Mar 192014
 
Days are numbered for I Street Bridge

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 12, 2014 – Plans to replace the 103-year old I Street Bridge continue to march forward. West Sacramento’s city council voted March 5  to approve an agreement with Sacramento to move forward with preliminary engineering on a new bridge to be sited just a little to the north of the [...]

Nov 192013
 
A West Sac Veterans Day parade

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 13, 2013 – A community group stepped up to make sure West Sacramento had a Veterans Day Parade this year. Organized  by the Bryte & Broderick Community Action Network (BBCAN) and event chairperson Alicia Cruz, the event wound its way along local streets on the morning of Monday, November 11. [...]

Aug 162013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Multicultural Fair returns to West Sacramento on Sat., Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at San Pedro Park, 708 N. Hobson Avenue. There will be food, music, dance, local artists, games and more. Community organizations and vendors are invited to reserve a booth. Visit http://www.bryteandbroderick.org/FairandParade2013.cfm. Copyright [...]

Aug 012013
 
Fire damages West Sac home

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 31, 2013 – Right around 6 a.m. Monday morning, local firefighters responded to a call on Rogers Street and found a “fully involved garage fire” at this home. “Fortunately, the fire was contained to the garage and attic, but there was some smoke damage to the rest of the house,” [...]

Jun 282013
 
Weekend: a taste of West Sacramento's Portuguese heritage

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 26, 2013– FROM THE SAN PEDRO ASSOCIATION If you grew up in the “Bryte” or “Broderick” neighborhoods of West Sacramento, or old “West Sacramento,” then you probably remember the “Portuguese Picnic” that was celebrated the last weekend of June, with its parade through the streets of town filled with queens wearing big [...]

Mar 152013
 
UPDATE: Feb. 27 crime sweep

By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The West Sacramento Police Department just announced an operation this morning in which about a dozen warrants were served — all but one of them in West Sacramento — after an investigation into a string of vehicle and residential burglaries in town. Lieutenant David Delaini of the West Sacramento Police [...]

Feb 062013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) invites interested people to a membership meeting on Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Turner branch library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. The organization hopes to become more involved in local youth activities, particularly in Bryte and Broderick. For information, contact Sharl Castorena, 838-0531. [...]