Dec 172012
 
'A Life's Ride': new bench is memorial

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 New memorial combines a West Sac man’s work, and his passion – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor In retrospect, it seems obvious: Andrew Yokoyama was a lifelong West Sacramentan, a farmer, an enthusiastic bicyclist. Why not commemorate his life with a bicycle-themed memorial right along the road so [...]

Dec 162012
 
West Sac has new vice mayor

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012– In its annual organizational meeting, the West Sacramento City Council last Wednesday selected Councilman Christopher Ledesma to serve as its new mayor pro tem – a post similar to that of a vice mayor. Ledesma will fill in for Mayor Christopher Cabaldon over the next year when Cabaldon [...]

Dec 132012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 – West Sacramento police are looking into what may have been a threat to the safety of Mayor Christopher Cabaldon. A post on another person’s Facebook social media site accused Cabaldon of selling the region’s groundwater, referred to him with gay slurs (Cabaldon is openly homosexual) and promised that the [...]

Dec 122012
 
Christmas event raises at least $17K

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 5, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Last year’s “Hope Stocking Event” raised about $17,000 for local causes. “This year, we expect the total to be even higher,” reports chairperson Maria Simas, vice president of the West Sacramento Foundation. The Foundation hosted the event, which collected donations and sponsorships, [...]