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 [...]

Apr 082013
 
RCHS students practice interviewing

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APR 3, 2013 – A panel of local businesspeople showed up at River City High School on March 11 to help prepare some of the school’s seniors for the job market. Panelists staged mock job interviews with a number of the students, as the kids’ peers looked on. The goal was [...]

Dec 132012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 – West Sacramento police are looking into what may have been a threat to the safety of Mayor Christopher Cabaldon. A post on another person’s Facebook social media site accused Cabaldon of selling the region’s groundwater, referred to him with gay slurs (Cabaldon is openly homosexual) and promised that the [...]

Nov 262012
 
State audit says West Sacramento's handling of redevelopment property was clean & legal

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 14, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento has become the first California city to be certified by the state controller with a clean bill of health for the manner in which the city “wound down” its redevelopment agency assets. When the state abolished redevelopment agencies in a [...]

Nov 062012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012 – UPDATED Nov. 13. With about 3,000 “provisional ballots” (representing about 25% of the vote in this race) still being sorted at the Yolo County Elections Office as of Nov. 13, the results are still early & unofficial. But here is how the local races in West Sacramento [...]