Feb 282014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 26, 2014 – On Thursday, a Yolo County jury found 51-year old Viktor Zhdamirov of West Sacramento guilty of a felony charge involving receiving stolen property. The property consisted of about 80 bee hives and their colonies. According to the office of District Attorney Jeff Reisig, the theft was discovered [...]

Feb 272014
 
Former West Sac police officer faces up to life in prison after jury finds him guilty on 18 counts

Former West Sac police officer Sergio Alvarez (booking photo) NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 27, 2014 – A Yolo County jury today announced “guilty” verdicts on 18 felony counts related to sexual assault and kidnapping, in a case involving former West Sacramento Police Officer Sergio Alvarez, reports the Yolo County D.A.’s office. He faces a sentence [...]

Feb 262014
 
New leaders for W.S. Historical Society

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 12, 2014 – New leaders of the West Sacramento Historical Society took their posts on Sunday, after being sworn in by News-Ledger editor Steve Marschke. The society reports various activities on the calendar, including ongoing history displays at the community center and a survey of historic local houses done on [...]

Feb 252014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – River City High School and a local chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., will present “Partners for Progress: Working To Build Bridges for Youth,” on Saturday, March 8, at the school. The event will focus on community partnerships supporting youth. There will be “STEM” (science, technology, engineering and math) activities, [...]

Feb 242014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB. 19, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Four teens face charges after an apparent accidental shooting inside a parked car on February 7. The shooting happened at about 1 p.m. on the 2600-block of Franklyn Way in West Sacramento. A neighbor heard a gunshot and called police. Investigators believe [...]

Feb 202014
 
RCHS students create 'blankets of love'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 12, 2014 – Inspired after hearing about a project in which volunteers made scarves, in silence, for charity, the Interact Club at River City High School decided to do something similar.   Students in the club started “Blankets of Love,” joining in silent meditation or prayer while cutting and double-knotting [...]