Jul 242012
Local teens try the wind on for size

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 18, 2012 –    A dozen local youngster stook 15 hours worth of free sailing lessons at the Port of West Sacramento  ending last week. The course was spread over five weeks, organized by the local Lake Washington Sailing Club and the West Sacramento Parks Department. The students got plenty [...]

Jul 232012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 23 2012 – Walk-in registration for West Sac Little League “Fall Ball” will be accepted on Tuesday (7/24) & Thursday (7/26) from 6pm to 8pm at Wicked West Pizza in Southport. Cost is $55 for T-Ball (ages 4 & 5) and $85 for all other ages including Juniors. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Jul 232012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 18, 2012 –   An investigation into a police shooting on July 9 is still underway, reports Sergeant Nathan Steele, spokesman for the West Sacramento Police Department.    Steele told the News-Ledger last week that officers responded to a domestic call on Platinum Lane (in the Ironworks subdivision near Raley [...]

Jul 222012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –   Consider hosting a visiting student from another country this year, as West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon did last year. AFS (formerly American Field Service) is looking for families to host high school students for five months or an academic year. For information, call 1-800-876-2377 or visit www.afsusa.org. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Jul 212012
Partners rehab Little League park

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 18, 2012    The non-profit organization “TLC for Kids Sports” and engineering contractor O.C. Jones & Sons, Inc. partnered with PG&E to host a special volunteer day to rehabilitate Memorial Park in West Sacramento. The park is home to local Little League games and other activities.  Along with O.C. Jones [...]

Jul 192012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 18, 2012 – By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor After the report of automatic weapons fire nearby, local police asked for, but didn’t get, temporary closure of the Yolo Bypass over the weekend, said a CHP spokesperson. At about 3:23 p.m. Saturday, dispatchers received a report of a “possibly active shooter [...]

Jul 182012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 18, 2012 –   The West Sacramento Fire Department reports that a leaking tote at a business on the 2200-block of Stone Boulevard spilled about 150 gallons of 30 percent sodium hydroxide solution, which an employee then improperly washed down a storm drain.   The incident occurred on June 26.    [...]