Dec 072012
 
Buy a gift for a senior citizen in need

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 5, 2012 – Visit the Raley’s supermarket this weekend, and volunteers from River City High School will help you brighten the holidays for a local senior citizen. The “senior gift program” is sponsored by the West Sacramento Rotary Club, reports the Rotary’s Charyl Silva. Seniors at the Eskaton Woodrow Wilson [...]

Nov 082012
 

FROM THE NEWS–LEDGER — NOV 7, 2012 – Supermarket workers at Raleys called a strike on Sunday, and picket lines formed among the 128 stores in the chain — including West Sacramento’s on West Capitol Avenue. It is the first strike in the company’s 77-year history. The company is based in West Sacramento, with a [...]

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 [...]

May 042011
 
Riverfront hotel project regroups

NEWS-LEDGER – MAY 4, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor     West Sacramento’s plan to create a publicly-owned Marriott hotel near the Tower Bridge riverfront is now treading water, after the first proposed investment package for the hotel fell through. The project missed a chance to apply for a subsidized federal stimulus loan. [...]