Apr 052013
 
Using a brain to make a point:

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAR 27, 2013 – GUEST COMMENTARY from Edwin Garcia, Kaiser Permanente Dr. Victor DeNoble, a former tobacco research scientist who became a whistleblower against his company – and the entire industry – spoke to hundreds of students in a series of school assemblies in West Sacramento earlier this month, explaining the [...]

Mar 022013
 
Bridgeway takes school hoops crown

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 27, 2013 – BY DON SCHATZEL – Bridgeway wins the Washington Unified School District girls basketball crown! As reported by the  coaches: Bridgeway Island Elementary School finished their very dominant season undefeated by beating Westmore Oaks Elementary, 37-27. Nia and Tiana Lowery demonstrated great teamwork throughout the season and Alissa [...]

Feb 242013
 
Southport's beaver problem: better to manage the animals than to kill them

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 20, 2013 – EDITOR’S NOTE: On Feb. 13, the News-Ledger published a story about city-sponsored trapping of a beaver colony discovered in Southport’s Bridgeway Lakes area. You can find the original article here. Below is a response. By Heidi Perryman, Ph.D. Trapping, as you know, is a short-term solution that [...]

Oct 012012
 
'Little Free Library' in Southport

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — SEPT 26, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Those creative folks living next to the Main Drain Parkway in Southport have come up with something new to the city. They’ve installed a “little free library” about as big as a good-size birdhouse. “My husband heard about the [...]