Jun 232014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 18, 2014 – West Sacramento hosts a pair of “new factory” events just over 48 hours apart this week. They’re each within what local officials call the city’s mission as a “food hub.” Monday morning, Shinmei U.S.A. corporation broke ground on its first production facility in the U.S. – a [...]

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 [...]

Apr 212014
 
Public can comment on big city plans

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 16, 2014 – The City of West Sacramento will hold a public meeting about the process of updating its general plan at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 28, at the community center. The updated plan is meant to guide city policy and growth patterns for years to come. The public [...]

Apr 162014
 
Sandeen takes a seat ----------

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 9, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The West Sacramento City Council on Wednesday selected Beverly “Babs” Sandeen to fill the seat vacated when councilman Oscar Villegas left to serve on the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. The vote was 4-0, and came after the council interviewed six finalists from among [...]