Jan 272014
 
West Sac tries again for riverfront hotel

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 22, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento officials will try, with at least their third serious effort, to bring a Marriott Hotel to the city riverfront. They envision a project complete with conference center and other amenities. Last Wednesday, the city council approved an “exclusive negotiation agreement” with Portman [...]

Dec 062013
 
West Sac joins Davis cemetery district

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 27, 2013 – Residents of East Yolo get a slightly-preferred rate to use services at the Davis public cemetery By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Sure, you want to live the rest of your life in West Sacramento. But where do you want to go after that? West Sacramento doesn’t have [...]

Nov 142013
 
Mike McGowan to step down as supervisor, accept governor's appointment

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 13, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Michael McGowan, one of West Sacramento’s preeminent ‘pols’ since becoming the city’s first mayor in 1987, will leave elected office next month. He has been appointed by Governor Jerry Brown as deputy director of strategic planning and policy at the state department [...]

Oct 182013
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – Sactoberfest – a beer and food celebration patterned after Germany’s Oktoberfest – comes to West Sacramento’s “Bridge District” on Saturday, Oct. 19. Experience German beer culture under a big tent. The official “tapping of the keg” is scheduled for 12:15 p.m. Many local breweries are participating. Tickets start at [...]

Aug 092013
 

NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 7, 2013 – West Sacramento officials on Thursday will celebrate the groundbreaking of a 272-unit “infill” housing project near West Capitol Avenue, Raley Field and the ziggurat building.   Mayor Christopher Cabaldon will join the Wolff Company development team and architect David Mogavero for an 11:30 a.m. ceremony at 777 5th Street. [...]

Jun 092013
 
MADD honors prosecutor, local cop

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 5, 2013 – Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has given its “Prosecutor of the Year” award in California to Jonathan Raven, Chief Deputy District Attorney in Yolo County. The award “is presented to one prosecutor who has made a significant impact in one or multiple cases and worked closely with [...]