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 [...]

May 082014
 
Trotting off the written page

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 30, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor They called it “Horsin’ Around for Literacy.” The regional district of Rotary International asked its local chapters, like the Centennial Rotary Club in West Sacramento, to do something to improve literacy among children. So the local chapter several months ago launched a [...]

May 062014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 30, 2014 – The City of West Sacramento’s annual ‘bulky waste drop-off’ event returns from May 7-10 at 540 Harbor Boulevard. The event will be from 4-7 p.m. on weekdays and 9-3 on Saturday. Here’s your chance to unload old furniture, mattresses & box springs, cardboard and tires (up to [...]

May 052014
 
'Not bad for a boy from Broderick'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 30, 2014 –   Note: This past week longtime West Sacramento resident Marino Pierucci passed away at the age of 91. Over Marino’s long and eventful life he played an important role in how our city grew and prospered and was also the Assistant Superintendent for Business Services for the [...]