Dec 032011
 
Are there alternatives to redevelopment?

From the NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 30, 2011 – ‘Governor Brown wants West Sac to ‘pay to play’: cost would be $6.5 million up front‘ By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A “blue ribbon commission” set up by Mayor Christopher Cabaldon is now looking at how West Sacramento can keep doing big things if it loses one [...]

Dec 022011
 
'Santa Run' schedule announced

  NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – DEC 2, 2011 The West Sacramento Fire Department, in conjunction with the West Sacramento Firefighter’s Association, is preparing for the annual “Santa Run” through West Sacramento.  With the help of many off-duty firefighter “elves,” Santa will be riding through various neighborhoods on an elaborately decorated fire truck “sleigh” and handing out [...]

Dec 012011
 
Holiday tree lighting tomorrow

The Chamber of Commerce presents the annual lighting ceremony for the city Christmas tree from 6-8:30 p.m. on Friday, in front of city hall at 1110 West Capitol Avenue. It’s free, and hundreds attended last year’s event. There will be holiday music and refreshments, and kids can have their picture taken visiting with Santa. For [...]

Nov 292011
 
Tony & Millie Frates celebrate 70 years

  NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 23, 2011 – Tony and Millie Frates recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Tony is a lifelong resident of West Sacramento and attended Woodland High School. Millie went to school in Sacramento and they had their first date in 1941 at the Tower Theater. They were married the same year, just [...]

Nov 282011
 
Shaping future of West Sac's Washington neighborhood

West Sac’s Washington District is now a disparate mix of longtime residents, old houses, shiny townhouses, skyscrapers, and the homeless NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 23, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Officials from West Sacramento and the federal Housing & Urban Development Department (HUD) gathered at a street corner in the city’s Washington neighborhood on [...]