Mar 042014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 4, 2014 –   Juan Antonio Gonzales has received a sentence of “life without the possibility of parole” for the killing of a nightclub janitor in West Sacramento in 2006, reports the office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig.   Gonzales was convicted earlier this year after a break in [...]

Feb 212014
 
Former W.S.P.D. officer's fate now in the hands of a jury

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 19, 2014 – The fate of disgraced former West Sacramento police officer Sergio Alvarez went into the hands of 12 jurors on Friday. Alvarez was arrested a year ago and charged with sexually assaulting five women “under color of authority” while on patrol in the city. The alleged victims tended [...]

Nov 122013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 12, 2013 – PG&E customers in West Sacramento are invited to an open house to learn more about the ongoing pipeline replacement project in their neighborhood. PG&E is hosting an open house on Tuesday, Nov. 12, to discuss this work with customers and provide information about available energy audits, energy efficiency [...]

Aug 302013
 

NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – Last week, the News-Ledger reported on streetwork in West Sacramento that just got underway as PG&E starts replacing old gas pipes in the city. The work is scheduled for the West Capitol Avenue area, as well as portions of Westacre Road, Jefferson Boulevard and 15th Street. It’s scheduled to [...]

Aug 202013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 20, 2013 – (Editor’s note: The News-Ledger newspaper expects to have some additional information on this topic in its Aug. 21 edition.) PG&E has announced it will be working to replace underground natural gas lines in parts of West Sacramento through late November. The company is expecting the work to cause [...]

Mar 202013
 
Accused West Sac cop pleads 'not guilty'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 13, 2013 – A former West Sacramento police officer pleaded “not guilty” Thursday to 35 counts of kidnapping and sexual offenses he allegedly committed while on patrol. Sergio Alvarez, a 37-year old resident of the city, entered the plea in Yolo County Superior Court. He was charged with rape and [...]

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 [...]