Mar 262014
 
West Sac & state want 20% water conservation; city still catching up on meters

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 19, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor It’s a drought year, and both state and local officials want Californians to find ways to use 20 percent less water. But many West Sacramentans have no way to measure that: this city is among those communities, mostly in the Central Valley, that don’t [...]

Aug 042013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 31, 2013 – By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor    Short of a really wet winter, West Sacramento officials anticipate a water-supply problem in 2014, and they want residents and businesses to start conserving the wet stuff right now.   “The City is requesting a ‘Stage 2’ water conservation effort and [...]

Aug 022013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 31, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The Yolo County Sheriff/Coroner’s Office hasn’t finished its investigation into the May 18 death of a jail inmate. But the sheriff’s department has released a “cause of death” finding that appears somewhat unusual. Todd Alexander Phillips, a 29-year old from West Sacramento, [...]

Jan 252013
 
Water tank paired with park

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 16, 2013 – New water tank will be painted in colors echoing the nearby ‘Ironworks’ subdivision close to Raley Field.  By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor That “shrink-wrapped” globule off to the north of the Pioneer Bridge at US 50 is West Sacramento’s latest water storage tank. It’s soon to be finished and [...]