Oct 092014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Fire Department invites you and your family to an open house at Station 45, 2040 Lake Washington Boulevard, from 10-2 on Saturday, Oct. 11. There will be equipment demonstrations, a fire safety house, “Sparky” the Dalmation, a jump house and face painting for kids, children’s fingerprinting, blood pressure [...]

Aug 112014
 
West Sac is saving water, but is way behind on water meter use

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 6, 2014 – CITY OFFICIAL ACKNOWLEDGES THAT WEST SACRAMENTO IS OUT OF COMPLIANCE WITH STATE MANDATE ON WATER METERS By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor As California struggles to deal with a drought, West Sacramento has shown good progress toward meeting the governor’s goal of cutting water use by 20 percent. [...]

Jul 142014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 9, 2014 – (Editor’s note: several additional pieces of information have been added to this article taken from the News-Ledger’s print edition) Yolo County’s property assessment roll has topped $21 billion for the first time, reports county assessor Joel Butler. “The improving real estate market and thriving agricultural economy, coupled with new [...]

Apr 092014
 
West Sac Rotarians head south of the border for building project

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 2, 2014 – By Rotary Club of West Sacramento members Carol Bogart, Ken Wilson and Peter Anderson, with Rotary District 5180 Assistant Governor Judy Foote. Four members of the Rotary Club of West Sacramento – President Mike Campbell, President-Elect Ken Wilson 2014-2015, Bill Bevier and Paul Kolarik – were joined [...]

Jan 032014
 
Some West Sac neighborhoods take Christmas decorations seriously

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 1, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The holiday season can be a “showy” time of year in many West Sacramento neighborhoods. The Fernwood Circle cul-de-sac in the central part of the city, not far from Park Boulevard, offers one such example. Neighbors there join together to offer a [...]

Dec 182013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – An alternative financing program is available for property owners who wish to upgrade their heating and air conditioning systems, solar systems, roofs, windows and other systems. The “PACE” program offered by Ygrene Energy Fund is now available in Yolo County. The program offers 100 percent financing to projects on properties that [...]

Aug 012013
 
Fire damages West Sac home

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 31, 2013 – Right around 6 a.m. Monday morning, local firefighters responded to a call on Rogers Street and found a “fully involved garage fire” at this home. “Fortunately, the fire was contained to the garage and attic, but there was some smoke damage to the rest of the house,” [...]