Jul 092014
West Sac voters will face $49.8 million school bond in November

Local school district doesn’t plan to build any news schools, but does hope to pay for some repairs and upgrades at West Sacramento campuses — NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 2, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento voters will be asked to approve a $49.8 million school bond on the November 4 general election […]

Mar 252014

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 12, 2014 — From Beth Gabor County of Yolo The international bond rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) in February raised its long-term rating for Yolo County’s general obligation debt from “BBB+” to “A-“ and indicated that the outlook is stable. The rating is based on S&P’s opinion of the following factors […]

Mar 222012
Voters lukewarm on school bond

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 14, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s school board appeared interested in pursuing a new local school bond or parcel tax on November’s ballot, despite a poll showing tepid public support for the idea right now. At the board’s meeting on Feb. 23, district officials heard a […]

Feb 232012
School board items include discussion of whether to re-approve charter school

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 — The local school board will meet Thursday at 6 p.m. at city hall to discuss a variety of issues, including the “roller coaster ride” in the district’s budget resulting from a troubled state budget. The Washington Unified School District is planning another round of reductions. Also on […]

Dec 112011

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 7, 2011 ‘Finishing’ RCHS, building career trade school campus are both being considered’ By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s school district may ask local voters to approve new school bonds or parcel taxes a year from now. The money could be used to help finish the new River City […]