Dec 222012
 
Photo: sign of the season

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — DEC 19, 2012 – The baseball player statues in front of city hall are ready for the holidays. The real question is, are you? These slightly-bigger-than-life statues are playing ball in front of city hall, at 1100 West Capitol Avenue.  (News-Ledger photo) ___________________________________ EDITOR’S NOTE: The News-Ledger reported more about [...]

Jun 012012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 1, 2012 – West Sacramento police are looking for help from the public in solving a shooting that occurred late last night on the 1100-block of Hobson Avenue.   Police responded to a report of a shooting at about 11:40 p.m., said Sergeant Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department. [...]

Feb 132012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on January 13, Yolo County Superior Court Judge Stephen Mock sentenced 31-year-old Christopher Allen Smith of West Sacramento to 45 years-to-life in state prison for murdering Gidd Gomel Robinson IV on November 3, 2009. According to the Yolo D.A.’s office: Shortly after noon that day, Smith [...]

Oct 192011
 

Special from the News-Ledger – Oct. 19, 2011 A circular park at the intersection of 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue may be renamed, from “Pennsylvania Park” to “”Fred and Leila Holmes Park.” The city parks commission has approved the renaming request from the couple’s daughter, Mary Jane Holmes. The West Sacramento city council will consider [...]

May 182011
 
Baseball sculpture finds a short-term home on West Capitol

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGE – May 18, 2001 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor There are a couple of new guys playing baseball in the middle of 1100-block of West Capitol Avenue – oversized, bronze fellows. The sculpture was installed with little fanfare several weeks ago after West Sacramento city staff saw an opportunity to pick [...]