Aug 292014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 29, 2014 – The West Sacramento Police Department has announced it will hold  DUI and driver’s license checkpoints this weekend somewhere in West Sacramento. The department plans to set up checkpoints both Saturday and Sunday nights, beginning at about 7 p.m. on both Aug. 30 and 31. The checkpoints may be [...]

Dec 132013
 

NEWS-LEDGER– DEC 4, 2013 – Local law already bans pot dispensaries and backyard medical marijuana groves  – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The City of West Sacramento is poised to again tighten the restrictions on anyone growing marijuana at home. The city has already outlawed marijuana dispensaries, the cultivation of marijuana for dispensaries, and any [...]

Nov 042013
 
Hoping it sticks: teens at RCHS get a lesson on safe driving

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 30, 2013 – By Sarina Phoung and Tommy Rickard River City High School Journalism Class National Teen Driver Safety Week kicked off at River City High School last week with a visit from the Impact Teen Drivers (ITD) program, which is an educational program that travels to schools across the [...]

Oct 222013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 9, 2013 – West Sacramento police announced this week they have received a new traffic safety grant to fight drunk driving. The $19,750 from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, through the California Office of Traffic Safety, will support the department’s occasional sobriety checkpoints, reported Lieutenant David Delaini. “The grant [...]

Jul 052013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 5, 2013 – The West Sacramento Police Department’s Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint tonight (July 5) beginning at 7:00 p.m., reports W.S.P.D. Lieutenant Tod Sockman. The checkpoint is scheduled to go until 3 a.m. Sockman did not announce the location of the checkpoint within the city. His [...]

May 072013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 1, 2013 – West Sacramento police checked driver’s licenses and looked for signs of inebriation behind the wheel of each car passing through a checkpoint Friday night, April 26, at Harbor Boulevard and Duluth Street. They announced the planned checkpoint in advance – the News-Ledger published an announcement on its [...]