Feb 122012
 
Public-private partnership builds rail spur for cement plant, port

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 8, 2012– On Jan. 25, the Port of West Sacramento opened a new rail track extension that links the Port Main Terminal with the Cemex cement and aggregate facility near the Port. The 5,000 foot track segment is also capable of serving other rail customers. Built through a public-private partnership between the [...]

Feb 112012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE Is your non-profit organization interested in selling fireworks this season?  Come meet with City staff and fireworks wholesaler representatives to see if it’s right for your organization.  An informational workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 6 p.m. at the city hall galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. Topics to be discussed:  the [...]

Feb 082012
 
Former Alaskan crab boat finds home with Sea Scouts in West Sacramento

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 1, 2012 –  By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The local chapter of the Sea Scouts believes it has found its new flagship vessel. The young mariners have shuffled around some of their donations, unloaded a “Forrest Gump”-style shrimp trawler, and took possession of a 95-foot, former Alaskan crab boat more along the [...]

Feb 072012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB. 7, 2012 – A Japanese food plant breaks ground in Southport on Thursday. Nippon Shokken is the “top producer of Japanese blend seasonings in the world,” according to a City of West Sacramento press release. Construction is expected to finish next January. The company makes seasonings, sauces and tempura [...]