Mar 262013
 
Westfield families celebrate reading -- city councilmen & others help out

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 13, 2013 – Westfield Village Elementary School in West Sacramento celebrated “Read Across America” week with its own family literacy celebration on Feb. 27. Over 200 children and parents showed up, receiving information in English and Spanish on things families can do at home to promote reading and literacy. Several [...]

Mar 192013
 
School board election recap: comments from Castillo, Kirby-Gonzalez & mayor

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 13, 2013 – Teachers unions and school reform groups choose sides with their checkbooks in record-setting race – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento voters last week elected a teacher to the school board –  after a record-setting campaign battle between the two top candidates. Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez, a Southport [...]

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 [...]

Jan 252013
 
Water tank paired with park

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 16, 2013 – New water tank will be painted in colors echoing the nearby ‘Ironworks’ subdivision close to Raley Field.  By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor That “shrink-wrapped” globule off to the north of the Pioneer Bridge at US 50 is West Sacramento’s latest water storage tank. It’s soon to be finished and [...]

Nov 192012
 

BREAKING NEWS — NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — Nov 19, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The Yolo County Elections Department has made it through the final 3,000-or-so West Sacramento ballots cast in the November 6 election. The count left local results little changed from the early totals released last week. As elections officials began counting [...]

Nov 182012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 7, 2012 – Washington Unified School District in West Sacramento invites you to visit its redesigned website at www.wusd.k12.ca.us. The site boasts “several customer service-oriented features, including mobile-enabled viewing, a search feature, greatly improved navigation, news/announcements” and more, said a district press release. Copyright News-Ledger 2012