Jul 182014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 9, 2014 – TWO GUN BUSINESS OWNERS SAY PROPOSED RULES ARE ACCEPTABLE – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s planning commission on June 19 approved a tightening of the permitted locations for gun shops in the city. But those restrictions were made with the approval of a couple of gun-related local [...]

Jul 172014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 17, 2014 – Not all neighbors of the “Great Horror Campout” in rural Southport this week are happy. The horror-themed event is selling tickets for people to camp on Burrows Road (the property includes a popular annual pumpkin patch and farm) and experience ghoulish frights on Friday and Saturday. Some locals [...]

Jul 172014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 16, 2014 – The counseling department at River City High School reports that generous donors passed out a total of $565,100 in scholarship money to deserving local grads this year. The awards were announced at a May 28 school ceremony. A single winner, Sufia Mehmood, received at least $40,000 in [...]

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, [...]