Oct 102012

  Following are a couple of letters-to-the-editor received by the West Sacramento News-Ledger recently. They are from the newspaper’s Sept. 19 and Oct. 3 editions, respectively.   The News-Ledger is West Sacramento’s weekly, longstanding hometown paper. Cell phone abuse Everyday I see more and more motorists brazenly texting or talking on  their cellphones. Either they […]

Sep 162012

  Two views on the roadwork in the Westmore Oaks neighborhood of West Sacramento (the News-Ledger’s article on the project can be seen here.) ‘Thanks for roadwork’ (from the ‘Letters to the Editor’ in the News-Ledger, Sept. 5) We live in the Westmore Oaks area of West Sacramento. Many of our sidewalks and gutters are […]

Sep 062012
A moment in West Sac from 1960:

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 29, 2012 — A letter to the editor of the News-Ledger: Thank you for your wonderful article entitled “I believe I see the future.” (News-Ledger, Aug. 8, 2012) You did a wonderful job in providing historical information about Julius Feher (the founder of the News-Ledger) and his influence […]

Aug 132012
Letter from the Publisher: 'I believe I see the future of the News-Ledger'

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 8, 2012 — A proposal to take the News-Ledger into the distant future — with ambitious plans and true local control. With this edition of the News-Ledger, we begin our 49th year of service to West Sacramento. Milestones like this always cause me to reflect. I’ve been the […]

Jun 252012

PUBLISHER’S NOTE — JUNE 25, 2012 — BY STEVE MARSCHKE Well, the News-Ledger office on West Capitol Avenue had some bad luck Sunday night. Some thieves evidently broke in and made off with a little bit of “this and that,” including some business checks and two office computers. The computers were more valuable for their […]