Aug 312011
River Cats clinch division, head toward playoffs

River Cats celebrate clinching their division title on Aug. 24 (courtesy of Sacramento River Cats) FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – AUG 31, 2011 – The Sacramento River Cats have clinched the Pacific South Division championship, returning home Monday to begin their final homestand of the season. The Triple-A baseball team (an affiliate of the Oakland A’s) […]

Aug 242011
City & U-Haul can’t agree about illegally tall sign

U-Haul’s illegally tall sign on West Capitol Avenue. The company says it needs a tall sign so truck renters can safely spot the entrance, and return a vehicle. (News-Ledger file photo) FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – AUG 24, 2011 – By Steve MarschkeNews-Ledger Editor And then there was one: A U-Haul sign is the last illegally […]

Aug 172011

 FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Aug 17, 2011 – Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents It’s just a sampling of the reports, calls for service and arrests made by the West Sacramento Police Department during the past week. The information includes citizen complaints and other statements that have […]

Aug 172011
West Sac native living his dream in music world

MICK MARTIN (courtesy photo) FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER AUGUST 17, 2011 – By Steve MarschkeNews-Ledger Editor A certain graduate of the Class of 1967, James Marshall High School, will return to his hometown of West Sacramento tomorrow night. He’ll bring his blues harmonica and a band. “Mick Martin and the Blues Rockers” will play in the […]