Aug 132014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUGUST 13, 2014 — The City of West Sacramento and the Yolo County Office of Emergency Services are joining with other agencies in  Yolo, Sacramento and Placer counties in a “mass notification system to alert residents about emergency events and other important community news, the agencies say. The system is meant […]

Mar 232014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 12, 2014 — The office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig wants the public to be aware of a couple of scams currently making the rounds. In one ripoff, consumers receive a computer-generated phone call telling them they have won $100 off of their AT&T phone bill. The phone […]

Apr 162012
Planners choose cell tower design

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 11, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A water tower it is. West Sacramento’s planning commission on Thursday voted unanimously in favor of making a new Southport cell phone tower look like a water tower – an allusion to the region’s agricultural heritage. Nixed were proposed designs in the form of […]

Dec 302011

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 28, 2011 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor If you have a telephone landline in West Sacramento, you’re probably already in the city’s emergency phone call program. It’s part of a regional system that lets authorities reach you with a recorded message in case of a major emergency. But those […]