Feb 162014
 
Southport bike/walk trail now open

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 5, 2014 – NORTH-SOUTH TRAIL CONNECTS SOUTHPORT FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO BARGE CANAL West Sacramento officials and community members performed a “ribbon cutting” to celebrate the opening of the new Clarksburg Branch Line Trail in Southport on Friday morning. The 1.25-mile trail for bikes and pedestrians is built on a [...]

Feb 152014
 
'Serpentine soil' is a pretty special habitat

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 29, 2014 – By Mary K. Hanson Tuleyome Association “Serpentine Soil”: when talking about the various habitats under consideration for a National Conservation Area designation in the Berryessa Snow Mountain region, that term comes up a lot.  For most people, though, it’s rather meaningless. Most of us, after all, aren’t [...]

Feb 142014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 29, 2014 – A 178-unit assisted living complex is proposed for the northwest corner of Jefferson Boulevard and Gateway Drive in Southport. “Summerplace Living at Westgate” hopes to place up to 205 residents in a combination of 94 “assisted living” units and 84 “memory care” units at 2305 Jefferson Boulevard. [...]

Feb 112014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — FEB 5, 2014 – News items below are collected from police dispatchers’ notes and arrest reports. The information in them has often not been verified beyond the initial reports. Jan. 27 A property manager reported a burglary to a vacant residence on Evergreen Avenue. Gone were a fridge, electric wiring [...]

Feb 102014
 
West Sac grocery bagger will compete for national championships, possible TV appearance

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 5, 2014 – West Sacramento’s Armando Alvarez, a courtesy checker for Nugget market, will represent California in the National Grocers Association “Best Bagger” national championship on Feb. 11 in Las Vegas. Alvarez took on 18 other Nugget clerks at a match in September at Crest Theater to earn the state’s bagging bragging [...]