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 [...]
NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 – West Sacramento’s city council this morning (Feb. 22) plans a special ‘thank you’ breakfast for Congressman Mike Thompson. City officials credit Thompson with helping support local levee improvement efforts and improvements at the Port of West Sacramento. He has represented the region since 1998, but the city will become [...]
NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 23, 2012 – McDonald’s will open its new in Southport Tuesday, and plans a grand opening celebration for Sat., Feb. 4. The restaurant is located in the Lowe’s center at 2244 Lake Washington Boulevard “We are thrilled to be opening a brand new McDonald’s restaurant in the West Sacramento area and [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 18, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Seven juveniles believed to have jumped out of a stolen car in Southport were taken into custody Sunday night after an intense search that included a helicopter and K-9 dog teams. Things started at 11:43 p.m. when a call came in from [...]
From the NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 4, 2012 – The Port of West Sacramento received a new, $5 million crane on Jan. 3. The crane is meant to help the port in its new foray into container-handling — its traditional mission has involved bulk cargoes such as grain, rice, fertilizer and wood chips. The port is [...]