May 252011
 
West Sac artist's work now at Capitol

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – May 25, 2011 – A painting by West Sacramento’s Paula Wenzl Bellacera has been selected to represent the Fifth Senate District in the annual California Contemporary Art Collection exhibit at the state capitol, reports the office of State Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis). The Southport artist’s painting “Delta Vineyards” was selected from [...]

May 182011
 
Baseball sculpture finds a short-term home on West Capitol

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGE – May 18, 2001 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor There are a couple of new guys playing baseball in the middle of 1100-block of West Capitol Avenue – oversized, bronze fellows. The sculpture was installed with little fanfare several weeks ago after West Sacramento city staff saw an opportunity to pick [...]

May 182011
 
New farmers market opens Thursday

News-Ledger May 18, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Meaghan Perrelli believes the new West Sacramento Farmers Market will live up to Mayor Cabaldon’s prediction that it will become “one of the great ones.” The market will open its doors (figuratively, since it’s an open-air market) at 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at 1271 West Capitol. The [...]

May 132011
 
Suspects nabbed for fuel theft

May 13, 2011 News-Ledger web article   Editor’s note: Regular readers of the News-Ledger’s print edition may remember an article several weeks ago reporting that thieves were brazenly stealing hundreds of gallons of fuel at a time from parked trucks and even from closed gas stations. Sharp-eyed readers may also have noticed one particular item [...]

May 042011
 
Guest commentary: WUSD answers the mayor

NEWS-LEDGER – MAY 4, 2011 GUEST OPINION By Dayton Gilleland, Ed.D. Superintendent, Washington Unified School District When I arrived in West Sacramento about ten months ago, I expressed to the Washington Unified School District Board of Education that I was enthusiastic about the incredible gains the district had made in the past few years and [...]