Nov 262012
State audit says West Sacramento's handling of redevelopment property was clean & legal

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 14, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento has become the first California city to be certified by the state controller with a clean bill of health for the manner in which the city “wound down” its redevelopment agency assets. When the state abolished redevelopment agencies in a […]

Sep 202012

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 19, 2012 — Find yourself someplace with a clear view of the sky on Friday – preferably near the state capitol building in Sacramento – and you will get a treat. The retired space shuttle Endeavor is due to make a pass over Sacramento’s capitol building, riding piggyback […]

Mar 032012

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 29, 2012 — A West Sacramento man went to jail Sunday night after allegedly vandalizing California’s state capitol building, the treasurer’s office and Sacramento city hall.   According to the San Jose Mercury News, the suspect is 21-year old Michael Dopkins, who allegedly threw rocks and concrete at several sides of the […]

Oct 292011
WUSD board president promises 'extremely good news' at upcoming address

NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 26, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   Local school district officials believe they’re riding a wave of success, and that feeling will likely be celebrated in Tuesday’s first-ever “State of the District” dinner and address.   The keynote speech will come from Dave Westin, president of the board of trustees […]