Feb 192013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – Last month, a Yolo County jury found 57-year-old Fidel Alvarez guilty of “cultivation of marijuana” and “possession for sale of marijuana.”  The jury also convicted Alvarez of being armed during the commission of these crimes. According to the office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig: Last September, agents from [...]

Feb 182013
 
Gales seeks a school board seat

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — FEB 6, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor What can Katherine Gales bring to the local school board? “At the top of the list is research,” she answered. “That’s what I do first if I don’t know something. I’m going to learn about it, especially if I’m going to [...]

Feb 182013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo County food bank will distribute free food to eligible West Sacramento and Clarksburg residents on Feb. 19. The schedule includes distribution from 9-10 a.m. at the West Sacramento County building, 500 Jefferson Blvd.; 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian, 1500 Park Blvd.; 11-noon at Yolo Housing Authority, 685 Lighthouse Dr.; [...]

Feb 152013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 15, 2013 – The West Sacramento Police Department announced today it will conduct a sobriety checkpoint and driver’s license check from Saturday at 7 p.m. until 3 a.m. The department typically does not announce the precise location of the checkpoint in advance.”. “The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven [...]

Feb 152013
 
CEO of Yolo's courts will retire

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 15, 2013 – Yolo Superior Court announced today the retirement of James B. Perry, Court Executive Officer. He will retire May 1, 2013. “It has been my honor to work with the best group of judges in the state and a truly remarkable staff. I have enjoyed my time serving the [...]

Feb 152013
 
Nguyen: 'average' district can improve

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 30, 2013 – News-Ledger’s interviews with candidates in the March 5 special school board election continue this week with local businessman Linh Nguyen – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor With a background in computer engineering and in business, Southport’s Linh Nguyen believes one of the best ways to start attacking [...]

Feb 142013
 
Southport: the trouble with beavers

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 6, 2013 – City’s trapper has so far caught five of the pesky mammals By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor “It comes in waves,” reports Dena Kirtley, the City of West Sacramento’s urban forest manager. “It has probably been about three years.” But now, they’re back: “About a month ago, one of my [...]