Nov 142013
 
Mike McGowan to step down as supervisor, accept governor's appointment

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 13, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Michael McGowan, one of West Sacramento’s preeminent ‘pols’ since becoming the city’s first mayor in 1987, will leave elected office next month. He has been appointed by Governor Jerry Brown as deputy director of strategic planning and policy at the state department [...]

Feb 082013
 
Five crash crash in 'state streets'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 6, 2013 – West Sacramento firefighters responded on Jan. 24 to a five-car accident at the intersection of Alameda Street and Virginia Avenue. One injury was reported — the patient was taken away by ambulance — and “damage was done to several trees, yards and vehicles,” reports the Fire Department. [...]

Nov 262012
 
State audit says West Sacramento's handling of redevelopment property was clean & legal

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 14, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento has become the first California city to be certified by the state controller with a clean bill of health for the manner in which the city “wound down” its redevelopment agency assets. When the state abolished redevelopment agencies in a [...]