Jul 172013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 17, 2013 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A northern West Sacramento neighborhood was disrupted for several hours on Monday afternoon as local police unsuccessfully searched for a wanted man. SWAT teams and a bomb squad responded to a home on the 2200-block of Holly Street where police believed William […]

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 […]

Sep 162012

  Two views on the roadwork in the Westmore Oaks neighborhood of West Sacramento (the News-Ledger’s article on the project can be seen here.) ‘Thanks for roadwork’ (from the ‘Letters to the Editor’ in the News-Ledger, Sept. 5) We live in the Westmore Oaks area of West Sacramento. Many of our sidewalks and gutters are […]

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 […]