Dec 182011
 
Tower Gateway 'reborn' as surface street

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 7, 2011 – Information & photo courtesy of Art Schroeder, City of West Sacramento During a morning ribbon-cutting last Wednesday, the City of West Sacramento marked the completion of the east phase construction of the Tower Bridge Gateway, converting the former State Route 275 into a city arterial. Located west of the [...]

Dec 162011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 14, 2011 – Sometimes, the News-Ledger gets letters. This week, readers sounded off on the need for a new school bond (in part to build a new performing arts center at River City High School) and on whether it’s a good idea — or a partisan political maneuver — to [...]

Dec 152011
 
Readers' photos: West Sacramento Christmas light displays

Let’s try something new for the holiday season! Send us a photo of your favorite Christmas lights or holiday display in West Sacramento, and we’ll collect them for display here at WestSac.com! Make sure that you have the right to publish the photo. A “medium” file size JPG is preferred (say, between 300KB and 2 [...]

Dec 142011
 
Nearly 400 families get a little help

     FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 14, 2011 – The Yolo County Children’s Alliance sponsored its fifth annual “Community Giveaway Day” to those who queued up outside Westfield Village Elementary School on Nov. 19. They’ve crunched the numbers: 394 families received complete Thanksgiving dinners, over 300 handmade blankets and 1,500 toys were distributed. People [...]

Dec 142011
 

  Crime victims and other interested parties can now sign up to be informed when a criminal offender is released – and can have around-the-clock access to offender information by telephone or Internet. Yolo County Sheriff Ed Prieto’s office reports that the users can go to www.vinelink.com or call 1-877-411-5588 to find out if an [...]