Jan 242013
 
West Sac police chief to retire

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 24, 2013 – The City of West Sacramento this morning announced the pending retirement of Police Chief Dan Drummond. Here’s the press release: “West Sacramento Police Chief Dan Drummond, after 36 years in law enforcement, has announced his retirement effective July of this year.  Chief Drummond, the City’s fourth Police Chief, [...]

Jan 242013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 23, 2013 – The Sacramento River Cats announced yesterday they are searching for enthusiastic seasonal “Cat Crew” members who “have a desire to entertain and create memories for River Cats fans,” with auditions set for Saturday, Jan. 26, at Raley Field.   In addition to implementing promotions during home games, [...]

Jan 232013
 
Youngsters raise funds for burn victims

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 16, 2013 – Three West Sacramento youngsters — Jason (5), Sonja (8)and James Weldon (10), above — raise some money from family and friends every year around the holidays, reports the West Sacramento Fire Department. This year, the youngsters chose to make their donation to the Firefighters Burn Institute. Firefighter [...]

Jan 222013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 16, 2013 –   On the News-Ledger’s “Facebook” internet page this week, we invited comments to last week’s newspaper editorial.   The editorial (we’ve provided a link below) contrasted the way Washington Unified School District and Sacramento City Unified School District each handled the appointment of a new school board [...]

Jan 222013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Recreation Center will celebrate its fourth birthday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24.   Light refreshments and prize giveaways (gift cards, Kings tickets, Rec Center passes, etc.). For information on the party, call 617-4770. The Rec Center is located next to River City High School, 2801 Jefferson [...]

Jan 212013
 
Photo contest: images & winners

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 9, 2013– From the City of West Sacramento Following a three year absence, the City of West Sacramento brought back its photo contest as part of the City’s 25th anniversary celebration. The prize -winning photos taken by contestants in October were announced Dec. 5 by the West Sacramento City Council. One contestant, [...]

Jan 182013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 16, 2013 – INFANT GETS CPR ON AMBULANCE RIDE TO HOSPITAL – West Sacramento firefighters had one of those famous “cliché” calls on Dec. 29, as a Southport woman gave birth in a car during the rush to get her to a hospital. It was about 5:17 a.m. on a [...]