Sep 052013
 
Air Force JROTC starts up at River City High School

NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — AUG 28, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A military officer prep program has returned to West Sacramento’s main high school after an absence of many years. This time, it’s the Air Force which is on the River City High School campus for its “JROTC,” or Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. [...]

Aug 312013
 
Japanese factory starts up in Southport

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – A handful of West Sacramento officials joined dozens of Japanese employees of the Nippon Shokken company on Monday for the festive grand opening of the Japanese-blend food seasoning plant at 2970 Ramco Street, near Southport Parkway. The plant is meant to help serve the company’s American market. [...]

Aug 152013
 
West Sacramento neighbors host 'National Night Out' block parties

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 14, 2013 – By Daryl Fisher Features Editor Tuesday before last was National Night Out in West Sacramento with local organizers at 15 different sights participating in the annual event sponsored by the West Sacramento Police Department. National Night Out is a community police awareness-raising event held every year on [...]

Jul 312013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 31, 2013 – West Sacramento firefighters will be practicing their fire control techniques over the next couple of hours (early afternoon, July 31) at a Southport structure donated for their use. The controlled burn will take place at 3450 Marshall Road, near Golden Gate Drive. According to Division Chief Becky Ramirez, [...]

Jul 192013
 
A piece of the traffic puzzle: South River Road bridge is in the works

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 10, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor It’s a long-planned piece of Southport infrastructure: The City of West Sacramento is now soliciting bids for construction of a new bridge to connect the northern cul-de-sac of South River Road to its opposite on the south side of the barge canal. [...]

Jun 202013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Recreation Center in Southport (next to River City High School on Raider Lane) offers the film “Wreck It Ralph” for its “Cinema at Sundown” program at sundown on June 27. For details, call 617-4770. Free to Rec Center pass holders. Others: $6 for adults, $4.50 for children and students. Swim [...]