Jul 062011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER July 6, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Last month, a judge approved an injunction against members of the “Broderick Boys” in West Sacramento. The injunction was championed by the office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, with the approval of the city’s police and elected officials. The injunction restricts the [...]

Jun 292011
 
Walking & running against cancer

DELAINEY ZUNIGA, age three, is recovering and doing well after a bout with blood cancer. The granddaughter of Jolaine and Wes Beers (he’s a former West Sacramento mayor), Delainey helped lead a “survivors’ lap” at the Relay for Life on Saturday morning. Photo courtesy of Debbie Norton-Johnson Roughly 600 people descended on the track at [...]

Jun 222011
 

News-Ledger – June 22, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor For the first time in the city’s 24-year history, it will be legal this year to use at least some kinds of fireworks during the Independence Day holiday. A new city law makes “safe and sane” fireworks (those bearing the seal of approval from [...]

Jun 202011
 

News-Ledger Web article – June 20, 2011 – After five months of trial ending in December, Yolo County Superior Court Judge Kathleen White last week issued a “gang injunction” against the Broderick Boys gang in northern West Sacramento. Some community members had argued against the need for a gang injunction. Judge White said that she [...]

Jun 152011
 
Police dogs to compete in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER JUNE 15, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento police dogs “Zar” and “Chance” will have a chance to show off their skills in competition on Saturday, and you’re invited to watch. West Sacramento K-9 officer Roger Kinney (Zar’s partner) is chief organizer of the “2011 Lawdogs Challenge,” to be held [...]

May 252011
 
West Sac artist's work now at Capitol

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – May 25, 2011 – A painting by West Sacramento’s Paula Wenzl Bellacera has been selected to represent the Fifth Senate District in the annual California Contemporary Art Collection exhibit at the state capitol, reports the office of State Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis). The Southport artist’s painting “Delta Vineyards” was selected from [...]