NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 12, 2011 – Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor Yolo County will run a “pilot” program for the state testing out the process of holding all-mail ballots, where polling stations are all but phased out of the election process. In August, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 413, a bill authored by Assemblymember Mariko Yamada [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – ONLINE OCT 18, 2011 – A 78-year old West Sacramento woman has been sentenced to a year in county jail plus $26,000 in restitution to the family of a woman she killed in a supermarket parking lot accident one morning in 2009. Donna Marie McClure had been found guilty of vehicular manslaughter with [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 12, 2011 – The West Sacramento Friends of the Library will hold their annual dinner meeting on Oct. 25 at the VFW Hall, 905 Drever Street. 6 p.m. social hour, 6:30 p.m. dinner. $10, catered by the Club Pheasant. Open to the public. Mail check to WSFOL, P.O. Box 692, West Sacramento, [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 28, 2011 – The Yolo County Library now subscribes to a new reading program that can be accessed by parents, teachers and children from home. “Scholastic BookFlix” pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks. There are Spanish-language versions of some pairings. For information, visit www.yolocountylibrary.org.
NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT. 28, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture paid a call on West Sacramento on Monday morning, as part of a White House effort to push for passage of the president’s “American Jobs Act” stimulus proposal. Secretary Tom Vilsack joined a handful of leaders from the region for [...]
MIKE McGOWAN: Yolo supervisor hopes to encourage others to keep up with their doctor visits, catch prostate cancer early NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 14, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Yolo County Supervisor Michael McGowan told the News-Ledger last week that the September 13 supervisors’ meeting was going to have special significance to [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER July 6, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Last month, a judge approved an injunction against members of the “Broderick Boys” in West Sacramento. The injunction was championed by the office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, with the approval of the city’s police and elected officials. The injunction restricts the [...]