This recent view of the Tower Bridge was taken from the West Sacramento riverfront, looking into downtown Sacramento.
NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 25, 2015 News-Ledger Staff A joint city-county program to take homeless people off the river and help them get into a life of social services, jobs and permanent housing comes to an end at the end of February. Yolo County spokeswoman Beth Gabor told the press that about 100 volunteers and staff [...]
NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 12, 2014 – Two boats collided south of the Clarksburg Marina Sunday afternoon, in an accident that sent several people to the hospital. The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department reports that “two small pleasure vessels” hit each other head on at about 3 p.m. “Five out of the nine occupants from both vessels [...]
NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 5, 2014 – A number of homeless people from the northern West Sacramento levee will relocate to a local motel site as part of the ‘Bridge to Housing’ project. They will move in on Nov. 12. There will be a levee clean-project before the move, on Nov. 8, and you’re invited to [...]
NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – A music festival’s first time on the West Sacramento riverfront appeared to be a success. Organizers say “TBD Fest” from Friday to Sunday in West Sacramento’s Bridge District drew about 21,000 people. The event was formerly known as “Launch” and held annually in Sacramento. Dozens of musical acts included [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 – John Santos & the John Santos Sextet will perform a free concert of Afro-Latin influenced jazz music at 7 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 20, at Riverwalk Park (seating opens at 6). The concert will be held behind the ziggurat building at 707 3rd Street. Santos is a [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor When a local citizen noticed some bones along the riverfront on August 15, a sheriff’s department boat and representatives of the Yolo County Coroner’s office responded. The possibility of foul play had to be considered. The area near County Road 127 and [...]