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 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 [...]