Oct 272014
 
Ledesma sees city on 'tremendous run'

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 22, 2014 –   EDITOR’S NOTE: The News-Ledger’s interviews with those running for local office continue. Here is the result or our conversation with City Council member Chris Ledesma. It was first published in our Oct. 22 print edition. By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor “To be a good, effective council member, it’s [...]

Oct 222014
 
Norma Alcala hopes to become 'most accessible' school board member

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 15, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   Editor’s note: during every local election, the News-Ledger newspaper endeavors to present to you an interview with each of the people running for office in West Sacramento. In this edition of our print newspaper, we carried an interview with city council candidate Jeff [...]

Oct 202014
 
Lyon wants to make crime-fighting the number-one priority in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 15, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Jeff Lyon wants to make changes on the West Sacramento’s city council – perhaps more so than anybody else on the ballot. Almost two years ago, Lyon and his wife bought an 1897 Victorian in the “Washington” neighborhood, a couple of blocks [...]

Oct 132014
 
Joshua Alves wants to bring new perspective to West Sac school board

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – EDITOR’S NOTE: this interview is part of a series in which the News-Ledger talks to those running for mayor, city council and school board in West Sacramento on the November ballot By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Joshua Alves hopes to win a seat on West Sacramento’s school board on [...]

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 [...]

Aug 192014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 13, 2014 – News-Ledger Staff The filing period for local candidates is over. Your local ballot in November will look something like this: Mayor Christopher Cabaldon, who has held his post since 2004, will run for another two-year term. But he will draw a challenger: Narinder Hundal, has also filed [...]