Jul 272013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 24, 2013 – Last week, the News-Ledger reported on an incident that brought the SWAT team and residential evacuations to an area of Holly Street in West Sacramento. Police were looking for 30-year old William John Ybarra, an ex-felon wanted for allegedly making “criminal threats.” They didn’t find him during [...]

Jul 262013
 
West Sac softball: Nor Cal champs!

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 24, 2013 – BY DON SCHATZEL, NEWS-LEDGER COLUMNIST The Girls of Summer! “Congratulations” doesn’t say enough to the West Sacramento Girls Softball Little League team from West  Sac, all 100% of them, and they are the 2013, state of California, Northern California champions! The team was brilliantly coached by Adam [...]

Jul 242013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – You’re asked to give a little blood when the BloodSource van comes to the Nugget Market area (Southport Town Center Plaza) from 3-7 p.m. on Friday, July 26. Blood donations helps treat burn victims, transplant patients, surgery patients, those injured in accidents, leukemia patients and others. Donating takes about an hour. [...]

Jul 232013
 
Brothers take different paths to UCD

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 10, 2013 – West Sacramento’s Chris Salazar graduated this spring from UC Davis with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering — with honors. The 22-year old earned a full academic ride in the school’s master’s program in structural engineering. His path to UCD took him from River City High School, [...]

Jul 192013
 
A piece of the traffic puzzle: South River Road bridge is in the works

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 10, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor It’s a long-planned piece of Southport infrastructure: The City of West Sacramento is now soliciting bids for construction of a new bridge to connect the northern cul-de-sac of South River Road to its opposite on the south side of the barge canal. [...]