Sep 182013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 18, 2013 – West Sacramento police report what they’ve called a ‘home invasion’ robbery that occurred this morning in Southport. “On September 18, 2013 at approximately 2:30 am, two men, described as black male adults, entered a residence in the 3600 block of Cooper Island Road, through an open back door,” [...]

Sep 172013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo County Food Bank will hand out free food in West Sacramento and Clarksburg on Tuesday, September 17. The event will take place at the West Sacramento County Building, 500 Jefferson, from 9-10 a.m.; Trinity Presbyterian Church at 1500 Park Blvd. from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Yolo Housing Authority, 685 Lighthouse Dr., [...]

Sep 152013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  The River City High School music program is firing up for another year, and band members would welcome any donated instruments. If you have an unused musical instrument, consider donating it to the program. Contact Tony Marvelli, director of bands, at amarvelli@wusd.k12.ca.us or 375-7800 ext. 2210. Visit www.rivercityregiment.com or drop by [...]

Sep 142013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 11, 2013 – A bicyclist hit by a car in rural Southport on August 23 has died of his injuries. The Sacramento County Coroner’s office has identified the victim as West Sacramento’s Kevin Cavanaugh. According to Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department, the accident occurred at about [...]

Sep 092013
 
'Cats 101': a dog person brushes up

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – Over the years I have written numerous columns about dogs. I have talked at great length about my own beloved Cocker Spaniel, Mikey, including a column about the terrible day I had to finally put him to sleep. I also wrote a little series of columns about [...]

Sep 082013
 
New park is part of health outreach for northern West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 –   Information in this report comes chiefly from Edwin Garcia, Media Relations Specialist for Kaiser Permanente. On Tuesday of last week (August 20), local civic leaders and local families celebrated the opening of West Sacramento’s newest city park. Westfield Park — adjacent to Westfield Village Elementary School [...]

Sep 072013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  Donate your extra household items (appliances, area rugs, furniture, blankets, clothing, lamps, cookware, lawn furniture, computers and more) and help those in need. “Bundle Sunday” is scheduled for the weekend of Sept. 7-8. The donation truck from St. Vincent de Paul will be at Our Lady of Grace Church, 911 Park [...]