Jul 252013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 24, 2013 – The West Sacramento Press newspaper will cease publication this month. The doors will close after about 25 years of weekly operations. Reached by phone, a Press staffer confirmed the closure but declined further comment. She said the final edition of the Press this Friday would include a [...]

Jul 242013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – You’re asked to give a little blood when the BloodSource van comes to the Nugget Market area (Southport Town Center Plaza) from 3-7 p.m. on Friday, July 26. Blood donations helps treat burn victims, transplant patients, surgery patients, those injured in accidents, leukemia patients and others. Donating takes about an hour. [...]

Jul 232013
 
Brothers take different paths to UCD

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 10, 2013 – West Sacramento’s Chris Salazar graduated this spring from UC Davis with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering — with honors. The 22-year old earned a full academic ride in the school’s master’s program in structural engineering. His path to UCD took him from River City High School, [...]

Jul 222013
 
West Sacramento gets new top cop

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 17, 2013 – West Sacramento’s new police chief was sworn into office on Tuesday. Chief Thomas McDonald replaces outgoing department head Dan Drummond, who retired after nine years. McDonald was raised as the son of a U.S. Air Force officer, living in different places including Europe. He joined the Los [...]

Jul 182013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 17, 2013 – A West Sacramento Veterans Day Parade is planned for Nov. 11, organized by the Bryte & Broderick Community Action Network (BBCAN). This year’s parade route will be in the city’s Bryte (northwestern) neighborhood. Groups, businesses and local veterans who wish to participate should contact Alicia Cruz, 640-3677. [...]

Jul 172013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 17, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A northern West Sacramento neighborhood was disrupted for several hours on Monday afternoon as local police unsuccessfully searched for a wanted man. SWAT teams and a bomb squad responded to a home on the 2200-block of Holly Street where police believed William [...]