Aug 312011

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – AUG 31, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A man has died of his injuries after being shot in the head at about 2:40 a.m. on Saturday morning at the Welcome Grove Trailer Park. West Sacramento Police Department answered a call that a man had been shot in space 50 [...]

Aug 172011

 FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Aug 17, 2011 – Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents It’s just a sampling of the reports, calls for service and arrests made by the West Sacramento Police Department during the past week. The information includes citizen complaints and other statements that have [...]

Aug 172011
West Sac native living his dream in music world

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER AUGUST 17, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A certain graduate of the Class of 1967, James Marshall High School, will return to his hometown of West Sacramento tomorrow night. He’ll bring his blues harmonica and a band. “Mick Martin and the Blues Rockers” will play in the cozy new Black [...]

Aug 172011
RCHS football gears up for 2011

From the News-Ledger Aug. 17, 2011 The River City High School Raiders enter the 2011 season after making waves in 2010, when they racked up a 10-2 record and reversed years of lackluster team performance. “Last year, I felt like we made a statement,” said Head Coach Art Bustamante. “We were the hunters. This year, [...]

Aug 102011
Gym closes -- blaming City, in part

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER, AUG. 10, 2011 By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor A West Sacramento business that found itself in the unusual position of having to compete with a city-owned facility closed its doors at the end of July. Said a note on the website for 15th Street Fitness: “The economy, accompanied by the city of [...]