Mar 052014
 
New park honors local athlete, judge: Jerome Barry played pro baseball in the early days

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 26, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor On Friday, the City of West Sacramento will host a double grand opening, celebrating both a neighborhood park and a water tank station in the Bridge District. The twin public facilities are located at 809 Ballpark Drive, alongside the Ironworks subdivision and [...]

Feb 142014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 29, 2014 – A 178-unit assisted living complex is proposed for the northwest corner of Jefferson Boulevard and Gateway Drive in Southport. “Summerplace Living at Westgate” hopes to place up to 205 residents in a combination of 94 “assisted living” units and 84 “memory care” units at 2305 Jefferson Boulevard. [...]

Jan 282014
 
West Sac tries again for riverfront hotel

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 22, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento officials will try, with at least their third serious effort, to bring a Marriott Hotel to the city riverfront. They envision a project complete with conference center and other amenities. Last Wednesday, the city council approved an “exclusive negotiation agreement” with Portman [...]

Jan 232014
 
'Sail Inn' is gone, but new owner promises a future for former West Sac 'dive bar'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 15, 2014 – By Thomas Farley News-Ledger Correspondent Last August, after operating Sail Inn Food & Spirits for 27 years, Joan Washburn lost her lease. The old-time bar at 1522 Jefferson Boulevard closed up shop. Washburn had founded the West Sacramento landmark with little planning and little idea of what [...]

Jan 152014
 
Chamber installs new officers; Kristoff to get 'lifetime achievement' award

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 15, 2014 – The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce will install a new board of directors at its annual installation dinner, held this year at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow (Jan. 16)  in the civic center galleria. Marty Swingle of Capital West Realty is the 2014 chairman of the board of directors. [...]

Jan 062014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — WEDNESDAY, JAN. 6, 2014 – The Sacramento River Cats announced today they are hiring for 150-200 seasonal positions in the upcoming 2014 baseball season at Raley Field. The club—which is entering its 15th season in Sacramento—is hiring clean team members, emergency medical technicians, ushers, “Kids Corner” representatives, Merlino’s Freeze workers, and several [...]