Nov 272013
 
A place to plug it in: West Sacramento city hall gets a vehicle charging station

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 20, 2013 – West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon joined Chief Technical Officer Richard Lowenthal of ChargePoint and other local officials on Thursday, Nov. 14, to cut the ribbon at a new charging station for electric vehicles (EVs). The new station is in the parking lot at West Sacramento city hall. [...]

Jun 192013
 
'West Sacramento Promise' hopes to give free first-year college tuition for local grads

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 12, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor What if local high school graduates knew that if they took the proper courses, they would be guaranteed a place in the local community college – and their first-year tuition would be free? That’s the premise of the “West Sacramento [...]

Nov 292012
 
New use for old fast food site? West Sac ponders 'incubator' for restaurants

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento leaders are working on a project that would turn an old fast food restaurant somewhere in town into an “incubator” for restaurant startups. “Our idea was to convert an old fast-food joint into a demonstration of how healthy, locally grown [...]

May 042011
 
Guest commentary: WUSD answers the mayor

NEWS-LEDGER – MAY 4, 2011 GUEST OPINION By Dayton Gilleland, Ed.D. Superintendent, Washington Unified School District When I arrived in West Sacramento about ten months ago, I expressed to the Washington Unified School District Board of Education that I was enthusiastic about the incredible gains the district had made in the past few years and [...]