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 […]

Jun 132014
Into the drink --

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 11, 2014 — Four juveniles got away with minor injuries after the car they were in went into a pond near Southport Parkway and Marshall Road. The accident call came in at 1:18 p.m. on Friday to local police. One officer told a reporter that the four were found walking […]

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 […]