Jan 142014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 14, 2014 – The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department Animal Services Section is looking for a dog and its owner after a biting incident Friday morning at a West Sacramento dog park. Finding the dog can help prevent the victim from having to undergo rabies exposure treatment. The incident happened about 11 [...]

Jan 142014
'Beer for a Butterfly' contest underway

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 8, 2014 – The hunt is on: UC Davis professor Art Shapiro is offering a pitcher of beer, or its cash equivalent, to the person who catches the first cabbage white butterfly (Pieris rapae) of 2014.  The wee beasties typically make their first appearance of the season sometime around Jan. [...]

Jan 092014
West Sac Girl Scouts step up for doggies

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 8, 2014 – A West Sacramento Girl Scout troop has tried to make a difference in the lives of about 150 dogs awaiting adoption. Members of the Scouts’ “Riverbank” unit joined those from other troops at a birthday party in honor of the birthday of Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl [...]

Jan 082014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 8, 2014 – The Yolo County Coroner’s office has identified the pedestrian killed on a West Sacramento freeway early morning as 25-year old Bryson Rush Labourdette, of Davis. The coroner’s report still lists the cause and manner of death both as “pending,” but states that Labourdette apparently left his disabled car [...]

Jan 072014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 7, 2013 j– By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   A man apparently walking on the freeway in West Sacramento early this morning was struck and killed. The accident caused extended lane closures and traffic delays.   According to the California Highway Patrol incident log, a witness reported at 6:02 a.m. that there [...]