Jun 302014
U.S. Mayors Conference awards 'liveabililty' prize to West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 25, 2014 — West Sacramento shared first place honors in the “2014 City Liveability Awards” program from the U.S. Conference of Mayors over the weekend in Dallas. New Orleans won its award for the program “NOLA FOR LIFE,” a campaign to mobilize government and community partners to fight the city’s […]

Jun 212014
Letters to the editor: change the 'Redskins' name; fund early childhood education

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — June 18, 2014 Change the ‘Redskins’! During the NBA Finals, viewers saw a message sponsored in part by the Yocha Dehe Wintun tribe of Yolo County.  The commercial highlights a racial slur that has persisted as the name of a team mascot for over seventy years:  “Redskins.”  For many years, […]

Aug 122012

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — The “Learning Ladder” — the City of West Sacramento’s child care and preschool program at the community center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue, is enrolling. The center is open for kids from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays. Schedules are available for enrollment from two days a week ($450/month) […]

Mar 072012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 7, 2012 — The “Learning Ladder” preschool and child care center will open at the West Sacramento Community Center, celebrating with a ribbon cutting at 1:30 p.m. this Saturday. The ribbon-cutting will precede the community center’s one-year “birthday party” beginning at 2 p.m. Mayor Christopher Cabaldon and Mayor Pro Tem Oscar […]