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 232013
 
A reunion to remember

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 15, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Sailor Joseph Pinola had been at sea for eight months on the USS John C. Stennis, a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier. So he had not yet met his five-month old daughter when he returned to town on April 29. Still, the 22-year [...]

Apr 242013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 24, 2013 –   Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on April 18, a Yolo County jury found 22-year-old Wendell Joseph Coleman of West Sacramento guilty of three counts of robbery and three counts of assault with a firearm.  The jury also convicted Coleman of six [...]

May 252011
 
West Sac artist's work now at Capitol

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – May 25, 2011 – A painting by West Sacramento’s Paula Wenzl Bellacera has been selected to represent the Fifth Senate District in the annual California Contemporary Art Collection exhibit at the state capitol, reports the office of State Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis). The Southport artist’s painting “Delta Vineyards” was selected from [...]