Jun 232014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 18, 2014 — West Sacramento hosts a pair of “new factory” events just over 48 hours apart this week. They’re each within what local officials call the city’s mission as a “food hub.” Monday morning, Shinmei U.S.A. corporation broke ground on its first production facility in the U.S. – a […]

Dec 092013
LOCALS IN UNIFORM: two West Sac men graduate from Air Force basic training

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 27, 2013 — Air Force Reserve Airman Douglas P. Sandoval graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Sandoval […]

Nov 132013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 6, 2013 — Yolo County sheriff’s deputies arrested two out-of-town men found with a large amount of marijuana. Sheriff’s spokesman Mark Persons reports a deputy contacted the pair at about 8:20 a.m. on Oct. 30, while they were parked in the southbound lot at an I-5 rest stop in the […]

Aug 212013
Mom fights back after loss of daughter to drinking driver in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 14, 2013 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Sonia Rodriguez can’t undo what happened to her 17-year old daughter five years ago on a dark and drizzly West Sacramento street. But she is trying to keep the same thing from happening to somebody else’s daughter. “Halloween, 2008, started out just […]