Nov 172014
 
New bridge to Southport set to open on December 5

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 12, 2014 – West Sacramento officials have set the date for a ribbon-cutting of the new Mike McGowan Bridge: December 5, at 10 a.m. The bridge will add an alternative connection across the barge canal, particularly for Southport residents used to using the Stone Lock Bridge on Jefferson Boulevard. Initially, the bridge [...]

Aug 052014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – AUGUST 5, 2014 – The I Street Bridge was closed to cars for over two hours this morning as police responded to a man threatening to jump from the bridge. The call came in at about 5 a.m., reported Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department. Emergency responders included [...]

Jun 182014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – JUNE 18, 2014 –   The Fix50 freeway rehabilitation project is ahead of schedule, reports Caltrans.  Closed lanes will reopen during the night tonight. The following comes from Dennis Keaton of Caltrans:   Westbound Phase 2, which began June 6 to resurface the outside lanes of Highway 50 between 24th and 18th Streets [...]

Jun 092014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 9, 2014 – West Sacramento’s “Cooling Centers” are now open to members of the public who need a cool place to stay healthy and escape hot temperatures. Water is available at all sites, but bringing a re-useable water bottle is advised. Dress in layers so you can shed layers when in [...]

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 [...]

Jun 272013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 26, 2013 – Sales of “safe and sane” fireworks in West Sacramento may legally begin at approved booths at noon on Friday. The sales are permitted through the Fourth of July holiday. Except for the shortened hours (noon to 10 p.m.) on the first day, booths are allowed to be [...]