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Dec 072011
 

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 [...]

Dec 062011
 
VIDEO: West Sac police dog 'Zar' in action

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 [...]

Dec 052011
 
'AMBER ALERT' UPDATE: kids found in El Dorado

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 [...]

Dec 052011
 
Century-old pumps retired: new pumps for Southport

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 30, 2011 – ‘Old pumps played a role in keeping Southport living room floors dry for about a century’ By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A pair of drainage pumps in Southport that have been diligently working or on call for about a century have just been retired.   The [...]

Dec 022011
 
'Santa Run' schedule announced

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – DEC 2, 2011 The West Sacramento Fire Department, in conjunction with the West Sacramento Firefighter’s Association, is preparing for the annual “Santa Run” through West Sacramento.  With the help of many off-duty firefighter “elves,” Santa will be riding through various neighborhoods on an elaborately decorated fire truck “sleigh” and handing out candy [...]