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 […]

Nov 302013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – NOV 30, 2013 – A 63-year old man from Mountain View was killed this morning in a single-vehicle accident in West Sacramento. Reported Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department: “Today, November 30, 2013, at approximately 10:50 a.m, officers responded to eastbound Tower Bridge Gateway and the Railroad overcrossing (near […]

Nov 182013
Where one woman sets the bar for a man who comes courting

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 6, 2013 — I was talking to a friend the other day and somehow our conversation turned to the subject of how most men usually make a very poor impression on first dates, and our chat went a little something like this: “Ever since I got divorced, my match-making big […]

Nov 062013
Pair in motorhome sought after hit-and-run killing on Sacramento Avenue

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – NOV 6, 2013 –   West Sacramento police are looking for help from the public after a man was struck and killed by an RV in a Sacramento Avenue shopping center parking lot last night.   Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the W.S.P.D. reports that police responded to 960 Sacramento Avenue – a […]

Aug 262013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 26, 2013 — A skydiving accident near Davis on Saturday killed an experienced, 23-year old skydiver. Mark Persons, a spokesman for the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department, said deputies responded at about 6 p.m. on August 24 to the Sky Dance facility at the Yolo County Airport. “Upon arrival, deputies located the […]