Nov 052011
 
Wolfpack gets the better of Raiders

 FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 2, 2011 – River City High School’s football team played host to the visiting Cosumnes Oaks Wolfpack on Friday, Oct. 28. The Cosumnes Oaks JV team outscored River City, holding them to just 12 points. Scoring for River City were #13, Jamal Williams with a 55-yard TD run and #56, [...]

Nov 042011
 
Rail car tips, backs up Jefferson

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 2, 2011 – By St eve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A derailed train car caused a major traffic problem during the lunch hour on Oct. 21, blocking the Jefferson Boulevard/Stone Boulevard intersection and causing a detour and major back-ups. “It wasn’t a rail line issue, it was one particular car,” said Gary Fredericksen, [...]

Oct 182011
 
Coach Bustamante suspended after allegation

NEWS-LEDGER – Oct. 18, 2011 online – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger, Editor River City High’s head football coach is on paid administrative leave while school officials investigate a complaint that he “inappropriately touched” a female student. Coach Arturo (“Art”) Bustamante is a social studies teacher at the school, as well as second-year head coach for [...]

Oct 182011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – ONLINE OCT 18, 2011 – A 78-year old West Sacramento woman has been sentenced to a year in county jail plus $26,000 in restitution to the family of a woman she killed in a supermarket parking lot accident one morning in 2009. Donna Marie McClure had been found guilty of vehicular manslaughter with [...]

Oct 172011
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – OCT 17, 2011 – A 14-year old “special needs” boy turned up in a Southport store Sunday evening, about four miles from the home he wandered away from earlier. Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department said the boy, Byron Moore, was helping his father on the 500-block of Glide [...]

Oct 142011
 
Design effort turns to Southport levees

 Project will probably mean purchase of some private property near Sacramento River NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 12, 2011 As West Sacramento flood control officials turn their attention to the levees in Southport along the river, they expect to have to buy some land – and perhaps some houses – from some local owners. The exact plans, [...]