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
 
RCHS football gears up for 2011

Jose Monreal goes for the ball, challenged by Antonio Parea. The two RCHS Raiders were participating in the team’s annual ‘Blue Gold” preseason football scrimmage on Saturday. (Photo by DE’ONNA JACK) From the News-Ledger Aug. 17, 2011 The River City High School Raiders enter the 2011 season after making waves in 2010, when they racked [...]

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 [...]

Aug 032011
 
After a year off, parade & fair will return

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER Local scouts helped lead the way in the city’s last Community Day Parade, in 2009 (News-Ledger photo) West Sacramento’s annual “Community Day Parade” and “Neighbors Fair” took a break during 2010 because funding and support were scarce in these tough economic times. But they’re back. A version of the parade and fair [...]