May 212012
Epic road trip: my parents recall a youthful drive across Route 66 in a '36 coupe

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 16, 2012 — As all of you know, another Mother’s Day has just come and gone, and like everyone else, I spent some time visiting with my mother this past weekend, and my daughter also had her over to her house for one of my mother’s favorite meals, a yummy steak sandwich […]

May 122012
Where the Delta came from

GUEST COMMENTARY FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 9, 2012 — By Glen Holstein Tuleyome Organization Fifteen thousand years ago what became California had no Delta and was in a very different world in which much of North America and Europe were covered by vast continental ice sheets.  By then people occupied most of the eastern […]

May 102012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 10, 2012 — The News-Ledger’s presence on the web is getting bigger all the time. Six months ago, the News-Ledger launched WestSac.com and revitalized its sister website, News-Ledger.com.  Since that launch, visitor traffic has about doubled –and it continues to grow. We expect to double the traffic again in the next […]

May 052012

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL, published April 25, 2012 Friday’s (April 20) crime drama caught the region’s attention. Apparently, a lone gunman shot at West Sacramento citizens and police, rammed a patrol car, caused at least one other car crash. He carjacked several vehicles, beat up a birdwatcher, and eventually was cornered in a Sacramento apartment, where he […]