This recent view of the Tower Bridge was taken from the West Sacramento riverfront, looking into downtown Sacramento.
JULY 16, 2014 — FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor (EDITOR’S NOTE: Several hours after this article was published in July 16, the West Sacramento City Council voted to approve the deal described below for an “exclusive negotiating agreement” to pursue a new life for the Washington Firehouse). Could a neglected, […]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 7, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor There is sudden new activity on that old, city-owned vacant lot at the corner of 5th and C streets in West Sacramento’s old “Washington” neighborhood. New soil has been dropped off, and a tractor is leveling it out. People are bustling about […]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The annual New Year’s Eve fireworks show returns to Old Sacramento on Dec. 31, with shows at 9 p.m. and midnight, viewable from the West Sacramento riverfront near the ziggurat, or from Old Sacramento. In Old Sac, there will also be street entertainment, live music and children’s events. You may bring […]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The 8th annual Dine Downtown Restaurant Week will return for ten days starting on January 9th. Downtown Sacramento’s top restaurants will offer special three-course prix-fixe dinner menus for $30 a person. Among the many participating restaurants so far this year are the 4th Street Grille, Biba, Blackbird Kitchen& Bar, Blue Prynt, […]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — The annual downtown holiday ice rink has opened at 7th and K streets in Sacramento. It’s been a tradition for 21 years and last year saw a 20% increase in attendance, report its sponsors. This year, ice rink visitors can look forward to Monday Date Nights, Tuesday Family Skate Nights, […]
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 […]