Opinion

Jan 182015
 
Opinion: being a foster parent is not as hard as you may think

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 7, 2015 By Cherie Schroeder Yolo County Foster Kinship Care Program Local families are needed for local foster children, newborns through transitional age youth. Winter can be harsh on children and families. During the month of November and into early December there was a definite up-swing in the number of children Yolo [...]

Nov 242014
 
Consider new West Sac news, radio & internet nonprofit in your giving plans

Preserve the legacy. Make sure West Sacramento is served by a first-class local newspaper and information source for decades to come.A West Sacramento nonprofit group has tasked itself with creating a unique community-run news organization. The new organization will use print media, radio and the internet to serve this community into the future. It will [...]

Sep 132014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 3, 2014 – No water metering   (RE: News-Ledger editorial “The meters should be running,” Aug. 27)   Water meters, on the surface, sound like a great idea. Bill the people for the water they use. However, there are some huge problems with water meters, the main one being the [...]

Sep 032014
 

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL — AUG 27, 2014 – In this time of drought, most West Sacramento residents have water meters that are going unused. It’s like this: Homes built since 1992 have come with water meters attached. Older homes didn’t. The City of West Sacramento is chipping away at this deficit by installing water meters neighborhood [...]