May 142013
Bustamante agrees to plea deal

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 14, 2013 — Former River City High School teacher and football coach Arturo Bustamante yesterday pleaded “no contest” to a misdemeanor count of “annoying or molesting a child.” The plea deal occurred on the first day of trial in which he faced three felony counts of molestation and several misdemeanor counts.. […]

Apr 192013
Saturday: everybody's an artist in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 17, 2013 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Help make some art: You’re invited to participate in West Sacramento’s “Grow Yolo Mandala,” a community art project expected to debut at the local farmers market on June 6. The art project will be a ground-level display that shows off the wide […]

Apr 012013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — YoloArts is sponsoring a community art project to which all West Sacramentans can contribute. The “Grow Yolo Mandela Community Project” will offer workshops for community involvement, featuring media such as weavings, mosaics and pictures, through May. The finished “Mandala” will be unveiled at the West Sacramento Farmers Market in May. Visit […]

Dec 172012
'A Life's Ride': new bench is memorial

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 New memorial combines a West Sac man’s work, and his passion — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor In retrospect, it seems obvious: Andrew Yokoyama was a lifelong West Sacramentan, a farmer, an enthusiastic bicyclist. Why not commemorate his life with a bicycle-themed memorial right along the road so […]

Sep 032012

From the West Sacramento News-Ledger — AUG 22, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor — This year’s “Yolo County Teacher of the Year” is Jerry Delsol, a high school teacher from the Woodland Joint Unified School district. Colleagues called him “inspiring.” The award is given by the Yolo County Superintendent of Schools from among […]