Mar 072014
Do you want to be on the city council?

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 7, 2014 —   Because former West Sacramento city councilman Oscar Villegas has been appointed to the county board of supervisors, the city council is seeking applicants from residents interested in filling the vacant seat on the council. The term for the vacant seat expires in November, 2016. Applications from interested […]

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 […]

Oct 252013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 25, 2013 — Today, West Sacramento officials announced the identity of the new Japanese company planning to build a factory and U.S. headquarters in the city’s Southport Business Park. It is Shinmei Corporation, Ltd., reported city spokesman Art Schroeder: “Shinmei will construct a 28,000 square foot facility with an opening scheduled […]

Oct 242013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 24, 2013 — West Sacramento officials announced today that a Japanese company plans to build a 25,000-square foot production facility and U.S. headquarters in the Southport Business Park in West Sacramento. The identity of the company will be announced at a press conference tomorrow, with representatives from the Sacramento Area Commerce […]

Sep 022013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 — Festivities around the opening of the Japan-based Nippon Shokken food seasonings plant in Southport weren’t the only thing in West Sacramento business news this month. According to various media reports: —  Petco opened one of two new Sacramento-area stores on Aug. 19 near Ikea in West Sacramento. […]