Nov 282011
 
Shaping future of West Sac's Washington neighborhood

West Sac’s Washington District is now a disparate mix of longtime residents, old houses, shiny townhouses, skyscrapers, and the homeless NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 23, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Officials from West Sacramento and the federal Housing & Urban Development Department (HUD) gathered at a street corner in the city’s Washington neighborhood on [...]

Oct 312011
 

  NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 31, 2011 – Last week, the News-Ledger reported a city official’s explanation of what was causing that bad smell that seems to hover over some Southport neighborhoods every fall (and perhaps spring). The combination of warm days and cool nights caused “convection currents” in local waterways, bringing rotting material up [...]

Oct 112011
 
Multicultural Fest on West Capitol

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 5, 2011 – The West Sacramento Multicultural Fair appeared to draw a happy crowd on Saturday afternoon across from city hall. Gabrielle Callison, organizer of the fair, represents the West Sacramento Family Literacy Coalition (WSFLC), which sponsored the event. “The WSFLC in cooperation with the City of West Sacramento Parks [...]

Oct 102011
 

Lyon Real Estate in Southport is collecting new and clean used coats of all sizes, through Oct. 31 at their office in the Southport Town Center. Coats will go into the “One Warm Coat” program and be distributed at various shelters in the Yolo/Sacramento area. Take your extra coats to Lyon at 2105 Town Center [...]