Jun 072013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 7, 2013 – West Sacramento’s public school district announced yesterday they will hold a special strategic session on Saturday. The meeting will cover “governance team building” as well as “goals, objectives, policies and priorities” for the school board and district. The special session begins at 9 a.m. on June 8 in [...]

Apr 162013
 
Latest in West Sacramento youth sports

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 10, 2013 – To those of you that see me out and about, thanks for letting me know you read these articles! I appreciate it. The latest youth sports news: Stonegate Elementary is champion of the boys division in Washington Unified School District basketball. Riverbank was the host site, with [...]

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 192013
 
School board election recap: comments from Castillo, Kirby-Gonzalez & mayor

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 13, 2013 – Teachers unions and school reform groups choose sides with their checkbooks in record-setting race – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento voters last week elected a teacher to the school board –  after a record-setting campaign battle between the two top candidates. Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez, a Southport [...]

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 [...]