Mar 232012
 
Five break-ins at kids' snack bar

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 14, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor It’s getting to be a nuisance, says Sarah Sieck, league treasurer for the West Sacramento Junior Raiders youth football team. The squad’s snack bar and storage facility have been burglarized way too often in recent weeks, with the most recent break-in on [...]

Mar 222012
 
Voters lukewarm on school bond

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 14, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s school board appeared interested in pursuing a new local school bond or parcel tax on November’s ballot, despite a poll showing tepid public support for the idea right now. At the board’s meeting on Feb. 23, district officials heard a [...]

Mar 212012
 
$1,000 reward for theft of video cameras

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 21, 2012 – Just received from the West Sacramento Police Department: “On March 8, 2012 at approximately 5:55 a.m., two unknown male subjects stole six video surveillance cameras mounted on the exterior of the Afghan Community Center located at 700 Glide Ave, West Sacramento. The two suspects’ images were caught on [...]

Mar 212012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 21, 2012 – West Sacramento police today are looking for a felony suspect.. The man led them on a chase — which was called off for public safety when the suspect’s pickup went the wrong way on I-80. Then he left the freeway and struck another vehicle. Then the driver “bailed” [...]

Mar 212012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 14, 2012 – From the City of West Sacramento The City of West Sacramento is opening a new preschool and childcare center this month. It’s called “Learning Ladder,” and it’s inside the West Sacramento Community Center. Learning Ladder will focus on childcare and preschool education, with competitive prices and scholarships offered. Learning [...]

Mar 202012
 
Yolo Street fire knocked down

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 14, 2012 – The fire call came at 4:27 a.m., and the first unit to respond to the  Yolo Street garage on March 6 found a “heavy fire,” reports the West Sacramento Fire Department. Altogether, the response drew five fire engines and one truck, along with a battalion chief.   The “fully [...]

Mar 192012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 19, 2012 – Assemblwoman Mariko Yamada just announced she has named Debbie Reynolds as “Woman of the Year” in the 8th Assembly District. Reynolds is administrator of Eskaton Wilson Manor for seniors in West Sacramento. She organized the local Veterans Day Parade in November and helped local senior citizen veteran Mino [...]