Jun 132012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 6, 2012 — Go Navy! I enjoyed the well-written article by Sam Urrea, a RCHS journalism student (News-Ledger, April 25), concerning Kai Hinton being selected to go to the United States Naval Academy. My best wishes to Kai for this incredible journey he is about to undertake.   In reading […]

May 052012

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL, published April 25, 2012 Friday’s (April 20) crime drama caught the region’s attention. Apparently, a lone gunman shot at West Sacramento citizens and police, rammed a patrol car, caused at least one other car crash. He carjacked several vehicles, beat up a birdwatcher, and eventually was cornered in a Sacramento apartment, where he […]

Apr 282012

EDITORIAL: from the News-Ledger, April 18, 2012 — The mayor’s recap of West Sacramento’s 25-year history as a city during last week’s “State of the City” address brought back some fond memories. Mayor Christopher Cabaldon noted that one of the things that delayed the creation of this city was a level of distrust between its […]

Dec 282011

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 EDITORIAL The local school board has approved a contract with a political consultant to explore a new school bond or parcel tax in West Sacramento. The measure would seek to raise funds to build a performing arts center at the new high school, and to start a new technical education […]

Nov 212011

Below is the ‘Police Log’ feature from the Nov. 16 edition of the News-Ledger. Subscribers get it weekly — so please consider subscribing today!   Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents It’s just a sampling of the reports, calls for service and arrests made by the West […]

Nov 142011

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL, Nov 9, 2011 There’s always been a part of the media that has been salacious and irresponsible. But it’s pretty clear that some media that used to consider itself “respectable” has lowered its standards. A lot. The Internet – by its very character and by its crowded nature – has been a catalyst […]