Jan 242014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – JAN 24, 2014 A car went into a Southport power pole yesterday afternoon, dropping a live wire to the road and temporarily shutting off traffic. According to Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department, a 19-year old man hit the pole at the intersection of Marshall Road and Otis Avenue [...]

Nov 122013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 12, 2013 – PG&E customers in West Sacramento are invited to an open house to learn more about the ongoing pipeline replacement project in their neighborhood. PG&E is hosting an open house on Tuesday, Nov. 12, to discuss this work with customers and provide information about available energy audits, energy efficiency [...]

Aug 302013
 

NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – Last week, the News-Ledger reported on streetwork in West Sacramento that just got underway as PG&E starts replacing old gas pipes in the city. The work is scheduled for the West Capitol Avenue area, as well as portions of Westacre Road, Jefferson Boulevard and 15th Street. It’s scheduled to [...]

Jul 312013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 31, 2013 – West Sacramento firefighters will be practicing their fire control techniques over the next couple of hours (early afternoon, July 31) at a Southport structure donated for their use. The controlled burn will take place at 3450 Marshall Road, near Golden Gate Drive. According to Division Chief Becky Ramirez, [...]

Jul 032013
 
Beer garden eyes site on South River Road: partial reincarnation of 'Brew It Up!'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 26, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor One of the first things into the re-purposed “Pioneer Bluffs” area of West Sacramento may be a brewery and beer garden from a principal at the former “Brew It Up!” restaurant in downtown Sacramento. Mike Costello, the former president, general manager and [...]

Mar 132013
 
What are those gizmos? Are you on camera at local traffic intersections?

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 6, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Have you ever seen those gizmos mounted on West Sacramento traffic poles, and wondered if they’re cameras? And, if so, who’s watching you? There are at least three types of pole-mounted sensors around town at different street intersections. And Peter Hanson, an engineering assistant [...]