Sep 282013
 
One last column Don Schatzel, chronicler of West Sac youth sports

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 25, 2013 – Time flies! We all know that intellectually. But when your time zips by, and you wake up one day and you are 60 (yes, 60) and the AARP info starts coming and you get a copy of the Senior Resource Services Guide from Assemblyman Roger Dickinson in [...]

Sep 262013
 
West Sacramento's council preps for 'action plan' on area homeless problem

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 18, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Tonight (Sept. 18), the West Sacramento City Council will discuss “next steps” for the prevention and treatment of homelessness in this town. Using state grant funds, city officials (including City Councilman Mark Johannessen) have counted the local homeless, tried to analyze the [...]

Sep 242013
 
Fire takes barn & vehicles

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 18, 2013 – West Sacramento and Sacramento firefighters both responded to a challenging fire in rural Southport on September 6. They found a “fully involved” detached garage and barn — with no fire hydrants nearby at the Hilary Avenue location. Firefighters shuttled fire from a water tender vehicle, and kept [...]

Sep 232013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 23, 2013 – The name of the woman killed in a car crash early Saturday morning in West Sacramento has been released. She was Hope Angeli Castellano, a 26-year old from West Sacramento, reports Mark Persons, spokesman for the Yolo County Sheriff/Coroner’s office. Castellana was believed to be the rear passenger [...]

Sep 232013
 

FROM THE  NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 18, 2013 – The Tower Bridge will shut down and forks will go up on Sunday, September 29, for the first-ever banquet dinner served on the Tower Bridge. The event is sponsored by the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau as the culmination of that city’s first “Farm to Fork” week [...]