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 [...]

Jan 092013
 
Johannessen looking at homeless issue

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 2, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Councilman Mark Johannessen plans to lobby the West Sacramento city council next month to include a “homeless” policy among the city’s priorities for 2013. Johannessen has been chairman of an informal group of “stakeholders” discussing the issue of homelessness in the city. [...]

Jan 062012
 
Old dock retired; new one planned for public use

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 28, 2011 – By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor The City of West Sacramento has hired a contractor to dismantle the old dock at Raley’s Landing – formerly home to the Elizabeth Louise paddlewheeler and to the now-defunct River Otter Taxi Service. The dock has been disused for several years, and [...]

May 182011
 
Baseball sculpture finds a short-term home on West Capitol

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGE – May 18, 2001 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor There are a couple of new guys playing baseball in the middle of 1100-block of West Capitol Avenue – oversized, bronze fellows. The sculpture was installed with little fanfare several weeks ago after West Sacramento city staff saw an opportunity to pick [...]