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We're rebuilding this website. In the meantime, after you've browsed below, you can find even more West Sacramento news at our sister website:

'Kid extraordinnare: Jake Manning,' Sept. 14, 2011

'Update on cell phone towers in Southport,' Sept. 21, 2011

'Supervisor McGowan: alive & well after cancer scare,' Sept. 14, 2011

RIGHT  Tessa Hernandez, a Spanish teacher at River City High School, gets a fresh cup of java courtesy of the 'River City Coffee Company,' a class at the school that brews coffee and learns business skills. The News-Ledger visited the class recently. Click here for our Sept. 7, 2011, article.

'Results from Jefferson Blvd. DUI checkpoint,' Sept. 7, 2011

'Killed in Solano County accident,' Sept. 7, 2011

'WUSD sees 28-point test score jump,' News-Ledger online article, Sept. 2, 2011

'Pooches in the pool,' Aug. 31, 2011

'One dead, one in custody after shooting on 600-block of West Capitol,' Aug. 31, 2011

'Automatic weapon likely used on Proctor Avenue home,' online article, Aug. 31, 2011

'City, U-Haul disagree over whether sign law should apply,' Aug. 24, 2011

'Soggy Doggie Day' returns on Saturday,' Aug. 24, 2011

'POLICE LOG,' Aug. 17, 2011

'West Sac native living his dream in music world,' Aug. 17, 2011

'RCHS football holds pre-season 'Blue & Gold' scrimmage,' Aug. 17, 2011

'Private gym closes doors -- blaming City, in part,' Aug. 10, 2011

'After a year off, parade & fair will return for 2011,' Aug. 3, 2011

'Cities narrow their focus on new bridge sites,' July 27, 2011

'Library hosts unusual guests,' July 27, 2011

'National Night Out Against Crime' on Tuesday, Aug. 2 (web article July 28, 2011)

'West Sac man reports for graveyard shift, as usual, after winning $300,000 in lottery,' (web article, July 18)

'Who decides who's in a gang?,' July 6, 2011

'Activist sues Whitey's over disability access,' July 13, 2011

PETER FOLKS took some good photos of an unfortunate incident involving a curtain truck and a few hundred 36-packs of Coors beer one hot afternoon this month.  Click here.

'Walking and running against cancer: hundreds to laps at RCHS in 24-hour team event,' June 29, 2011

'Fireworks booths open on Tuesday,' (a listing of charities/locations), June 22, 2011

'Judge issues injunction against "Broderick Boys",' June 20, 2011 (web article)

'Police dog teams to compete in West Sac,' June 15, 2011

'Local Scene' community event listing, June 8, 2011

'Site at Alyce Norman School offers help, services,' June 1, 2011

'Farmers market: a good start,' May 25, 2011

'Armed robber is sought,' June 1, 2011

'West Sac artist now in capitol exhibit,' May 25, 2011

'Baseball sculpture finds short-term home on West Capitol,' May 18, 2011

'New farmers market opens Thursday,' May 18, 2011 (click here)

'Suspects nabbed with van equipped for fuel theft,' (web article) May 13, 2011

'USPS tells customers Bryte Post Office will close in early June,' May 11, 2011

'Hotel project regroups,' May 4, 2011 (click here)

'GUEST COMMENTARY: WUSD answers the mayor,' May 4, 2011

'Heavy competition to be UC Davis research hub,' April 27, 2011

'POLICE LOG' April 27, 2011

'Volunteers head to parks Saturday,' April 27, 2011

EDITORIAL -- 'Turf battles: the City and the schools,' April 20, 2011

'The Silva family & West Sac's rich agricultural history,' April 6, 2011 (click here)

'Helicopter, K9 called in for fleeing parolee,' (web-only article) April 22, 2011)

'State of the City: 2011': online article published April 15, 2011

'West Sac offering incentive to maker of electric vehicles,' April 13, 2011

'Stray horses rounded up,' March 30, 2011

'Neighbors invited to hear about planned cell phone tower near Marshall Rd., Southport Pkwy,' March 30, 2011

'Toddler survives fall from apartment window,' March 30, 2011

'Church, local groups to work on parks,' March 23, 2011

'Robotics club scores some points,' March 23, 2011 (click here)

