Jan 292015

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 21, 2015 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A petroleum “tank farm” has bumped up against concerns by city leaders about the safety of rail cars loaded with hazardous materials and also the about the changing role of South River Road in West Sacramento. The facility has sued the city […]

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 […]

Oct 042013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 4, 2013 —   Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on Wednesday, a Yolo County jury found 31-year-old Jason Stark of West Sacramento guilty of felony vandalism, felony petty theft with prior convictions and possession of narcotics paraphernalia.       According to the D.A.’s office:   “On June 25, […]

Mar 042013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAR 4, 2013 A man walking on train tracks in West Sacramento was struck and killed by a San Jose-bound Amtrak train Sunday afternoon, reports the West Sacramento Police Department. The accident occurred at about 1:50 p.m., about 300 yards east of Harbor Boulevard. “The engineer saw the victim walking along the […]