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 […]

Feb 262012

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 — West Sacramento’s city council this morning (Feb. 22) plans a special ‘thank you’ breakfast for Congressman Mike Thompson. City officials credit Thompson with helping support local levee improvement efforts and improvements at the Port of West Sacramento. He has represented the region since 1998, but the city will become […]

Dec 292011
McGowan to run again

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s Mike McGowan announced this month he will run to defend the Yolo Board of Supervisors seat he has held since 1993. He has also just been named president of the California State Association of Counties – which is now involved […]

Sep 142011
McGowan: alive & well after cancer scare

MIKE McGOWAN: Yolo supervisor hopes to encourage others to keep up with their doctor visits, catch prostate cancer early NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 14, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor     Yolo County Supervisor Michael McGowan told the News-Ledger last week that the September 13 supervisors’ meeting was going to have special significance to […]

May 252011
Farmers Market: a good start

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – MAY 25, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor There were a lot of smiles in the crowd as hundreds of locals converged on opening day of the new West Sacramento Farmers Market on Thursday. Shoppers had a chance to buy fresh tomatoes, cherries, mushrooms, bread, apple juice, steaks, and a […]