Sep 132014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 3, 2014 — No water metering   (RE: News-Ledger editorial “The meters should be running,” Aug. 27) Water meters, on the surface, sound like a great idea. Bill the people for the water they use. However, there are some huge problems with water meters, the main one being the finances […]

Jun 212014
Letters to the editor: change the 'Redskins' name; fund early childhood education

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — June 18, 2014 Change the ‘Redskins’! During the NBA Finals, viewers saw a message sponsored in part by the Yocha Dehe Wintun tribe of Yolo County.  The commercial highlights a racial slur that has persisted as the name of a team mascot for over seventy years:  “Redskins.”  For many years, […]

Sep 062012
A moment in West Sac from 1960:

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 29, 2012 — A letter to the editor of the News-Ledger: Thank you for your wonderful article entitled “I believe I see the future.” (News-Ledger, Aug. 8, 2012) You did a wonderful job in providing historical information about Julius Feher (the founder of the News-Ledger) and his influence […]