Mar 052015

NEWS-LEDGER FEB 25, 2015 —   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 ‘Police Log’ feature appears weekly in the West Sacramento News-Ledger newspaper. To see it regularly, check out the special subscription offer at […]

Mar 052015
West Sacramento woman looks for life's answers wrapped in dreams

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 25, 2015 — By Al Zagofsky Correspondent “When I was three weeks old, my mother died from complications from my birth,” explained Katheryn Haines of West Sacramento. “It had a tremendous impact on my life and on my father’s life—he never recovered.” “My dad was a chainsaw logger,” she continued. “We were […]

Mar 032015
Car stereo may have started fire

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 4 2015 EDITION — A Chevy Impala became totally engulfed in flames at the busy intersection of Jefferson and Park boulevards last Wednesday afternoon. Sergeant Roger Kinney of the West Sacramento Police Department said the driver learned his vehicle was smoking as he exited a nearby freeway offramp. The incident […]

Mar 012015
'Nuggeteers' group enjoys wine tastings at Southport supermarket

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 25, 2015 — By Al Zagofsky Correspondent The West Sacramento Nugget Market has offered wine tasting events, generally every other Friday evening since opening their doors, and a respectable following of wine tasters has attended these tastings so predictably that they gave themselves a name, “The Nuggeteers.” Nugget’s next Wine & Cheese […]

Feb 282015

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The West Sacramento Foundation offers grants to nonprofit organizations for programs that exclusively benefit West Sacramento residents. Deadline for this year’s applications is March 20 (no hand deliveries accepted). Visit and download a grant request form. Questions? Call Charlie Moore, 417-5623.   Do you like what you see here?   […]

Feb 272015
Meet Assemblyman McCarty tomorrow in reception at Club Pheasant in Southport

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — You’re invited to meet West Sacramento’s new Assembly member, Kevin McCarty: 12:30-2:30 p.m. tomorrow (Sat., Feb. 28) at the Club Pheasant restaurant, 2525 Jefferson Blvd. Light refreshments served. RSVP to or (916) 324-4676.   Do you like what you see here?   You can support local journalism, support this […]