Nov 282011
Shaping future of West Sac's Washington neighborhood

West Sac’s Washington District is now a disparate mix of longtime residents, old houses, shiny townhouses, skyscrapers, and the homeless NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 23, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Officials from West Sacramento and the federal Housing & Urban Development Department (HUD) gathered at a street corner in the city’s Washington neighborhood on [...]

Sep 252011

Mayor Christopher Cabaldon announced Friday that he is forming a special advisory team to look at how the city might accelerate community redevelopment efforts if its redevelopment agency is dismantled by new state laws. Governor Brown has proposed eliminating local redevelopment agencies to help balance the state’s budget. Local governments will be able to keep [...]

Jul 272011

From the News-Ledger – July 27, 2011 – Southport crossing still lacks traction; bridge at Broadway/15th Street will get further scrutiny By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Sacramento’s city council reacted to a new Sac/West Sac study of possible new river crossings by leaning away from the concept of a new bridge from Sutterville Road to [...]

Apr 272011

By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor At his “State of the City” speech on April 14, Mayor Christopher Cabaldon lauded West Sacramento’s potential to partner with UC Davis to create an “innovation hub” that builds a link between academic research and the private sector. The project could involve fields such as food science, he said. “We [...]

Apr 202011

EDITORIAL – NEWS-LEDGER – APRIL 20, 2011 –   Mayor Cabaldon and the local school district aren’t going to see eye-to-eye on this one. At last week’s “State of the City” address by the mayor, Cabaldon took credit for bringing leadership reform to Washington Unified School District. A decade ago, as Cabaldon reminded his audience, [...]

Apr 152011
Mayor Cabaldon's State of the City address

NEWS-LEDGER WEB ARTICLE April 15, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor     The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual ‘State of the City’ dinner and address on April 14 at the city hall galleria. Several hundred people attended. Mayor Christopher Cabaldon gave the keynote address, in which he covered a lot of [...]

Nov 032010
'Pumpkin Run'

From the News-Ledger – Nov. 3, 2010 – Over a hundred runners attended the inaugural “Pumpkin Run” departing from the West Sacramento Recreation Center on Saturday morning. The 5- and 10-kilometer races were a fundraiser for the new Aquatics Foundation of West Sacramento. The event was created by race director David Trussell and foundation director [...]