Oct 202011

Editor’s note: It’s that time of year again. Some residents in Southport, particularly around Bridgeway Island, Bridgeway Lakes and other areas with nearby waterways, are complaining of a foul odor in their neighborhood. We’ve recently received some complaints and some questions about the smell. To answer the question, we will reprint below a News-Ledger article […]

Oct 192011

Special from the News-Ledger – Oct. 19, 2011 A circular park at the intersection of 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue may be renamed, from “Pennsylvania Park” to “”Fred and Leila Holmes Park.” The city parks commission has approved the renaming request from the couple’s daughter, Mary Jane Holmes. The West Sacramento city council will consider […]

Oct 182011
Coach Bustamante on leave after allegation

NEWS-LEDGER – Oct. 18, 2011 online – By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor River City High’s head football coach is on paid administrative leave while school officials investigate a complaint that he “inappropriately touched” a female student. Coach Arturo (“Art”) Bustamante is a social studies teacher at the school, as well as second-year head coach for […]

Oct 182011

NEWS-LEDGER – ONLINE OCT 18, 2011 – A 78-year old West Sacramento woman has been sentenced to a year in county jail plus $26,000 in restitution to the family of a woman she killed in a supermarket parking lot accident one morning in 2009. Donna Marie McClure had been found guilty of vehicular manslaughter with […]