Mar 072014
 
Do you want to be on the city council?

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 7, 2014 –   Because former West Sacramento city councilman Oscar Villegas has been appointed to the county board of supervisors, the city council is seeking applicants from residents interested in filling the vacant seat on the council. The term for the vacant seat expires in November, 2016. Applications from interested [...]

Dec 282013
 

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 18, 2013 – An online reader of the News-Ledger complained that our Dec. 4 article detailing proposed new restrictions on growers of medical marijuana lacked enough context. The article included a reference to data collected in West Sacramento since 2008. And it included a quote from a city staff report saying, in [...]

Nov 142013
 
Mike McGowan to step down as supervisor, accept governor's appointment

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 13, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Michael McGowan, one of West Sacramento’s preeminent ‘pols’ since becoming the city’s first mayor in 1987, will leave elected office next month. He has been appointed by Governor Jerry Brown as deputy director of strategic planning and policy at the state department [...]