May 142013
Bustamante agrees to plea deal

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 14, 2013 — Former River City High School teacher and football coach Arturo Bustamante yesterday pleaded “no contest” to a misdemeanor count of “annoying or molesting a child.” The plea deal occurred on the first day of trial in which he faced three felony counts of molestation and several misdemeanor counts.. […]

Apr 262013
'Celebrity Fashion Show' returns to WS

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 24, 2013 —   The Yolo County Children’s Alliance & Child Abuse Prevention Council are sponsoring their annual Celebrity Fashion Show at 6 p.m. this Friday, at West Sacramento City Hall, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. For information, call (530) 757-5558 or visit To sponsor this event benefiting local children […]

Apr 212013
Fight child abuse: upcoming fashion show & fun run both offer you a chance

By Don Saylor, Chair of the Yolo County Children’s Alliance and Member of the Yolo County Board of Supervisors, District 2 Child abuse is a national tragedy.  An estimated 3 million children are the victims of substantiated abuse or neglect each year in the United States.  In California during 2012, nearly 500,000 children were referred […]

Feb 252013

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL — FEB 13, 2013 — What can we all do to help West Sacramento’s schools? Well, one of the top strategic goals now being put forward by the local school board is to “foster a culture of high expectations.” And that is something that the City of West Sacramento, and the rest of […]