Nov 192012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 19, 2012 — Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Friday, a Yolo County jury convicted 21-year old Christopher Lee Castillo of West Sacramento for his participation in a gang assault of two juvenile victims in the Memorial Park area of West Sacramento on March 19, 2010. The two […]

Oct 102012

  Following are a couple of letters-to-the-editor received by the West Sacramento News-Ledger recently. They are from the newspaper’s Sept. 19 and Oct. 3 editions, respectively.   The News-Ledger is West Sacramento’s weekly, longstanding hometown paper. Cell phone abuse Everyday I see more and more motorists brazenly texting or talking on  their cellphones. Either they […]

Sep 142012

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — Got some old computers & electronic appliances? Old electronic devices may be recycled at an “e-waste” day at San Pedro Park (708 N. Hobson Ave.) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 15. Bring your old TVs, computers, laptops, monitors, small appliances, etc. Drop them off inside […]

Aug 052012

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 1, 2012 —   The office of Senator Barbara Boxer announced last month that she had introduced legislation to create a 319,000-acre “Berryessa Snow Mountain Conservation Area” from a region that spans the counties of Yolo, Lake, Mendocino and Napa.   “The Berryessa Snow Mountain region is one […]

Jul 212012
Partners rehab Little League park

Volunteers celebrate their efforts to improve Memorial Park in the ‘state street’ neighborhood near Park Blvd. (courtesy photo) FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 18, 2012   The non-profit organization “TLC for Kids Sports” and engineering contractor O.C. Jones & Sons, Inc. partnered with PG&E to host a special volunteer day to rehabilitate Memorial Park in […]

Jun 212012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 20, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A Park Boulevard house had an unwelcome intruder on Friday night – a Toyota Rav4, to be specific. Just after 11 p.m., West Sacramento police responded to the home on the 1800-block of Park for the report of a traffic collision. “A […]