Feb 192015
 
Catch, spay & release: volunteers work with feral cats in Southport

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 11, 2015 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A small group of West Sacramento kindred spirits gathered behind Southport’s Tower Mart on Sunday, February 1, to turn loose about 15 feral cats that they had trapped and then spayed and neutered. The effort sprung from an experience by Patti Kenney, a local [...]

Jan 122015
 
West Sac council okays new community -- minus the gate

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 31, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor – A couple of larger issues — the desirability of gated communities and the density of local development — emerge during discussion of project  – The West Sacramento city council has approved a 222-home subdivision in Southport. The project – which abuts Southport Parkway, [...]

Dec 202014
 
West Sac Art Guild preps for art show & sale today near Nugget

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 17, 2014 – Six members of the West Sacramento Art Guild took multiple awards at the Yolo County Fair over the summer, reports JoJo Gillies of the guild. Among them: Agnes Nilsen took a first-place award in cross-stitch, a third as “best overall” and a pair of second-place ribbons. Linda Bowron won [...]

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 [...]

Oct 202014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The new Nippon Shokken food product plant in Southport is hiring high school grads for entry-level work on the production line. Starts at $10.20/hour. Fax resume to 375-6287 or email it to LisaKing@yolocounty.org, or drop it off at the Yolo County One-Stop Career Center, 500-A Jefferson Blvd., West Sacramento. Copyright News-Ledger [...]

Sep 202014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – 9/10/2014 – Trouble in Broderick   (Open letter to Mayor Christopher Cabaldon and the West Sacramento City Council) I have been a resident of Broderick since before 1968 moving here with my parents and brother after my Father retired from the USAF.  I am a graduate of Washington High School. I [...]

Sep 092014
 
Flags going up again for popular 9/11 memorial in West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER OF WEST SACRAMENTO John Vinson’s popular flag display in memory of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks will return from September 10-14 at the corner of Jefferson Boulevard and South River Road in Southport. Thousands of American flags will again be on display. You can read what the organizer [...]