Dec 222011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor He claimed “self defense,” but gunman Christopher Allen Smith on Dec. 14 was found guilty of murder in a 2009 shooting on Jasmine Avenue in West Sacramento. Smith, who is white, killed Gidd Gomel Robinson IV, who is black, after the two [...]

Dec 212011
 
Our Lady of Grace holds tree-lighting party

   FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 with additional photos Our Lady of Grace school on Linden Road held a Christmas-tree lighting party on Dec. 10. The festivities included a bonfire and refreshments. (Information & photos courtesy of Andrea Peters) Support local journalism. Subscribe to the News-Ledger. 9916) 371-8030 Copyright News-Ledger 2011     [...]

Dec 212011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – DEC 21, 2011 – The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 65th Annual Installation & Awards Dinner, Thursday, January 19.  The chamber has announced the winners of its annual awards. The evening’s program will begin with the installation of the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce 2012 Board of directors [...]

Dec 202011
 
Rollover on levee road

  Three West Sacramento fire department units responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident on Dec. 13 near the Four Seasons Marina on Southport’s riverbank. They found a single car, which had left the road and rolled over near the water. Four people were in the vehicle when it crashed, but “surprisingly” — said a fire [...]

Dec 202011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – DEC 14, 2011 – Need a little help filling the pantry? The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute free food to eligible West Sacramento and Clarksburg residents on Dec. 20 on the following schedule: 9-10 a.m. at the county building, 500 Jefferson Blvd.; 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 [...]

Dec 192011
 

   The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce will hold its 65th annual Installation & Awards dinner from 5:30-9:30 p.m. on Jan. 19 at the civic center galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. New board members and new board chairman Eric Flick (an owner of the Grocery Outlet and frequent contributor to local causes)  will be officially [...]

Dec 182011
 
Tower Gateway 'reborn' as surface street

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 7, 2011 – Information & photo courtesy of Art Schroeder, City of West Sacramento During a morning ribbon-cutting last Wednesday, the City of West Sacramento marked the completion of the east phase construction of the Tower Bridge Gateway, converting the former State Route 275 into a city arterial. Located west of the [...]