Apr 282012
 

EDITORIAL: from the News-Ledger, April 18, 2012 – The mayor’s recap of West Sacramento’s 25-year history as a city during last week’s “State of the City” address brought back some fond memories. Mayor Christopher Cabaldon noted that one of the things that delayed the creation of this city was a level of distrust between its [...]

Apr 102012
 

  NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 10, 2012 – The “2012 Community Awards” for to be presented at tonight’s West Sacramento “State of the City” address and dinner have been announced. Slated to receive them are: Yolo County Supervisor Mike McGowan of West Sacramento, who will receive the “Civic Leadership for Pride” award; The “Farm Fresh [...]

Mar 052012
 
RCHS students get a taste of the real world: mock job interviews

NEWS-LEDGER FEB 29, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Students at River City High School had a chance to practice their job interview skills last Wednesday, with help from Mayor Christopher Cabaldon and other guest interviewers. The “guest grillers” visited two government civics classes of teacher Ronica Carlisle, interviewing about ten kids while others [...]

Feb 222012
 
Japanese plant breaks ground in Southport

  NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 15, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A groundbreaking in Southport on Thursday, Feb. 9, took on a notably Japanese flair. Company officials from Nippon Shokken – a firm that produces Japanese seasonings and food products – joined local officials in a ceremony to celebrate the start of construction of [...]

Jan 112012
 
Redevelopment agency appears finished

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 4, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s redevelopment agency – one of the most frequently used tools in the city’s toolbox for promoting growth – will probably close up shop this year. The California Supreme Court ruled last week that the state is within its rights to [...]

Jan 062012
 
Old dock retired; new one planned for public use

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 28, 2011 – By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor The City of West Sacramento has hired a contractor to dismantle the old dock at Raley’s Landing – formerly home to the Elizabeth Louise paddlewheeler and to the now-defunct River Otter Taxi Service. The dock has been disused for several years, [...]