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 [...]

Sep 202013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 21, 2013 – The Animal Services Section of the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department is looking for help in finding the dog involved in a biting incident Thursday morning in Southport. According to spokesman Mark Persons of the sheriff’s department, a man noticed the apparent stray near Lake Washington Boulevard and Redwood [...]