Jul 232011
 

Someone bought a $301,451 lottery ticket from Southport Deli (3360 Jefferson Blvd.) on July 7, but for several days, no one knew who. On July 12, the winner showed up with hist ticket, reports the California Lottery. Frank Downs, a machinist from West Sacramento, came forward to claim his winning MEGA Millions ticket from last [...]

Jul 062011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER July 6, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Last month, a judge approved an injunction against members of the “Broderick Boys” in West Sacramento. The injunction was championed by the office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, with the approval of the city’s police and elected officials. The injunction restricts the [...]

Jun 012011
 
Site at Alyce Norman school offers help, services

The weekly Friday food giveaway next to Portable 21 at the Alyce Norman Elementary School, 1200 Anna Street (News-Ledger photo) FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER JUNE 1, 2011 By Steve MarschkeNews-Ledger Editor If you live in West Sacramento and you need a little help of some kind, this is a pretty good place to start. We’re talking [...]

Mar 022011
 

‘Local Scene’ is a weekly feature on the back page of the News-Ledger’s print edition. It’s West Sacramento’s best calendar of events. To find out how to submit an item for the ‘Local Scene’ section (it’s free), see the ‘News Submission’ tab at the left. Here’s the ‘Local Scene’ listing from our newspaper of March [...]

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 [...]