May 252012
 
Two trucks burn up

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 23, 2012 – On May 16, West Sacramento firefighters responded to the vicinity of Galveston and Canal streets after two big-rigs caught fire. The fire appeared to be accidental but of undetermined causes, reports W.S.F.D. Damage was estimated at about $200,000. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

May 112012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 2, 2012 –   Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents. The information includes citizen complaints and other statements that have not substantiated or proven by an investigation or a courtroom.   April 24, 9:06 a.m. A Southport parent reported that a 16-year [...]

Apr 292012
 
Stranded boater rescued

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 25, 2012 – West Sacramento’s Fire Boat 41 gave a tow to a boater in need on the evening of April 17. The sailboat owner said he did not have any water to drink and hadn’t eaten in three days, reports the city fire department. He told local media all [...]

Apr 042012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Sergeant Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department announced recently that the department is making new ventures into “social media” and communications. Using the “Nixie” system, citizens can sign up to receive information from police as a text message on their cell phone or by email. Citizens can also find [...]