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Remembering Luanne the Face Painter

Remembering Luanne the Face Painter

Today I was remembering a Funderland outing with our friends the Linkers.  Their grandaughter Keira loves to have her face painted and she was a regular customer there.  Luanne was the very sweet women who painted the faces of many children a...

My West Sacramento Photo of the Day
On the hunt!

On the hunt!

This beautiful White Tailed Kite was perched high in our neighbor's tree this afternoon. Many of the North American kites have an eye color that is some shade of red. The White-tailed Kite has a similar hunting strategy and prey preference as the Amer...

My West Sacramento Photo of the Day
Mercado Loco grocery store now open in West Sacramento

Mercado Loco grocery store now open in West Sacramento

We stopped in to see the new Mercado Loco on West Capitol Avenue yesterday.  The Mexican food store features a great meat market (carniceria), produce aisle and bakery (panaderia).

FOX40
West Sacramento Auto Repair Lot Catches Fire, for 3rd Time

Mar 3, 2014

WEST SACRAMENTO-

A property owner will have to deliver bad news to a car repair businessman whose lot caught fire Monday morning.

The property owner told FOX40 he was looking at surveillance cameras to see if it captured anything that …


FOX40
DA to Ask for Life in Prison for Former West Sacramento Cop Guilty of Sex Crimes

Feb 28, 2014

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Eight men and four women made up the jury that found former West Sacramento Police officer Sergio Alvarez guilty of 18 counts. The charges included kidnapping, rape and other sexually-related crimes.

The jury was still deadlocked on nine …


The Sacramento Bee
Jury finds West Sacramento cop guilty in sexual assault case

Jury finds West Sacramento cop guilty in sexual assault case

Former West Sacramento police officer Sergio Alvarez could be imprisoned for life for kidnapping and sexually assaulting women while on patrol in 2011 and 2012. Former West Sacramento police officer Sergio Alvarez is lead from the Yolo County Cour...

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The Port City: West Sacramento and Energetic Karri Pina, District Food Service Director

The Port City: West Sacramento and Energetic Karri Pina, District Food Service Director

West Sacramento, CA, Washington Unified School District. West Sacramento sits directly across the Sacramento River from Sacramento, California’s capitol city, but it is its own entity, incorporated in 1987. The Port of West Sacramento, built in 1963, is one of … Continue reading

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FOX40
Kittens Rescued from Midtown House Fire

Feb 13, 2014
Kittens Rescued from Midtown House Fire

midtown fire kittenSACRAMENTO-

Friends say a midtown man lost a lot in a house fire Thursday night along T Street, but firefighters were able to save three kittens.

Firefighters from West Sacramento were the first to respond, after seeing smoke.

Investigators did …


The Sacramento Bee
West Sacramento setting the table as a major food industry hub

West Sacramento setting the table as a major food industry hub

West Sacramento is devoting large amounts of time, effort and energy to bolster its claim as a global food industry hub, with international companies coming to town to join long-standing firms such as Raley’s Tony’s Fine Foods and Nor-Cal Beverage Co.


Nippon Shokken U.S.A. Inc. CEO Seigo Horiuchi stands in...

The Sacramento Bee
West Sacramento mobile home ordinance largely ignored

City leaders wanted to monitor rent increases at mobile home parks and encourage owners to enter long-term agreements with tenants after numerous complaints about excessive rent increases. But confusion reigns over the ordinance’s intent, and few park owners have told the city of rent increases.

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