Mar 192014
 
Days are numbered for I Street Bridge

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 12, 2014 – Plans to replace the 103-year old I Street Bridge continue to march forward. West Sacramento’s city council voted March 5  to approve an agreement with Sacramento to move forward with preliminary engineering on a new bridge to be sited just a little to the north of the [...]

Mar 082014
 
There's nothing like pee-wee baseball

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 5, 2014 –   Note: For the past few weeks I’ve been going over to a little hidden-away baseball diamond at Southport Elementary School to watch two of my grandsons practice with their teammates for their upcoming West Sacramento Little League season. Their team, called the Raptors, is being coached [...]

Mar 052014
 
New park honors local athlete, judge: Jerome Barry played pro baseball in the early days

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 26, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor On Friday, the City of West Sacramento will host a double grand opening, celebrating both a neighborhood park and a water tank station in the Bridge District. The twin public facilities are located at 809 Ballpark Drive, alongside the Ironworks subdivision and [...]

Jun 072013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 7, 2013 – West Sacramento’s public school district announced yesterday they will hold a special strategic session on Saturday. The meeting will cover “governance team building” as well as “goals, objectives, policies and priorities” for the school board and district. The special session begins at 9 a.m. on June 8 in [...]

Apr 162013
 
Latest in West Sacramento youth sports

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 10, 2013 – To those of you that see me out and about, thanks for letting me know you read these articles! I appreciate it. The latest youth sports news: Stonegate Elementary is champion of the boys division in Washington Unified School District basketball. Riverbank was the host site, with [...]

Mar 052013
 
Kirby-Gonzalez wins board seat

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 5, 2013 West Sacramento voters today used an all-mail election to fill the last year and a half of a vacant four-year seat on the local school board. The Yolo County Elections Office has released the preliminary results of that vote, and the apparent winner is Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez, a teacher in [...]