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 [...]

Oct 192011
 

Special from the News-Ledger – Oct. 19, 2011 A circular park at the intersection of 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue may be renamed, from “Pennsylvania Park” to “”Fred and Leila Holmes Park.” The city parks commission has approved the renaming request from the couple’s daughter, Mary Jane Holmes. The West Sacramento city council will consider [...]

Sep 292011
 
Work day at Rotary's park

Tim Carnahan (right) joined fellow members from the city’s two Rotary clubs on Saturday morning, sprucing up a small park the organization has adopted across from the Safeway complex on Jefferson Road. Several dozen showed up, trimming shrubs, raking leaves and otherwise tidying the spot up. Club member Dan Ramos said one of the goals [...]