Jun 182012
 
Tuttle 'excited' to take West Sac's helm

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 13, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   EDITOR’S NOTE: On June 7, the News-Ledger published in online article announcing the appointment of Martin Tuttle to be the next city manager for West Sacramento. Following is an updated version of that story from our June 13 edition, printed after we had [...]

Jun 072012
 
Tuttle will be new city manager

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — June 7, 2012 –   The City of West Sacramento has just announced that the city council has appointed Martin Tuttle, a former executive director of SACOG, as the next city manager.  Here’s the text of the city press release: “The Mayor of the City of West Sacramento, Christopher Cabaldon, announced this [...]

Jun 022012
 
W.S. Sea Scouts get 125-foot flagship

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 30, 2012 – The new training vessel for the West Sacramento Sea Scouts is the 125-foot, former Coast Guard cutter ‘Morris.’   The Morris was built in 1927 as a “rum-chaser” to catch offshore liquor smugglers during prohibition, said Nate Eckler, skipper of the youth maritime program. The News-Ledger last [...]

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 [...]

Nov 232011
 
Sneak peek at new county courthouse

GUEST COMMENTARY From the Administrative Office of the Courts State of California Local government leaders received the first public preview of the design of the New Woodland Courthouse at last night’s city council meeting when Presiding Judge David Rosenberg of the Superior Court of Yolo County and officials from the Administrative Office of the Courts [...]

Jul 272011
 

From the News-Ledger – July 27, 2011 – Southport crossing still lacks traction; bridge at Broadway/15th Street will get further scrutiny By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Sacramento’s city council reacted to a new Sac/West Sac study of possible new river crossings by leaning away from the concept of a new bridge from Sutterville Road to [...]