Opinion

Feb 052012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 25, 2012 – Evidently, the Internet is not a fad. Americans, like those in much of the rest of the world, are getting more and more entwined in the world wide web as the years go by. They use the web not only from desktop computers at home, but while on the [...]

Jan 162012
 

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL — JAN 11, 2012 – It’s been a good run for the West Sacramento Redevelopment Agency. This town heavily used the state-authorized agency to, sometimes quite literally, lay the groundwork for a lot of new projects. After the city incorporated in 1987, local leaders strongly pursued growth – partly because that’s what local [...]

Jan 032012
 
Luis Macias, founder of family-run West Sac jewelry business, dies

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 28, 2011 – BY DARYL FISHER Note: Lou Macias, the founder and longtime owner of West Sacramento’s Crest Jewelers, passed away this past week. He was a remarkable man who through dedication and hard work created one of West Sacramento’s most highly-esteemed family businesses, which is still going strong after [...]

Dec 282011
 

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 EDITORIAL The local school board has approved a contract with a political consultant to explore a new school bond or parcel tax in West Sacramento. The measure would seek to raise funds to build a performing arts center at the new high school, and to start a new technical education [...]

Dec 162011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 14, 2011 – Sometimes, the News-Ledger gets letters. This week, readers sounded off on the need for a new school bond (in part to build a new performing arts center at River City High School) and on whether it’s a good idea — or a partisan political maneuver — to [...]