Jun 192014
 
City's water treatment plant named after early civic leader

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 11, 2014 – City councilman Bill Kristoff (fifth from left) was present at the renaming of West Sacramento’s water treatment plant in honor of his father, the late George Kristoff. The elder Kristoff was one of the activists who helped create a local public water plant to replace a privately-run [...]

Jun 092014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 9, 2014 – West Sacramento’s “Cooling Centers” are now open to members of the public who need a cool place to stay healthy and escape hot temperatures. Water is available at all sites, but bringing a re-useable water bottle is advised. Dress in layers so you can shed layers when in [...]

May 122014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 7, 2014 – KVIE public television is debuting a new series called “Yes, We’re Open,” intended to celebrate California entrepreneurs. The first episode airs Monday, May 12, on Channel 6. Included are several business profiles — including one on Ross Amin and his “Capitol Bowl” alley at 900 West Capitol [...]

Dec 222013
 
Nonprofit applies for new FM radio station license in West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 18, 2013 – FM 92.9 would be part of effort to create a grassroots media organization for West Sac (EDITOR’S NOTE: The News-Ledger and its editor, Steve Marschke, are a part of the effort described below. Volunteers are attempting to create a grassroots, nonprofit news center to serve West Sacramento [...]

Jun 032013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 22, 2013 – NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL Last week, the mayor and city council honored a local community group for its civic improvement efforts. That honor came with a plaque, along with a wink and a nod. The plaque came for the efforts of the “Friends of the Main Drain Parkway” to [...]