Oct 302014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 30, 2014 — EDITOR’S NOTE: Since publishing this article earlier this afternoon, we contacted the River Cats and learned that this bus trip is filled up.  A team rep said that season ticket holders were contacted first with this limited offer. The few remaining bus seats, he said, were filled up […]

Oct 042013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 4, 2013 —   Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on Wednesday, a Yolo County jury found 31-year-old Jason Stark of West Sacramento guilty of felony vandalism, felony petty theft with prior convictions and possession of narcotics paraphernalia.       According to the D.A.’s office:   “On June 25, […]

Mar 042013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAR 4, 2013 A man walking on train tracks in West Sacramento was struck and killed by a San Jose-bound Amtrak train Sunday afternoon, reports the West Sacramento Police Department. The accident occurred at about 1:50 p.m., about 300 yards east of Harbor Boulevard. “The engineer saw the victim walking along the […]

Aug 172012

From the West Sacramento News-Ledger — AUG 15, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Power went out for around an hour to over 2,000 PG&E customers in West Sacramento on Thursday. The cause? Train versus power line.   According to West Sacramento police records, a citizen reported the outage at about 3 p.m. after […]

Nov 042011
Rail car tips, backs up Jefferson

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 2, 2011 — By St eve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A derailed train car caused a major traffic problem during the lunch hour on Oct. 21, blocking the Jefferson Boulevard/Stone Boulevard intersection and causing a detour and major back-ups. “It wasn’t a rail line issue, it was one particular car,” said Gary Fredericksen, […]