Dec 052012
 
Remembering John Ohlson, a good citizen

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 28, 2012 – COLUMN BY DARYL FISHER   Note: Longtime West Sacramento resident John Ohlson died last week at the age of 97. He lived a rich and rewarding life, spoke numerous languages, saw the good in everyone, and was always interested in everything that was going on around him. [...]

Dec 042012
 
RCHS volleyball presents annual awards

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 – The River City High School Volleyball awards banquet was held last Wednesday, reports Coach Tammy Bacon.   Among the honorees for the 2012 squad: Freshman awards went to Most Valuable Player, Amanda Tyson, and MVP & Most Inspirational Player , Jordan Criswell. For the junior varsity, Most [...]

Dec 042012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Fire Department is looking for volunteers to serve on its Certified Emergency Response Team, or CERT. Citizens are trained to assist in a disaster, learning skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue and disaster medical operations. The next round of training begins Jan. 15. For information, [...]

Dec 032012
 
'HEART OF THE CITY': update on West Sacramento youth soccer& softball

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 28, 2012 – BY DON SCHATZEL West Sacramento: great athletes, great families, great community! Washington Unified School District youth soccer champions have been crowned and both boys and girls champs are from the same school. Elkhorn Village has swept. The boys defeated Riverbank 3-2 and the girls upended previously undefeated [...]

Dec 022012
 
'Santa Run': soon on a street near you

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 – The West Sacramento Fire Department and West Sacramento Firefighter’s Association are preparing for the annual “Santa Run” through West Sacramento. With the help of many off-duty firefighter “elves,” Santa will be riding through various neighborhoods on an elaborately decorated fire truck “sleigh” and handing out candy canes [...]

Dec 012012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 1, 2012 – A spokesman for the West Sacramento Police Department reports that an arrest has been made after the shooting early this morning in a Christmas tree lot at 1000-block of Sacramento Avenue. Police arrested Brian Brinsfield a 20 year old West Sacramento resident, at about 2 p.m. He will [...]

Dec 012012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 1, 2012 – A man allegedly trying to steal a Christmas tree from a lot at the Russian Church of Evangelic Christian Baptists shot at a security guard before fleeing. Sgt. Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department said officer responded to the church at Jefferson Blvd. and Sacramento Avenue [...]