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 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 022014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 27, 2014 – The Yolo County District Attorney’s office has filed charges against an employee of Washington Unified School District for felony embezzlement, the News-Ledger has learned. The charges, filed last week, do not contain detailed information. They identify the defendant as Mary Elizabeth Colby. The complaint alleges that Colby [...]

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 [...]

Jul 092014
 
West Sac voters will face $49.8 million school bond in November

Local school district doesn’t plan to build any news schools, but does hope to pay for some repairs and upgrades at West Sacramento campuses – NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 2, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento voters will be asked to approve a $49.8 million school bond on the November 4 general election [...]

Apr 202014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 16, 2014 – “SELPA,” a Yolo County agency that covers special needs education locally, will hold its annual awards ceremony on May 12. Several “special needs” educators in West Sacramento’s Washington Unified School District will receive honors. They include paraeducator Elizabeth Felix and teachers Debra McDaniel and Claudia Parks. The [...]

Apr 072014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — March 26, 2014 – The Yolo County School Boards Association honored a number of educators throughout the county at its annual dinner on March 17. From the Washington Unified School District in West Sacramento, the association singled out for excellence Julie Hoskins, an “ELD” and categorical programs administrator, and the “BEST” [...]