Aug 222012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 15, 2012 – EDITOR’S NOTE: The extended deadline for new people to enter the school board race passed without any new candidates signing up. So the list of candidates for West Sacramento’s city and school board elections we published below on Aug. 15 is now final and complete — with [...]

Aug 092012
 
School board seats are in play

WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG. 8, 2012 – Vargas, elected in 2006, tenders her resignation but gives no official reason By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s school board is in flux, with three of the five seats up for election in November and a fourth board member announcing her resignation. Board member Sandra Vargas [...]

Aug 082012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 8, 2012 – In today’s News-Ledger newspaper, we mentioned that Alicia Cruz (“parent/community volunteer”) and Coby Pizzotti (“consultant/legislative advocate”) have filed candidacy papers for the school board election. Fresh news this morning is that Katie Villegas has just done the same. She is executive director of the Yolo County Children’s Alliance [...]

Mar 122012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 7, 2012 – “Mayors for Meals” day is coming up on March 21 and other days in March, says the Elderly Nutrition Program of Yolo County. Mayors and city council members from throughout Yolo County will volunteer to deliver meals to homebound seniors (in the “Meals on Wheels” service) and [...]

Mar 072012
 
Charter school renewed -- with conditions

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 29, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s school board on Thursday gave a temporary reprieve to the Early College Prep Charter School (WSECP) on Fallbrook Street. A state association of charter schools had recommended it be closed for poor student testing performance. But the board – in front of [...]