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 [...]

Feb 132013
 

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 6, 2013 –   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. The News-Ledger publishes this feature weekly in our print edition. Look for the special offer at the bottom to subscribe. Jan., 30, 5:09 [...]

Feb 122013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Tryouts for West Sac Soccer, a competitive program, are scheduled for Saturdays Feb. 23 and March 9. Tryouts will be held at River City High School.   Tryout times: male and female athletes born August 8/1/2002 to 7/31/2003 meet from 9-10:30 a.m.; 8/1/99 – 7/31/2001, 10:30-noon; 8/1/97-7/31/99, 1-2:30 p.m.; and before [...]

Feb 112013
 
Teacher runs for spot on school board

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 23, 2013 –   Editor’s note: during each election season, the News-Ledger invites every candidate to a sit-down interview to cover public issues in some depth. West Sacramento voters face a special all-mail election on March 5, when they will choose from among five people competing to fill one vacancy [...]

Feb 102013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Support the River City High School honor society while getting rid of your old TVs, monitors, laptops, cell phones, ink jet cartridges (all free to drop off). Or drop off your old CUPs, telephones, printers, copiers, DVD players, fax machines, VCRs, stereos, video games and small appliances for a $5 recycling [...]

Feb 082013
 
Five crash crash in 'state streets'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 6, 2013 – West Sacramento firefighters responded on Jan. 24 to a five-car accident at the intersection of Alameda Street and Virginia Avenue. One injury was reported — the patient was taken away by ambulance — and “damage was done to several trees, yards and vehicles,” reports the Fire Department. [...]