Aug 022014
 
'Night Out' on Tuesday: here's a list of West Sac block parties

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 30, 2014 – The “National Night Out” event  returns this Tuesday, Aug. 5. In West Sacramento, as in cities across the nation, “National Night Out” will be celebrated with block parties and barbecues.   The West Sacramento Police Department joins residents and neighborhood groups in support of the program’s 31st [...]

Feb 052014
 
'Neighborhood court' coming to West Sac: model follows SF and Davis

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 29, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The concept of “neighborhood court” is soon to West Sacramento. Those accused of certain low-level crimes will have a chance to exchange a court appearance and possible conviction for a chance to negotiate a resolution with a group of local volunteers and [...]

Aug 152013
 
West Sacramento neighbors host 'National Night Out' block parties

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 14, 2013 – By Daryl Fisher Features Editor Tuesday before last was National Night Out in West Sacramento with local organizers at 15 different sights participating in the annual event sponsored by the West Sacramento Police Department. National Night Out is a community police awareness-raising event held every year on [...]

Jul 282013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 24, 2013 – The annual “National Night Out” block party and anti-crime rally is planned for Aug. 6 this year. Fifteen West Sacramento blocks will hold events this year from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. They are: Washington Courtyard Apartments (500 7th St.); Las Casitas Apartments (685 Lighthouse Dr.); Sunset [...]

Nov 142012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 7, 2012 – NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL: “Participatory Budgeting”: It’s an experiment that’s been tried out, so far, in Brazil, New York City and  Chicago. It just started in Vallejo. And it would be good for West Sacramento, too. “PB” could work for both the local city government and the school district. [...]