Apr 152013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 10, 2013 – Fresh on the heels of an accident in which a West Sacramento woman drove her car into the river and drowned while phoning for help on March 13, dispatchers on the 911 system handled a more recent report of a car going into the Sacramento River. The [...]

Apr 142013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Woodland Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a job fair from 3-5 p.m. on Wed., April 17, at the County Fair Fashion Mall, 1264 E Gibson Rd. in Woodland. Employers will include PG&E, Target, and West Sacramento’s Nippon Shokken food plant. The event is open to the public from 3-5 p.m. [...]

Apr 142013
 
'Sacramento's Got Talent' coming to West Sac, bringing fight against cancer

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 3, 2013 – Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage announced today that it will be holding “Sacramento’s Got Talent,” a local talent show competition, as a fundraiser for the Sacramento Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). The event will be held Saturday, April 20, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. [...]

Apr 132013
 
Colorful neighbor: pipevine swallowtail

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 3, 2013 – By Mary K. Hanson, Tuleyome Association – It’s usually in March and April when these butterflies first emerge from their chrysalises and set out to feed on nectar and find suitable mates.  I look for them along the riverbanks and streams I visit in the spring, knowing [...]

Apr 122013
 
West Sac CERT volunteers honored

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 3, 2013 – As part of the annual awards ceremony for the West Sacramento police and fire departments this month, the WSFD honored a group of citizen volunteers who have trained as ‘CERTs.’ These “Community Emergency Response Team” volunteers are trained to help their families and community in the event [...]

Apr 112013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — April 11, 2013 – West Sacramento police say they’re investigating the death of a truck driver Wednesday morning at a business on the 3000-block of Evergreen Avenue. Police, firefighters and CHP officers responded to the scene at about 11 a.m. on April 10. “They found a semi-tractor, which appeared to have crashed [...]

Apr 102013
 
Alvarez graduates USAF basic training

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 3, 2013 – Air Force Airman Jaime F. Alvarez graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies.     Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied [...]