May 052012

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL, published April 25, 2012 Friday’s (April 20) crime drama caught the region’s attention. Apparently, a lone gunman shot at West Sacramento citizens and police, rammed a patrol car, caused at least one other car crash. He carjacked several vehicles, beat up a birdwatcher, and eventually was cornered in a Sacramento apartment, where he […]

Apr 282012

EDITORIAL: from the News-Ledger, April 18, 2012 — The mayor’s recap of West Sacramento’s 25-year history as a city during last week’s “State of the City” address brought back some fond memories. Mayor Christopher Cabaldon noted that one of the things that delayed the creation of this city was a level of distrust between its […]

Apr 212012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 21, 2012 — The suspect in yesterday’s carjackings that shut down I-80 at the Yolo Causeway is dead after a shooting involving Sacramento sheriff’s deputies at an apartment complex. Following is the entire set of press releases summarizing the incident from the West Sacramento Police Department: PRESS RELEASE  April 20 “On […]

Apr 202012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE UPDATE: 12:35 P.M.:  Authorities are reopening the Yolo Causeway at this time, although it isn’t known how quickly traffic will return to normal as thousands of trapped motorists begin filtering through in both directions. The second vehicle hijacked by the gunman was found in the Arden Arcade area of Sacramento, and he was […]