Mar 132014
 
Grand opening of new Bridge District park & city water pump station

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 5, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento officials cut the ribbon Friday morning on a new neighborhood park and water storage facility. The Jerome D. Barry Park is located on Ballpark Drive next to the Ironworks subdivision and near Raley Field. It’s named after a man who [...]

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 [...]

Nov 152013
 
Conservation group invites you to visit threatened West Sacramento trees

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 13, 2013 – The next phase of a housing project near the Tower Bridge threatens the existence of about a dozen large trees along West Capitol Avenue between 3rd and 5th streets. The Capital Courtyards project by Wolff Enterprises of Arizona envisions over 300 units of apartments — and a [...]

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 [...]

Aug 192013
 
West Sac breaks ground for apartments near Tower Bridge and Raley Field

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 14, 2013 – The Wolff Company hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Aug. 8, at the West Sacramento location of their new development, The Capitol Yards. The new apartment project represents an important piece of the City of West Sacramento’s plan for a redeveloped riverfront. The project is located at 777  [...]

May 022013
 
City of West Sac's hotel project moves forward: new location near Raley Field

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 24, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s latest approach to bringing a hotel and conference center to its riverfront moved along last month after support from city council members. A prior vision for the hotel placed it north of the Tower Bridge, operated by Marriott and owned [...]