Jan 222013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 16, 2013 –   On the News-Ledger’s “Facebook” internet page this week, we invited comments to last week’s newspaper editorial.   The editorial (we’ve provided a link below) contrasted the way Washington Unified School District and Sacramento City Unified School District each handled the appointment of a new school board [...]

Nov 192012
 
City's incumbents reelected, but West Sac school board race too close to call

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 14, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento voters spoke last week on several local issues. A week later, what we know almost for certain is that city council incumbents Bill Kristoff and Oscar Villegas fended off professional boxer Oleg Maskaev to retain their seats on the council, [...]

Nov 182012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 7, 2012 – Washington Unified School District in West Sacramento invites you to visit its redesigned website at www.wusd.k12.ca.us. The site boasts “several customer service-oriented features, including mobile-enabled viewing, a search feature, greatly improved navigation, news/announcements” and more, said a district press release. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Oct 292012
 
Roy Sianez, running for school board:

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 10, 2012 –   Editor’s note: This interview with school board candidate Roy Siañez comes from the Oct. 10 edition of the News-Ledger, West Sacramento’s weekly community newspaper. We hope these interviews help you make up your mind about the upcoming Nov. 6 ballot. By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Roy [...]

Sep 122012
 
Riverbank gets spruced up

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 5, 2012 – Riverbank Elementary was opened more than 50 years ago as a high school, later becoming Golden State Middle School and then an elementary campus. During the 2011-2012 school year the 12-acre campus was home to third through eighth graders but after a 10-week, $8-million overhaul the campus [...]

Sep 082010
 
Solar array will sprout on RCHS fields

By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor When local school board members approved plans for the new River City High School campus in Southport, they were thinking about solar power, but not ready to commit. So they told architects to make sure the school’s roofs would be solar panel-ready, in case solar power became feasible. As it [...]