'Stone Lock property sale: to a developer, or to the port?' a web-only article published March 29, 2011

'Rain, wind and lightning cause trouble,' March 23, 2011 (click here)

'POLICE LOG,' March 16, 2011

'Pair admit guilt in "hate crime" assault on Sikh taxi driver,' March 9, 2011

'City, developer negotiate for 215 acres: Stone Lock District,' March 9, 2011 (click here)

'Lions Club gives lodge on Park Blvd. to Sea Scouts,' March 9, 2011 (click here)

'MY BACK PAGES' COLUMN: Passing of a childhood friend,' March 9, 2011

'School board wants 20-point jump in test scores,' March 2, 2011

'Heart and soul: West Sac's youth leagues,' by Don Schatzel, March 2, 2011

'LOCAL SCENE,' March 2, 2011

OBITUARIES, Feb. 23, 2011

'Raiders lose in first game of playoffs; Ligons receives honor,' published online Feb. 23, 2011 (click here)

'Fire claims a life,' Feb. 16, 2011

'HEART AND SOUL: a monthly look at West Sac youth athletics,' Feb. 16, 2011

'Thursday night farmers' market to start May 19,' Feb. 16, 2011

'A glitch in a tradition: somebody took the free lemons -- and the display barrel,' Feb. 9, 2011 (click here)

'Council to hold "retreat" next week,' Feb. 9, 2011

'Drive-throughs proposed for Lowe's Center,' Feb. 9, 2011

'POLICE LOG,' Feb. 2, 2011

'Copper thieves pull down a live power line,' Feb. 2, 2011

Guest commentary: 'Help available to get kids insured,' Jan. 26, 2011

'Emergency siren to be tested at Agrium on Jan. 28,' published on the web on Jan. 28

"Final word on medical marijuana shops: 'no'," from the News-Ledger, Jan. 26, 2011

'Redevelopment Agency may become a thing of the past,' from the News-Ledger, Jan. 19, 2011

RIGHT: River City High Sports photos from the News-Ledger, Jan. 19, 2011 (Click here)

LEFT: 'West Sac athletes honored in new exhibit'
We've republished the print articles on this exhibit from our editions of Jan. 5, 2011, as well as March 10, 2010. Click here.

'78-year old man killed crossing West Sacramento Avenue,' Jan. 19, 2011.

A question of aesthetics: Cell phone towers disguised as trees are proposed for two new locations in Southport. (Click here.)

From the News-Ledger
Jan. 5, 2011

EDITORIAL: 'Ammonia plant deserves policy discussion,' Dec. 29, 2010 (click here)

'Honors for a tough, high-altitude rescue,' Dec. 22, 2010

'Thieves nab chocolate from charity's booth,' Dec. 29, 2010

'Westin offers proposals for future of WUSD schools,' Dec. 15, 2010

'Invasive aquatic plant has a foothold in West Sac,' from Dec. 1 & Dec. 22, 2010

'City's Holiday Tree Lighting: A Tradition Brought Local,' Dec. 15, 2010

Special 'posterized' photos of RCHS basketball action (Nov./Dec., 2010)

Sewage district claims rates could skyrocket, Dec. 8, 2010

POLICE LOG, Dec. 1, 2010

'Santa Run returns: Firefighters give St. Nick a lift around West Sac,', Dec. 1, 2010

'Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,' Nov. 24, 2010

'Another mountain lion?,' Nov. 24, 2010

EDITORIAL: 'More pay for future mayors?', Nov. 17, 2010

West Sac chooses leaders (election summary article), Nov. 10, 2010

River City Raiders football team beats Rocklin in playoffs, Nov. 10, 2010

'Pumpkin Run,' Nov. 3, 2010

Regatta draws hundreds to port, Oct. 13, 2010

Mayor's Race Interviews 2010 (Oct. 27, 2010)

City Council Interviews 2010 (September - October, 2010)

'Growing (& rowing) giant pumpkins,' Oct. 13, 2010

'West Sac sets sights on riverfront hotel,' Sept. 15, 2010

'Solar array will sprout on RCHS fields,' by Steve Marschke, Sept. 8, 2010

'POLICE LOG,' Aug. 18, 2010

'Local groups invited to major fundraiser,' by Steve Marschke, Aug. 11, 2010