Jul 212012
 
Partners rehab Little League park

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 18, 2012    The non-profit organization “TLC for Kids Sports” and engineering contractor O.C. Jones & Sons, Inc. partnered with PG&E to host a special volunteer day to rehabilitate Memorial Park in West Sacramento. The park is home to local Little League games and other activities.  Along with O.C. Jones [...]

Jul 192012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 18, 2012 – By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor After the report of automatic weapons fire nearby, local police asked for, but didn’t get, temporary closure of the Yolo Bypass over the weekend, said a CHP spokesperson. At about 3:23 p.m. Saturday, dispatchers received a report of a “possibly active shooter [...]

Jul 182012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 18, 2012 –   The West Sacramento Fire Department reports that a leaking tote at a business on the 2200-block of Stone Boulevard spilled about 150 gallons of 30 percent sodium hydroxide solution, which an employee then improperly washed down a storm drain.   The incident occurred on June 26.    [...]

Jul 172012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Sacramento River Cats will host a “Mommy & Me Day” at Raley Field on Wednesday, July 18, from from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The free event is open to kids ages six and under, with their parents. Activities include running the bases, playing catch, and playing in a bounce house [...]

Jul 162012
 
Cabaldon: no threat from MLB team

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 11, 2012 – By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor With talks between the City of Sacramento and the Kings owners at a standstill, Sacramento Mayor  Kevin Johnson has let it be known that he wants Sacramento to get a new major league baseball team. Sacramento is a “major league city,” he said, and [...]

Jul 152012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 11, 2012 – From the Woodland Tomato Festival It’s that time of year once again when we can start enjoying fresh locally grown vine ripened tomatoes.   Biting into a freshly picked Cherokee Purple heirloom tomato or enjoying a tomato cucumber basil salad are just cause for celebrating the return of the summer [...]