Dec 012012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 1, 2012 – A man allegedly trying to steal a Christmas tree from a lot at the Russian Church of Evangelic Christian Baptists shot at a security guard before fleeing. Sgt. Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department said officer responded to the church at Jefferson Blvd. and Sacramento Avenue [...]

Nov 302012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 30, 2012 The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce has just announced that it will cancel the annual tree-lighting ceremony scheduled for tonight in front of city hall. [adrotate group="4"] The decision was made “in the interest of public safety,” said a message from the chamber as this week’s rain and wind [...]

Nov 302012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 30, 2012 – A PG&E employee was killed in a traffic accident early this morning in West Sacramento. [adrotate group="9"] Sgt. Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department said police responded to the collision at about 1:52 a.m. at Lake Washington Boulevard and Southport Parkway in West Sacramento. “Officers arrived [...]

Nov 302012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 28, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento officials are considering a 45-day “urgency ordinance” banning the cultivation of marijuana in outdoor yards. The move comes while various courts are sorting out some of the issues about marijuana growing and the drug’s use in California. State voters approved [...]

Nov 292012
 
New use for old fast food site? West Sac ponders 'incubator' for restaurants

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento leaders are working on a project that would turn an old fast food restaurant somewhere in town into an “incubator” for restaurant startups. “Our idea was to convert an old fast-food joint into a demonstration of how healthy, locally grown [...]

Nov 282012
 
River Cats get a new manager

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 28, 2012 – From the Sacramento River Cats minor league baseball team: Seven-year Major League veteran Steve Scarsone will be the fifth manager in River Cats history, the Oakland Athletics announced today. Rick Rodriguez—who was the A’s bullpen coach for the last two seasons after spending 10 seasons in Sacramento—will return [...]

Nov 282012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 – By News-Ledger Editor Steve Marschke   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. To see West Sac’s ‘Police Log’ every week, take a look at the special offer at [...]