Opinion

Jun 102013
 
My commencement advice? Go forth, grads - but first, lose the saggy pants

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 5, 2013 – I don’t know about you, but I’ve always wanted to give one of those high school graduation commencement speeches. You know, where you put on a cap and gown and stand up in front of a whole graduating class and tell them what you think they need [...]

Jun 032013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 22, 2013 – NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL Last week, the mayor and city council honored a local community group for its civic improvement efforts. That honor came with a plaque, along with a wink and a nod. The plaque came for the efforts of the “Friends of the Main Drain Parkway” to [...]

Apr 212013
 
Fight child abuse: upcoming fashion show & fun run both offer you a chance

By Don Saylor, Chair of the Yolo County Children’s Alliance and Member of the Yolo County Board of Supervisors, District 2 Child abuse is a national tragedy.  An estimated 3 million children are the victims of substantiated abuse or neglect each year in the United States.  In California during 2012, nearly 500,000 children were referred [...]

Apr 092013
 
'Healing Wall' holds names and a message

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 3, 2013 – I put together a little section in the News-Ledger most weeks entitled “Across the Bridge” which is meant to give some publicity to events happening around the greater Sacramento area that some of our readers might want to attend. One such calendar announcement came across my desk [...]