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 [...]

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. [...]

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 152013
 
Nguyen: 'average' district can improve

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 30, 2013 – News-Ledger’s interviews with candidates in the March 5 special school board election continue this week with local businessman Linh Nguyen – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor With a background in computer engineering and in business, Southport’s Linh Nguyen believes one of the best ways to start attacking [...]