Feb 202015
 
Driving lesson: officer talks to RCHS teens about real danger behind the wheel

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 11, 2015 – By Farina Khalil River City High School Journalism Class River City High School students attended a driving awareness presentation held by the driver’s education teacher, Shannon Woods, in partnership with Impact Teen Driving, an organization that was founded in response to the high frequency of crashes involving teens to [...]

Jan 172015
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 7, 2015 West Sacramento’s police department announced last month that it will receive renewed funding for DUI checkpoints and other traffic enforcement. The department has been awarded a $ 91,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent [...]

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,’” [...]