Mar 142014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 12, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento police joined an FBI “Safe Streets Task Force” and other agencies to serve arrest warrants last week on four “known Norteno street gang members” for sale of methamphetamine and other criminal activity, according to Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the W.S.P.D. [...]

Mar 132014
 
Grand opening of new Bridge District park & city water pump station

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 5, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento officials cut the ribbon Friday morning on a new neighborhood park and water storage facility. The Jerome D. Barry Park is located on Ballpark Drive next to the Ironworks subdivision and near Raley Field. It’s named after a man who [...]

Mar 102014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 19, 2014 – The “Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Center” in Yolo County has changed its name to “Empower Yolo,” a spokesperson reports. “This change is intended to more effectively encompass our philosophy of service, comprehensive programs and geographical reach of services offered by our agency – with an emphasis [...]

Mar 082014
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – Raley Field will host a party at the seasonal opening of its baseball ticket box on Sunday, March 9. There will be free food (including hot dogs and samples from Round Table Pizza), a live band, bounce house, balloon artists and more. You may earn the opportunity to take [...]

Mar 082014
 
There's nothing like pee-wee baseball

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 5, 2014 –   Note: For the past few weeks I’ve been going over to a little hidden-away baseball diamond at Southport Elementary School to watch two of my grandsons practice with their teammates for their upcoming West Sacramento Little League season. Their team, called the Raptors, is being coached [...]

Mar 072014
 
Do you want to be on the city council?

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 7, 2014 –   Because former West Sacramento city councilman Oscar Villegas has been appointed to the county board of supervisors, the city council is seeking applicants from residents interested in filling the vacant seat on the council. The term for the vacant seat expires in November, 2016. Applications from interested [...]