Sep 092012

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — Raley Field will host the “Sacramento Burger Battle,” pitting local chefs against each other to find the region’s best burger and support the Chron’s and Colitis Foundation of America. “The Eatery” of West Sacramento’s Southport area is on the list of competing restaurants. The event is scheduled for Sept. […]

Sep 072012
9/11 memorial flag display returns

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 5, 2012 – Former West Sacramento resident John Vinson reports that he will shortly begin installing hundreds of American flags at the corner of South River Road and Jefferson Boulevard in Southport. Vinson creates the annual flag display as a remembrance of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, […]

Aug 262012

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 26, 2012 — West Sacramento police say a man has been arrested after allegedly driving his Chevy Suburban into a yard party on Devon Avenue in Southport. The vehicle went through a fence, causing “major” leg injuries to two people. Police were called to the corner of […]

Jul 062012

   FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The West Sacramento Police Department has reported that someone found “a sum of money” near Jefferson Blvd. and Jackson on Dec. 31, 2011. They’re looking for the rightful owner. If it’s yours, claim it by identifying how much money was lost and where. Call (916) 617-4950 between 8:30-4:30 any weekday […]

Jul 032012
Getting ready for the river: two levee improvement projects done

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 27, 2012 — By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor It was a calm, sunny day on Tuesday.   The risk of a flood disaster was probably not high on the list of anxieties in the minds of most West Sacramentans that day, as regional leaders gathered to celebrate $27 million in levee improvement. […]

Jul 022012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 2, 2012 — Georgina Crespo, the Spanish-speaking 82-year old woman who was considered “at risk” and missing since June 12, has been located. Sgt. Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department said that out-of-state law enforcement personnel have located the missing Southport woman, but he did not immediately provide further […]