Aug 102014
Yolo Fair boasts some West Sac talent

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 6, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor As Yolo’s free-admission county fair gets set to kick off next Wednesday, Marty DeAnda invites West Sacramentans to partake of its free entertainment – and maybe become part of the show. DeAnda, born-and-raised in West Sacramento, is the Woodland fair’s entertainment director […]

Aug 122013
'Yolo Idol' contest still open; West Sac native setting the stage at fair

NEWS-LEDGER — AUG. 7, 2013 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The Yolo County Fair starts Aug. 14, and West Sacramento native Marty DeAnda is on a mission. The sometime music-promoter and artist manager wants to upgrade the fair’s entertainment quotient, and he wants more West Sacramento musicians upon the fair’s various stages. Those goals […]

Sep 092012
Tuesday: meet the new boss

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — You’re invited to meet Martin Tuttle, new city manager of West Sacramento, at an event scheduled for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, in the community room of River Bend Manor, 664 Cummins Way. The event is sponsored by the Bryte and Broderick Community Action Network ( Also on […]

Aug 062012
Lunch with new city manager

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — Martin Tuttle, West Sacramento’s new city manager, will be guest speaker at the chamber of commerce “Break for Lunch” gathering from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 9 at Club Pheasant. Deadline to register is Aug. 8. Call 371-7042 or visit the calendar section at Copyright News-Ledger […]

Jun 182012
Tuttle 'excited' to take West Sac's helm

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 13, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   EDITOR’S NOTE: On June 7, the News-Ledger published in online article announcing the appointment of Martin Tuttle to be the next city manager for West Sacramento. Following is an updated version of that story from our June 13 edition, printed after we had […]

Jun 072012
Tuttle will be new city manager

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — June 7, 2012 —   The City of West Sacramento has just announced that the city council has appointed Martin Tuttle, a former executive director of SACOG, as the next city manager.  Here’s the text of the city press release: “The Mayor of the City of West Sacramento, Christopher Cabaldon, announced this […]

Nov 182011
On the West Sac Business Beat:

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 16, 2011 — Wal-Mart is considering the installation of solar energy panels on the rooftop of its West Sacramento store, as part of a campaign to put the panels on about 65 stores in the state. The plan is for installer SolarCity to own, install and maintain the panels. According […]