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 [...]
NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 8, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor What looked like a “ball of fire” moving through Circle Park late Wednesday night turned out to be somebody’s idea of a very cruel prank. A cat had been lit ablaze and turned loose. Witnesses walking near Circle Street and Alabama Street at [...]
Celebrate Arbor Day on Sat., April 28, from 9-11:30 a.m. at Bridgeway Lakes Park (the boathouse), 3650 Southport Parkway. Festivities include a bounce house, the planting of five new trees, and information tables. Free. Sponsored by the City of West Sacramento.
NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 16, 2012 – Yesterday evening, two vehicles were in a car chase and gunfight in West Sacramento. A bystander on the property of Trinity Presbyterian Church was injured with a gunshot wound to the face. The News-Ledger’s Daryl Fisher saw the two suspect vehicles turn north on Park Boulevard from Stone [...]
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 [...]
NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 23, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Right on time at 10 o’clock on Friday morning, a crane dropped a shiny new piece of public artwork onto a concrete base at the Rotary Centennial Park. It was planned by Rotary members to be an asset to the neighborhood near Jefferson and [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 26, 2011 The City of West Sacramento has opened a new recreational walkway, the River Walk Trail, along the picturesque riverfront south of the Tower Bridge, parallel to the Sacramento River. The paved trail, nearly one mile in length, creates a “front door” to the City’s new Bridge District development now [...]