Jun 042013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Do you know someone or something worth honoring through the naming of a local park? The City of West Sacramento is accepting nominations for a name to attach to a new park to be built at the confluence of West Capitol, Evergreen and Sycamore avenues. Name suggestions will be forwarded to [...]

May 092013
 
West Sac picks new chief of police

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 9, 2013 –     The City of West Sacramento announced this morning that the city council has chosen a police chief to replacing retiring chief Dan Drummond.     Tom McDonald, a currently a Los Angeles Police Department captain, has been appointed to the post. McDonald currently serves as the commanding officer [...]

May 022013
 
City of West Sac's hotel project moves forward: new location near Raley Field

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 24, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s latest approach to bringing a hotel and conference center to its riverfront moved along last month after support from city council members. A prior vision for the hotel placed it north of the Tower Bridge, operated by Marriott and owned [...]

Apr 062013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – While funding lasts, the City of West Sacramento is offering a matching residential rebate program for energy efficiency improvements and appliances for local residents. Save money on a new energy-efficient water heater, HVAC, insulation, energy-efficient windows, weather-stripping, as well as on efficient washers and dryers and dishwashers. Maximum of $500 per [...]

Mar 282013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 20, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor After going many decades without a local brewery in West Sacramento, 2013 looks like a good year for beer: Sacramento’s Rubicon Brewery continues to assemble its new production facility near Ikea. It will start producing styles perhaps including its “Monkey Knife Fight [...]

Feb 212013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – West Sacramento’s local elementary schools will accept registration for kindergarten and transitional kindergarten students on Sat., Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. to noon. Bring your child’s birth certificate, social security card, immunization records, proof of physical (dated after Aug., 2012, for kindergarten students) and a copy of your PG&E bill for [...]