Mar 032015
 
Car stereo may have started fire

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 4 2015 EDITION– A Chevy Impala became totally engulfed in flames at the busy intersection of Jefferson and Park boulevards last Wednesday afternoon. Sergeant Roger Kinney of the West Sacramento Police Department said the driver learned his vehicle was smoking as he exited a nearby freeway offramp. The incident occurred [...]

Oct 152014
 
$10,000 for River City High booster club

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 15, 2014 – A representative from Hanlees Auto Group in Davis visited River City High School two weeks ago to hand the school’s athletic booster club a check for $10,000. The money came from Hanlees and the Toyota corporation. Accepting the check was December Brinsfield-Briscoe, president of the boosters. The News-Ledger later [...]

Aug 212014
 
West Sac: odd/even watering days and other new rules approved

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 13, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor As California’s drought continues, the state has tightened up its rules required the City of West Sacramento to follow. On Wednesday (Aug. 6), West Sacramento declared a “water shortage emergency, stage two.” Local residents and business owners are still being asked to [...]

Jun 132014
 
Into the drink:

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 11, 2014 – Four juveniles got away with minor injuries after the car they were in went into a pond near Southport Parkway and Marshall Road. The accident call came in at 1:18 p.m. on Friday to local police. One officer told a reporter that the four were found walking [...]

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 062014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 6, 2014 – The Yolo County Coroner’s office has identified the woman killed in an early-morning freeway accident today in West Sacramento. She was Cassandra Caruthers, a 28-year old from Sacramento. Caruthers  was driving the wrong way on I-80 in West Sacramento at about 2:17 a.m. when she struck another vehicle [...]