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 [...]

Apr 202013
 
Housing project breaks ground in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 10, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor There’s been a city master plan in place for the “Bridge District” for over 20 years. But with the exception of Raley Field and the Ironworks subdivision, most of the work in the planned 188-acre riverfront district has thus far been at [...]

Apr 162013
 
Latest in West Sacramento youth sports

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 10, 2013 – To those of you that see me out and about, thanks for letting me know you read these articles! I appreciate it. The latest youth sports news: Stonegate Elementary is champion of the boys division in Washington Unified School District basketball. Riverbank was the host site, with [...]