Steve Marschke

Steve Marschke

Sep 142011
 
McGowan: alive & well after cancer scare

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 him – for a couple of reasons. McGowan was recovering from prostate cancer surgery (successful) and from a life-threatening [...]

Sep 142011
 

Free movies are now a ‘regular thing’ at the local library! Movies selected for grown-ups are featured at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays in the community room, and movies for kids are featured at 2 p.m. on Saturdays. The program is in place for the next year at 1212 Merkley Ave. The theme for October is [...]

Sep 072011
 
Coffee class delivers at River City High

NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 7, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A high school teacher may work long hours for unappreciative students. And he or she may not get the best pay in the world. But, at least at River City High School in West Sacramento, a teacher can get one rather nice perk that [...]

Sep 072011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT. 7, 2011 – The News-Ledger has obtained the results of a “DUI checkpoint” staged by the West Sacramento Police Department on Saturday, Aug. 27, as part of a statewide crackdown on drunk drivers through the Labor Day holiday travel period. The checkpoint ran from 7:30 p.m. to midnight on the 3200-block of [...]

Sep 072011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT. 7, 2011 – A 37-year old West Sacramento man was killed while standing next to his disabled vehicle on I-80 in Vacaville early Sunday morning. According to reports in the Vacaville Reporter and Dixon Patch, Gary Hanks (a 1992 graduate of River City High) was killed at about 2 a.m. According to [...]

Sep 072011
 

WUSD schools met the goal of Board President David Westin to achieve a 20-point increase in API scores overall this year. In fact, scores at the district went up 28 points. The gain makes for a 48-point increase in API scores districtwide over two years. Westmore Oaks this year joined Bridgeway Island and Southport elementary [...]

Sep 012011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – AUG. 31, 2011 – The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce wants to put some shade over the new Thursday night farmers market at 1271 West Capitol Avenue. To fund the “colorful shade sails,” there will be a fundraising party on Sept. 30, from 6-10 p.m at the site. The “Corks & Kegs” event [...]