Mar 072014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 5, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Three men with handguns are sought by police after they entered a house on Sherman Island Road on February 25, assaulting a pair of men inside and making off with about $1,420 worth of electronics. According to a police report, the crime was reported [...]

Feb 162014
 
Southport bike/walk trail now open

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 5, 2014 – NORTH-SOUTH TRAIL CONNECTS SOUTHPORT FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO BARGE CANAL West Sacramento officials and community members performed a “ribbon cutting” to celebrate the opening of the new Clarksburg Branch Line Trail in Southport on Friday morning. The 1.25-mile trail for bikes and pedestrians is built on a [...]

Feb 142014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 29, 2014 – A 178-unit assisted living complex is proposed for the northwest corner of Jefferson Boulevard and Gateway Drive in Southport. “Summerplace Living at Westgate” hopes to place up to 205 residents in a combination of 94 “assisted living” units and 84 “memory care” units at 2305 Jefferson Boulevard. [...]

Jan 302014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – West Sacramento officials plan to officially open the Clarksburg Branch Line Trail in a ceremony Friday morning at 10:00 a.m., just east of the Target store (2005 Town Center Plaza). The city has converted a 1.25-mile segment of the former Yolo Short Line Railroad into a paved multi-use trail ranging from [...]

Dec 212013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 18, 2013 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced this week it has finished work on a setback levee near South River Road in West Sacramento. Construction included a new “cutoff wall,” designed to strengthen the levee and keep water from seeping thorugh underneath. The old levee was left [...]

Dec 052013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 27, 2013 – The City of West Sacramento has started work on a new, dedicated bicycle and pedestrian trail. The Clarksburg Branch Pedestrian and Bike Trail will be improved between South River Road and an access point at Cherokee Road, south of River City High School in Southport. The project [...]