Jan 242014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – JAN 24, 2014 A car went into a Southport power pole yesterday afternoon, dropping a live wire to the road and temporarily shutting off traffic. According to Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department, a 19-year old man hit the pole at the intersection of Marshall Road and Otis Avenue [...]

Nov 272013
 
A place to plug it in: West Sacramento city hall gets a vehicle charging station

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 20, 2013 – West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon joined Chief Technical Officer Richard Lowenthal of ChargePoint and other local officials on Thursday, Nov. 14, to cut the ribbon at a new charging station for electric vehicles (EVs). The new station is in the parking lot at West Sacramento city hall. [...]

Nov 062013
 
Pair in motorhome sought after hit-and-run killing on Sacramento Avenue

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – NOV 6, 2013 –   West Sacramento police are looking for help from the public after a man was struck and killed by an RV in a Sacramento Avenue shopping center parking lot last night.   Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the W.S.P.D. reports that police responded to 960 Sacramento Avenue – a [...]

Sep 232013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 23, 2013 – The name of the woman killed in a car crash early Saturday morning in West Sacramento has been released. She was Hope Angeli Castellano, a 26-year old from West Sacramento, reports Mark Persons, spokesman for the Yolo County Sheriff/Coroner’s office. Castellana was believed to be the rear passenger [...]

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 [...]

Dec 222012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 22, 2012 – A Sacramento man died in a car-versus-bicycle accident this morning on West Capitol Avenue in West Sacramento. According to Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department, both the cyclist from Sacramento and the car that struck him were going eastbound along the 2000-block of West Capitol [...]