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 [...]

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 [...]

Jul 282011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER July 28, 2011   Editor’s note: the annual “National Night Out Against Crime” returns next week. Here’s the press release from the West Sacramento Police Department.  It includes the list of participating residential blocks & streets. Many of the locations will get visits from police, firefighters, military representatives. In the past, mascots [...]

Jul 272011
 

From the News-Ledger – July 27, 2011 – Southport crossing still lacks traction; bridge at Broadway/15th Street will get further scrutiny By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Sacramento’s city council reacted to a new Sac/West Sac study of possible new river crossings by leaning away from the concept of a new bridge from Sutterville Road to [...]

Jul 232011
 
Walking & running against cancer

DELAINEY ZUNIGA, age three, is recovering and doing well after a bout with blood cancer. The granddaughter of Jolaine and Wes Beers (he’s a former West Sacramento mayor), Delainey helped lead a “survivors’ lap” at the Relay for Life on Saturday morning. Photo courtesy of Debbie Norton-Johnson Roughly 600 people descended on the track at [...]