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 […]

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 272012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 27, 2012 — The West Sacramento Police Department has announced that it will operate a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, Dec. 28, somewhere in city limits. At the checkpoint, motorists will be screened for signs of intoxication and their licenses will be checked. The checkpoint will last from 7 […]

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 […]