Feb 092015
 
West Sac's college branch celebrates five years, lays plans to expand

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 4, 2015 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor With public speakers, cookies and a martial arts performance, West Sacramento’s branch of Sacramento City College celebrated five years on West Capitol Avenue last Thursday afternoon. The branch’s success, and the partnerships that helped bring that success, were themes of the day. Mayor Christopher [...]

Jan 012015
 
West Sacramento gets new vice mayor, or 'mayor pro tem'

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 24, 2014 – Mayor Christopher Cabaldon was sworn in for another two-year term last Wednesday by Kryss Rankin, City Clerk. Cabaldon easily won re-election during the November local ballot. Also reelected last month were city council members Mark Johannessen and Chris Ledesma, who each earned another four-year term from local voters. Johannessen [...]

Dec 192014
 
Mike McGowan looks back: Part II

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 10, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   EDITOR’S NOTE: Last week, the City of West Sacramento opened a bridge named after Mike McGowan, the city’s first mayor and later its longtime representative on the Yolo County Board of Supervisors.   Earlier in 2014, the News-Ledger had a lengthy chat with [...]

Nov 122014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 12, 2014 – In West Sacramento, Tuesday was a great night for incumbents. As voters cast their ballots in the November 4 general election, it seemed they were trying to show they were happy with the current direction of the local school district and city government. In the mayor’s race, current mayor [...]