May 272013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 22, 2013 – West Sacramento police and fire units responded on May 15 to the report of a suspicious package at the U.S. Postal Service mail hub, 3775 Industrial Boulevard. A call came in at 7:15 a.m. on May 15. “Upon arrival, responders found a cardboard package emitting an electronic [...]

May 272013
City of West Sacramento approves plan for bikeways, walkways

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 15, 2013 – The West Sacramento City Council on May 8 approved the 2013 West Sacramento Bicycle, Pedestrian and Trails Master Plan. “The low-stress bike network would be designed to encourage more West Sacramento residents and workers to use their bikes for local trips for both recreation and their commute,” [...]

May 252013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Learn to row (do what you see those folks in skinny boats doing at the Port of West Sacramento). The local River City Rowing Club is hosting a free “learn to row day” and health fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sat, June 1, at the boathouse on the [...]

May 242013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 24, 2013 – The West Sacramento Police Department announced it will hold a checkpoint to look for drivers who are under the influence or are unlicensed, from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturday night. They have not disclosed the exact West Sacramento location. Advance announcement of the checkpoints is intended to [...]

May 232013
A reunion to remember

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 15, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Sailor Joseph Pinola had been at sea for eight months on the USS John C. Stennis, a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier. So he had not yet met his five-month old daughter when he returned to town on April 29. Still, the 22-year old [...]

May 222013
Shouldn't have saved my college papers

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 15, 2013 – COLUMN BY DARYL FISHER – The other night my youngest son was helping me clean out an extra bedroom where I store lots of old stuff when he came across a box with the word “College” scribbled on the outside of it. “What’s this?” he asked me [...]