Nov 302012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 28, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento officials are considering a 45-day “urgency ordinance” banning the cultivation of marijuana in outdoor yards. The move comes while various courts are sorting out some of the issues about marijuana growing and the drug’s use in California. State voters approved [...]

Nov 292012
 
New use for old fast food site? West Sac ponders 'incubator' for restaurants

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento leaders are working on a project that would turn an old fast food restaurant somewhere in town into an “incubator” for restaurant startups. “Our idea was to convert an old fast-food joint into a demonstration of how healthy, locally grown [...]

Nov 282012
 
River Cats get a new manager

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 28, 2012 – From the Sacramento River Cats minor league baseball team: Seven-year Major League veteran Steve Scarsone will be the fifth manager in River Cats history, the Oakland Athletics announced today. Rick Rodriguez—who was the A’s bullpen coach for the last two seasons after spending 10 seasons in Sacramento—will return [...]

Nov 282012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 – By News-Ledger Editor Steve Marschke   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. To see West Sac’s ‘Police Log’ every week, take a look at the special offer at [...]

Nov 282012
 

FROM NEWS-LEDGER STAFF – A number of local charities will benefit from your attendance at the “Hope Stocking Event,” planned by the West Sacramento Foundation for 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Club Pheasant. Santa and honorary “elves” will join you for hors d’oeuvres and wine. $30. Give a tax-deductible gift and receive [...]

Nov 272012
 
Celeste Hall gets her wings

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 – By News-Ledger Staff – Celeste Hall, a 2009 graduate of River City High School now serving in the Navy, received her wings as an Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist (left). She is presently on the USS John C Stennis, a seventh Nimitz-class nuclear-powered supercarrier. She’s the daughter of Heidi Haskins, [...]

Nov 272012
 
West Sac native is the new warden

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 – By News-Ledger Staff – Governor Jerry Brown’s office announced last month that Ronald Rackley, 46, of Elk Grove, has been appointed warden of the Deuel Vocational Institution at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, where he has served as chief deputy administrator since 2009. Rackley has [...]