Nov 172014
 
New bridge to Southport set to open on December 5

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 12, 2014 – West Sacramento officials have set the date for a ribbon-cutting of the new Mike McGowan Bridge: December 5, at 10 a.m. The bridge will add an alternative connection across the barge canal, particularly for Southport residents used to using the Stone Lock Bridge on Jefferson Boulevard. Initially, the bridge [...]

May 122014
 
West Sac residents take a look at city's long-term 'general plan'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 30, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor About 75 citizens attended a meeting Monday evening to provide input on the West Sacramento’s long-range “general plan,” and to make comments four specific planning projects. Hosted by the city’s planning department, the workshop took place in the community center on West [...]

May 012014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 30, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento officials have relaxed a bit since last week, when the beginning of the “Fix 50” freeway project threatened to jam up local streets. “The traffic is running smoothly and its going great,” reported Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento [...]

Apr 292014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 23, 2014 – Caltrans has tentatively agreed to reimburse West Sacramento for up to about $750,000 in costs related to the “Fix 50” freeway construction project that started yesterday in Sacramento. The city had requested $947,000. The West Sacramento City Council approved the arrangement last week. As the lane-closing freeway [...]

Apr 082014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 2, 2014 – West Sacramento officials expect planned freeway repairs in Sacramento to create a traffic impact on key West Sacramento roadways. “Caltrans plans to replace the top deck on a segment of Highway 50 between 18th and 24th streets in Sacramento, a segment often identified as the ‘W-X freeway,’” [...]

Feb 082014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 5, 2014 – A West Sacramento man was arrested by Yolo County sheriff’s deputies on January 27. He was allegedly in possession of a large amount of methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana. The sheriff’s department reports that deputies conducted a traffic stop at about 11:49 p.m. that night, pulling over 56-year [...]

Feb 062014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 6, 2014 – The Yolo County Coroner’s office has identified the woman killed in an early-morning freeway accident today in West Sacramento. She was Cassandra Caruthers, a 28-year old from Sacramento. Caruthers  was driving the wrong way on I-80 in West Sacramento at about 2:17 a.m. when she struck another vehicle [...]