Dec 282013
 

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 18, 2013 – An online reader of the News-Ledger complained that our Dec. 4 article detailing proposed new restrictions on growers of medical marijuana lacked enough context. The article included a reference to data collected in West Sacramento since 2008. And it included a quote from a city staff report saying, in [...]

Dec 132013
 

NEWS-LEDGER– DEC 4, 2013 – Local law already bans pot dispensaries and backyard medical marijuana groves  – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The City of West Sacramento is poised to again tighten the restrictions on anyone growing marijuana at home. The city has already outlawed marijuana dispensaries, the cultivation of marijuana for dispensaries, and any [...]

Feb 142012
 
'Not too tall': U-Haul fights on, takes its signage rights to court

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 8, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor There was a time when West Capitol Avenue was a glitzy and fairly prosperous thoroughfare, decorated with jet-set era neon lights that were designed to entice travelers to spend the night or pull over for a bite or a drink. Then, after a freeway [...]

Sep 302011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 28, 2011 – Larry Brooks, West Sacramento’s code enforcement officer, reminds the public that the rules regarding holding a garage sale in West Sacramento changed in 2009. The city council had adopted an ordinance it hoped would limit the blight of homemade signs and inconvenience to neighbors posed by some households which [...]