Dec 312011

Fireworks will shoot from the West Sacramento waterfront up into the skies above Old Sacramento tonight, in a 10-minute show at 9 p.m. and a nearly-15 minute show scheduled for midnight. The shows are in celebration of New Year’s Eve, and sponsored by and the Sacramento Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. The midnight show will […]

Dec 302011

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 28, 2011 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor If you have a telephone landline in West Sacramento, you’re probably already in the city’s emergency phone call program. It’s part of a regional system that lets authorities reach you with a recorded message in case of a major emergency. But those […]

Dec 292011
McGowan to run again

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s Mike McGowan announced this month he will run to defend the Yolo Board of Supervisors seat he has held since 1993. He has also just been named president of the California State Association of Counties – which is now involved […]

Dec 282011

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 EDITORIAL The local school board has approved a contract with a political consultant to explore a new school bond or parcel tax in West Sacramento. The measure would seek to raise funds to build a performing arts center at the new high school, and to start a new technical education […]

Dec 272011
New K9 training facility open

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 14, 2011 — Dogs practice climbing over & around obstacles — and taking on the ‘bad guys’ — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Police dog teams from the region celebrated the opening of a new West Sacramento K9 agility training course on Nov. 30 with a demonstration of their dogs’ […]