Mar 092011
 
MY BACK PAGES: passing of a childhood friend

By Daryl Fisher News-Ledger Features Editor March 9, 2011 As you may have read in the News-Ledger’s obituary section last week, Ray Harrell passed away recently after a brief and unexpected illness, and a celebration of his life was held last Thursday afternoon at the West Sacramento VFW Hall. His sons did a great job [...]

Mar 092011
 
City, developer negotiate for 215 acres

News-Ledger March 9, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s 215-acre waterfront development deal with The Cordish Companies has been sitting on the back burner since the recession. But the deal may get a push this month, indirectly, because of those same financial hard times.   Plans for the city and The Cordish Companies [...]

Mar 022011
 

‘Local Scene’ is a weekly feature on the back page of the News-Ledger’s print edition. It’s West Sacramento’s best calendar of events. To find out how to submit an item for the ‘Local Scene’ section (it’s free), see the ‘News Submission’ tab at the left. Here’s the ‘Local Scene’ listing from our newspaper of March [...]

Mar 022011
 
School board wants 20-point jump in test scores

NEWS-LEDGER – MARCH 2, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The school board and superintendent of Washington Unified School District sat around a table for several hours on Friday, deciding on goals for the district for the 2011-2012 year. More specifically, they hashed out a set of benchmarks for the performance of their new superintendent, [...]