From the NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 7, 2011 HOLIDAY TREE-LIGHTING: Hundreds attended the ceremonial lighting of the city’s holiday tree on Dec. 2 in front of city hall The event featured music and a visit from Santa, and was hosted by the Chamber of Commerce.
NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – DEC 9, 2011 – The West Sacramento City Council selected Oscar Villegas as Mayor Pro Tem for the next year, effective Dec. 7, 2011. He succeeds William Kristoff, who will continue his term on the City Council. The Mayor Pro Tem serves in the absence of the Mayor when the Mayor is [...]
NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 7, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor More information is available on a West Sacramento domestic violence incident that led to a state-wide “Amber Alert” last night. Police were concerned about the safety of three young children after their father took them away. The alert – along with names and photos [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 30, 2011 – The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce presents two seatings of “Breakfast with Santa” on Sat., Dec. 10, at the Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. Enjoy brunch with St. Nick from 8:30-10 a.m. or 10:30-noon, along with “tons of Christmas-themed activities for children” including pancake decorating, a [...]
NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 30, 2011 – The ‘Police Log’ appears weekly in the News-Ledger. From time to time, we post it here as well. Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents It’s just a sampling of the reports, calls for service and arrests made by the [...]
Eric Harding went to the grand opening of West Sacramento’s new police dog training facility on Oak Street near Home Depot. He took some photos for the News-Ledger (you’ll see them in the paper soon). He also took the following short video showing Officer Roger Kinney’s dog “Zar” in action. See below and click on [...]
UPDATE: NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE, Dec. 6, 2011, 5:56 a.m. Several hours after police released the information below, they canceled their Amber Alert regarding this family. According to Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department: “The suspect and the children have been located in El Dorado County. The children are good and we are working [...]