Aug 262013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 26, 2013 – A skydiving accident near Davis on Saturday killed an experienced, 23-year old skydiver. Mark Persons, a spokesman for the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department, said deputies responded at about 6 p.m. on August 24 to the Sky Dance facility at the Yolo County Airport. “Upon arrival, deputies located the [...]

Aug 262013
 
West Sacramento couple weds at the ballpark -- between innings

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 21, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor “Dinger” gave away the bride. That was just one unique thing about the marriage of West Sacramento natives Jalena Rusaw and Alan Slape, who made their vows during a 60-second ceremony between innings at Saturday’s River Cats game. “Alan and I were [...]

Aug 252013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Heading to the river? Taking kids? State law requires every child younger than 13 on a boat, and everybody on a personal watercraft or a towed craft, be wearing a life jacket. Authorities also strongly recommend a life jacket for kids and others playing in or near local rivers. You can [...]

Aug 242013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – Learn more about the new health care laws and how they affect you as an individual or your small business. Attend a workshop about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (called “Obamacare” by many) at one of four scheduled workshops held at the local [...]

Aug 222013
 
Japanese food plant opens in West Sac

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 22, 2013 – The Japanese food product company Nippon Shokken is celebrating the opening of its first American plant on Monday with a tour of the facility. The company produces blended Japanese seasonings and food products. It began construction on the 70,000-square foot plant in February, 2012, at 2970 Ramco Street [...]

Aug 212013
 
Mom fights back after loss of daughter to drinking driver in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 14, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Sonia Rodriguez can’t undo what happened to her 17-year old daughter five years ago on a dark and drizzly West Sacramento street. But she is trying to keep the same thing from happening to somebody else’s daughter. “Halloween, 2008, started out just [...]