Sep 202014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – 9/10/2014 – Trouble in Broderick   (Open letter to Mayor Christopher Cabaldon and the West Sacramento City Council) I have been a resident of Broderick since before 1968 moving here with my parents and brother after my Father retired from the USAF.  I am a graduate of Washington High School. I [...]

Sep 132014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 3, 2014 – No water metering   (RE: News-Ledger editorial “The meters should be running,” Aug. 27) Water meters, on the surface, sound like a great idea. Bill the people for the water they use. However, there are some huge problems with water meters, the main one being the finances [...]

Jun 212014
 
Letters to the editor: change the 'Redskins' name; fund early childhood education

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – June 18, 2014 Change the ‘Redskins’! During the NBA Finals, viewers saw a message sponsored in part by the Yocha Dehe Wintun tribe of Yolo County.  The commercial highlights a racial slur that has persisted as the name of a team mascot for over seventy years:  “Redskins.”  For many years, [...]

Mar 052014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 26, 2014 – Guest opinions & letters to the editor from this week’s edition of West Sac’s local paper: __________ My ‘blind date’ with Zane Grey I know he’s no longer alive – it was a ‘virtual’ blind date, put together by the West Sacramento library staff. Their Valentine’s Day season “Blind [...]

Jan 162013
 

‘Letters to the Editor’ from the News-Ledger edition of January 9, 2013 – _______________ Why not Mark? In the December 12, 2012 edition of the News-Ledger the front-page article regarding the appointment of Chris Ledesma as the next vice mayor was troubling.  I don’t have anything against  Chris, but I was troubled by the politics [...]

Oct 102012
 

  Following are a couple of letters-to-the-editor received by the West Sacramento News-Ledger recently. They are from the newspaper’s Sept. 19 and Oct. 3 editions, respectively.   The News-Ledger is West Sacramento’s weekly, longstanding hometown paper. Cell phone abuse Everyday I see more and more motorists brazenly texting or talking on  their cellphones. Either they [...]