NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – A few minutes ago, authorities reopened the Yolo Causeway connecting West Sacramento and points west. Traffic has been backed up for over six hours as the freeway was closed for the search for a fugitive (see prior post).
NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 19, 2012 UPDATE: 12:35 P.M.: Authorities are reopening the Yolo Causeway at this time, although it isn’t known how quickly traffic will return to normal as thousands of trapped motorists begin filtering through in both directions. The second vehicle hijacked by the gunman was found in the Arden Arcade area of [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – A new art show is underway at Gallery 1075 in the West Sacramento Community Center at 1075 West Capitol. The show by artists Kari Breese and Benjamin Hunt is called “Linear & Non-Linear Possibilities.’ You can view it at no charge Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday 8-5 or Saturday 9-2 until [...]
NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 – You’re invited to the Spring Open House at the California Raptor Center (CRC) on Saturday, May 5. The Open House and “Hawk Walk” are free. Donations are welcome, and are especially needed this year due to budget cuts. The raptor center will be open to visits from 9:00 a.m. [...]
NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 19, 2012 – The animal services division of the Yolo County sheriff’s department is looking for a dog involved in a biting incident on April 15 in West Sacramento. The sheriff’s office reports that a female victim was sitting on her porch on the 1600 block of Madrone Avenue at about [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 – River City High School baseball faced Vista del Lago on April 9. The varsity Raiders won a close one. Down by one run in the 7th inning, the Raiders scored two runs off a hit by Jason Wullenwaber to seal a 7-6 victory. The varsity team is [...]
NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 – A man was hit and killed by a passenger train at about 3:45 p.m. near the Ikea store and Commerce Drive on April 11. Robert LaBrash, Chief Deputy Coroner for Yolo County, said the man has been identified as a 47-year old transient who lived near the site [...]