Dec 062011
 

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 30, 2011 –   The ‘Police Log’ appears weekly in the News-Ledger. From time to time, we post it here as well.   Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents It’s just a sampling of the reports, calls for service and arrests made by the [...]

Dec 052011
 
Century-old pumps retired: new pumps for Southport

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 30, 2011 – ‘Old pumps played a role in keeping Southport living room floors dry for about a century’ By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A pair of drainage pumps in Southport that have been diligently working or on call for about a century have just been retired.   The City [...]

Dec 042011
 

 The West Sacramento Historical Society and the San Pedro Association will hold a joint potluck holiday party from 3-6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4, at the community center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. There will be door prizes and “a special visitor from the north.” Bring a salad or side dish (ham, drinks and cake will [...]

Dec 032011
 
Are there alternatives to redevelopment?

From the NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 30, 2011 – ‘Governor Brown wants West Sac to ‘pay to play’: cost would be $6.5 million up front‘ By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A “blue ribbon commission” set up by Mayor Christopher Cabaldon is now looking at how West Sacramento can keep doing big things if it loses one [...]

Dec 022011
 
'Santa Run' schedule announced

  NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – DEC 2, 2011 The West Sacramento Fire Department, in conjunction with the West Sacramento Firefighter’s Association, is preparing for the annual “Santa Run” through West Sacramento.  With the help of many off-duty firefighter “elves,” Santa will be riding through various neighborhoods on an elaborately decorated fire truck “sleigh” and handing out [...]

Dec 012011
 
Holiday tree lighting tomorrow

The Chamber of Commerce presents the annual lighting ceremony for the city Christmas tree from 6-8:30 p.m. on Friday, in front of city hall at 1110 West Capitol Avenue. It’s free, and hundreds attended last year’s event. There will be holiday music and refreshments, and kids can have their picture taken visiting with Santa. For [...]