Jul 262014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 23, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   (EDITOR’S NOTE: the News-Ledger is seeking some additional information on the city’s approval process for this special event. There may be a follow-up story in an upcoming edition of the newspaper.) At least a few residents of rural Southport were upset [...]

Jan 162012
 

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL — JAN 11, 2012 – It’s been a good run for the West Sacramento Redevelopment Agency. This town heavily used the state-authorized agency to, sometimes quite literally, lay the groundwork for a lot of new projects. After the city incorporated in 1987, local leaders strongly pursued growth – partly because that’s what local [...]

Oct 292011
 
WUSD board president promises 'extremely good news' at upcoming address

NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 26, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   Local school district officials believe they’re riding a wave of success, and that feeling will likely be celebrated in Tuesday’s first-ever “State of the District” dinner and address.   The keynote speech will come from Dave Westin, president of the board of trustees [...]

Sep 072011
 

WUSD schools met the goal of Board President David Westin to achieve a 20-point increase in API scores overall this year. In fact, scores at the district went up 28 points. The gain makes for a 48-point increase in API scores districtwide over two years. Westmore Oaks this year joined Bridgeway Island and Southport elementary [...]

Jun 152011
 
Police dogs to compete in West Sac

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER JUNE 15, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento police dogs “Zar” and “Chance” will have a chance to show off their skills in competition on Saturday, and you’re invited to watch. West Sacramento K-9 officer Roger Kinney (Zar’s partner) is chief organizer of the “2011 Lawdogs Challenge,” to be [...]