May 302014
West Sac woman celebrates 105 years

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 28, 2014 – MAY McREYNOLDS (pictured above at right) celebrated her 105th birthday earlier this month with a party at Vince’s Italian Restaurant. Among the attendees were Phyllis Iwasaki (above left) and John Spurgin (center). Spurgin helps look after McReynolds since her own son, a veteran of Vietnam, died. McReynolds [...]

May 272014
West Sacramento Farmers Market returns

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Farmers Market reopens on Thursday evenings beginning May 29. The market’s ‘Dig In’ dinners – a three-course, sit-down dinner served in the street, return with a 5:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. meal May 29 at the market location, 1110 West Capitol Avenue (in front of city hall). Only [...]

May 262014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 26, 2014 – A West Sacramento Police Officer fired shots at a suspect he believed was trying to ram the officer’s motorcycle during a carjacking and a police chase this morning. The suspect wasn’t hit by the gunfire, but was arrested. A carjacking victim went to the hospital for treatment. The [...]

May 212014
West Sac readies for new, outdoor venue on riverfront -- for farmers market, concerts, beer garden

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 21, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The West Sacramento City Council last week to approve spending about $2.6 million in “capital improvement project” funds toward a project designed to attract visitors to the city’s developing riverfront. The contribution will help build a $5.6 million outdoor venue called “The [...]

May 162014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 16, 2014 – Caltrans reports that work on the first part of the “Fix 50″ freeway project is going ahead of schedule, and previously-closed eastbound lanes opened up today.  That means motorists have a ten-day break with no lane closures at all through Memorial Day weekend. Then work will begin on [...]