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Bicyclist Shot in West Sacramento

Nov 18, 2014
Bicyclist Shot in West Sacramento

WEST SACRAMENTO- Police in West Sacramento are investigating a shooting that left a 42-year-old man wounded. Police rushed to the corner of Proctor Avenue and Sycamore Avenue around 8 a.m. on Tuesday morning where they found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. According to the West Sacramento Police Department, the victim was riding his bicycle...

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Finishing touches on the Mike McGowan Bridge

Finishing touches on the Mike McGowan Bridge

The Mike McGowan Bridge will be 615 feet long and approximately 80 feet wide and is expected to be completed by end of 2014.  Linking South River Road across the Barge Canal, our new bridge will help alleviate traffic on Jefferson Boulevard, addin...

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Silo Demolition in Progress

Silo Demolition in Progress

The progress is slow but steady in the demolition of the old cement storage silos on South River in West Sacramento.

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Shop Owner: Firebombing of Store was Hate Crime

Nov 10, 2014
Shop Owner: Firebombing of Store was Hate Crime

WEST SACRAMENTO- The owner of Venera’s European Grocery in West Sacramento says the Monday morning firebombing of her shop was a hate crime. “One day, he came in our store and said, ‘You know, you are Russian,'” shop owner Venera Pavluskin said. Pavlusckin said the man who berated her with obscenities is the same...

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Locals Clean Up West Sac Riverbank for “Bridge to Housing” Project

Nov 8, 2014
Locals Clean Up West Sac Riverbank for “Bridge to Housing” Project

WEST SACRAMENTO- More than 100 volunteers and homeless residents joined forces to clean up the riverbank along the Broderick boat ramp in West Sacramento. It is the first step in a pilot relocation program for the homeless called “Bridge to Housing.” Yolo County and the city of West Sacramento have each sponsored $50,000, and...

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Yolo County Elects Man who Tried to Take Name off Ballot

Nov 6, 2014
Yolo County Elects Man who Tried to Take Name off Ballot

WEST SACRAMENTO- The November election is over and many candidates are breathing a sigh of relief, but one winner is scratching his head. Matt Taylor was elected to the Yolo County Board of Education despite trying to remove his name from the ballot. “It started to look like there was going to be a...

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RIP Goose Club (1987 to 2014)

RIP Goose Club (1987 to 2014)

The Goose Club on Jefferson Boulevard closed this week.  A local hangout for many years, most recently it was owned and operated by Carl Zagar and his son Joe.  Many will remember when it started out as pizza and beer joint in the 1960's then...

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West Sac Silos Come Down for Bridge District Development

Oct 28, 2014
West Sac Silos Come Down for Bridge District Development

WEST SACRAMENTO- At 180 feet tall, the cement silos were a major part of West Sacramento’s skyline, but Tuesday marked the beginning of their end. As the city looks to phase out the industrial riverfront area to a booming urban development, the silos be a thing of the past. “It is a very visible...

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Goodbye to the Old Cemex Silos

Goodbye to the Old Cemex Silos

These old silos at the Cemex cement plant on South River Road are now being  torn down as part of the continuing redevelopment of the riverbank area. See more at the Business Journal.Photo by Barbara Smith (2008)

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West Sacramento Hay Bale Fire Sends Smoke through Region

Oct 14, 2014
West Sacramento Hay Bale Fire Sends Smoke through Region

WEST SACRAMENTO- A hay bale fire in West Sacramento is sending smoke throughout the region Tuesday evening. No structures are threatened by the flames, but a smokey odor was noticeable across the river in downtown Sacramento. It’s unknown what started the fire. Hay fires are typically allowed to burn out, but firefighters say Tuesday’s...

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