Feb 272012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 27, 2012 – This press release has just been released from Raley Field: Raley Field — home to the Pacific Coast League’s Triple-A Sacramento River Cats — will play host to 48 high school baseball games and one college game this spring, as part of a partnership between the River Cats, [...]

Feb 122012
 
Public-private partnership builds rail spur for cement plant, port

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 8, 2012– On Jan. 25, the Port of West Sacramento opened a new rail track extension that links the Port Main Terminal with the Cemex cement and aggregate facility near the Port. The 5,000 foot track segment is also capable of serving other rail customers. Built through a public-private partnership between the [...]

Nov 162011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  The West Sacramento Community Center presents historian William Petite, with entertaining stories about famous people from Sacramento’s past – including Jean Harlow (“The Marilyn Monroe of her day”), Joe DiMaggio, Wyatt Earp, and more. Light refreshments. The event is planned for 2 p.m. on Nov. 16 at the center, 1075 West [...]

Oct 312011
 

  NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 31, 2011 – Last week, the News-Ledger reported a city official’s explanation of what was causing that bad smell that seems to hover over some Southport neighborhoods every fall (and perhaps spring). The combination of warm days and cool nights caused “convection currents” in local waterways, bringing rotting material up [...]

Oct 142011
 
Design efforts turns to Southport levees

 NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 12, 2011  Project will probably mean purchase of some private property near Sacramento River As West Sacramento flood control officials turn their attention to the levees in Southport along the river, they expect to have to buy some land – and perhaps some houses – from some local owners. The exact plans, [...]