Oct 302014
 
Johannessen: excited about streetcar, striving to be accessible

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 29, 2014 –   EDITOR’S NOTE: During every West Sacramento election campaign, the News-Ledger invites every candidate to sit down for an in-depth talk on the issues.  This interview completes our series on November city council candidates. We’ve already brought you a look at Chris Ledesma and Jeff Lyon. Candidate Nancy Heth-Tran [...]

Jun 202014
 
News nuggets: West Sac tower wins award, two local teachers are in trouble

 FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 18, 2014 News briefs from West Sacramento and the region: Following an unsuccessful primary election in the State Assembly race, West Sacramento city councilman Mark Johannessen has thrown his support to formal rival Steve Cohn, a fellow Democrat and a member of the city council in Sacramento. Cohn and Kevin [...]

Jun 162014
 
Post-election results, & comments from the local candidates

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 11, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The ballots are in, and there are no significant changes in local results since the News-Ledger posted early vote counts on its website on election night, June 3. Oscar Villegas successfully fended off a challenge from fellow Democrat Norma Alcala and will keep his [...]

Jun 042014
 
Villegas keeps seat; Johannessen falls short in bid for Assembly

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 4, 2014 – Election results are still unofficial, but there have been no major changes in local results since the first votes were counted last night. Oscar Villegas successfully fended off a challenge from fellow Democrat Norma Alcala and will keep his seat on the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. West [...]

Jun 032014
 
Local election results start coming in

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 3, 2014 Ballots are now being tallied for today’s primary election in California. Of special interest to West Sacramento, here are some early results. With 51.2% of precincts “partially” reporting, West Sacramento Democrat Mark Johannessen is starting out in fourth place among five candidates running for State Assembly in District 7.  [...]