Jul 222013
 
West Sacramento gets new top cop

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 17, 2013 – West Sacramento’s new police chief was sworn into office on Tuesday. Chief Thomas McDonald replaces outgoing department head Dan Drummond, who retired after nine years. McDonald was raised as the son of a U.S. Air Force officer, living in different places including Europe. He joined the Los [...]

Jul 182013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 17, 2013 – A West Sacramento Veterans Day Parade is planned for Nov. 11, organized by the Bryte & Broderick Community Action Network (BBCAN). This year’s parade route will be in the city’s Bryte (northwestern) neighborhood. Groups, businesses and local veterans who wish to participate should contact Alicia Cruz, 640-3677. [...]

Jul 172013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 17, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A northern West Sacramento neighborhood was disrupted for several hours on Monday afternoon as local police unsuccessfully searched for a wanted man. SWAT teams and a bomb squad responded to a home on the 2200-block of Holly Street where police believed William [...]

Jul 162013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute free food on Tuesday, July 16. Hours and locations include the West Sacramento County Building at 500 Jefferson Blvd. from 9-10 a.m.; Trinity Presbyterian Church at 1500 Park Blvd., from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Yolo Housing Authority at 685 Lighthouse Drive, from 11-noon; and [...]

Jul 142013
 
Special porch ornament goes missing

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 10, 2013 – By Daryl Fisher News-Ledger Features Editor Last weekend, Marlene Perini woke up as she always does and went outside her Alder Way home to get her Sunday newspaper. She quickly spotted her paper, but to her shock, her beloved wooden bear was no longer on the front porch as [...]