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 [...]

Oct 252013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 25, 2013 – Today, West Sacramento officials announced the identity of the new Japanese company planning to build a factory and U.S. headquarters in the city’s Southport Business Park. It is Shinmei Corporation, Ltd., reported city spokesman Art Schroeder: “Shinmei will construct a 28,000 square foot facility with an opening scheduled [...]

Oct 242013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 24, 2013 – West Sacramento officials announced today that a Japanese company plans to build a 25,000-square foot production facility and U.S. headquarters in the Southport Business Park in West Sacramento. The identity of the company will be announced at a press conference tomorrow, with representatives from the Sacramento Area Commerce [...]

Oct 242013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 16, 2013 – A couple of readers have noticed the earth-moving work now underway next to Taco Bell and the Lowe’s center in Southport. The new earth moving work is on the north side of the complex, near the bridge. A new restaurant or two, perhaps? Not so, a city [...]

Oct 162013
 
Walk raises $4,000 for charity

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 9, 2013 – A West Sacramento “Friends of the Poor”  walk drew about 100 people on September 28, and raised about $4,000 for charity. Event representative Paul Starkey reports that dozens of people did the two-mile walk hosted by Our Lady of Grace Conference at the Our Lady of Grace [...]

Sep 242013
 
Fire takes barn & vehicles

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 18, 2013 – West Sacramento and Sacramento firefighters both responded to a challenging fire in rural Southport on September 6. They found a “fully involved” detached garage and barn — with no fire hydrants nearby at the Hilary Avenue location. Firefighters shuttled fire from a water tender vehicle, and [...]