Apr 022014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 2, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The West Sacramento City Council is on track to fill a vacant seat on the council tonight. Mayor Christopher Cabaldon and Mayor Pro Tem Mark Johannessen have winnowed a list of 25 applicants into a short list of six “finalists,” invited to interview at [...]

Apr 012014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 26, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Were you expecting very many people to apply to fill that vacancy on the West Sacramento City Council? If you were, you were right. City officials received applications from 25 citizens hoping to serve out the remaining term of the empty seat, through November [...]

Mar 192013
 
School board election recap: comments from Castillo, Kirby-Gonzalez & mayor

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 13, 2013 – Teachers unions and school reform groups choose sides with their checkbooks in record-setting race – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento voters last week elected a teacher to the school board –  after a record-setting campaign battle between the two top candidates. Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez, a Southport [...]

Jan 152013
 
Five compete for open seat

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 9, 2013 – Former board member David Westin and temporary member Elizabeth Bagdazian are not among the candidates – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Five candidates have signed up for West Sacramento’s special school board election on March 5.  The all-mail ballot will ask voters to pick one person to fill the [...]

Nov 192012
 
City's incumbents reelected, but West Sac school board race too close to call

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 14, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento voters spoke last week on several local issues. A week later, what we know almost for certain is that city council incumbents Bill Kristoff and Oscar Villegas fended off professional boxer Oleg Maskaev to retain their seats on the council, [...]