Feb 072012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB. 7, 2012 – A Japanese food plant breaks ground in Southport on Thursday. Nippon Shokken is the “top producer of Japanese blend seasonings in the world,” according to a City of West Sacramento press release. Construction is expected to finish next January. The company makes seasonings, sauces and tempura [...]

Jan 232012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 23, 2012 – McDonald’s will open its new  in Southport soon, and plans a grand opening celebration for Sat., Feb. 4.  The restaurant is located in the Lowe’s center at 2244 Lake Washington Boulevard “We are thrilled to be opening a brand new McDonald’s restaurant in the West Sacramento area and [...]

Jan 182012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 18, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Seven juveniles believed to have jumped out of a stolen car in Southport were taken into custody Sunday night after an intense search that included a helicopter and K-9 dog teams. Things started at 11:43 p.m. when a call came in from [...]

Jan 092012
 
Port gets $5 million crane for containers

From the NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 4, 2012 – The Port of West Sacramento received a new, $5 million crane on Jan. 3. The crane is meant to help the port in its new foray into container-handling — its traditional mission has involved bulk cargoes such as grain, rice, fertilizer and wood chips. The port is [...]

Dec 252011
 
Riders bearing gifts: West Sac horse club makes a toy run

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 – About 25 riders on horseback from the West Sacramento Trail Riders Association trekked to Fire Station 45 on Lake Washington Boulevard on Dec. 11 bearing gifts. Altogether, about 30 people affiliated with the horsemen’s club visited the station for hot chocolate and coffee. They brought along [...]

Dec 232011
 

 The West Sacramento Community Singers will raise their voices in a free public concert at Nugget Market in Southport at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 23. The program will include both holiday songs and “non-traditional” numbers. From the News-Ledger

Dec 202011
 
Rollover on levee road

Three West Sacramento fire department units responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident on Dec. 13 near the Four Seasons Marina on Southport’s riverbank. They found a single car, which had left the road and rolled over near the water. Four people were in the vehicle when it crashed, but “surprisingly” — said a fire department [...]