Opinion

Jun 052012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 30, 2012 – By John Young, Yolo Co. Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights & Measures Farm-to-School programs combine public health and agricultural marketing objectives with the potential to change the way young people eat, think about food and improve their health through development of life-long healthy eating habits. Farm-to-School Yolo is [...]

May 302012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 23, 2012 – LINDSAY CORREA Yolo County Tobacco Prevention Coaltion The Yolo County Tobacco Prevention Coalition is seeking new members! An article in The Sacramento Bee entitled “Wealthy Counties Top the List of California’s Healthiest,” published on April 4,  stated that Yolo County citizens have a far lower smoking rate [...]

May 122012
 
Where the Delta came from

GUEST COMMENTARY FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 9, 2012 – By Glen Holstein Tuleyome Organization Fifteen thousand years ago what became California had no Delta and was in a very different world in which much of North America and Europe were covered by vast continental ice sheets.  By then people occupied most of the eastern [...]

May 102012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 10, 2012 – The News-Ledger’s presence on the web is getting bigger all the time. Six months ago, the News-Ledger launched WestSac.com and revitalized its sister website, News-Ledger.com.  Since that launch, visitor traffic has about doubled –and it continues to grow. We expect to double the traffic again in the next [...]

May 052012
 

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL, published April 25, 2012 Friday’s (April 20) crime drama caught the region’s attention. Apparently, a lone gunman shot at West Sacramento citizens and police, rammed a patrol car, caused at least one other car crash. He carjacked several vehicles, beat up a birdwatcher, and eventually was cornered in a Sacramento apartment, where he [...]

Apr 282012
 

EDITORIAL: from the News-Ledger, April 18, 2012 – The mayor’s recap of West Sacramento’s 25-year history as a city during last week’s “State of the City” address brought back some fond memories. Mayor Christopher Cabaldon noted that one of the things that delayed the creation of this city was a level of distrust between its [...]