Mar 012013
 
EDITORIAL: choices for school board

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 27, 2013 – NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL: West Sacramento voters this week will take a look at a slate of five contenders, and choose one to fill a vacancy on the local school board. There are some people in the community who wish to vilify one candidate or another. The current love/hate [...]

Feb 282013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Got questions about starting a business in West Sacramento? Finding financing, or other issues? Classes begin March 14 at the community center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. Sign up by calling 617-4535 (English) or 492-2008 #213 (Spanish) or 492-2591 #220 (Russian). Copyright News-Ledger 2013

Feb 272013
 
13 arrests in gang crime sweep

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 27, 2013 – The West Sacramento Police Department just announced an operation this morning in which about a dozen warrants were served — all but one of them in West Sacramento — after an investigation into a string of vehicle and residential burglaries in town. Lt. David Delaini of the West [...]

Feb 272013
 
Turney: communication is key

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — Feb 20 & 27, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor “Better communication” is an important theme for Nicholas Turney, one of five candidates running in a special election March 5 to fill a vacant seat on West Sacramento’s school board.   So it gave Turney “renewed hope” when the current [...]

Feb 262013
 
Join the West Sac Singers

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Take your vocals out of the shower. Anyone 18 & up is invited to join the West Sacramento Community Singers, in their third year of entertaining at local events. Especially needed are altos, baritones & tenors, but all are welcome. Rehearsals begin March 3. Go to http://www.meetup.com/West-Sacramento-Community-Singers/ or call 916-376-0756. Copyright [...]

Feb 242013
 
Southport's beaver problem: better to manage the animals than to kill them

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 20, 2013 – EDITOR’S NOTE: On Feb. 13, the News-Ledger published a story about city-sponsored trapping of a beaver colony discovered in Southport’s Bridgeway Lakes area. You can find the original article here. Below is a response. By Heidi Perryman, Ph.D. Trapping, as you know, is a short-term solution that [...]