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 [...]

Sep 262012
 
Mike Carr: fighting cancer

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 19, 2012 – By Daryl Fisher Features Editor In May of this year, lifelong West Sacramento resident Mike Carr was diagnosed with an extremely rare form of leukemia (Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm). At the time of the diagnosis, doctors told Mike he only had a few months [...]