Jul 292013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 24, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The “4th of July” fireworks season wasn’t all fun and games this year in West Sacramento. “On July 7, a 19-year old man blew off his hand – literally blew it off – as a result of the detonation of an improvised [...]

Jul 272013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 24, 2013 – Last week, the News-Ledger reported on an incident that brought the SWAT team and residential evacuations to an area of Holly Street in West Sacramento. Police were looking for 30-year old William John Ybarra, an ex-felon wanted for allegedly making “criminal threats.” They didn’t find him during [...]

Jul 262013
 
West Sac softball: Nor Cal champs!

BY DON SCHATZEL, NEWS-LEDGER COLUMNIST The Girls of Summer! “Congratulations” doesn’t say enough to the West Sacramento Girls Softball Little League team from West  Sac, all 100% of them, and they are the 2013, state of California, Northern California champions! The team was brilliantly coached by Adam Medina, Javier Cano and Troy Hensley. The players [...]

Jul 252013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 24, 2013 – The West Sacramento Press newspaper will cease publication this month. The doors will close after about 25 years of weekly operations. Reached by phone, a Press staffer confirmed the closure but declined further comment. She said the final edition of the Press this Friday would include a [...]

Jul 242013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – You’re asked to give a little blood when the BloodSource van comes to the Nugget Market area (Southport Town Center Plaza) from 3-7 p.m. on Friday, July 26. Blood donations helps treat burn victims, transplant patients, surgery patients, those injured in accidents, leukemia patients and others. Donating takes about an hour. [...]

Jul 232013
 
Brothers take different paths to UCD

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 10, 2013 – West Sacramento’s Chris Salazar graduated this spring from UC Davis with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering — with honors. The 22-year old earned a full academic ride in the school’s master’s program in structural engineering. His path to UCD took him from River City High School, [...]