Aug 042013

 FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER –  Children age 7-12 are invited to explore the seven main elements of art, in a class beginning Aug. 5, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Mondays for four weeks at the West Sacramento Community Center. $85. Register at the center, 1075 West Capitol Ave., or call 617-4620 for information. [...]

Aug 022013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 31, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The Yolo County Sheriff/Coroner’s Office hasn’t finished its investigation into the May 18 death of a jail inmate. But the sheriff’s department has released a “cause of death” finding that appears somewhat unusual. Todd Alexander Phillips, a 29-year old from West Sacramento, [...]

Aug 012013
Fire damages West Sac home

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 31, 2013 – Right around 6 a.m. Monday morning, local firefighters responded to a call on Rogers Street and found a “fully involved garage fire” at this home. “Fortunately, the fire was contained to the garage and attic, but there was some smoke damage to the rest of the house,” [...]

Jul 312013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 31, 2013 – West Sacramento firefighters will be practicing their fire control techniques over the next couple of hours (early afternoon, July 31) at a Southport structure donated for their use. The controlled burn will take place at 3450 Marshall Road, near Golden Gate Drive. According to Division Chief Becky Ramirez, [...]

Jul 312013
Kids' music camp performs a finale

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 24, 2013 – The annual “Kids Summer Music Camp” presented a public concert on Thursday in front of parents and friends. The camp offered a number of local children their first experience with a musical instrument. It was part of the K.I.D.S. program of the West Sacramento Parks and Recreation [...]

Jul 292013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 24, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The “4th of July” fireworks season wasn’t all fun and games this year in West Sacramento. “On July 7, a 19-year old man blew off his hand – literally blew it off – as a result of the detonation of an improvised [...]