Jul 192014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 18, 2014 – The Tower Bridge will close down for the evening of Sunday, September 28, for the second annual “Farm to Fork” dinner on its deck. The event is a fundraiser for Sacramento’s “Farm to Fork Celebration,” held this year on the Capital Mall on Sept. 27. Dinner on the [...]

May 212014
 
West Sac readies for new, outdoor venue on riverfront -- for farmers market, concerts, beer garden

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 21, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The West Sacramento City Council last week to approve spending about $2.6 million in “capital improvement project” funds toward a project designed to attract visitors to the city’s developing riverfront. The contribution will help build a $5.6 million outdoor venue called “The [...]

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 [...]

Oct 302013
 
New use for old docks? West Sac looks at updating Raley's dock, rice mill pier

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 23, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento city staff have begun plans to upgrade and rehabilitate a couple of the town’s connections with the Sacramento River. At a September 9 public meeting, about a dozen members of the public showed up to listen to staff’s ideas, and [...]

Sep 232013
 

FROM THE  NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 18, 2013 – The Tower Bridge will shut down and forks will go up on Sunday, September 29, for the first-ever banquet dinner served on the Tower Bridge. The event is sponsored by the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau as the culmination of that city’s first “Farm to Fork” week [...]

Aug 192013
 
West Sac breaks ground for apartments near Tower Bridge and Raley Field

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 14, 2013 – The Wolff Company hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Aug. 8, at the West Sacramento location of their new development, The Capitol Yards. The new apartment project represents an important piece of the City of West Sacramento’s plan for a redeveloped riverfront. The project is located at 777  [...]