Nov 172014
 
New bridge to Southport set to open on December 5

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 12, 2014 – West Sacramento officials have set the date for a ribbon-cutting of the new Mike McGowan Bridge: December 5, at 10 a.m. The bridge will add an alternative connection across the barge canal, particularly for Southport residents used to using the Stone Lock Bridge on Jefferson Boulevard. Initially, the bridge [...]

May 122014
 
West Sac residents take a look at city's long-term 'general plan'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 30, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor About 75 citizens attended a meeting Monday evening to provide input on the West Sacramento’s long-range “general plan,” and to make comments four specific planning projects. Hosted by the city’s planning department, the workshop took place in the community center on West [...]

Mar 172014
 
Bridge and water plant get new names: local civic leaders are honored

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 12, 2014 – A couple of key pieces of West Sacramento infrastructure were officially named after local leaders last week. The names were approved by the West Sacramento City Council on Wednesday for: –  “The George Kristoff Water Plant,” formerly known as the Bryte Bend Water Treatment plant. This facility [...]

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 [...]

Nov 062012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 31, 2012 – FROM THE U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has concluded this year’s construction of a setback levee along South River Road in West Sacramento with plans to resume next spring.   The construction site will be shut down for the winter and [...]