Sep 132014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 3, 2014 — No water metering   (RE: News-Ledger editorial “The meters should be running,” Aug. 27) Water meters, on the surface, sound like a great idea. Bill the people for the water they use. However, there are some huge problems with water meters, the main one being the finances […]

Sep 032014

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL — AUG 27, 2014 — In this time of drought, most West Sacramento residents have water meters that are going unused. It’s like this: Homes built since 1992 have come with water meters attached. Older homes didn’t. The City of West Sacramento is chipping away at this deficit by installing water meters neighborhood […]

Mar 052014

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 26, 2014 — Guest opinions & letters to the editor from this week’s edition of West Sac’s local paper: __________ My ‘blind date’ with Zane Grey I know he’s no longer alive – it was a ‘virtual’ blind date, put together by the West Sacramento library staff. Their Valentine’s Day season “Blind […]

Dec 162011

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 14, 2011 — Sometimes, the News-Ledger gets letters. This week, readers sounded off on the need for a new school bond (in part to build a new performing arts center at River City High School) and on whether it’s a good idea — or a partisan political maneuver — to […]

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 […]