Sep 232013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 23, 2013 – The name of the woman killed in a car crash early Saturday morning in West Sacramento has been released. She was Hope Angeli Castellano, a 26-year old from West Sacramento, reports Mark Persons, spokesman for the Yolo County Sheriff/Coroner’s office. Castellana was believed to be the rear passenger [...]

Sep 202013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 21, 2013 – The Animal Services Section of the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department is looking for help in finding the dog involved in a biting incident Thursday morning in Southport. According to spokesman Mark Persons of the sheriff’s department, a man noticed the apparent stray near Lake Washington Boulevard and Redwood [...]

Sep 172013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo County Food Bank will hand out free food in West Sacramento and Clarksburg on Tuesday, September 17. The event will take place at the West Sacramento County Building, 500 Jefferson, from 9-10 a.m.; Trinity Presbyterian Church at 1500 Park Blvd. from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Yolo Housing Authority, 685 Lighthouse Dr., [...]

Sep 152013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  The River City High School music program is firing up for another year, and band members would welcome any donated instruments. If you have an unused musical instrument, consider donating it to the program. Contact Tony Marvelli, director of bands, at amarvelli@wusd.k12.ca.us or 375-7800 ext. 2210. Visit www.rivercityregiment.com or drop by [...]

Sep 142013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 11, 2013 – A bicyclist hit by a car in rural Southport on August 23 has died of his injuries. The Sacramento County Coroner’s office has identified the victim as West Sacramento’s Kevin Cavanaugh. According to Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department, the accident occurred at about [...]

Sep 092013
 
'Cats 101': a dog person brushes up

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – Over the years I have written numerous columns about dogs. I have talked at great length about my own beloved Cocker Spaniel, Mikey, including a column about the terrible day I had to finally put him to sleep. I also wrote a little series of columns about [...]