Jan 292015

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 21, 2015 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A petroleum “tank farm” has bumped up against concerns by city leaders about the safety of rail cars loaded with hazardous materials and also the about the changing role of South River Road in West Sacramento. The facility has sued the city […]

Dec 242014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — Both Christmas (Dec. 25) and New Year’s Day (Jan. 1) will result in changes to West Sacramento’s garbage and recycling pickup day. Both weeks, regular Thursday service will move to Friday and regular Friday service moves to Saturday. City hall and the community center will close Dec. 24 through Jan. 4. […]

Oct 042013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 4, 2013 — About 20 mobile food vendors will set up shop on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at West Sacramento’s River Walk Park. The second annual ‘Trucktoberfest’ will bring kids’ activities, a full bar and a beer garden, along with music from “Journey” and “Tower of Power” tribute […]

Dec 272012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 — Local curbside refuse and recycling collection will be affected by the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. CHRISTMAS WEEK: On Tuesday, Dec. 25, those who usually receive service will instead receive their service on Wednesday; the scheduled services for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will also each be one […]

Oct 222012
Food trucks bring their flavors to WS

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 17, 2012 — By Sam Urrea News-Ledger Correspondent The city of West Sacramento enjoyed its first ever “food truck rodeo” festivity at the River Walk Park on September 29, resulting in an apparent success. Organized by Sacramento Mobile Food, nicknamed “Sactomofo,” the event held more than 20 mobile food vendors […]

May 252012
Two trucks burn up

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 23, 2012 — On May 16, West Sacramento firefighters responded to the vicinity of Galveston and Canal streets after two big-rigs caught fire. The fire appeared to be accidental but of undetermined causes, reports W.S.F.D. Damage was estimated at about $200,000. Copyright News-Ledger 2012