FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAR 27, 2013 – Firefighters responded to a house fire in the Bridgeway Island neighborhood on the afternoon of March 19, finding a “fully involved” garage fire when they arrived. A second alarm was called, drawing coverage from Sacramento and Davis, while firefighters on-scene went into the home to help a [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 20, 2013 – EDITOR’S NOTE: On Feb. 13, the News-Ledger published a story about city-sponsored trapping of a beaver colony discovered in Southport’s Bridgeway Lakes area. You can find the original article here. Below is a response. By Heidi Perryman, Ph.D. Trapping, as you know, is a short-term solution that [...]
NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 6, 2013 – City’s trapper has so far caught five of the pesky mammals By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor “It comes in waves,” reports Dena Kirtley, the City of West Sacramento’s urban forest manager. “It has probably been about three years.” But now, they’re back: “About a month ago, one of my [...]
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Celebrate Arbor Day on Sat., April 28, from 9-11:30 a.m. at Bridgeway Lakes Park (the boathouse), 3650 Southport Parkway. Festivities include a bounce house, the planting of five new trees, and information tables. Free. Sponsored by the City of West Sacramento.
NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 11, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A water tower it is. West Sacramento’s planning commission on Thursday voted unanimously in favor of making a new Southport cell phone tower look like a water tower – an allusion to the region’s agricultural heritage. Nixed were proposed designs in the form of [...]
NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 4, 2012 – An 80-foot cell phone tower near Tower Mart in Southport may be approved by the planning commission Thursday night. The tower could be in the shape of a faux water tower instead of a faux tree. The Vista Towers facility proposes to serve Verizon, AT&T, MetroPCS and [...]