Jul 162014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 9, 2014 –   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.  ‘Police Log’ appears every week in the News-Ledger, West Sacramento’s local paper. There’s a special subscription offer at the bottom of [...]

Jul 152014
 
Raley's explains changes at local store

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 9, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A couple of readers asked the News-Ledger what’s behind the recent changes to the Raley’s supermarket in downtown West Sacramento. The store recently reduced its retail space. Corporate spokeswoman Nicole Townsend explained in an email that the supermarket  at 1601 West Capitol avenue has [...]

Jul 142014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo Food Bank will distribute free food to eligible residents of West Sacramento and Clarksburg on Tuesday, July 15. Distributions will be held 9-10 a.m. at the West Sacramento County Building at 500 Jefferson Blvd.; 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd.; 11-noon at the Yolo Housing Authority, [...]

Jul 142014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 9, 2014 – (Editor’s note: several additional pieces of information have been added to this article taken from the News-Ledger’s print edition) Yolo County’s property assessment roll has topped $21 billion for the first time, reports county assessor Joel Butler. “The improving real estate market and thriving agricultural economy, coupled with new [...]

Jul 082014
 
Coyotes: best admired from a distance

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 25, 2014 – By Mary K. Hanson Tuleyome Association You hear their yip-yip-yowling in the early evening and you know immediately what they are: Western coyotes, natives of California who make up one of the three types of wild candids found in North America. Their name comes from the Aztec word coyotl, and [...]