Steve Marschke

Steve Marschke

Jan 122012
 
New comedy on local stage

  NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 11, 2012 – “Blithe Spirit” hits the stage at the community center on Friday, courtesy of the West Sacramento Community Theater Company. The play by Noel Coward explores what happens when a séance really does connect with a deceased spirit – resulting in a “darkly funny” comedy featuring a competition between [...]

Jan 122012
 
Coach Bustamante is charged

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 12, 2012 – FIRST UPDATE: 11:20 a.m. Jan. 12 The Yolo D.A. recently filed criminal charges against former RCHS teacher and varsity football coach Arturo Bustamante, who was on paid leave for several months after a report he “inappropriately touched” a female student at the school. According to the Yolo County [...]

Jan 122012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 11, 2012 – When the school board of the Washington Unified School District meets on Thursday, Jan. 12, it will consider whether to renew the charter for the West Sacramento Early College Prep School. The California Charter Schools Association has singled it out as one of four charter schools in the Sacramento [...]

Jan 112012
 
Redevelopment agency appears finished

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 4, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s redevelopment agency – one of the most frequently used tools in the city’s toolbox for promoting growth – will probably close up shop this year. The California Supreme Court ruled last week that the state is within its rights to [...]

Jan 102012
 
'Tot lot,' other projects funded

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER Last month, the First 5 Yolo organization awarded $40,000 in mini-grants to organizations supporting children 0 to 5 in local communities. “We received 26 requests for more than $111,775 in funding,” said Yolo County Supervisor and First 5 Yolo Chair, Don Saylor in a First 5 Yolo press release.  “Each proposal demonstrated [...]

Jan 092012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 9, 2012 – All Yolo County court facilities  in Woodland were evacuated after a bomb threat received at the Superior Courthouse at 8:30 a.m. today. West Sacramento police and CHP officers helped the sheriff’s department and Woodland police look for a bomb. None was found, and the courts were re-opened at [...]

Jan 092012
 
Port gets $5 million crane for containers

From the NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 4, 2012 – The Port of West Sacramento received a new, $5 million crane on Jan. 3. The crane is meant to help the port in its new foray into container-handling — its traditional mission has involved bulk cargoes such as grain, rice, fertilizer and wood chips. The port is [...]