Nov 252014
 
Farm to fork, from the back of a trike

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 19, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Collin Samaan is a 25-year old with a mild, friendly manner and a pair of dependable legs. His passions for bicycling and for fresh produce are married through “Veggie Trike,” a new venture designed to bring the “Farm to Fork” movement right up to [...]

Nov 192014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 19, 2014 – West Sacramento police announced last night that they have made an arrest in the Tuesday morning shooting near Proctor Avenue and Sycamore Street. In custody is Michael Reyes, Jr., a 24-year old from West Sacramento. He will be booked on attempted murder, reported Lieutenant Tod Sockman. Further details [...]

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 [...]

Sep 152014
 
Cyclocross: a new West Sac tradition?

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The inaugural “West Sacramento Cyclocross Grand Prix” on Saturday exceeded its organizers’ expectations. They hope to bring the riverfront race back in future years – perhaps even turning it into a fixture on the international cycling calendar. Organizer Matthew Hargrove downplays his [...]

Aug 292014
 
Cyclocross -- a bike sport involving mud and obstacles -- comes to West Sac riverfronton Sept 6

NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 27, 2014 – FOOD TRUCKS, BEER FOR SALE AND LIVE MUSIC ALSO AT THE SITE NEAR THE ‘ZIGGURAT’ BUILDING – The sport of “cyclocross” is coming to the West Sacramento riverfront on Sept 6. West Sacramento’s Matthew Hargrove joined with the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce in announcing that bicycle racers of [...]

Jun 062014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – JUNE 4, 2014 – The Yolo County District Attorney’s office has announced that Daniel Robinson, a 38-year old from West Sacramento, has been denied parole in his first hearing after 18 years in prison. Robinson was convicted of second-degree murder in 1996 for killing 16-year old Robert Castro in a gang-related [...]