Apr 122013
West Sac CERT volunteers honored

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 3, 2013 — As part of the annual awards ceremony for the West Sacramento police and fire departments this month, the WSFD honored a group of citizen volunteers who have trained as ‘CERTs.’ These “Community Emergency Response Team” volunteers are trained to help their families and community in the event […]

Mar 182013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER, MARCH 13, 2013 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A mistake by a PG&E work crew led to overpressurization of a business customer’s gas line in January. The utility company filed a mandatory “non-compliance report” about the incident with the California Public Utilities Commission, but local fire officials told the News-Ledger the […]

Feb 012013
Two house fires in Southport

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 30, 2013 — The two-story home above caught fire on the evening of Jan. 19, on the 3300-block of San Vicente Road. The family escaped safely, and neighboring homes were protected, but the home sustained damage to both floors. The cause of the fire was not immediately determined. Three days […]

Dec 292012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 — RIVER WALK PARK IS A GOOD SPOT TO WATCH THE SHOW: New Year’s Eve festivities in Old Sacramento will include a couple of fireworks shows, along with other entertainment.   The fireworks will be launched from West Sacramento’s riverfront and can be viewed from either Old Sacramento […]