of the traffic puzzle: South River Road bridge is in the works

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 10, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor It’s a long-planned piece of Southport infrastructure: The City of West Sacramento is now soliciting bids for construction of a new bridge to connect the northern cul-de-sac of South River Road to its opposite on the south side of the barge canal. [...]