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 [...]

May 302014
 
'Tour de West Sac' will be a casual bike ride around the town

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 30, 2014 – West Sacramento City Council member Chris Ledesma is inviting locals to join him for a very casual bicycle ride around some of the city’s landmarks and neighborhoods on Saturday morning, May 31. He anticipates that the”Tour de West Sac”  informal ride will cover about 8-10 miles at a [...]

Mar 172014
 
Bridge and water plant get new names: local civic leaders are honored

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 12, 2014 – A couple of key pieces of West Sacramento infrastructure were officially named after local leaders last week. The names were approved by the West Sacramento City Council on Wednesday for: –  “The George Kristoff Water Plant,” formerly known as the Bryte Bend Water Treatment plant. This facility [...]

Feb 072014
 
Governor appoints Villegas as Yolo Supe

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 7, 2014 The office of Governor Jerry Brown has just announced the appointment of Oscar E. Villegas to fill the remaining term as the District 1 representative to the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. The supervisor’s seat was vacated by longtime supervisor Michael McGowan in December, after McGowan accepted the governor’s [...]

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 [...]

Apr 102012
 

  NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 10, 2012 – The “2012 Community Awards” for to be presented at tonight’s West Sacramento “State of the City” address and dinner have been announced. Slated to receive them are: Yolo County Supervisor Mike McGowan of West Sacramento, who will receive the “Civic Leadership for Pride” award; The “Farm Fresh [...]