Opinion

Mar 052014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 26, 2014 – Guest opinions & letters to the editor from this week’s edition of West Sac’s local paper: __________ My ‘blind date’ with Zane Grey I know he’s no longer alive – it was a ‘virtual’ blind date, put together by the West Sacramento library staff. Their Valentine’s Day season “Blind [...]

Feb 152014
 
'Serpentine soil' is a pretty special habitat

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 29, 2014 – By Mary K. Hanson Tuleyome Association “Serpentine Soil”: when talking about the various habitats under consideration for a National Conservation Area designation in the Berryessa Snow Mountain region, that term comes up a lot.  For most people, though, it’s rather meaningless. Most of us, after all, aren’t [...]

Feb 072014
 
A tasty trip down Memory Lane in old-time West Sacramento

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 5, 2014 – Last week a longtime West Sacramento resident and family friend, Sharon Cuff, stopped by the News-Ledger office to give me a book she thought I would enjoy reading.  The book was entitled “Lost Restaurants of Sacramento” and was penned by Sacramento natives Maryellen and Keith Burns. It almost lovingly [...]

Feb 032014
 
How one woman opts out of holiday madness: Daryl's column sheds some light

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 29, 2014 – With another lengthy holiday season finally behind us, I am reminded of a friend who doesn’t think too highly of the Christmas holidays and is always thrilled when they are completely over. And she gets especially upset by the fact that they seem to start earlier each year. “It [...]