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. [...]

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 gain 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 [...]

Feb 162011
 
Fire claims a life

  NEWS-LEDGER – FEB 16, 2011 18 firefighters respond; victim had tried to put out fire but ran out of time as medical oxygen tanks helped spur the blaze By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor An elderly man on oxygen tubes apparently dropped a lit cigarette onto his oxygen equipment, and didn’t have a chance to [...]