Aug 202013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 20, 2013 – (Editor’s note: The News-Ledger newspaper expects to have some additional information on this topic in its Aug. 21 edition.) PG&E has announced it will be working to replace underground natural gas lines in parts of West Sacramento through late November. The company is expecting the work to cause [...]

Aug 012013
 
Fire damages West Sac home

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 31, 2013 – Right around 6 a.m. Monday morning, local firefighters responded to a call on Rogers Street and found a “fully involved garage fire” at this home. “Fortunately, the fire was contained to the garage and attic, but there was some smoke damage to the rest of the house,” [...]

Jul 272013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 24, 2013 – Last week, the News-Ledger reported on an incident that brought the SWAT team and residential evacuations to an area of Holly Street in West Sacramento. Police were looking for 30-year old William John Ybarra, an ex-felon wanted for allegedly making “criminal threats.” They didn’t find him during [...]

May 192013
 
Firefighters put out trailer fire, take part in simulated West Sacramento flood

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 15, 2013 – West Sacramento’s firefighters responded to a burning travel trailer (above) on May 5. The trailer at 744 Walnut Street was being used as a residence. They controlled the fire in about 10 minutes, but the trailer and its contents were determined to be “a total loss,” reports [...]

Mar 132013
 
What are those gizmos? Are you on camera at local traffic intersections?

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 6, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Have you ever seen those gizmos mounted on West Sacramento traffic poles, and wondered if they’re cameras? And, if so, who’s watching you? There are at least three types of pole-mounted sensors around town at different street intersections. And Peter Hanson, an engineering assistant [...]