Feb 222012
 
Japanese plant breaks ground in Southport

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 15, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A groundbreaking in Southport on Thursday, Feb. 9, took on a notably Japanese flair. Company officials from Nippon Shokken – a firm that produces Japanese seasonings and food products – joined local officials in a ceremony to celebrate the start of construction of a [...]

Feb 132012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on January 13, Yolo County Superior Court Judge Stephen Mock sentenced 31-year-old Christopher Allen Smith of West Sacramento to 45 years-to-life in state prison for murdering Gidd Gomel Robinson IV on November 3, 2009. According to the Yolo D.A.’s office: Shortly after noon that day, Smith [...]

Jan 062012
 
Old dock retired; new one planned for public use

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 28, 2011 – By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor The City of West Sacramento has hired a contractor to dismantle the old dock at Raley’s Landing – formerly home to the Elizabeth Louise paddlewheeler and to the now-defunct River Otter Taxi Service. The dock has been disused for several years, and [...]

Dec 182011
 
Tower Gateway 'reborn' as surface street

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 7, 2011 – Information & photo courtesy of Art Schroeder, City of West Sacramento During a morning ribbon-cutting last Wednesday, the City of West Sacramento marked the completion of the east phase construction of the Tower Bridge Gateway, converting the former State Route 275 into a city arterial. Located west of the [...]