Mar 072014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 5, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Three men with handguns are sought by police after they entered a house on Sherman Island Road on February 25, assaulting a pair of men inside and making off with about $1,420 worth of electronics. According to a police report, the crime was reported [...]

Mar 062014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Kids age 4-12 will get an achievement award good for a free burger at In ‘n Out for every five books they read, courtesy of a reading program March 1 through April 12 at the local library. Visit the facility at 1212 Merkley Avenue to participate. Copyright News-Ledger 2014

Mar 052014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 26, 2014 – Guest opinions & letters to the editor from this week’s edition of West Sac’s local paper: __________ My ‘blind date’ with Zane Grey I know he’s no longer alive – it was a ‘virtual’ blind date, put together by the West Sacramento library staff. Their Valentine’s Day season “Blind [...]

Mar 052014
 
New park honors local athlete, judge: Jerome Barry played pro baseball in the early days

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 26, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor On Friday, the City of West Sacramento will host a double grand opening, celebrating both a neighborhood park and a water tank station in the Bridge District. The twin public facilities are located at 809 Ballpark Drive, alongside the Ironworks subdivision and [...]

Mar 042014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 26, 2014 – A Dunnigan man was sentenced to 20 days in county jail and three years probation for operating a cockfighting operation on his property. That sentence was passed down last week for 63-year old Lorenzo Pena Ponce, who was found guilty by a jury last month for permitting cockfighting on [...]

Mar 032014
 
Commie-hating draftee had a plan --

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 19, 2014 – A few weeks ago, I was out golfing with some of my college fraternity brothers and while waiting for our turn to tee off on the back-nine, one of them said to me, “I hear you ended up going to Vietnam. What was that like?” “Oh,” I [...]