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Jul 272011
 

From the News-Ledger – July 27, 2011 – Southport crossing still lacks traction; bridge at Broadway/15th Street will get further scrutiny By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Sacramento’s city council reacted to a new Sac/West Sac study of possible new river crossings by leaning away from the concept of a new bridge from Sutterville Road to [...]

Jul 182011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER Someone bought a $301,451 lottery ticket from Southport Deli (3360 Jefferson Blvd.) on July 7, but for several days, no one knew who. On July 12, the winner showed up with hist ticket, reports the California Lottery. Frank Downs, a machinist from West Sacramento, came forward to claim his winning MEGA Millions [...]

Jul 132011
 
Spilled Beer

PHOTO BY PETER FOLKS The unfortunate truck driver above appears to be on his cell phone — perhaps explaining the situation to his boss — after accidentally dumping most of his load of 36-packs of canned Coors beer onto the roadway on Lake Washington Boulevard in Southport. Some of the cans broke free and rolled [...]

Jul 132011
 
Activist sues Whitey's Jolly Kone

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER JULY 13, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The bathroom at Whitey’s Jolly Kone is closed to the public. But the fact that it’s closed is not as remarkable as the reason it’s closed: A Southport man who has sued dozens of Northern California businesses over compliance with the Americans with Disabilities [...]

Jul 062011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER July 6, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Last month, a judge approved an injunction against members of the “Broderick Boys” in West Sacramento. The injunction was championed by the office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, with the approval of the city’s police and elected officials. The injunction restricts the [...]

Jun 292011
 
Walking & running against cancer

DELAINEY ZUNIGA, age three, is recovering and doing well after a bout with blood cancer. The granddaughter of Jolaine and Wes Beers (he’s a former West Sacramento mayor), Delainey helped lead a “survivors’ lap” at the Relay for Life on Saturday morning. Photo courtesy of Debbie Norton-Johnson Roughly 600 people descended on the track at [...]

Jun 222011
 

News-Ledger – June 22, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor For the first time in the city’s 24-year history, it will be legal this year to use at least some kinds of fireworks during the Independence Day holiday. A new city law makes “safe and sane” fireworks (those bearing the seal of approval from [...]