Jan 232014
 
'Sail Inn' is gone, but new owner promises a future for former West Sac 'dive bar'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 15, 2014 – By Thomas Farley News-Ledger Correspondent Last August, after operating Sail Inn Food & Spirits for 27 years, Joan Washburn lost her lease. The old-time bar at 1522 Jefferson Boulevard closed up shop. Washburn had founded the West Sacramento landmark with little planning and little idea of what [...]

May 022013
 
City of West Sac's hotel project moves forward: new location near Raley Field

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 24, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s latest approach to bringing a hotel and conference center to its riverfront moved along last month after support from city council members. A prior vision for the hotel placed it north of the Tower Bridge, operated by Marriott and owned [...]

Feb 182012
 
'Carol' of Carol's Restaurant is honored

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 15, 2012 – The ‘Carol’ behind Carol’s Restaurant in West Sacramento has been honored for her support of a breast cancer fundraising project organized by a women’s employee group at AT&T. For two years, the group has sold Easter Bunny Baskets as a fundraiser for the fight against cancer. “(Baker) [...]

Jan 232012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 23, 2012 – McDonald’s will open its new  in Southport Tuesday, and plans a grand opening celebration for Sat., Feb. 4.  The restaurant is located in the Lowe’s center at 2244 Lake Washington Boulevard “We are thrilled to be opening a brand new McDonald’s restaurant in the West Sacramento area and [...]