Jul 172014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 17, 2014 – Not all neighbors of the “Great Horror Campout” in rural Southport this week are happy. The horror-themed event is selling tickets for people to camp on Burrows Road (the property includes a popular annual pumpkin patch and farm) and experience ghoulish frights on Friday and Saturday. Some locals [...]

Jul 162014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 9, 2014 –   News items below are collected from police dispatchers’ notes and arrest reports. The information in them has often not been verified beyond the initial reports.  ‘Police Log’ appears every week in the News-Ledger, West Sacramento’s local paper. There’s a special subscription offer at the bottom of [...]

Jul 152014
 
Raley's explains changes at local store

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 9, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A couple of readers asked the News-Ledger what’s behind the recent changes to the Raley’s supermarket in downtown West Sacramento. The store recently reduced its retail space. Corporate spokeswoman Nicole Townsend explained in an email that the supermarket  at 1601 West Capitol avenue has [...]

Jul 142014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo Food Bank will distribute free food to eligible residents of West Sacramento and Clarksburg on Tuesday, July 15. Distributions will be held 9-10 a.m. at the West Sacramento County Building at 500 Jefferson Blvd.; 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd.; 11-noon at the Yolo Housing Authority, [...]

Jul 142014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 9, 2014 – (Editor’s note: several additional pieces of information have been added to this article taken from the News-Ledger’s print edition) Yolo County’s property assessment roll has topped $21 billion for the first time, reports county assessor Joel Butler. “The improving real estate market and thriving agricultural economy, coupled with new [...]

Jul 102014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Friends of the Library will hold a summer book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sat., July 19, and from 10-3 on Sunday, July 20, at the library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. Hardback books for $1, paperbacks for 50 cents, kids’ books for 10-25 cents, along with [...]