Steve Marschke, the longtime publisher and editor of this paper, has died. I have never liked that word, since it sounds so harsh and final, and when I edit the obituaries here at the News-Ledger, I always use the phrase, “passed away”, which drove Steve absolutely nuts.
From Oscar Villegas Yolo County Supervisor, District 1 Thank you for allowing me to serve as your Yolo County Supervisor, District 1, representing West Sacramento and Clarksburg. In February 2014, I was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown, to serve on the Yolo County Board of Supervisors in the seat vacated by the legendary Mike McGowan [...]
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 [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 7, 2015 Liking the new bridge As a Southport resident I have already enjoyed driving on the new Mike McGowan Bridge near my home. Not only does it shave a few minutes off driving, the bridge is a good start for diverting heavy traffic from Jefferson Boulevard. Mike McGowan is [...]
NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 10, 2014 – I have a strange little confession to make. When I need to get away from everything and everyone for a few days, I often jump in my little truck and head down into Southern California, often ending up somewhere out in the desert, although usually near wonderfully civilized places [...]
NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 26, 2014 – Note: Someone once said that as long as we are remembered, we really never die, and the following column, which was written more than two decades ago, is reprinted below in memory of Bruce Williams, a longtime friend, and a very special West Sacramentan: The Thanksgiving holiday means [...]
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 [...]