Sep 152014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 – West Sacramento’s police department has reported back on the results of a pair of checkpoints set up to catch drunk drivers and unlicensed drivers on the weekend of August 30-31. The checkpoints were set up for about six hours beginning at 7 p.m. each night. They were [...]

Sep 152014
 
Cyclocross: a new West Sac tradition?

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The inaugural “West Sacramento Cyclocross Grand Prix” on Saturday exceeded its organizers’ expectations. They hope to bring the riverfront race back in future years – perhaps even turning it into a fixture on the international cycling calendar. Organizer Matthew Hargrove downplays his [...]

Sep 142014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 3, 2014 – The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department warns members of the public not to touch any bats found on the ground. The department tells of one incident that took place early the afternoon of August 13 in Davis: “A bat was found inside a tire swing at Davis Community [...]

Sep 132014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 3, 2014 – No water metering   (RE: News-Ledger editorial “The meters should be running,” Aug. 27) Water meters, on the surface, sound like a great idea. Bill the people for the water they use. However, there are some huge problems with water meters, the main one being the finances [...]

Sep 122014
 
'Sactoberfest' returns to West Sac riverfront for  a second year

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Beer, keg rolling and “worst tossing” are all on tap as Sactoberfest returns to West Sacramento’s Bridge District October 10-12. The three-day festival is expected to draw at least 8,500 visitors to celebrate the German tradition. There will be brews from both the old country and local breweries such as Sudwerk, [...]