Nov 272013
 
A place to plug it in: West Sacramento city hall gets a vehicle charging station

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 20, 2013 – West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon joined Chief Technical Officer Richard Lowenthal of ChargePoint and other local officials on Thursday, Nov. 14, to cut the ribbon at a new charging station for electric vehicles (EVs). The new station is in the parking lot at West Sacramento city hall. [...]

Nov 142013
 
Mike McGowan to step down as supervisor, accept governor's appointment

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 13, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Michael McGowan, one of West Sacramento’s preeminent ‘pols’ since becoming the city’s first mayor in 1987, will leave elected office next month. He has been appointed by Governor Jerry Brown as deputy director of strategic planning and policy at the state department [...]

Jun 192013
 
'West Sacramento Promise' hopes to give free first-year college tuition for local grads

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 12, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor What if local high school graduates knew that if they took the proper courses, they would be guaranteed a place in the local community college – and their first-year tuition would be free? That’s the premise of the “West Sacramento [...]

May 132013
 
'State of the City' returns Thursday

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 13, 2013 – Mayor Christopher Cabaldon will deliver the keynote “State of the City” address during Thursday’s annual civic dinner at city hall. Cabaldon is serving his fifth consecutive two-year term as West Sacramento mayor — he’s the only person elected to the post since voters opted to make it a [...]

Dec 202012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 – Police have concluded their investigation into comments made online through the Facebook site that appeared to threaten West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon. No arrest was made.   The Facebook post used gay slurs against Cabaldon and accused him of selling the region’s water rights, implying there would [...]