Jan 012015
West Sacramento gets new vice mayor, or 'mayor pro tem'

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 24, 2014 — Mayor Christopher Cabaldon was sworn in for another two-year term last Wednesday by Kryss Rankin, City Clerk. Cabaldon easily won re-election during the November local ballot. Also reelected last month were city council members Mark Johannessen and Chris Ledesma, who each earned another four-year term from local voters. Johannessen […]

Nov 042014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — TUESDAY, NOV 4, 2014 — As early returns came in from today’s voting, West Sacramento voters appeared to be happy with the local status quo.  The early and unofficial tally so far: MAYOR OF WEST SACRAMENTO Christopher Cabaldon (incumbent): 3,431 votes or 84.7% Narinderpal Hundal: 621 votes, or 15.3%   CITY COUNCIL […]

Oct 272014
Ledesma sees city on 'tremendous run'

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 22, 2014 —   EDITOR’S NOTE: The News-Ledger’s interviews with those running for local office continue. Here is the result or our conversation with City Council member Chris Ledesma. It was first published in our Oct. 22 print edition. By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor “To be a good, effective council member, it’s […]

Oct 052014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a forum for those running for city and school board office on the November ballot. Hear the candidates from 5-8:30 p.m. (with brief breaks) on Monday, Oct. 6, at 1275 Starboard Drive. All candidates for mayor, city council and school board are expected […]

Jun 092014
'Tour de West Sac' citizens poke around some city hot spots on two wheels

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 4, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Close to 50 people joined West Sacramento city councilman Chris Ledesma on Saturday, May 31, for the “Tour de West Sac,” an informal bike tour of some of the town’s new and soon-to-be-new highlights. The group departed from Nugget market in Southport. […]

May 302014
'Tour de West Sac' will be a casual bike ride around the town

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 30, 2014 — West Sacramento City Council member Chris Ledesma is inviting locals to join him for a very casual bicycle ride around some of the city’s landmarks and neighborhoods on Saturday morning, May 31. He anticipates that the”Tour de West Sac”  informal ride will cover about 8-10 miles at a […]

Jul 232013
Brothers take different paths to UCD

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 10, 2013 — West Sacramento’s Chris Salazar graduated this spring from UC Davis with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering — with honors. The 22-year old earned a full academic ride in the school’s master’s program in structural engineering. His path to UCD took him from River City High School, […]