Dec 212014

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 17, 2014 — From Beth Gabor County of Yolo Yolo County is linking up with employers to provide new job opportunities through the county’s Subsidized Employment Program.  This program, administered through the Yolo County Department of Employment & Social Services, incentivizes local employers by cutting employment costs when hiring Yolo County residents, […]

Jul 072014
June in West Sac: one food plant breaks ground, another expands

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 25, 2014 — Two days after city officials helped break ground for the 28,000 Shinmei U.S.A. rice bun plant in the Southport Business Park, they helped celebrate a new plant for TOMRA Sorting on Wednesday (June 18) in northern West Sacramento. The new 60,000-square foot TOMRA Sorting plant at 875 Embarcadero Drive […]

Sep 022013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 — Festivities around the opening of the Japan-based Nippon Shokken food seasonings plant in Southport weren’t the only thing in West Sacramento business news this month. According to various media reports: —  Petco opened one of two new Sacramento-area stores on Aug. 19 near Ikea in West Sacramento. […]

Mar 252013
With its back to the wall, port tries a new business plan

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 20, 2013 — Local leaders say turnaround hasn’t come & it’s time to change business model By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor With the “B-word” – bankruptcy – returning to conversations about the Port of West Sacramento in recent months, the port’s governing board last Wednesday adopted a business plan that […]