Dec 202011
 
Rollover on levee road

  Three West Sacramento fire department units responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident on Dec. 13 near the Four Seasons Marina on Southport’s riverbank. They found a single car, which had left the road and rolled over near the water. Four people were in the vehicle when it crashed, but “surprisingly” — said a fire [...]

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 202011
 

Editor’s note: It’s that time of year again. Some residents in Southport, particularly around Bridgeway Island, Bridgeway Lakes and other areas with nearby waterways, are complaining of a foul odor in their neighborhood. We’ve recently received some complaints and some questions about the smell. To answer the question, we will reprint below a News-Ledger article [...]

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, [...]