Apr 052013
 
Using a brain to make a point:

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAR 27, 2013 – GUEST COMMENTARY from Edwin Garcia, Kaiser Permanente Dr. Victor DeNoble, a former tobacco research scientist who became a whistleblower against his company – and the entire industry – spoke to hundreds of students in a series of school assemblies in West Sacramento earlier this month, explaining the [...]

Mar 052013
 
Kirby-Gonzalez wins board seat

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 5, 2013 West Sacramento voters today used an all-mail election to fill the last year and a half of a vacant four-year seat on the local school board. The Yolo County Elections Office has released the preliminary results of that vote, and the apparent winner is Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez, a teacher in [...]

Mar 012013
 
EDITORIAL: choices for school board

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 27, 2013 – NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL: West Sacramento voters this week will take a look at a slate of five contenders, and choose one to fill a vacancy on the local school board. There are some people in the community who wish to vilify one candidate or another. The current love/hate [...]

Feb 272013
 
Turney: communication is key

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — Feb 20 & 27, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor “Better communication” is an important theme for Nicholas Turney, one of five candidates running in a special election March 5 to fill a vacant seat on West Sacramento’s school board.   So it gave Turney “renewed hope” when the current [...]

Feb 212013
 
Castillo wants to be 'parent advocate'

By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor “I’m a parent advocate,” sums up 32-year old Francisco Castillo of Southport, who is one of five people running for a vacant seat on West Sacramento’s school board. Castillo said that what originally drew him into the school board race was his family’s need to camp at night outside their [...]

Feb 212013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – West Sacramento’s local elementary schools will accept registration for kindergarten and transitional kindergarten students on Sat., Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. to noon. Bring your child’s birth certificate, social security card, immunization records, proof of physical (dated after Aug., 2012, for kindergarten students) and a copy of your PG&E bill for [...]

Feb 182013
 
Gales seeks a school board seat

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — FEB 6, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor What can Katherine Gales bring to the local school board? “At the top of the list is research,” she answered. “That’s what I do first if I don’t know something. I’m going to learn about it, especially if I’m going to [...]