Oct 202014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 20, 2014 – Officials from the State Department of Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of West Sacramento will come together to kick off “California Flood Preparedness Week” at a West Sacramento school on Tuesday. The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Oct. 21 at Westmore [...]

Aug 132014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUGUST 13, 2014 – The City of West Sacramento and the Yolo County Office of Emergency Services are joining with other agencies in  Yolo, Sacramento and Placer counties in a “mass notification system to alert residents about emergency events and other important community news, the agencies say. The system is meant [...]

May 102014
 
Streetcar project gets a bump up

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 7, 2014 – West Sac officials are now in Washington, D.C., to gather support for local flood projects and other local priorities – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Mayor Christopher Cabaldon reported yesterday that the Sacramento/West Sacramento streetcar project has hit a milestone in the process of earning federal funding. [...]

May 192013
 
Firefighters put out trailer fire, take part in simulated West Sacramento flood

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 15, 2013 – West Sacramento’s firefighters responded to a burning travel trailer (above) on May 5. The trailer at 744 Walnut Street was being used as a residence. They controlled the fire in about 10 minutes, but the trailer and its contents were determined to be “a total loss,” reports [...]

Nov 062012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 31, 2012 – FROM THE U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has concluded this year’s construction of a setback levee along South River Road in West Sacramento with plans to resume next spring.   The construction site will be shut down for the winter and [...]

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. [...]