Nov 162014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 5, 2014 –   News items below are collected from police dispatchers’ notes and arrest reports. The information in them has often not been verified beyond the initial reports.    This feature appears weekly in the News-Ledger newspaper. To subscribe, see the special offer at bottom. Oct. 26, 3 p.m. Some stole [...]

Nov 152014
 
RCHS statistics students asked to design a game of chance

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 12, 2014 – By Rebecca Schwartz River City High School Journalism Class Every year since he had begun teaching at River City High School, statistics teacher James Colligan, has put on a ‘Casino Day’ where students used the practical skills of the lessons that he has taught them to design a casino [...]

Nov 102014
 
West Sac market firebombed

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 10, 2014 – West Sacramento police are looking for a person who tossed a ‘Molotov cocktail’ through the window of Venera European Market at 2927 West Capitol Avenue early this morning. Police responded to a commercial burglary alarm “to find the front glass door broken and smoke coming from inside the [...]

Nov 102014
 
Silo demolition now underway

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 5, 2014 – Demolition is underway on the former CEMEX cement silos in West Sacramento’s Pioneer Bluff area. That region is a corridor of riverfront along South River Road north of the freeway. The former heavy-industrial area is now zoned for mixed-use urban development. The new uses are expected to come in [...]