Dec 042014
 
Mike McGowan: the man whose name is on West Sac's newest bridge

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 3, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   EDITOR’S NOTE: Friday (Dec. 5), West Sacramento officials will cut the ribbon on a new bridge across the barge canal. The bridge is a few hundred yards west of the existing bridge that takes Jefferson Boulevard over the same canal. It will provide [...]

Aug 312013
 
Japanese factory starts up in Southport

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – A handful of West Sacramento officials joined dozens of Japanese employees of the Nippon Shokken company on Monday for the festive grand opening of the Japanese-blend food seasoning plant at 2970 Ramco Street, near Southport Parkway. The plant is meant to help serve the company’s American market. [...]

Dec 102012
 
Big old trees stand in the way of new development in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 28, 2012 – Opinions in West Sac differ about when to preserve them and when to replace them – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor An apartment project near Raley Field has paid the City of West Sacramento about $200,000 for replacement trees after it quite legally removed five “heritage oaks” [...]