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Missing woman found, returned home

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 16, 2012 —

Sgt. Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department reported that 82-year old Georgina Crespo, reported missing last night after a walk in Southport, was located at about 10:45 this morning in good condition and returned home.

No further details were given.

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82-year old woman missing after walk

Georgina Crespo: missing after a walk from Southport home

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 16, 2012 —

West Sacramento police are asking for the public’s help in locating an 82-year old woman, missing under unknown circumstances.

Georgina Crespo was last seen yesterday (May 15) at about  4:35 p.m leaving her residence in the Southport area for a walk.  When she failed to return, family members called police at 10:45 p.m. to  report Crespo as a missing person.

Crespo has been known to frequent the  Southport Town Center Plaza and had made earlier statements she would possibly attempt to travel to Texas.  Anyone with information as to the location of Crespo is requested to contact the West Sacramento Police Department Dispatch at 916-375-6474.

[adrotate group=”9″]    Sgt. Nathan Steele of the W.S.P.D. said Crespo is described as Hispanic, 5′ 0″ tall, 105 lbs, with gray hair and  hazel eyes. She was last seen wearing a beige sweat shirt and jeans and carrying a green recycle bag.

Pictures from RCHS golf

River City High School senior Billy Mistler follows through in Woodland (photo from Memories for Generations by De'Onna Jack)

The River City High School golf team journeyed to the Yolo Fliers Club in Woodland on April 30 for the Sierra Valley Conference Tournament.

Here are a few photos from the event.

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Jackson Rhinehart, a senior competing for River City High School (photo from Memories for Generations by De'Onna Jack)

 

RCHS freshman Jordan Sevilla (photo from Memories for Generations by De'Onna Jack)

 

(Facebook members can find up-to-the-minute info on RCHS sports at contributor De’Onna Jack’s Facebook page. Click here.)

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Get rid of that big junk this week

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER —

Drop off your junk furniture, mattresses, box springs, cardboard and tires (limit of 9 tires) at the City of West Sacramento’s “Bulky Waste Drop-Off Event” from 4-7 p.m. on May 16-19 at 540 Harbor Blvd.

Bring proof of city residency (utility bill or driver’s license). Hours are 4-7 p.m. on weekdays and 9-3 on Saturday. Seniors (65 and up) or the disabled may phone (916) 617-4589 for item pickup.

[adrotate group=”7″] Wood and green waste are not accepted at this event; look in your April city utility bill for a voucher to take one load to the landfill for free.

For information, visit www.WestSacRecycles.org or call 617-4589.

A welcome mat for cyclists tomorrow

[adrotate group=”7″] FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 9, 2012 —

May is “Bike Month” in the region.

Part of the celebration includes an “Energizer Station” to be set up for passing cyclists between 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15, on West Capitol Avenue near the community center (south side of the street near 1075 West Capitol.

Pedal by for some free refreshments and other goodies.

You can log your miles for commuting, recreation or errands, and learn about other “Bike Month” events, at www.mayisbikemonth.com.

The “Energizer Station” will be hosted by the City of West Sacramento and Yolo Transportation Management. For information, call Greta Vohlers, (916) 617-4731.

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Food giveaway on Tuesday in West Sac

[adrotate group=”10″] FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER —

The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute free food to West Sacramento and Clarksburg residents on Tuesday, May 15. The event will take place from 9-10 a.m. at the West Sacramento County Building, 500 Jefferson Blvd.; 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd.; 11-noon at the Yolo Housing Authority, 685 Lighthouse Drive; and noon-1 p.m. at the Clarksburg Firehouse.

Please bring a bag and attend only one site.

For information, call (530) 668-0690.

Your old books & DVDs can help

[adrotate group=”10″] FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER —

The West Sacramento Friends of the Library need your donation of gently-used books, DVDs and magazines for their book sales alcove and sale event. Drop off your donations at the bin outside the north wall of the library, at 1212 Merkley Avenue. Sale proceeds benefit library programs.

For information, call 375-6465 or email wsfol99@yahoo.com.

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