Opinion

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 [...]

Nov 012011
 
Daryl Fisher's column: 'Stuff every man ought to know about women'

NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 26, 2011 Stuff every man ought to know about women A while back I ran across a very thoughtful and informative article penned by a lady named Lisa Jones entitled, “45 Things She Wishes He Knew; universal truths that all men should, but don’t, understand.” Among the 45 things Ms. Jones believes [...]

Oct 302011
 

By Christian Sandrock, MD, MPH Yolo County Health Officer I was having coffee at the hospital a few weeks ago and overheard colleagues at the next table talking about the influenza vaccination that is mandatory for all health care workers.  “I have never been sick a day in my life,” one said.  “I don’t see [...]

May 042011
 
Guest commentary: WUSD answers the mayor

NEWS-LEDGER – MAY 4, 2011 GUEST OPINION By Dayton Gilleland, Ed.D. Superintendent, Washington Unified School District When I arrived in West Sacramento about ten months ago, I expressed to the Washington Unified School District Board of Education that I was enthusiastic about the incredible gains the district had made in the past few years and [...]