Nov 012014
 
Mayor Cabaldon: West Sac is achieving a lot for a city of its size

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 29, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor EDITOR’S NOTE: Continuing with the News-Ledger’s tradition, we’ve invited every candidate running for local office on the upcoming ballot to sit down for an interview that we can share with our readers. That series of interviews for the November, 2014, election finishes [...]

Nov 012014
 
Kirby-Gonzalez believes experience as teacher helps her on school board

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 22, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez has been on the school board in West Sacramento for less than 18 months, following a victory in a special election held to fill a vacancy. She’d like four more years. “We have done some very good things,” Kirby-Gonzalez reports. “Just in [...]

Oct 272014
 
Ledesma sees city on 'tremendous run'

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 22, 2014 –   EDITOR’S NOTE: The News-Ledger’s interviews with those running for local office continue. Here is the result or our conversation with City Council member Chris Ledesma. It was first published in our Oct. 22 print edition. By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor “To be a good, effective council member, it’s [...]

Oct 222014
 
Norma Alcala hopes to become 'most accessible' school board member

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 15, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   Editor’s note: during every local election, the News-Ledger newspaper endeavors to present to you an interview with each of the people running for office in West Sacramento. In this edition of our print newspaper, we carried an interview with city council candidate Jeff [...]

Oct 202014
 
Lyon wants to make crime-fighting the number-one priority in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 15, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Jeff Lyon wants to make changes on the West Sacramento’s city council – perhaps more so than anybody else on the ballot. Almost two years ago, Lyon and his wife bought an 1897 Victorian in the “Washington” neighborhood, a couple of blocks [...]

Oct 132014
 
Joshua Alves wants to bring new perspective to West Sac school board

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – EDITOR’S NOTE: this interview is part of a series in which the News-Ledger talks to those running for mayor, city council and school board in West Sacramento on the November ballot By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Joshua Alves hopes to win a seat on West Sacramento’s school board on [...]