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 [...]

Dec 222012
 
Photo: sign of the season

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — DEC 19, 2012 – The baseball player statues in front of city hall are ready for the holidays. The real question is, are you? These slightly-bigger-than-life statues are playing ball in front of city hall, at 1100 West Capitol Avenue.  (News-Ledger photo) ___________________________________ EDITOR’S NOTE: The News-Ledger reported more about [...]

Mar 162012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 16, 2012 – At about 5:30 a.m. today, a man in his 20s was hit by a car on the 4200-block of West Capitol Avenue in West Sacramento. He was taken to a trauma center by ambulance and is reportedly in critical condition after receiving life-threatening injuries. According to the West [...]

May 182011
 
Baseball sculpture finds a short-term home on West Capitol

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGE – May 18, 2001 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor There are a couple of new guys playing baseball in the middle of 1100-block of West Capitol Avenue – oversized, bronze fellows. The sculpture was installed with little fanfare several weeks ago after West Sacramento city staff saw an opportunity to pick [...]