Oct 312011
 

  NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 31, 2011 – Last week, the News-Ledger reported a city official’s explanation of what was causing that bad smell that seems to hover over some Southport neighborhoods every fall (and perhaps spring). The combination of warm days and cool nights caused “convection currents” in local waterways, bringing rotting material up [...]

Oct 202011
 

Editor’s note: It’s that time of year again. Some residents in Southport, particularly around Bridgeway Island, Bridgeway Lakes and other areas with nearby waterways, are complaining of a foul odor in their neighborhood. We’ve recently received some complaints and some questions about the smell. To answer the question, we will reprint below a News-Ledger article [...]

Oct 142011
 
Design efforts turns to Southport levees

 NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 12, 2011  Project will probably mean purchase of some private property near Sacramento River As West Sacramento flood control officials turn their attention to the levees in Southport along the river, they expect to have to buy some land – and perhaps some houses – from some local owners. The exact plans, [...]

Oct 122011
 
Pumpkin Run returns!

The West Sacramento Aquatics Foundation will bring back its “Pumpkin Run” fundraiser this year on Sat., Oct. 29.  There will be 5k and 10k runs/walks, and a 1 mile fun run for kids, with a course through Dave’s Pumpkin Patch and along the river trail. The event is scheduled for 8 a.m. at the pumpkin [...]

Oct 052011
 

  The ‘Police Log appears weekly in the News-Ledger. Here’s a sample, from the News-Ledger, Sept. 28, 2011.   Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents It’s just a sampling of the reports, calls for service and arrests made by the West Sacramento Police Department during the past [...]

Sep 302011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 28, 2011 – Larry Brooks, West Sacramento’s code enforcement officer, reminds the public that the rules regarding holding a garage sale in West Sacramento changed in 2009. The city council had adopted an ordinance it hoped would limit the blight of homemade signs and inconvenience to neighbors posed by some households which [...]