Sep 172012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 12, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s school board on Wednesday interviewed a number of candidates to fill the board seat vacated by Sandra Vargas. After a round of questions, the board voted 4-0 to ask Elizabeth Bagdazian to serve the final two-years-plus of that [...]

Aug 062012
 
Lunch with new city manager

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – Martin Tuttle, West Sacramento’s new city manager, will be guest speaker at the chamber of commerce “Break for Lunch” gathering from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 9 at Club Pheasant. Deadline to register is Aug. 8. Call 371-7042 or visit the calendar section at www.WestSacramentoChamber.com. Copyright News-Ledger [...]

Jun 222012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 20, 2012 – Yolo County residents can exchange their old used motor oil filter for a comparable new one, free, on Saturday, June 23. Bring your old filter to any AutoZone or O’Reilly Auto Parts store in West Sacramento or Woodland on June 23 (there’s an AutoZone in West Sac at 1400 [...]

Jun 182012
 
Tuttle 'excited' to take West Sac's helm

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 13, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   EDITOR’S NOTE: On June 7, the News-Ledger published in online article announcing the appointment of Martin Tuttle to be the next city manager for West Sacramento. Following is an updated version of that story from our June 13 edition, printed after we had [...]

Jun 072012
 
Tuttle will be new city manager

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — June 7, 2012 –   The City of West Sacramento has just announced that the city council has appointed Martin Tuttle, a former executive director of SACOG, as the next city manager.  Here’s the text of the city press release: “The Mayor of the City of West Sacramento, Christopher Cabaldon, announced this [...]

Jun 022012
 
W.S. Sea Scouts get 125-foot flagship

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 30, 2012 – The new training vessel for the West Sacramento Sea Scouts is the 125-foot, former Coast Guard cutter ‘Morris.’   The Morris was built in 1927 as a “rum-chaser” to catch offshore liquor smugglers during prohibition, said Nate Eckler, skipper of the youth maritime program. The News-Ledger last [...]

Feb 222012
 
Japanese plant breaks ground in Southport

  NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 15, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A groundbreaking in Southport on Thursday, Feb. 9, took on a notably Japanese flair. Company officials from Nippon Shokken – a firm that produces Japanese seasonings and food products – joined local officials in a ceremony to celebrate the start of construction of [...]