Mar 232011
 
Robotics club scores some points

NEWS-LEDGER – MARCH 23, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor     “Tribot,” a pretty cool-looking, remotely controlled little fellow built by River City High School students, scored a lot of points at the Bay Area Regional Robotics Challenge in San Jose on Jan. 15.   The competition paired up different teams to compete together [...]

Mar 232011
 

News-Ledger – March 23, 2011   Members of the region’s Mormon churches will partner with West Sacramento groups to put hundreds of volunteers to work rejuvenating the Riverwalk Park and Bryte and Alyce Norman parks, they have announced.     April 30 is a community service day for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of [...]

Mar 232011
 
Rain, wind & lightning cause trouble

News-Ledger March 23, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Storms passing through the region have caused a bunch of local trouble, particularly over last weekend. But officials say rising river levels don’t yet cause a major flooding threat, even with more rain on the way. The city’s emergency operations center, ramped up when a crisis [...]

Mar 162011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – March 16, 2011 EDITOR’S NOTE: ‘Police Log’ is a feature that runs in the News-Ledger regularly. It has become a popular feature. If you enjoy reading it, or wish to keep an eye on your neighborhood, you might consider becoming a News-Ledger subscriber if you are not one already.   Information for this [...]

Mar 092011
 
MY BACK PAGES: passing of a childhood friend

By Daryl Fisher News-Ledger Features Editor March 9, 2011 As you may have read in the News-Ledger’s obituary section last week, Ray Harrell passed away recently after a brief and unexpected illness, and a celebration of his life was held last Thursday afternoon at the West Sacramento VFW Hall. His sons did a great job [...]

Mar 092011
 
City, developer negotiate for 215 acres

News-Ledger March 9, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s 215-acre waterfront development deal with The Cordish Companies has been sitting on the back burner since the recession. But the deal may get a push this month, indirectly, because of those same financial hard times.   Plans for the city and The Cordish Companies [...]