Dec 042014
 
Mike McGowan: the man whose name is on West Sac's newest bridge

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 3, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   EDITOR’S NOTE: Friday (Dec. 5), West Sacramento officials will cut the ribbon on a new bridge across the barge canal. The bridge is a few hundred yards west of the existing bridge that takes Jefferson Boulevard over the same canal. It will provide [...]

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 [...]

Sep 222014
 
Check out open-house & take a walking tour of replacement bridge site

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 17, 2014 – The cities of Sacramento and West Sacramento have plans to replace the 103-year old I Street Bridge with a “new low-level, neighborhood-friendly bridge upstream” that will “provide better access for bicycles and pedestrians, and serve motorists more efficiently,” they report. The project is entering “environmental assessment” phase. [...]

Jul 282014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 23, 2014 – Two West Sacramento school board seats, two city council seats, and the mayor’s position will all be on the ballot on November 4. The filing period for challengers interested in these office is underway. It ends on August 8. City offices up for election are those held [...]

Jul 182014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 23, 2014 – Two West Sacramento school board seats, two city council seats, and the mayor’s position will all be on the ballot on November 4. The filing period for challengers interested in these office is underway. It ends on August 8. City offices up for election are those held [...]

Jul 102014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Friends of the Library will hold a summer book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sat., July 19, and from 10-3 on Sunday, July 20, at the library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. Hardback books for $1, paperbacks for 50 cents, kids’ books for 10-25 cents, along with [...]