Nov 222014
RCHS athletes sign 'letters of intent'

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 19, 2014 — Two student-athletes from River City high School signed their ‘letters of intent’ to commit to a particular college and its sports program in a ceremony on campus on Friday. Ashlend Rodiguez will attend the University of West Alabama to play softball next fall.  Aliyah Brantley will go to Menlo […]

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 […]

Mar 052014

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 26, 2014 — Guest opinions & letters to the editor from this week’s edition of West Sac’s local paper: __________ My ‘blind date’ with Zane Grey I know he’s no longer alive – it was a ‘virtual’ blind date, put together by the West Sacramento library staff. Their Valentine’s Day season “Blind […]

Jan 222013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 16, 2013 —   On the News-Ledger’s “Facebook” internet page this week, we invited comments to last week’s newspaper editorial.   The editorial (we’ve provided a link below) contrasted the way Washington Unified School District and Sacramento City Unified School District each handled the appointment of a new school board […]

Jan 162013

‘Letters to the Editor’ from the News-Ledger edition of January 9, 2013 — _______________ Why not Mark? In the December 12, 2012 edition of the News-Ledger the front-page article regarding the appointment of Chris Ledesma as the next vice mayor was troubling.  I don’t have anything against  Chris, but I was troubled by the politics […]

Oct 102012

  Following are a couple of letters-to-the-editor received by the West Sacramento News-Ledger recently. They are from the newspaper’s Sept. 19 and Oct. 3 editions, respectively.   The News-Ledger is West Sacramento’s weekly, longstanding hometown paper. Cell phone abuse Everyday I see more and more motorists brazenly texting or talking on  their cellphones. Either they […]

Sep 162012

  Two views on the roadwork in the Westmore Oaks neighborhood of West Sacramento (the News-Ledger’s article on the project can be seen here.) ‘Thanks for roadwork’ (from the ‘Letters to the Editor’ in the News-Ledger, Sept. 5) We live in the Westmore Oaks area of West Sacramento. Many of our sidewalks and gutters are […]