May 202013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE  — MAY 20, 2013 – The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department reported today that an inmate died on Saturday while in custody at the county jail in Woodland. The man, 29-year old Todd Alexander Phillips, was in custody since April 12 “for various felony and misdemeanor offenses,” said a statement from Lieutenant Dale Johnson [...]

May 202013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 15 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The Port of West Sacramento is set to make a fundamental change in its operating model today, as its governing board considers a proposal to lease its North Terminal maritime facilities to a private company on May 16.  The proposed lease to SSA [...]

May 182013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 15, 2013 – The Bryte & Broderick Community Action Network will hold an organizational meeting for this year’s West Sacramento Veterans Day Parade at 6 p.m. on May 20 in the local library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. Any person, business or other organization interested in supporting or assisting the parade plan [...]

May 172013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — MAY 8, 2013 – Drop off your old “bulky waste” items this week. The event continues today and tomorrow. It is open to West Sacramento residents May 15-18, 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, at 540 Harbor Blvd. Accepted items include furniture, [...]

May 162013
City council: special 'tour' meeting

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 16, 2013 – The West Sacramento City Council will hold a special meeting tomorrow (Friday, May 17). Much of the meeting will be spent on a tour of the port, riverfront, and the city’s northern and central areas. The itinerary includes a visit at the Port of West Sacramento update State [...]

May 162013
EDITORIAL: public risk for hotel project

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 8, 2013 – NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL: The City of West Sacramento is working on a plan to boost a local riverfront hotel project, and that plan involves some degree of risk to the city general fund. That fund is the pot of money that pays for things like police and fire [...]