Jun 132014
 
Into the drink --

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 11, 2014 – Four juveniles got away with minor injuries after the car they were in went into a pond near Southport Parkway and Marshall Road. The accident call came in at 1:18 p.m. on Friday to local police. One officer told a reporter that the four were found walking [...]

Jun 172013
 
HEART OF THE CITY: Southport Elementary wins a couple of WUSD scholastic sports titles

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — JUNE 12, 2013 – Summer has started, graduations are done and it’s time for congratulations to all the graduates. Best of luck in the future!  Parents: you, too, can take a bow. You made it so far! Southport takes a double: Southport Elementary School won both the Washington Unified School [...]

Apr 052013
 
Using a brain to make a point:

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAR 27, 2013 – GUEST COMMENTARY from Edwin Garcia, Kaiser Permanente Dr. Victor DeNoble, a former tobacco research scientist who became a whistleblower against his company – and the entire industry – spoke to hundreds of students in a series of school assemblies in West Sacramento earlier this month, explaining the [...]

Mar 022013
 
Bridgeway takes school hoops crown

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 27, 2013 – BY DON SCHATZEL – Bridgeway wins the Washington Unified School District girls basketball crown! As reported by the  coaches: Bridgeway Island Elementary School finished their very dominant season undefeated by beating Westmore Oaks Elementary, 37-27. Nia and Tiana Lowery demonstrated great teamwork throughout the season and Alissa [...]

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 [...]