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, [...]

Nov 242010
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – NOV. 24, 2010 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor     Local police issued an alert after a city contractor reported seeing a mountain lion on two successive days last week in Southport. But after an investigation that brought in a county-hired trapper, they’re inclined to see the sightings were mistaken. [...]