Nov 182014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – NOV 18, 2014 – News just in directly from the West Sacramento Police Department: “(Today) at approximately 8 a.m., officers responded to the corner of Proctor Avenue and Sycamore Avenue for a subject shot.  When officers arrived, a 42 year old male was found with multiple gunshot wounds.  He was transported to […]

Nov 302013
'Letters to the Editor': save the trees, adopt a dog or cat

NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — NOV 20, 2013 — Below are a pair of letters from the News-Ledger’s print edition, Nov. 20, 2013. To see everything in the newspaper, please subscribe. Call (916) 371-8030. Save the trees Fifteen people attended the tour of threatened sycamore trees on Nov. 15 at the Tower Bridge Gateway. John Lichter, the […]

Nov 152013
Conservation group invites you to visit threatened West Sacramento trees

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 13, 2013 — The next phase of a housing project near the Tower Bridge threatens the existence of about a dozen large trees along West Capitol Avenue between 3rd and 5th streets. The Capital Courtyards project by Wolff Enterprises of Arizona envisions over 300 units of apartments — and a […]

Dec 102012
Big old trees stand in the way of new development in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 28, 2012 — Opinions in West Sac differ about when to preserve them and when to replace them — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor An apartment project near Raley Field has paid the City of West Sacramento about $200,000 for replacement trees after it quite legally removed five “heritage oaks” […]