Mar 242012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 21, 2012 – Sergeant Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department announced this month that the department is making new ventures into “social media” and communications. Using the “Nixie” system, citizens can sign up to receive information from police as a text message on their cell phone or by [...]

Mar 222012
 
Voters lukewarm on school bond

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 14, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s school board appeared interested in pursuing a new local school bond or parcel tax on November’s ballot, despite a poll showing tepid public support for the idea right now. At the board’s meeting on Feb. 23, district officials heard a [...]

Mar 212012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 14, 2012 – From the City of West Sacramento The City of West Sacramento is opening a new preschool and childcare center this month. It’s called “Learning Ladder,” and it’s inside the West Sacramento Community Center. Learning Ladder will focus on childcare and preschool education, with competitive prices and scholarships offered. Learning [...]

Mar 202012
 
Yolo Street fire knocked down

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 14, 2012 – The fire call came at 4:27 a.m., and the first unit to respond to the  Yolo Street garage on March 6 found a “heavy fire,” reports the West Sacramento Fire Department. Altogether, the response drew five fire engines and one truck, along with a battalion chief.   The “fully [...]