Jul 132011
 
Activist sues Whitey's Jolly Kone

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER JULY 13, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The bathroom at Whitey’s Jolly Kone is closed to the public. But the fact that it’s closed is not as remarkable as the reason it’s closed: A Southport man who has sued dozens of Northern California businesses over compliance with the Americans with Disabilities [...]

Jul 062011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER July 6, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Last month, a judge approved an injunction against members of the “Broderick Boys” in West Sacramento. The injunction was championed by the office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, with the approval of the city’s police and elected officials. The injunction restricts the [...]

Jun 222011
 

News-Ledger – June 22, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor For the first time in the city’s 24-year history, it will be legal this year to use at least some kinds of fireworks during the Independence Day holiday. A new city law makes “safe and sane” fireworks (those bearing the seal of approval from [...]

Jun 152011
 
Police dogs to compete in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER JUNE 15, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento police dogs “Zar” and “Chance” will have a chance to show off their skills in competition on Saturday, and you’re invited to watch. West Sacramento K-9 officer Roger Kinney (Zar’s partner) is chief organizer of the “2011 Lawdogs Challenge,” to be held [...]

May 252011
 
West Sac artist's work now at Capitol

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – May 25, 2011 – A painting by West Sacramento’s Paula Wenzl Bellacera has been selected to represent the Fifth Senate District in the annual California Contemporary Art Collection exhibit at the state capitol, reports the office of State Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis). The Southport artist’s painting “Delta Vineyards” was selected from [...]

May 252011
 
Farmers Market: a good start

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – MAY 25, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor There were a lot of smiles in the crowd as hundreds of locals converged on opening day of the new West Sacramento Farmers Market on Thursday. Shoppers had a chance to buy fresh tomatoes, cherries, mushrooms, bread, apple juice, steaks, and a [...]