Jul 212014
Bid to turn old West Sac firehouse into lively restaurant & bar

JULY 16, 2014 — FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   (EDITOR’S NOTE: Several hours after this article was published in July 16, the West Sacramento City Council voted to approve the deal described below for an “exclusive negotiating agreement” to pursue a new life for the Washington Firehouse). Could a neglected, […]

May 092014
Corn as high as an elephant's eye? Unusual land use crops up in urban West Sac neighborhood

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 7, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor There is sudden new activity on that old, city-owned vacant lot at the corner of 5th and C streets in West Sacramento’s old “Washington” neighborhood. New soil has been dropped off, and a tractor is leveling it out. People are bustling about […]

Oct 152012

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 10, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   EDITOR’S UPDATE: The article below discusses a petition to nullify the appointment of Elizabeth Bagdazian to the local school board and force a special election to fill the vacant seat. Late this week, the Yolo County Elections Department verified […]