Dec 042014
 
Mike McGowan: the man whose name is on West Sac's newest bridge

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 3, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   EDITOR’S NOTE: Friday (Dec. 5), West Sacramento officials will cut the ribbon on a new bridge across the barge canal. The bridge is a few hundred yards west of the existing bridge that takes Jefferson Boulevard over the same canal. It will provide [...]

Nov 192014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 19, 2014 – West Sacramento police announced last night that they have made an arrest in the Tuesday morning shooting near Proctor Avenue and Sycamore Street. In custody is Michael Reyes, Jr., a 24-year old from West Sacramento. He will be booked on attempted murder, reported Lieutenant Tod Sockman. Further details [...]

Nov 062014
 
No-contest plea in last year's fatal RV hit-and-run

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 5, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A Rio Linda man has pled “no contest” to the hit and run accident which killed a man in a West Sacramento store parking lot last November. Joshua Neil Anthon, 32, faces four years in state prison, a spokesperson from the Yolo District Attorney’s [...]

May 302014
 
'Tour de West Sac' will be a casual bike ride around the town

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 30, 2014 – West Sacramento City Council member Chris Ledesma is inviting locals to join him for a very casual bicycle ride around some of the city’s landmarks and neighborhoods on Saturday morning, May 31. He anticipates that the”Tour de West Sac”  informal ride will cover about 8-10 miles at a [...]

Mar 172014
 
Bridge and water plant get new names: local civic leaders are honored

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 12, 2014 – A couple of key pieces of West Sacramento infrastructure were officially named after local leaders last week. The names were approved by the West Sacramento City Council on Wednesday for: –  “The George Kristoff Water Plant,” formerly known as the Bryte Bend Water Treatment plant. This facility [...]

Feb 072014
 
Governor appoints Villegas as Yolo Supe

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 7, 2014 The office of Governor Jerry Brown has just announced the appointment of Oscar E. Villegas to fill the remaining term as the District 1 representative to the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. The supervisor’s seat was vacated by longtime supervisor Michael McGowan in December, after McGowan accepted the governor’s [...]