Mar 012014
 
For CHiPs, the path starts here

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 19, 2014 – By Thomas Farley News-Ledger Correspondent “Safety, Service, Security”: that’s the motto of the California Highway Patrol. The men and women officers who uphold that motto begin their careers right here in West Sacramento. Located on 457 acres off of Reed Avenue in the city’s northwest, the present CHP Academy [...]

Oct 232013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 23, 2013 – West Sacramento police will join the Yolo County Bomb Squad and SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) team for a “tactical training” session this evening from about 4 to 9 p.m. at River City High School. WSPD’s Lieutenant Tod Sockman said there is no anticipated disruption to the public [...]

Oct 022013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 2, 2013 – The City of West Sacramento announces a law enforcement drill this afternoon at the Port of West Sacramento: “The United States Coast Guard, in conjunction with various Northern California law enforcement agencies, will be conducting on-the-water training exercises at the Port of West Sacramento, Wednesday, Oct. 2, noon [...]

Aug 142013
 
Andrew Singh enters the Air Force

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 7, 2013 – Air Force Airman Andrew R. Singh has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, fitness and warfare skills. Airman Singh is the son of Laura and [...]

Jul 112013
 
West Sac residence used for regional firefighters' practice

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 3, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Although the fake smoke machine wasn’t on hand Friday morning, the goal was still to make it “as real as possible” for firefighters training at a borrowed multi-residential unit on B Street, said Rebecca Ramirez, a Battalion Chief for the West Sacramento [...]

Apr 252013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 17, 2013 – Navy Seaman Recruit Stephanie Voroukoumanh, daughter of Mary Voroukoumanh of West Sacramento, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. The capstone event of boot camp is “Battle Stations,” an exercised to designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes of sacrifice, dedication, [...]