Mar 082012
 
School bus service on chopping block

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 7, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor School bus rides will probably be a thing of the past for most local elementary and middle school-grade kids next year. But the school board at the Washington Unified School District is considering a planned cut to bus service in the afternoon [...]

Jan 272012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 25, 2012 – The local school district is changing attendance boundaries for Stonegate, Westmore Oaks, Westfield Village and Elkhorn Village elementary schools, beginning with the 2012-13 year. Residential reas affected include a number of streets west of Sycamore Ave., including Orchard Way, Pine Street, Palomar Avenue, Lake Court, and more. [...]

Jan 172012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 11, 2012 – The sewage district that serves much of the region – including West Sacramento – has filed a lawsuit in Sacramento’s superior court asking for relief from new regulations that it says would force ratepayers to foot the bill for $2 billion in sewage plant improvements. The Central [...]

Jan 122012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 11, 2012 – When the school board of the Washington Unified School District meets on Thursday, Jan. 12, it will consider whether to renew the charter for the West Sacramento Early College Prep School. The California Charter Schools Association has singled it out as one of four charter schools in the Sacramento [...]

Dec 162011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 14, 2011 – Sometimes, the News-Ledger gets letters. This week, readers sounded off on the need for a new school bond (in part to build a new performing arts center at River City High School) and on whether it’s a good idea — or a partisan political maneuver — to [...]