Sep 182014
 
Pierce, Luckie graduate U.S. military basic training

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 – Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Elizabeth S. Pierce graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Pierce is the wife of Jack Snyder of West Sacramento, Calif. __________ Jonathan Vaughn Luckie has graduated from U.S. Marines basic training in San Diego. [...]

Sep 172014
 
'John Santos Sextet' offers free concert on West Sac riverfront

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 – John Santos & the John Santos Sextet will perform a free concert of Afro-Latin influenced jazz music at 7 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 20, at Riverwalk Park (seating opens at 6). The concert will be held behind the ziggurat building at 707 3rd Street. Santos is a [...]

Sep 162014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – STORY UPDATE, SEPT. 18: The Giants and River Cats are expected to announce tomorrow morning that they have a deal. Beginning next season, the River Cats will no longer be the minor league affiliate of the Oakland A’s. They’ll instead be the top farm team for the more popular San Francisco Giants. [...]

Sep 162014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor When a local citizen noticed some bones along the riverfront on August 15, a sheriff’s department boat and representatives of the Yolo County Coroner’s office responded. The possibility of foul play had to be considered. The area near County Road 127 and [...]

Sep 152014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 – West Sacramento’s police department has reported back on the results of a pair of checkpoints set up to catch drunk drivers and unlicensed drivers on the weekend of August 30-31. The checkpoints were set up for about six hours beginning at 7 p.m. each night. They were [...]

Sep 152014
 
Cyclocross: a new West Sac tradition?

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The inaugural “West Sacramento Cyclocross Grand Prix” on Saturday exceeded its organizers’ expectations. They hope to bring the riverfront race back in future years – perhaps even turning it into a fixture on the international cycling calendar. Organizer Matthew Hargrove downplays his [...]

Sep 142014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 3, 2014 – The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department warns members of the public not to touch any bats found on the ground. The department tells of one incident that took place early the afternoon of August 13 in Davis: “A bat was found inside a tire swing at Davis Community [...]