May 162014
 
Whooo is that in the trees?

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 7, 2014 – by Mary K. Hanson Tuleyome Association I was walking with my dog through a stretch of riparian (river side) habitat in the region, and was suddenly attracted to the sound of a group of Acorn Woodpeckers, high up in the trees, having a squawking fit over something, so I [...]

May 142014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 14, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A north-city police standoff lasted several hours but ended peacefully Friday night. The incident occurred at an apartment at 815 Bryte Avenue. Police responded when a woman called 911. A dispatcher noted that “banging and yelling” was heard in the background of [...]

May 122014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 7, 2014 – KVIE public television is debuting a new series called “Yes, We’re Open,” intended to celebrate California entrepreneurs. The first episode airs Monday, May 12, on Channel 6. Included are several business profiles — including one on Ross Amin and his “Capitol Bowl” alley at 900 West Capitol [...]

May 122014
 
West Sac residents take a look at city's long-term 'general plan'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 30, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor About 75 citizens attended a meeting Monday evening to provide input on the West Sacramento’s long-range “general plan,” and to make comments four specific planning projects. Hosted by the city’s planning department, the workshop took place in the community center on West [...]

May 102014
 
Streetcar project gets a bump up

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 7, 2014 – West Sac officials are now in Washington, D.C., to gather support for local flood projects and other local priorities – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Mayor Christopher Cabaldon reported yesterday that the Sacramento/West Sacramento streetcar project has hit a milestone in the process of earning federal funding. [...]

May 092014
 
Corn as high as an elephant's eye? Unusual land use crops up in urban West Sac neighborhood

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 7, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor There is sudden new activity on that old, city-owned vacant lot at the corner of 5th and C streets in West Sacramento’s old “Washington” neighborhood. New soil has been dropped off, and a tractor is leveling it out. People are bustling about [...]