FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 2, 2012 – A 22-year old who grew up in West Sacramento and enlisted in the Army died on April 24 while serving in Afghanistan. Specialist Manuel J. Vasquez was on his first deployment to the region, serving with C Company, 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Blackhawk in [...]
NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 2, 2012 – A Yolo County jury convicted 22-year old Charles Cameron Quillin guilty of first degree murder earlier this month, in the killing of Mathew Aleksander Smith in West Sacramento in 2011. The jury also convicted Quillin of discharging a firearm causing death. According to the office of Yolo County District [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 25, 2012 – The Palamidessi family, owners of Club Pheasant restaurant in Southport, will host a poker fundraiser to benefit Virginia Mochel, a second-grader at Our Lady of Grace School who has been diagnosed with leukemia for the second time. The event is tentatively planned for early June; watch for [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 25, 2012 River City High School’s baseball team hosted the Liberty Ranch Hawks on April 19. The visitors won the varsity game, 6-4, as well as j.v., 10-3. A few days later, the varsity Raiders beat the Hawks by the same 6-4 score. River City hosted Linden for a [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 25, 2012 — BY SAM URREA Kai Hinton is a big step closer to fulfilling his life-long dream of becoming a naval aviator: the River City High School senior has been accepted into the United States Naval Academy. An overachieving student and athlete for as long as he can remember, [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 25, 2012 – West Sacramento’s Fire Boat 41 gave a tow to a boater in need on the evening of April 17. The sailboat owner said he did not have any water to drink and hadn’t eaten in three days, reports the city fire department. He told local media all [...]
Celebrate Arbor Day on Sat., April 28, from 9-11:30 a.m. at Bridgeway Lakes Park (the boathouse), 3650 Southport Parkway. Festivities include a bounce house, the planting of five new trees, and information tables. Free. Sponsored by the City of West Sacramento.