The West Sacramento City Council has given City Manager Martin Tuttle authority to declare a stage 3 Water Shortage Contingency Plan in order to reach the mandatory 28% water use reduction required by the State Water Board. As the drought continues, this means increased water restrictions for the City’s residents, businesses and City of West Sacramento government operations.
In his annual keynote address to a dinner crowd of 270 inside City Hall on May 5, Mayor Christopher Cabaldon both touted several current achievements and announced some new initiatives and projects, while celebrating West Sacramento as a city with strong civic engagement.
Steve Marschke, the longtime publisher and editor of this paper, has died. I have never liked that word, since it sounds so harsh and final, and when I edit the obituaries here at the News-Ledger, I always use the phrase, “passed away”, which drove Steve absolutely nuts.
MARSCHKE, Steven Keith Steve Marschke of Davis died April 8, 2015 after a short illness. Steve was born in Santa Monica and graduated from UC Davis. Professionally he enjoyed his career as publisher and editor of West Sacramento’s local newspaper, the News-Ledger. In his personal life, Steve embraced the role of stepfather to two girls [...]
NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 19, 2015 John Heilmann, a former firefighter, engineer and captain for the West Sacramento Fire Department, will return beginning April 17 to take over from Rick Martinez as the city’s fire chief. Heilmann has recently served as deputy fire chief of the operations division at UC Davis and the City of [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – Preview the new Jackrabbit Brewing Company in a fundraiser to help raise money for a new play structure at Bridgeway Lake Park. The “Red, White & Brew” event on Sat., March 21, will feature tastings of Jackrabbit brews and Barefoot Wines. Sponsored by the Bridgeway Play Committee. The event will [...]
NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 4, 2015 – By Al Zagofsky Correspondent “After having both knees replaced, I could hardly move and it was difficult to get out of a chair,” said Sylvia Baker, a student in the Bryte Yoga and Wellness Chair Yoga class. “Since taking the classes, I can get up without holding onto the [...]