Opinion

Feb 252013
 

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL — FEB 13, 2013 – What can we all do to help West Sacramento’s schools? Well, one of the top strategic goals now being put forward by the local school board is to “foster a culture of high expectations.” And that is something that the City of West Sacramento, and the rest of [...]

Feb 242013
 
Southport's beaver problem: better to manage the animals than to kill them

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 20, 2013 – EDITOR’S NOTE: On Feb. 13, the News-Ledger published a story about city-sponsored trapping of a beaver colony discovered in Southport’s Bridgeway Lakes area. You can find the original article here. Below is a response. By Heidi Perryman, Ph.D. Trapping, as you know, is a short-term solution that [...]

Feb 032013
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 23, 2013 – From Beth Gabor Public Information Officer County of Yolo This year’s influenza season is worse than an average year, and especially bad for seniors.  Seasonal influenza is now widespread in California.  Most influenza being seen this year is covered by the vaccine, and when needed, is sensitive to anti-viral [...]

Jan 222013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 16, 2013 –   On the News-Ledger’s “Facebook” internet page this week, we invited comments to last week’s newspaper editorial.   The editorial (we’ve provided a link below) contrasted the way Washington Unified School District and Sacramento City Unified School District each handled the appointment of a new school board [...]