May 142014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 14, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A north-city police standoff lasted several hours but ended peacefully Friday night. The incident occurred at an apartment at 815 Bryte Avenue. Police responded when a woman called 911. A dispatcher noted that “banging and yelling” was heard in the background of […]

Mar 042014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 4, 2014 —   Juan Antonio Gonzales has received a sentence of “life without the possibility of parole” for the killing of a nightclub janitor in West Sacramento in 2006, reports the office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig.   Gonzales was convicted earlier this year after a break in […]

Feb 212014
Former W.S.P.D. officer's fate now in the hands of a jury

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 19, 2014 — The fate of disgraced former West Sacramento police officer Sergio Alvarez went into the hands of 12 jurors on Friday. Alvarez was arrested a year ago and charged with sexually assaulting five women “under color of authority” while on patrol in the city. The alleged victims tended […]

Nov 122013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 12, 2013 — PG&E customers in West Sacramento are invited to an open house to learn more about the ongoing pipeline replacement project in their neighborhood. PG&E is hosting an open house on Tuesday, Nov. 12, to discuss this work with customers and provide information about available energy audits, energy efficiency […]

Nov 082013
Second hit-and-run suspect turns herself in

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 8, 2013 — “Person of interest” Pamela McKee turned herself in to police late last night, reports the West Sacramento Police Department. McKee was believed to be in the RV that struck and killed 55-year old Michael Ray Anderson at a Sacramento Avenue shopping center on Tuesday evening. She was booked […]