May 162013
City council: special 'tour' meeting

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 16, 2013 – The West Sacramento City Council will hold a special meeting tomorrow (Friday, May 17). Much of the meeting will be spent on a tour of the port, riverfront, and the city’s northern and central areas. The itinerary includes a visit at the Port of West Sacramento update State [...]

May 162013
EDITORIAL: public risk for hotel project

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 8, 2013 – NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL: The City of West Sacramento is working on a plan to boost a local riverfront hotel project, and that plan involves some degree of risk to the city general fund. That fund is the pot of money that pays for things like police and fire [...]

May 152013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 8, 2013 – The City of West Sacramento has held its annual lottery to see which schools, churches and nonprofit organizations will be authorized to operate a fireworks booth during the Fourth of July season. The winners: West Sacramento Little League will operate a booth near Papa Murphy’s Pizza, Lake [...]

May 142013
Bustamante agrees to plea deal

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 14, 2013 – Former River City High School teacher and football coach Arturo Bustamante yesterday pleaded “no contest” to a misdemeanor count of “annoying or molesting a child.” The plea deal occurred on the first day of trial in which he faced three felony counts of molestation and several misdemeanor counts.. [...]

May 132013
'State of the City' event returns

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 13, 2013 – Mayor Christopher Cabaldon will deliver the keynote “State of the City” address during Thursday’s annual civic dinner at city hall. Cabaldon is serving his fifth consecutive two-year term as West Sacramento mayor — he’s the only person elected to the post since voters opted to make it a [...]

May 132013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 8, 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. This log comes from the News-Ledger newspaper in West Sacramento. To see ‘Police Log’ every week, take advantage of the subscription [...]