Steve Marschke

Steve Marschke

Apr 242012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 25, 2012 – The office of Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced today the conclusion of an operation combating gangs and narcotics trafficking in the West Sacramento, Sacramento and Roseville areas.   Over 100 law enforcement officers participated through the Yolo County Narcotics Enforcement Team (YONET) — a coalition led by [...]

Apr 242012
 

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo County Children’s Alliance and Child Abuse Prevention Council hope you’ll join them at a Child Abuse Prevention Fun Run, on Sat., April 28, at Marguerite Montgomery Elementary School, 1441 Danbury St. in Davis. There will be a 5k walk/run at 8 a.m. and a 1k kids’ fun run [...]

Apr 232012
 
Firefighter response times slow down

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 11, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Firefighter response times got slower in 2011 – apparently a product of fire department budget cuts. The West Sacramento Fire Department reports its average response time for emergencies went from four minutes and 20 seconds in 2009 to four minutes and 13 [...]

Apr 222012
 
'HEART OF THE CITY': West Sac's youth

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 – BY DON SCHATZEL – Congratulations to  Stonegate Elementary, the local 2012 boys scholastic basketball champions! Stonegate was crowned the Washington Unified School District 2012 boys basketball champs after a 47-38 win over Westmore Oaks. As usual, the road wasn’t easy! Stonegate had an overall record of 6-1. Starting players [...]

Apr 222012
 
Free tours of training ship at port

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 – Visitors will be welcome on the Golden Bear – the 500-foot teaching ship of the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo – when the ship visits the Port of West Sacramento on Sunday, April 29. The vessel will arrive around 1:30 p.m., and free tours will be [...]

Apr 212012
 
Shooting, carjacking suspect ID'd

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 21, 2012 – The Sacramento County Coroner’s office has released the identity of the suspect shot and killed after a crime spree that started in West Sacramento Friday morning and led to the closure of I-80 on the Yolo Causeway (see earlier posts on this site). He was 38-year old Jimmy [...]

Apr 212012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 21, 2012 – The suspect in yesterday’s carjackings that shut down I-80 at the Yolo Causeway is dead after a shooting involving Sacramento sheriff’s deputies at an apartment complex. Following is the entire set of press releases summarizing the incident from the West Sacramento Police Department: PRESS RELEASE  April 20 “On [...]