Jun 032014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 21, 2014 – By Rebecca Schwartz Journalism Class River City High School With little-to-no work experience and still-awkward social skills that make it difficult to portray the qualities that are desirable in a job, high school students find it hard to compete with more experienced adults. On May 14th, Ronica [...]

Jun 022014
 
Mayor bullish at 'State of the City' 2014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 28, 2014 – MAYOR CHRISTOPHER CABALDON was the keynote speaker at Wednesday’s annual ‘State of the City’ dinner held at city hall. Cabaldon didn’t announce any major new initiatives at the event, which was sponsored by the local chamber of commerce and featured a catered dinner for paying guests. The [...]

May 122014
 
West Sac residents take a look at city's long-term 'general plan'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 30, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor About 75 citizens attended a meeting Monday evening to provide input on the West Sacramento’s long-range “general plan,” and to make comments four specific planning projects. Hosted by the city’s planning department, the workshop took place in the community center on West [...]

May 102014
 
Streetcar project gets a bump up

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 7, 2014 – West Sac officials are now in Washington, D.C., to gather support for local flood projects and other local priorities – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Mayor Christopher Cabaldon reported yesterday that the Sacramento/West Sacramento streetcar project has hit a milestone in the process of earning federal funding. [...]

Nov 272013
 
A place to plug it in: West Sacramento city hall gets a vehicle charging station

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 20, 2013 – West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon joined Chief Technical Officer Richard Lowenthal of ChargePoint and other local officials on Thursday, Nov. 14, to cut the ribbon at a new charging station for electric vehicles (EVs). The new station is in the parking lot at West Sacramento city hall. [...]

Jun 192013
 
'West Sacramento Promise' hopes to give free first-year college tuition for local grads

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 12, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor What if local high school graduates knew that if they took the proper courses, they would be guaranteed a place in the local community college – and their first-year tuition would be free? That’s the premise of the “West Sacramento [...]

May 132013
 
'State of the City' event returns

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 13, 2013 – Mayor Christopher Cabaldon will deliver the keynote “State of the City” address during Thursday’s annual civic dinner at city hall. Cabaldon is serving his fifth consecutive two-year term as West Sacramento mayor — he’s the only person elected to the post since voters opted to make it a [...]