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 [...]

Dec 042012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Fire Department is looking for volunteers to serve on its Certified Emergency Response Team, or CERT. Citizens are trained to assist in a disaster, learning skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue and disaster medical operations. The next round of training begins Jan. 15. For information, [...]

Sep 052012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 22, 2012 – The state supreme court has reinstated the conviction of a man found guilty of leaving a fake bomb at the Yolo County Communications Center in 2006. 66-year old Barry Turnage of Woodland was sentenced to life in prison under the “three strikes law,” after prior [...]

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 “Reverse 911” 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 of [...]

Oct 252011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 26, 2011 –  The City of West Sacramento is starting up a new round of training for those who want to know better how to help themselves, their families and their neighbors in the event of an emergency. Topics include Disaster Awareness, Light Search & Rescue, Terrorism and more. Citizens who pass [...]