Jul 212012
 
Partners rehab Little League park

Volunteers celebrate their efforts to improve Memorial Park in the ‘state street’ neighborhood near Park Blvd. (courtesy photo) FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 18, 2012   The non-profit organization “TLC for Kids Sports” and engineering contractor O.C. Jones & Sons, Inc. partnered with PG&E to host a special volunteer day to rehabilitate Memorial Park in [...]

May 162012
 
Kaiser grant helps kickstart West Sac park

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 9, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Land on and near the Westfield Village Elementary School’s playfields will be upgraded into a neighborhood park, thanks largely to a $150,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente.   The grant comes from a Kaiser program that tries to fight obesity by helping people [...]

Jan 062012
 
Old dock retired; new one planned for public use

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 28, 2011 – By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor The City of West Sacramento has hired a contractor to dismantle the old dock at Raley’s Landing – formerly home to the Elizabeth Louise paddlewheeler and to the now-defunct River Otter Taxi Service. The dock has been disused for several years, and [...]