Jun 162014
 
Post-election results, & comments from the local candidates

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 11, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The ballots are in, and there are no significant changes in local results since the News-Ledger posted early vote counts on its website on election night, June 3. Oscar Villegas successfully fended off a challenge from fellow Democrat Norma Alcala and will keep his [...]

Jun 042014
 
Villegas keeps seat; Johannessen falls short in bid for Assembly

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 4, 2014 – Election results are still unofficial, but there have been no major changes in local results since the first votes were counted last night. Oscar Villegas successfully fended off a challenge from fellow Democrat Norma Alcala and will keep his seat on the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. West [...]

Jun 032014
 
Local election results start coming in

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 3, 2014 Ballots are now being tallied for today’s primary election in California. Of special interest to West Sacramento, here are some early results. With 51.2% of precincts “partially” reporting, West Sacramento Democrat Mark Johannessen is starting out in fourth place among five candidates running for State Assembly in District 7.  [...]

May 312014
 
Villegas believes he's right for the Yolo board of supervisors

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 28, 2014 –   Last week, the News-Ledger brought you an interview with Norma Alcala, who is running for the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. This week, we offer this chat with Oscar Villegas, who hopes to keep that seat.   This race is part of the June 3 ballot. [...]

Apr 022014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 2, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The West Sacramento City Council is on track to fill a vacant seat on the council tonight. Mayor Christopher Cabaldon and Mayor Pro Tem Mark Johannessen have winnowed a list of 25 applicants into a short list of six “finalists,” invited to interview at [...]

Apr 012014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 26, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Were you expecting very many people to apply to fill that vacancy on the West Sacramento City Council? If you were, you were right. City officials received applications from 25 citizens hoping to serve out the remaining term of the empty seat, through November [...]