Nov 142014

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 12, 2014 — Two boats collided south of the Clarksburg Marina Sunday afternoon, in an accident that sent several people to the hospital. The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department reports that “two small pleasure vessels” hit each other head on at about 3 p.m. “Five out of the nine occupants from both vessels […]

Jul 142014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The Yolo Food Bank will distribute free food to eligible residents of West Sacramento and Clarksburg on Tuesday, July 15. Distributions will be held 9-10 a.m. at the West Sacramento County Building at 500 Jefferson Blvd.; 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd.; 11-noon at the Yolo Housing Authority, […]

Jun 202014
News nuggets: West Sac tower wins award, two local teachers are in trouble

 FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 18, 2014 News briefs from West Sacramento and the region: Following an unsuccessful primary election in the State Assembly race, West Sacramento city councilman Mark Johannessen has thrown his support to formal rival Steve Cohn, a fellow Democrat and a member of the city council in Sacramento. Cohn and Kevin […]

Jun 092014
'Tour de West Sac' citizens poke around some city hot spots on two wheels

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 4, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Close to 50 people joined West Sacramento city councilman Chris Ledesma on Saturday, May 31, for the “Tour de West Sac,” an informal bike tour of some of the town’s new and soon-to-be-new highlights. The group departed from Nugget market in Southport. […]

Feb 162014
Southport bike/walk trail now open

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 5, 2014 — NORTH-SOUTH TRAIL CONNECTS SOUTHPORT FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO BARGE CANAL West Sacramento officials and community members performed a “ribbon cutting” to celebrate the opening of the new Clarksburg Branch Line Trail in Southport on Friday morning. The 1.25-mile trail for bikes and pedestrians is built on a […]