Jun 192014
City's water treatment plant named after early civic leader

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 11, 2014 — City councilman Bill Kristoff (fifth from left) was present at the renaming of West Sacramento’s water treatment plant in honor of his father, the late George Kristoff. The elder Kristoff was one of the activists who helped create a local public water plant to replace a privately-run […]

Jan 152014
Chamber installs new officers; Kristoff to get 'lifetime achievement' award

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 15, 2014 — The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce will install a new board of directors at its annual installation dinner, held this year at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow (Jan. 16)  in the civic center galleria. Marty Swingle of Capital West Realty is the 2014 chairman of the board of directors. […]

Jul 272013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 24, 2013 — Last week, the News-Ledger reported on an incident that brought the SWAT team and residential evacuations to an area of Holly Street in West Sacramento. Police were looking for 30-year old William John Ybarra, an ex-felon wanted for allegedly making “criminal threats.” They didn’t find him during […]

Jul 172013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 17, 2013 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A northern West Sacramento neighborhood was disrupted for several hours on Monday afternoon as local police unsuccessfully searched for a wanted man. SWAT teams and a bomb squad responded to a home on the 2200-block of Holly Street where police believed William […]

Nov 012012
Bill Kristoff seeks another term

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 17, 2012 —   Editor’s note: This interview with city councilman Bill Kristoff is part of the News-Ledger’s election-season coverage. We’ve published interviews with each of the people running for election to the West Sacramento City Council and local school board. We hope these features have helped you make up […]