Jul 182014

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 9, 2014 — TWO GUN BUSINESS OWNERS SAY PROPOSED RULES ARE ACCEPTABLE — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s planning commission on June 19 approved a tightening of the permitted locations for gun shops in the city. But those restrictions were made with the approval of a couple of gun-related local […]

Feb 242014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB. 19, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Four teens face charges after an apparent accidental shooting inside a parked car on February 7. The shooting happened at about 1 p.m. on the 2600-block of Franklyn Way in West Sacramento. A neighbor heard a gunshot and called police. Investigators believe […]

Dec 022013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 2, 2013 — West Sacramento police report that a local man may have shot himself in the head after a police pursuit yesterday morning. Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department said the incident started when an officer tried to pull over a 1980 Chevrolet pickup truck for a […]

Feb 192013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — Last month, a Yolo County jury found 57-year-old Fidel Alvarez guilty of “cultivation of marijuana” and “possession for sale of marijuana.”  The jury also convicted Alvarez of being armed during the commission of these crimes. According to the office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig: Last September, agents from […]

Dec 282012
They could have been anybody's kids

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 26, 2012 — ‘MY BACK PAGES’: Daryl Fisher’s column So, just what is the “Bushmaster .223 AR-15” assault rifle that was used to slaughter 20 grade school children and six of their female teachers and administrators a week ago last Friday in Newtown, Connecticut? To begin with, it’s actually a demilitarized version […]