Oct 142012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 14, 2012 – The Yolo County Elections Department  has verified that there are enough valid signatures on that petition challenging the appointment of Elizabeth Bagdazian to a vacant school board seat. Her school board term has been terminated, and the WUSD school board will be required to call for a special [...]

Oct 032012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 26, 2012 – We were disappointed to find that the superintendent of Washington Unified School District, and apparently the district’s lawyers, when offered a chance to walk away from an untenable position, chose instead to dig in and play defense. The issue – as you may have seen [...]

Oct 022012
 
District defends withholding of names

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — SEPT 26, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Several days before the local school board was set to appoint a new board member to fill a vacancy, the News-Ledger asked the district for a copy of the list of the eight people who applied for the position. [...]

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 [...]