Feb 272014
 
Former West Sac police officer faces up to life in prison after jury finds him guilty on 18 counts

Former West Sac police officer Sergio Alvarez (booking photo) NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 27, 2014 – A Yolo County jury today announced “guilty” verdicts on 18 felony counts related to sexual assault and kidnapping, in a case involving former West Sacramento Police Officer Sergio Alvarez, reports the Yolo County D.A.’s office. He faces a sentence [...]

Feb 172014
 
Oscar Villegas: from council to county

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 12, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The office of Governor Jerry Brown announced Friday that he has appointed Oscar E. Villegas to fill the remaining term as the District 1 representative to the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. That board seat was vacated in December by longtime supervisor [...]

Feb 042014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The local library branch invites you to take a chance. Try a “blind date” with a book: there are a number of titles wrapped mysteriously in brown paper, so you can check one out and take it home to find out what you have. The library is at 1212 Merkley Avenue. [...]

Jan 302014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – West Sacramento officials plan to officially open the Clarksburg Branch Line Trail in a ceremony Friday morning at 10:00 a.m., just east of the Target store (2005 Town Center Plaza). The city has converted a 1.25-mile segment of the former Yolo Short Line Railroad into a paved multi-use trail ranging from [...]

Jan 202014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – The Yolo County Women’s History Month committee invites nominations for Yolo County women to be honored at the group’s March 6 luncheon. Nominees must have a track record of contributing to their community along the theme of “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment.” Individuals and organizations may nominate an [...]