Apr 162012
Planners choose cell tower design

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 […]

Apr 162012

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER– The regional air quality district is bringing back its lawnmower exchange program. Turn in your old gas-powered mower and get a $100 discount on a new rechargeable electric lawn mower. Limited availability – you’re encouraged to register as soon as possible after 7 a.m. today at www.ysaqmd.org. According to the Yolo-Solano […]

Apr 152012
Veterans' supporter is 'woman of year'

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 11, 2012 — A woman who has involved herself in West Sacramento’s community has earned “Woman of the Year” distinction in Mariko Yamada’s 8th Assembly District. Debbie Reynolds, 35, joined other state-wide honorees in receiving the award in a ceremony at the capitol on March 26. “I was a little bit nervous,” […]

Apr 132012
Missing man found on riverbank

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 11, 2012 — A missing Elk Grove man was found on West Sacramento’s riverfront March 26, and carried up the riverbank to get medical help. The unidentified man was about 75 years old and had been missing for two days. Further details about the man were unavailable. The man was […]