Feb 152013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 15, 2013 – The West Sacramento Police Department announced today it will conduct a sobriety checkpoint and driver’s license check from Saturday at 7 p.m. until 3 a.m. The department typically does not announce the precise location of the checkpoint in advance.”. “The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven [...]

Feb 152013
 
CEO of Yolo's courts will retire

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 15, 2013 – Yolo Superior Court announced today the retirement of James B. Perry, Court Executive Officer. He will retire May 1, 2013. “It has been my honor to work with the best group of judges in the state and a truly remarkable staff. I have enjoyed my time serving the [...]

Feb 152013
 
Nguyen: 'average' district can improve

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 30, 2013 – News-Ledger’s interviews with candidates in the March 5 special school board election continue this week with local businessman Linh Nguyen – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor With a background in computer engineering and in business, Southport’s Linh Nguyen believes one of the best ways to start attacking [...]

Feb 142013
 
Southport: the trouble with beavers

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 6, 2013 – City’s trapper has so far caught five of the pesky mammals By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor “It comes in waves,” reports Dena Kirtley, the City of West Sacramento’s urban forest manager. “It has probably been about three years.” But now, they’re back: “About a month ago, one of my [...]

Feb 132013
 

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 6, 2013 –   News items below are collected from police dispatchers’ notes and arrest reports. The information in them has often not been verified beyond the initial reports. The News-Ledger publishes this feature weekly in our print edition. Look for the special offer at the bottom to subscribe. Jan., 30, 5:09 [...]

Feb 122013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Tryouts for West Sac Soccer, a competitive program, are scheduled for Saturdays Feb. 23 and March 9. Tryouts will be held at River City High School.   Tryout times: male and female athletes born August 8/1/2002 to 7/31/2003 meet from 9-10:30 a.m.; 8/1/99 – 7/31/2001, 10:30-noon; 8/1/97-7/31/99, 1-2:30 p.m.; and before [...]

Feb 112013
 
Teacher runs for spot on school board

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 23, 2013 –   Editor’s note: during each election season, the News-Ledger invites every candidate to a sit-down interview to cover public issues in some depth. West Sacramento voters face a special all-mail election on March 5, when they will choose from among five people competing to fill one vacancy [...]