Mar 032015
Car stereo may have started fire

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 4 2015 EDITION — A Chevy Impala became totally engulfed in flames at the busy intersection of Jefferson and Park boulevards last Wednesday afternoon. Sergeant Roger Kinney of the West Sacramento Police Department said the driver learned his vehicle was smoking as he exited a nearby freeway offramp. The incident […]

Nov 172014
New bridge to Southport set to open on December 5

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 12, 2014 — West Sacramento officials have set the date for a ribbon-cutting of the new Mike McGowan Bridge: December 5, at 10 a.m. The bridge will add an alternative connection across the barge canal, particularly for Southport residents used to using the Stone Lock Bridge on Jefferson Boulevard. Initially, the bridge […]

Feb 162014
Southport bike/walk trail now open

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 5, 2014 — NORTH-SOUTH TRAIL CONNECTS SOUTHPORT FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO BARGE CANAL West Sacramento officials and community members performed a “ribbon cutting” to celebrate the opening of the new Clarksburg Branch Line Trail in Southport on Friday morning. The 1.25-mile trail for bikes and pedestrians is built on a […]

Feb 142014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 29, 2014 — A 178-unit assisted living complex is proposed for the northwest corner of Jefferson Boulevard and Gateway Drive in Southport. “Summerplace Living at Westgate” hopes to place up to 205 residents in a combination of 94 “assisted living” units and 84 “memory care” units at 2305 Jefferson Boulevard. […]

Jan 272014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 27, 2014 — The Yolo County Animal Services Division is asking the public for help in locating a dog involved in a biting incident on the I-80 onramp at Jefferson Boulevard yesterday (Sunday, Jan. 26). A woman was bit by the ‘pit bull’ type dog as she “attempted to contain the […]

Nov 122013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 12, 2013 — PG&E customers in West Sacramento are invited to an open house to learn more about the ongoing pipeline replacement project in their neighborhood. PG&E is hosting an open house on Tuesday, Nov. 12, to discuss this work with customers and provide information about available energy audits, energy efficiency […]

Feb 012013
Two house fires in Southport

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 30, 2013 — The two-story home above caught fire on the evening of Jan. 19, on the 3300-block of San Vicente Road. The family escaped safely, and neighboring homes were protected, but the home sustained damage to both floors. The cause of the fire was not immediately determined. Three days […]