May 042012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Join the “Bark for Life” event, with your dog, and walk to raise funds in the fight against cancer. Affiliated with the American Cancer Society and its “Relay for Life” event, the “Bark for Life” walk will include vendors, food, raffle and dog events. It will be held from 9 a.m. [...]

Apr 262012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 26, 2012 – On our ‘Police Log’ page, the News-Ledger reported yesterday an incident involving a woman who said she was pulled over by someone who may have been impersonating a patrol car. The 29-year old woman said that around 12:20 a.m. on Sunday morning, a red Mustang with lights and [...]

Apr 162012
 
Planners choose cell tower design

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 11, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A water tower it is. West Sacramento’s planning commission on Thursday voted unanimously in favor of making a new Southport cell phone tower look like a water tower – an allusion to the region’s agricultural heritage. Nixed were proposed designs in the form of [...]

Apr 052012
 
Southport: cell phone 'water tower'?

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 4, 2012 – An 80-foot cell phone tower near Tower Mart in Southport may be approved by the planning commission Thursday night. The tower could be in the shape of a faux water tower instead of a faux tree.   The Vista Towers facility proposes to serve Verizon, AT&T, MetroPCS and Clearwire [...]

Mar 092012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 7, 2012 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on February 27, a Yolo County jury convicted three members of the Norteno street gang of robbery, battery, assault, witness intimidation and street gang activity for an attack on three people in a Lowe’s parking lot in West Sacramento on April [...]

Mar 022012
 
Southport brush fire burns bee hives

  NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 29, 2012 – West Sacramento firefighters last Wednesday responded to a brush fire on the 30000 block of South River Road in Southport. They found  a half acre of vegetation burning — along with about 50 beekeepers’ bee hives. Most of the hives were empty, but some had active colonies of [...]

Feb 262012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 – West Sacramento’s city council this morning (Feb. 22) plans a special ‘thank you’ breakfast for Congressman Mike Thompson. City officials credit Thompson with helping support local levee improvement efforts and improvements at the Port of West Sacramento. He has represented the region since 1998, but the city will become [...]