Nov 282011
 
Shaping future of West Sac's Washington neighborhood

West Sac’s Washington District is now a disparate mix of longtime residents, old houses, shiny townhouses, skyscrapers, and the homeless NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 23, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Officials from West Sacramento and the federal Housing & Urban Development Department (HUD) gathered at a street corner in the city’s Washington neighborhood on [...]

Nov 272011
 

 The West Sacramento Kiwanis bring back their annual holiday sale of See’s Candy gift boxes. Proceeds will help send local kids to summer camp. Visit the candy shop this year between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., Nov. 25 through Christmas Eve (Dec. 24). New location: 1001 Jefferson Blvd., Suite 800 (near the donut shop, just [...]

Nov 252011
 
Senator Garage celebrates 85 years

 NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 23, 2011 (published here with additional photos) The historic Senator Garage building at 521 C Street in northern West Sacramento celebrated its 85th birthday on Oct. 1 with a party. The occasion was also used to re-dedicate a plaque commemorating a local courthouse “somewhere” near that site in the mid-1800s, before the [...]

Nov 242011
 
Happy 90th birthday!

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 16, 2011 – Rodolfo “Rudy” Clarke celebrated his 90th birthday last week, alongside his wife of 62 years, Bea, and their sons and grandchildren. Sons David, Edward and Paul joined them from the Sacramento and Davis area, while son Robert was due to travel from New Hampshire for the party. [...]