Jul 072012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 7, 2012 – A child’s story about being abducted earlier today on Maple Street has been discounted by West Sacramento police. “It ended up being unfounded,” Sgt. Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department told the News-Ledger. “An investigation by West Sacramento Police Department patrol personnel and detectives determined that [...]

Jul 072012
 
Possible child abduction attempt

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 7, 2012 – West Sacramento police this afternoon are investigating a possible child abduction attempt that may have taken place outside a home on the 500-block of Maple Street. “(The investigation) is ongoing, and we’re not quite sure what happened,” said Sergeant Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department. “Today [...]

Jul 072012
 
RCHS kid nails the blues

Ammon Burdge with Alison Flory, art education coordinator for YoloArts.  NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 4, 2012 –   Ammon Burdge of River City High School won this year’s ‘Blues in the Schools’ contest, composing a song called “Sky’s Turning Gray  Skies Blue.” The senior is a member of the school’s jazz band, “The Syncopating Sea-Monkeys.”   [...]

Jul 062012
 
Hoping for explosive sales

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 4, 2012 – By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor    Business was off, but the crew at this Southport fireworks booth was optimistic on Tuesday.   “We’re down this year,” reported Byron Paige. “TNT (the fireworks wholesaler) said it’s because the 4th of July falls on a Wednesday. Tomorrow will be just crazy, [...]

Jul 052012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 4, 2012 –  You could go to the Farmers Market on Thursday, July 5 — but you might be the only one there.   The market will close that day following Independence Day.   It will reopen on July 12, at 4:30 p.m. at 1271 West Capitol Avenue.   Meanwhile, the “Urban [...]