May 132011
 
Suspects nabbed for fuel theft

May 13, 2011 News-Ledger web article   Editor’s note: Regular readers of the News-Ledger’s print edition may remember an article several weeks ago reporting that thieves were brazenly stealing hundreds of gallons of fuel at a time from parked trucks and even from closed gas stations. Sharp-eyed readers may also have noticed one particular item [...]

May 042011
 
Guest commentary: WUSD answers the mayor

NEWS-LEDGER – MAY 4, 2011 GUEST OPINION By Dayton Gilleland, Ed.D. Superintendent, Washington Unified School District When I arrived in West Sacramento about ten months ago, I expressed to the Washington Unified School District Board of Education that I was enthusiastic about the incredible gains the district had made in the past few years and [...]

May 042011
 
Riverfront hotel project regroups

NEWS-LEDGER – MAY 4, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor     West Sacramento’s plan to create a publicly-owned Marriott hotel near the Tower Bridge riverfront is now treading water, after the first proposed investment package for the hotel fell through. The project missed a chance to apply for a subsidized federal stimulus loan. [...]

Apr 272011
 

[adrotate group="4"] 200 locals, 900 church members to hit the dirt in north area on Saturday News-Ledger April 27, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor One of the city’s largest volunteer work parties will head into some of West Sacramento’s parks on Saturday to plant trees, fix walkways, paint backstops, install fencing and perform a [...]

Apr 272011
 

By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor At his “State of the City” speech on April 14, Mayor Christopher Cabaldon lauded West Sacramento’s potential to partner with UC Davis to create an “innovation hub” that builds a link between academic research and the private sector. The project could involve fields such as food science, he said. “We [...]

Apr 222011
 

[adrotate group="4"] News-Ledger Online – April 22, 2011 This press release is just in from the West Sacramento Police Department: “On April 21, 2011 at approximately 9:20 pm, the West Sacramento Police Department responded to 700 block of Hardy Dr. for an assault in progress.  As officers were responding the Community Response Team (CRT) was [...]