Apr 302014
 
Fire inspector named West Sac's employee of the year

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 23, 2014 – At the annual Employee Recognition Ceremony, April 16, Mayor Christopher Cabaldon announced the selection of Senior Fire Inspector Bryan Jonson as the 2014 “Employee of the Year.” Jonson’s honor reflects his work with the Community Emergency Response Team, inspections, hazardous materials response, fireworks event permits, and weed [...]

Apr 292014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 23, 2014 – Caltrans has tentatively agreed to reimburse West Sacramento for up to about $750,000 in costs related to the “Fix 50” freeway construction project that started yesterday in Sacramento. The city had requested $947,000. The West Sacramento City Council approved the arrangement last week. As the lane-closing freeway [...]

Apr 232014
 
Vandals beat up local man's memorial

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 16, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor It’s often easier to destroy than it is to create. The city arborist and the local historical society combined last year to create a memorial for Bill Wingfield, a local citizen-naturalist. Recently, though, unknown vandals smashed that memorial at Circle Park. The [...]

Apr 222014
 
Fifty years of Wednesdays: reception marks opening of mini-exhibit on News-Ledger

 FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 16, 2014 – Dozens came to the West Sacramento Historical Society reception on April 3 at the city community center. The reception launched the opening of a mini-exhibit on the 50th anniversary of the News-Ledger. Publisher Steve Marschke talked about the past, when the paper was led by lifelong newspaperman [...]