Opinion

Jan 182015
 
Opinion: being a foster parent is not as hard as you may think

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 7, 2015 By Cherie Schroeder Yolo County Foster Kinship Care Program Local families are needed for local foster children, newborns through transitional age youth. Winter can be harsh on children and families. During the month of November and into early December there was a definite up-swing in the number of children Yolo [...]

Nov 242014
 
Consider new West Sac news, radio & internet nonprofit in your giving plans

Preserve the legacy. Make sure West Sacramento is served by a first-class local newspaper and information source for decades to come. A West Sacramento nonprofit group has tasked itself with creating a unique community-run news organization. The new organization will use print media, radio and the internet to serve this community into the future. It [...]

Sep 202014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – 9/10/2014 – Trouble in Broderick   (Open letter to Mayor Christopher Cabaldon and the West Sacramento City Council) I have been a resident of Broderick since before 1968 moving here with my parents and brother after my Father retired from the USAF.  I am a graduate of Washington High School. I [...]

Sep 132014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 3, 2014 – No water metering   (RE: News-Ledger editorial “The meters should be running,” Aug. 27) Water meters, on the surface, sound like a great idea. Bill the people for the water they use. However, there are some huge problems with water meters, the main one being the finances [...]