Oct 282014
 
Film to tell story of Joe Chairez: RCHS grad, cop & organ donor

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 15, 2014 – A local team is working on a documentary about River City High School graduate Joe Chairez. According to the school’s web page, in 2000 Chairez was “living his dream” and nearing the end of his field training as a Sacramento police officer when he collapsed after he [...]

May 172014
 
Spaghetti dinner to help family of Westmore Oaks school teacher

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 14, 2014 – Help the family of Westmore Oaks Elementary School teacher Amy Mills by showing up for some spaghetti, a silent auction and raffle on May 31. Mills, 33, lost her fight with cancer on Sunday — Mother’s Day. She leaves behind a husband as well as children age [...]

Mar 202014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – March 20, 2014 – A West Sacramento man died in jail custody yesterday, apparently of suicide. Captain Larry Cecchetini of the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department said 33-year old inmate Nitesh Raj Singh had been in custody at the Woodland facility since March 6 on domestic violence charges. Singh was found in distress [...]

Nov 082013
 
Second hit-and-run suspect turns herself in

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 8, 2013 – “Person of interest” Pamela McKee turned herself in to police late last night, reports the West Sacramento Police Department. McKee was believed to be in the RV that struck and killed 55-year old Michael Ray Anderson at a Sacramento Avenue shopping center on Tuesday evening. She was booked [...]

Nov 072013
 
Do you know these men? Hawaii woman seeks photos of six West Sac Vietnam casualties

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 30, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A Hawaii woman is on a mission to help us remember “the boys.” Her mission is to help those trying “to put a face with every name” etched on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C.. They’re trying to collect a [...]

May 052013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – A new peace officers memorial at the old courthouse building, 725 Court Street in Woodland, will honor all those officers who fell in the line of duty while working for law enforcement agencies in Yolo County, including the sheriff’s department and West Sacramento Police Department. West Sacramento has lost one [...]