Aug 022012
Council incumbents state intentions; challengers may file by Aug. 10

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 25, 2012 By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor   A number of seats for West Sacramento city office and local school board will be on the ballot on November 6.   Voters will be asked whether to return Christopher Cabaldon for another two-year term as mayor, and whether to give city council members […]

Jul 312012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 25, 2012 —   The folks who fight West Nile Virus every summer by attacking the mosquito population report that no aerial spraying is planned at this time in the Sacramento-Yolo area — but low intensity ground spraying is underway from time to time.   The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control […]

Jul 302012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 30, 2012 — Law enforcement officials are looking for help from the public after a Chihuahua-mix dog was found in West Sacramento, apparently tortured and killed. A probation officer working with a yard maintenance crew found the dog on Thursday afternoon at 1720 Merkley Avenue, near Westacre Road. “The dog’s legs […]

Jul 302012
Port hopes feds will fund new barges, allowing it to start container-barging service

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER, JULY 25, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor    The $5 million crane received by the Port of West Sacramento in January primarily to handle shipping container traffic hasn’t actually lifted any shipping containers yet. But port manager Mike Luken said he is confident that his facility will still get a […]

Jul 292012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 29, 2012 —   The West Sacramento Community Singers need some tenor, baritone and bass voices. Rehearsals are Sundays from 305, Sept. 9 through Dec. 23.   For information, email or call 376-0756. Copyright News-Ledger 2012 Print