May 132013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 8, 2013 –   News items below are collected from police dispatchers’ notes and arrest reports. The information in them has often not been verified beyond the initial reports. This log comes from the News-Ledger newspaper in West Sacramento. To see ‘Police Log’ every week, take advantage of the subscription [...]

May 112013
 
'May the Fourth be with you...'

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 8, 2013 – There was a mini-convention for fans of the Star Wars film series, held Saturday afternoon (May 4) at the West Sacramento Community Center. Plenty of costumed characters were in attendance for the show. There were also exhibits and sales of toys and collectibles. The event was sponsored by Toy [...]

May 102013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 8, 2013 – West Sacramento firefighters will take on the city’s police department in a charity basketball game on Saturday, May 11. The game starts at 6 p.m. at River City High School. Tickets ($3/adults, $2/children) are sold at the door. Proceeds benefit the high school’s athletic programs. The school [...]

May 092013
 
West Sac picks new chief of police

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 9, 2013 –     The City of West Sacramento announced this morning that the city council has chosen a police chief to replacing retiring chief Dan Drummond.     Tom McDonald, a currently a Los Angeles Police Department captain, has been appointed to the post. McDonald currently serves as the commanding officer [...]

May 092013
 
Farmers market: changes in store

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 1, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Yes, the West Sacramento Farmers Market is coming back. First night of the season will be Thursday, June 6, reports Denice Seals, CEO of the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce. And that evening will bring some new stuff that Seals is pretty excited about. [...]

May 072013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 1, 2013 – West Sacramento police checked driver’s licenses and looked for signs of inebriation behind the wheel of each car passing through a checkpoint Friday night, April 26, at Harbor Boulevard and Duluth Street. They announced the planned checkpoint in advance – the News-Ledger published an announcement on its [...]