Jan 022013

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 2, 2013 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A pair of gunmen created a commotion in central West Sacramento early Saturday morning, pistol-whipping one victim and stealing a car from another. At roughly 4 a.m., the first of the two crimes was reported. “Basically, we had a victim saying someone pulled a […]

Jan 012013
Chandra graduates basic training

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 26, 2012 — Air Force Airman Vipul P. Chandra graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen […]

Dec 292012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 — RIVER WALK PARK IS A GOOD SPOT TO WATCH THE SHOW: New Year’s Eve festivities in Old Sacramento will include a couple of fireworks shows, along with other entertainment.   The fireworks will be launched from West Sacramento’s riverfront and can be viewed from either Old Sacramento […]

Dec 282012
They could have been anybody's kids

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 26, 2012 — ‘MY BACK PAGES’: Daryl Fisher’s column So, just what is the “Bushmaster .223 AR-15” assault rifle that was used to slaughter 20 grade school children and six of their female teachers and administrators a week ago last Friday in Newtown, Connecticut? To begin with, it’s actually a demilitarized version […]