Aug 132014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUGUST 13, 2014 — The City of West Sacramento and the Yolo County Office of Emergency Services are joining with other agencies in  Yolo, Sacramento and Placer counties in a “mass notification system to alert residents about emergency events and other important community news, the agencies say. The system is meant […]

May 202013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE  — MAY 20, 2013 — The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department reported today that an inmate died on Saturday while in custody at the county jail in Woodland. The man, 29-year old Todd Alexander Phillips, was in custody since April 12 “for various felony and misdemeanor offenses,” said a statement from Lieutenant Dale Johnson […]

Apr 162012
Planners choose cell tower design

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 11, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A water tower it is. West Sacramento’s planning commission on Thursday voted unanimously in favor of making a new Southport cell phone tower look like a water tower – an allusion to the region’s agricultural heritage. Nixed were proposed designs in the form of […]

Dec 302011

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 28, 2011 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor If you have a telephone landline in West Sacramento, you’re probably already in the city’s emergency phone call program. It’s part of a regional system that lets authorities reach you with a recorded message in case of a major emergency. But those […]

Nov 022011

  NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 26, 2011 — Recycle your old electronics devices and help support the West Sacramento Christmas Basket Project. Between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, visit the Farmers Market site behind Walgreens and drop off your old TVs, computers, printers, scanners, power cables, routers, radios, cell phones, digital cameras, […]