Dec 092011
 
Villegas is new West Sac 'mayor pro tem'

[adrotate group="4"] NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – DEC 9, 2011 – The West Sacramento City Council selected Oscar Villegas as Mayor Pro Tem for the next year, effective Dec. 7, 2011. He succeeds William Kristoff, who will continue his term on the City Council. The Mayor Pro Tem serves in the absence of the Mayor when the [...]

Dec 092011
 
'Amber Alert' followup

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 7, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor More information is available on a West Sacramento domestic violence incident that led to a state-wide “Amber Alert” last night. Police were concerned about the safety of three young children after their father took them away. The alert – along with names and photos [...]

Dec 082011
 

[adrotate group="12"] FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 30, 2011 – The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce presents two seatings of “Breakfast with Santa” on Sat., Dec. 10, at the Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. Enjoy brunch with St. Nick from 8:30-10 a.m. or 10:30-noon, along with “tons of Christmas-themed activities for children” including pancake [...]

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. [adrotate group="7"]   [...]

Dec 042011
 

[adrotate group="10"]  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 [...]

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 [...]