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Nov 012014
 
Check out any of the News-Ledger's 2014 candidate interviews:

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV. 2, 2014 Tuesday, November 4, is time to vote again. Among the choices on West Sacramento’s ballot are decisions about whom to send to the local city council, school board, and mayor’s office. There’s also a school bond measure designed to use extra taxes to help upgrade and repair local schools. [...]

Nov 012014
 
Mayor Cabaldon: West Sac is achieving a lot for a city of its size

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 29, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor EDITOR’S NOTE: Continuing with the News-Ledger’s tradition, we’ve invited every candidate running for local office on the upcoming ballot to sit down for an interview that we can share with our readers. That series of interviews for the November, 2014, election finishes [...]

Nov 012014
 
Kirby-Gonzalez believes experience as teacher helps her on school board

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 22, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez has been on the school board in West Sacramento for less than 18 months, following a victory in a special election held to fill a vacancy. She’d like four more years. “We have done some very good things,” Kirby-Gonzalez reports. “Just in [...]

Oct 312014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 31, 2014 – Somebody picked five out of six numbers in California’s Powerball jackpot draw Wednesday night, and now has a ticket worth $2.64 million. The winner has not yet come forward, reports the California Lottery. The ticket was sold at the ARCO AM/PM market, 847 W. Harbor Boulevard in West [...]

Oct 312014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 29, 2014 – The City of West Sacramento and County of Yolo are about to kick off a $100,000 project to house at least 71 homeless people in a “housing first” pilot project. The “Bridge to Housing Pilot Project” includes a community cleanup of the city’s north levee area (a longtime dwelling [...]

Oct 302014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 30, 2014 – EDITOR’S NOTE: Since publishing this article earlier this afternoon, we contacted the River Cats and learned that this bus trip is filled up.  A team rep said that season ticket holders were contacted first with this limited offer. The few remaining bus seats, he said, were filled up [...]

Oct 302014
 
Johannessen: excited about streetcar, striving to be accessible

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 29, 2014 –   EDITOR’S NOTE: During every West Sacramento election campaign, the News-Ledger invites every candidate to sit down for an in-depth talk on the issues.  This interview completes our series on November city council candidates. We’ve already brought you a look at Chris Ledesma and Jeff Lyon. Candidate Nancy Heth-Tran [...]