Apr 292012
 
9-year old wins gymnastics honors

Landon Wu, a nine-year old who attends Southport Elementary School, became the 2012 level 6 All-Around Regional Champion for Region 1 (including California, Nevada, Arizona, and Hawaii) in competition on April 15. It was his second regional title in a row.   Landon took gold in pommel horse, high bar, parallel bars and floor exercises, [...]

Apr 292012
 
Stranded boater rescued

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 25, 2012 – West Sacramento’s Fire Boat 41 gave a tow to a boater in need on the evening of April 17. The sailboat owner said he did not have any water to drink and hadn’t eaten in three days, reports the city fire department. He told local media all his belongings [...]

Apr 282012
 
Crime drama started on Harbor Blvd

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 25, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A regional crime drama that included a huge manhunt and the six-hour closure of a major local freeway got its start when some employees of a West Sacramento repair shop arrived at work just before 6 a.m. on Friday. B & R [...]

Apr 282012
 

EDITORIAL: from the News-Ledger, April 18, 2012 – The mayor’s recap of West Sacramento’s 25-year history as a city during last week’s “State of the City” address brought back some fond memories. Mayor Christopher Cabaldon noted that one of the things that delayed the creation of this city was a level of distrust between its [...]

Apr 272012
 
Final home meet for RC swimmers

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 25, 2012 – On April 17, the River City High School swim team held its final home match of the season — a double-meet with visiting Vista del Lago and Union Mine high schools. An RCHS boys team of Chris Irish, Jeret Tiller Johnathan Keilman and Sterling Liffring) set a school record [...]

Apr 272012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — April 25, 2012 – The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce has set a date for its popular market to return this year. The market will once again be held on Thursday evenings beginning May 17 at 1271 West Capitol Avenue (behind Walgreens and almost across from city hall).     More [...]

Apr 262012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 26, 2012 – On our ‘Police Log’ page, the News-Ledger reported yesterday an incident involving a woman who said she was pulled over by someone who may have been impersonating a patrol car. The 29-year old woman said that around 12:20 a.m. on Sunday morning, a red Mustang with lights and [...]