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Oct 042014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 1, 2014 –   News items below are collected from police dispatchers’ notes and arrest reports. The information in them has often not been verified beyond the initial reports. (Editor’s note: to see this weekly report every week, you need to subscribe to the News-Ledger newspaper. See the special offer at bottom.) [...]

Oct 032014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 1, 2014 – Sacramento’s “TBD Fest” has moved to the West Sacramento riverfront this year. Booked for this Friday through Sunday (Oct. 3-5) are musical acts including Moby, Blondie, Empire of the Sun and dozens of other artists. The music, arts and culture festival (formerly held in Sacramento and known as “Launch”) [...]

Sep 292014
 
RCHS cooks up culinary arts class

NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 24, 2014 – By Rebecca Schwartz River City High School Journalism Class This year at River City High School they are introducing a new class, taught by Cheryle Sutton, which teaches students the “culinary arts.” On Thursday, September 18, the small class of 18 students provided meals for more than 120 people [...]

Sep 292014
 
Dozens 'walk for the poor' in West Sac

NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 24, 2014 – A coalition including West Sacramento’s Holly Cross and Our Lady of Grace parishes and Sacramento’s Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament joined to organize a poverty-fighting fundraiser here on Saturday. About 75 people showed up for the “Walk for the Poor,” with about 50 of them walking the one-mile distance, [...]

Sep 292014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 24, 2014 – West Sacramento’s police department is creating police bike patrols as well as well as new, supportive bike patrols made up of volunteers, reports city spokesman Art Schroeder. The trained volunteers will operate under the “Volunteers in Policing,” or VIP, program banner. “The programs are designed to increase [...]