Mar 222012
Voters lukewarm on school bond

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 14, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s school board appeared interested in pursuing a new local school bond or parcel tax on November’s ballot, despite a poll showing tepid public support for the idea right now. At the board’s meeting on Feb. 23, district officials heard a […]

Mar 122012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 7, 2012 — “Mayors for Meals” day is coming up on March 21 and other days in March, says the Elderly Nutrition Program of Yolo County. Mayors and city council members from throughout Yolo County will volunteer to deliver meals to homebound seniors (in the “Meals on Wheels” service) and […]

Mar 112012
RCHS students to compete in speech

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 7, 2012 — For the first time in school history, RCHS will be represented at the California State High School Speech Association Championships.  Jacob Andrus, Team Captain, and Beverly Harris, a sophomore, will be competing against the top  56 teams in California in the Duo Interpretation event. Their performance of […]

Feb 232012
School board items include discussion of whether to re-approve charter school

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 — The local school board will meet Thursday at 6 p.m. at city hall to discuss a variety of issues, including the “roller coaster ride” in the district’s budget resulting from a troubled state budget. The Washington Unified School District is planning another round of reductions. Also on […]

Jan 162012

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL — JAN 11, 2012 — It’s been a good run for the West Sacramento Redevelopment Agency. This town heavily used the state-authorized agency to, sometimes quite literally, lay the groundwork for a lot of new projects. After the city incorporated in 1987, local leaders strongly pursued growth – partly because that’s what local […]