Apr 212012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 21, 2012 – The suspect in yesterday’s carjackings that shut down I-80 at the Yolo Causeway is dead after a shooting involving Sacramento sheriff’s deputies at an apartment complex. Following is the entire set of press releases summarizing the incident from the West Sacramento Police Department: PRESS RELEASE  April 20 “On [...]

Apr 212012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 – Eight local churches and charities were chosen from among 41 applicants by lottery for a permit to operate a fireworks booth in West Sacramento during this year’s Fourth of July season. For the first time, the city legalized use of “safe and sane” fireworks last year for [...]

Apr 212012
 
A lopsided soccer win for Gold

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 – The Gold won Sunday’s home opener at River City High School Field, beating the San Francisco Stompers 9-0. The semi-pro Gold soccer team plays next at 7 p.m. on Sunday April 22 at RCHS, hosting the Bay Area Ambassadors. $5 (No charge for kids under six or youth soccer [...]

Apr 202012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 19, 2012 UPDATE: 12:35 P.M.:  Authorities are reopening the Yolo Causeway at this time, although it isn’t known how quickly traffic will return to normal as thousands of trapped motorists begin filtering through in both directions. The second vehicle hijacked by the gunman was found in the Arden Arcade area of [...]

Apr 202012
 
Artists' work on display in West Sac

NEWS-LEDGER –  A new art show is underway at Gallery 1075 in the West Sacramento Community Center at 1075 West Capitol. The show by artists Kari Breese and Benjamin Hunt is called “Linear & Non-Linear Possibilities.’ You can view it at no charge Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday 8-5 or Saturday 9-2 until [...]

Apr 202012
 
Up close with birds of prey

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 – You’re invited to the Spring Open House at  the California Raptor Center (CRC) on Saturday, May 5. The Open House and “Hawk Walk” are free. Donations are welcome, and are especially needed this year due to budget cuts. The raptor center will be open to visits from 9:00 a.m. [...]