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 [...]

Feb 082013
 
Five crash crash in 'state streets'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 6, 2013 – West Sacramento firefighters responded on Jan. 24 to a five-car accident at the intersection of Alameda Street and Virginia Avenue. One injury was reported — the patient was taken away by ambulance — and “damage was done to several trees, yards and vehicles,” reports the Fire Department. [...]

Jul 072012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 7, 2012 – A child’s story about being abducted earlier today on Maple Street has been discounted by West Sacramento police. “It ended up being unfounded,” Sgt. Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department told the News-Ledger. “An investigation by West Sacramento Police Department patrol personnel and detectives determined that [...]