Nov 142012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 7, 2012 – NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL: “Participatory Budgeting”: It’s an experiment that’s been tried out, so far, in Brazil, New York City and  Chicago. It just started in Vallejo. And it would be good for West Sacramento, too. “PB” could work for both the local city government and the school district. [...]

Nov 032012
 
CANDIDATE INTERVIEW: Mary Leland

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 31, 2012 –   EDITOR’S NOTE: The West Sacramento News-Ledger newspaper traditionally invites every candidate in a local election to sit down for a published interview. This year, we had the chance to do this with every candidate in the contested local elections (school board and city council; the mayor’s [...]

Oct 312012
 
Katie Villegas, school board candidate

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 17, 2012 –   EDITOR’S NOTE: This interview comes from the Oct. 17 edition of the News-Ledger newspaper. It is part of our series to bring you an in-depth look at each of the people running for city council and school board in West Sacramento this year. By Steve Marschke [...]

Oct 292012
 
Roy Sianez, running for school board:

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 10, 2012 –   Editor’s note: This interview with school board candidate Roy Siañez comes from the Oct. 10 edition of the News-Ledger, West Sacramento’s weekly community newspaper. We hope these interviews help you make up your mind about the upcoming Nov. 6 ballot. By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Roy [...]

Oct 262012
 
Meet Walt Bowman, WUSD candidate

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 3, 2012 –   Editor’s Note: each local election cycle, the News-Ledger invites all candidates for West Sacramento local office to meet us for a published interview. Those interviews are seen first by News-Ledger subscribers. We’re pleased to offer our Oct. 3 interview with Walt Bowman below. He’s running for [...]

Oct 182012
 
Running for school board: Alicia Cruz

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — SEPT 19, 2012 –   In every local election cycle, the West Sacramento News-Ledger invites every candidate to sit-down for a published interview. Below is the first of the 2012 interviews, in which the newspaper talked with Alicia Cruz, one of the challengers running for a seat on the local [...]