Mar 302011

News-Ledger – March 30, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor     Local police, state Fish & Game, and a “good Samaritan with a trailer” helped round up three horses loose on Jefferson Boulevard in the wee hours of Saturday morning. Police received a call about the horses at 1:22 a.m. The animals were “running [...]

Mar 282011

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE -  March 28, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor     At about 5 p.m. on March 28, the City of West Sacramento announced a special closed-door meeting of the city council to take place at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29. The topic is the continuing negotiations over the possible sale of the [...]

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 [...]