Nov 182014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – NOV 18, 2014 – News just in directly from the West Sacramento Police Department: “(Today) at approximately 8 a.m., officers responded to the corner of Proctor Avenue and Sycamore Avenue for a subject shot.  When officers arrived, a 42 year old male was found with multiple gunshot wounds.  He was transported to […]

Nov 172014
New bridge to Southport set to open on December 5

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 12, 2014 — West Sacramento officials have set the date for a ribbon-cutting of the new Mike McGowan Bridge: December 5, at 10 a.m. The bridge will add an alternative connection across the barge canal, particularly for Southport residents used to using the Stone Lock Bridge on Jefferson Boulevard. Initially, the bridge […]

Nov 162014

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 5, 2014 —   News items below are collected from police dispatchers’ notes and arrest reports. The information in them has often not been verified beyond the initial reports.    This feature appears weekly in the News-Ledger newspaper. To subscribe, see the special offer at bottom. Oct. 26, 3 p.m. Some stole […]

Nov 152014
RCHS statistics students asked to design a game of chance

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 12, 2014 — By Rebecca Schwartz River City High School Journalism Class Every year since he had begun teaching at River City High School, statistics teacher James Colligan, has put on a ‘Casino Day’ where students used the practical skills of the lessons that he has taught them to design a casino […]

Nov 142014

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 12, 2014 — Two boats collided south of the Clarksburg Marina Sunday afternoon, in an accident that sent several people to the hospital. The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department reports that “two small pleasure vessels” hit each other head on at about 3 p.m. “Five out of the nine occupants from both vessels […]

Nov 122014

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 12, 2014 — In West Sacramento, Tuesday was a great night for incumbents. As voters cast their ballots in the November 4 general election, it seemed they were trying to show they were happy with the current direction of the local school district and city government. In the mayor’s race, current mayor […]