Sep 262012

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — Get a view of the 188-acre Bridge District project as part of the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce RECON Oktoberfest gathering, 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 27. $25 for chamber members; $50 for non-members. The Bridge District is the region between the US 50/Pioneer Freeway Bridge and the Tower Bridge. […]

Sep 172012

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 12, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s school board on Wednesday interviewed a number of candidates to fill the board seat vacated by Sandra Vargas. After a round of questions, the board voted 4-0 to ask Elizabeth Bagdazian to serve the final two-years-plus of that […]

Sep 122012
Riverbank gets spruced up

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 5, 2012 — Riverbank Elementary was opened more than 50 years ago as a high school, later becoming Golden State Middle School and then an elementary campus. During the 2011-2012 school year the 12-acre campus was home to third through eighth graders but after a 10-week, $8-million overhaul the campus […]

Aug 082012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 8, 2012 — In today’s News-Ledger newspaper, we mentioned that Alicia Cruz (“parent/community volunteer”) and Coby Pizzotti (“consultant/legislative advocate”) have filed candidacy papers for the school board election. Fresh news this morning is that Katie Villegas has just done the same. She is executive director of the Yolo County Children’s Alliance […]

Mar 312012

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 21, 2012 — A citizen’s committee charged with studying the real estate owned by Washington Unified School District has recommended that the district not sell off any “surplus” property at this time. But the committee recommended that WUSD “evaluate the advantage of consolidation of site usage or joint facility usage to make […]