May 182011
 
New farmers market opens Thursday

News-Ledger May 18, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor     Meaghan Perrelli believes the new West Sacramento Farmers Market will live up to Mayor Cabaldon’s prediction that it will become “one of the great ones.” The market will open its doors (figuratively, since it’s an open-air market) at 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at 1271 West [...]

May 132011
 
Suspects nabbed for fuel theft

May 13, 2011 News-Ledger web article   Editor’s note: Regular readers of the News-Ledger’s print edition may remember an article several weeks ago reporting that thieves were brazenly stealing hundreds of gallons of fuel at a time from parked trucks and even from closed gas stations. Sharp-eyed readers may also have noticed one particular item [...]

May 042011
 
Guest commentary: WUSD answers the mayor

NEWS-LEDGER – MAY 4, 2011 GUEST OPINION By Dayton Gilleland, Ed.D. Superintendent, Washington Unified School District When I arrived in West Sacramento about ten months ago, I expressed to the Washington Unified School District Board of Education that I was enthusiastic about the incredible gains the district had made in the past few years and [...]

May 042011
 
Riverfront hotel project regroups

NEWS-LEDGER – MAY 4, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor     West Sacramento’s plan to create a publicly-owned Marriott hotel near the Tower Bridge riverfront is now treading water, after the first proposed investment package for the hotel fell through. The project missed a chance to apply for a subsidized federal stimulus loan. [...]

Apr 272011
 

200 locals, 900 church members to hit the dirt in north area on Saturday News-Ledger April 27, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor One of the city’s largest volunteer work parties will head into some of West Sacramento’s parks on Saturday to plant trees, fix walkways, paint backstops, install fencing and perform a host of [...]