Oct 302014
 
Johannessen: excited about streetcar, striving to be accessible

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 29, 2014 –   EDITOR’S NOTE: During every West Sacramento election campaign, the News-Ledger invites every candidate to sit down for an in-depth talk on the issues.  This interview completes our series on November city council candidates. We’ve already brought you a look at Chris Ledesma and Jeff Lyon. Candidate Nancy Heth-Tran [...]

Oct 272014
 
Ledesma sees city on 'tremendous run'

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 22, 2014 –   EDITOR’S NOTE: The News-Ledger’s interviews with those running for local office continue. Here is the result or our conversation with City Council member Chris Ledesma. It was first published in our Oct. 22 print edition. By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor “To be a good, effective council member, it’s [...]

Oct 202014
 
Lyon wants to make crime-fighting the number-one priority in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 15, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Jeff Lyon wants to make changes on the West Sacramento’s city council – perhaps more so than anybody else on the ballot. Almost two years ago, Lyon and his wife bought an 1897 Victorian in the “Washington” neighborhood, a couple of blocks [...]

Oct 132014
 
Joshua Alves wants to bring new perspective to West Sac school board

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – EDITOR’S NOTE: this interview is part of a series in which the News-Ledger talks to those running for mayor, city council and school board in West Sacramento on the November ballot By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Joshua Alves hopes to win a seat on West Sacramento’s school board on [...]

Oct 052014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a forum for those running for city and school board office on the November ballot. Hear the candidates from 5-8:30 p.m. (with brief breaks) on Monday, Oct. 6, at 1275 Starboard Drive. All candidates for mayor, city council and school board are expected [...]

Aug 262014
 
West Sac's supervisor says this region played big role in shaping state water bond

NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 20, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Yolo County Supervisor Oscar Villegas says this region played a big role in deciding what to keep and what to throw away as the upcoming $7.2 billion state water bond was drafted for the November ballot.  Villegas, who represents Clarksburg and most of West [...]

Aug 192014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 13, 2014 – News-Ledger Staff The filing period for local candidates is over. Your local ballot in November will look something like this: Mayor Christopher Cabaldon, who has held his post since 2004, will run for another two-year term. But he will draw a challenger: Narinder Hundal, has also filed [...]