May 212014
 
West Sac readies for new, outdoor venue on riverfront -- for farmers market, concerts, beer garden

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 21, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The West Sacramento City Council last week to approve spending about $2.6 million in “capital improvement project” funds toward a project designed to attract visitors to the city’s developing riverfront. The contribution will help build a $5.6 million outdoor venue called “The [...]

Mar 052014
 
New park honors local athlete, judge: Jerome Barry played pro baseball in the early days

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 26, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor On Friday, the City of West Sacramento will host a double grand opening, celebrating both a neighborhood park and a water tank station in the Bridge District. The twin public facilities are located at 809 Ballpark Drive, alongside the Ironworks subdivision and [...]

Jan 172014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 1, 2014 – Thirty Sacramento-area museums will offer either free or half-priced admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 1, to celebrate the 16th Annual Sacramento Museum Day. 28 of the 30 museums will offer free admission, whereas two destinations located in residential areas — the Sacramento [...]

Dec 272013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The annual New Year’s Eve fireworks show returns to Old Sacramento on Dec. 31, with shows at 9 p.m. and midnight, viewable from the West Sacramento riverfront near the ziggurat, or from Old Sacramento.  In Old Sac, there will also be street entertainment, live music and children’s events. You may bring [...]

Nov 082013
 
Second hit-and-run suspect turns herself in

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 8, 2013 – “Person of interest” Pamela McKee turned herself in to police late last night, reports the West Sacramento Police Department. McKee was believed to be in the RV that struck and killed 55-year old Michael Ray Anderson at a Sacramento Avenue shopping center on Tuesday evening. She was booked [...]

Nov 072013
 
Man in custody for hit-and run death; woman still sought as 'person of interest'

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – NOV 7, 2013 –  West Sacramento police say the male suspect in Tuesday night’s hit-and-run killing on Sacramento Avenue turned himself in to police at about 5 p.m. today. He is identified as Joshua Neil Anthon, 31, of Rio Linda.  Anthon has been booked into Yolo County Jail on one count of [...]