Oct 042014

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 1, 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. (Editor’s note: to see this weekly report every week, you need to subscribe to the News-Ledger newspaper. See the special offer at bottom.) […]

Oct 032014

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 1, 2014 — Sacramento’s “TBD Fest” has moved to the West Sacramento riverfront this year. Booked for this Friday through Sunday (Oct. 3-5) are musical acts including Moby, Blondie, Empire of the Sun and dozens of other artists. The music, arts and culture festival (formerly held in Sacramento and known as “Launch”) […]

Oct 012014
Preschool program earns West Sac an award from U.S. Conference of Mayors

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 1, 2014 — By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor The mood was festive at lunchtime in the city hall galleria on Monday, as guests helped the City of West Sacramento accept a “City Livability Award from the U.S. Council of Mayors and award sponsor Waste Management Inc.   The 2014 award – announced […]

Sep 292014
Dozens 'walk for the poor' in West Sac

NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 24, 2014 — A coalition including West Sacramento’s Holly Cross and Our Lady of Grace parishes and Sacramento’s Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament joined to organize a poverty-fighting fundraiser here on Saturday. About 75 people showed up for the “Walk for the Poor,” with about 50 of them walking the one-mile distance, […]

Sep 292014
RCHS cooks up culinary arts class

NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 24, 2014 — By Rebecca Schwartz River City High School Journalism Class This year at River City High School they are introducing a new class, taught by Cheryle Sutton, which teaches students the “culinary arts.” On Thursday, September 18, the small class of 18 students provided meals for more than 120 people […]

Sep 292014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 24, 2014 — West Sacramento’s police department is creating police bike patrols as well as well as new, supportive bike patrols made up of volunteers, reports city spokesman Art Schroeder. The trained volunteers will operate under the “Volunteers in Policing,” or VIP, program banner. “The programs are designed to increase […]

Sep 272014

NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 24, 2014 — From Beth Gabor County of Yolo The Yolo County Health Services Department will be holding the following seasonal influenza vaccination clinics this fall: —  Tuesday, October 14, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the     Riverbend Community Room, 664 Cummins Way in West Sacramento —   Tuesday, October 21, […]