Aug 032011
 
After a year off, parade & fair will return

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER West Sacramento’s annual “Community Day Parade” and “Neighbors Fair” took a break during 2010 because funding and support were scarce in these tough economic times. But they’re back. A version of the parade and fair will return this year on Saturday, Oct. 1, along Merkley and West Capitol avenues near city hall. [...]

Jul 272011
 

From the News-Ledger – July 27, 2011 – Southport crossing still lacks traction; bridge at Broadway/15th Street will get further scrutiny By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Sacramento’s city council reacted to a new Sac/West Sac study of possible new river crossings by leaning away from the concept of a new bridge from Sutterville Road to [...]

Jul 132011
 
Activist sues Whitey's Jolly Kone

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER JULY 13, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The bathroom at Whitey’s Jolly Kone is closed to the public. But the fact that it’s closed is not as remarkable as the reason it’s closed: A Southport man who has sued dozens of Northern California businesses over compliance with the Americans with Disabilities [...]

Jul 062011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER July 6, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Last month, a judge approved an injunction against members of the “Broderick Boys” in West Sacramento. The injunction was championed by the office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, with the approval of the city’s police and elected officials. The injunction restricts the [...]

Jun 222011
 

News-Ledger – June 22, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor For the first time in the city’s 24-year history, it will be legal this year to use at least some kinds of fireworks during the Independence Day holiday. A new city law makes “safe and sane” fireworks (those bearing the seal of approval from [...]

Jun 152011
 
Police dogs to compete in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER JUNE 15, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento police dogs “Zar” and “Chance” will have a chance to show off their skills in competition on Saturday, and you’re invited to watch. West Sacramento K-9 officer Roger Kinney (Zar’s partner) is chief organizer of the “2011 Lawdogs Challenge,” to be held [...]