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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 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 [...]

Apr 202012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 19, 2012 UPDATE: 12:35 P.M.:  Authorities are reopening the Yolo Causeway at this time, although it isn’t known how quickly traffic will return to normal as thousands of trapped motorists begin filtering through in both directions. The second vehicle hijacked by the gunman was found in the Arden Arcade area of [...]