Jun 302014
 
U.S. Mayors Conference awards 'liveabililty' prize to West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 25, 2014 – West Sacramento shared first place honors in the “2014 City Liveability Awards” program from the U.S. Conference of Mayors over the weekend in Dallas. New Orleans won its award for the program “NOLA FOR LIFE,” a campaign to mobilize government and community partners to fight the city’s [...]

Jun 212014
 
Letters to the editor: change the 'Redskins' name; fund early childhood education

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – June 18, 2014 Change the ‘Redskins’! During the NBA Finals, viewers saw a message sponsored in part by the Yocha Dehe Wintun tribe of Yolo County.  The commercial highlights a racial slur that has persisted as the name of a team mascot for over seventy years:  “Redskins.”  For many years, [...]

Jun 182014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – JUNE 18, 2014 –   The Fix50 freeway rehabilitation project is ahead of schedule, reports Caltrans.  Closed lanes will reopen during the night tonight. The following comes from Dennis Keaton of Caltrans:   Westbound Phase 2, which began June 6 to resurface the outside lanes of Highway 50 between 24th and 18th Streets [...]

Jul 032012
 
Getting ready for the river: two levee improvement projects done

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 27, 2012 – By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor It was a calm, sunny day on Tuesday.   The risk of a flood disaster was probably not high on the list of anxieties in the minds of most West Sacramentans that day, as regional leaders gathered to celebrate $27 million in levee improvement. [...]