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 [...]

Dec 052011
 
Century-old pumps retired: new pumps for Southport

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 30, 2011 – ‘Old pumps played a role in keeping Southport living room floors dry for about a century’ By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A pair of drainage pumps in Southport that have been diligently working or on call for about a century have just been retired.   The City [...]

Oct 142011
 
Design effort turns to Southport levees

 Project will probably mean purchase of some private property near Sacramento River NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 12, 2011 As West Sacramento flood control officials turn their attention to the levees in Southport along the river, they expect to have to buy some land – and perhaps some houses – from some local owners. The exact plans, [...]