Feb 082014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 5, 2014 – A West Sacramento man was arrested by Yolo County sheriff’s deputies on January 27. He was allegedly in possession of a large amount of methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana. The sheriff’s department reports that deputies conducted a traffic stop at about 11:49 p.m. that night, pulling over 56-year [...]

Jan 252014
 
Council votes to allow indoor cultivation of marijuana, within limits

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 22, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The West Sacramento City Council voted 4-0 last week to allow cultivation of marijuana within city limits – but only in certain places, by certain people and in limited spaces. Marijuana cultivation remains illegal under federal law. The new city rules are [...]

Dec 282013
 

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 18, 2013 – An online reader of the News-Ledger complained that our Dec. 4 article detailing proposed new restrictions on growers of medical marijuana lacked enough context. The article included a reference to data collected in West Sacramento since 2008. And it included a quote from a city staff report saying, in [...]

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 132013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 6, 2013 – Yolo County sheriff’s deputies arrested two out-of-town men found with a large amount of marijuana. Sheriff’s spokesman Mark Persons reports a deputy contacted the pair at about 8:20 a.m. on Oct. 30, while they were parked in the southbound lot at an I-5 rest stop in the [...]

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 [...]