Feb 162011
 
Fire claims a life

  NEWS-LEDGER – FEB 16, 2011 18 firefighters respond; victim had tried to put out fire but ran out of time as medical oxygen tanks helped spur the blaze By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor An elderly man on oxygen tubes apparently dropped a lit cigarette onto his oxygen equipment, and didn’t have a chance to [...]

Dec 152010
 
Westin offers proposals for future of West Sac schools

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER By Steve MarschkeNews-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s school board on Thursday re-elected businessman David Westin as board president and chose Teresa Blackmer as vice president for the coming year. In other board changes, former trustee Matt Stegman has finished his school board service after deciding not to run for re-election this year, and [...]

Nov 242010
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – NOV. 24, 2010 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor     Local police issued an alert after a city contractor reported seeing a mountain lion on two successive days last week in Southport. But after an investigation that brought in a county-hired trapper, they’re inclined to see the sightings were mistaken. [...]

Nov 032010
 
‘Pumpkin Run’

Runners start Saturday’s Pumpkin Run on damp pavement at the Recreation Center/RCHS complex in Southport. At rear left, holding an air horn aloft, is West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon, who signalled the start of the event and then joined in the run. The mayor’s 5K time was 31 minutes and 20 seconds, despite his delayed [...]