Nov 102014
Silo demolition now underway

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 5, 2014 — Demolition is underway on the former CEMEX cement silos in West Sacramento’s Pioneer Bluff area. That region is a corridor of riverfront along South River Road north of the freeway. The former heavy-industrial area is now zoned for mixed-use urban development. The new uses are expected to come in […]

Nov 262012
State audit says West Sacramento's handling of redevelopment property was clean & legal

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 14, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento has become the first California city to be certified by the state controller with a clean bill of health for the manner in which the city “wound down” its redevelopment agency assets. When the state abolished redevelopment agencies in a […]

Mar 122012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 7, 2012 — “Mayors for Meals” day is coming up on March 21 and other days in March, says the Elderly Nutrition Program of Yolo County. Mayors and city council members from throughout Yolo County will volunteer to deliver meals to homebound seniors (in the “Meals on Wheels” service) and […]

Jan 162012

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL — JAN 11, 2012 — It’s been a good run for the West Sacramento Redevelopment Agency. This town heavily used the state-authorized agency to, sometimes quite literally, lay the groundwork for a lot of new projects. After the city incorporated in 1987, local leaders strongly pursued growth – partly because that’s what local […]