Oct 312011
 

  NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 31, 2011 – Last week, the News-Ledger reported a city official’s explanation of what was causing that bad smell that seems to hover over some Southport neighborhoods every fall (and perhaps spring). The combination of warm days and cool nights caused “convection currents” in local waterways, bringing rotting material up [...]

Oct 302011
 

By Christian Sandrock, MD, MPH Yolo County Health Officer I was having coffee at the hospital a few weeks ago and overheard colleagues at the next table talking about the influenza vaccination that is mandatory for all health care workers.  “I have never been sick a day in my life,” one said.  “I don’t see [...]

Oct 292011
 
WUSD board president promises 'extremely good news' at upcoming address

NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 26, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   Local school district officials believe they’re riding a wave of success, and that feeling will likely be celebrated in Tuesday’s first-ever “State of the District” dinner and address.   The keynote speech will come from Dave Westin, president of the board of trustees [...]

Oct 272011
 

   NEWS-LEDGER OC26, 2011 -  From Waste Management, Inc.   This season, Waste Management reminds its customers to save money and Think Green® by avoiding traditional Halloween routines – that usually result in waste – in favor of recyclable, eco-friendly habits: ·    Use the whole pumpkin: Most everyone buys a pumpkin to celebrate the holiday, [...]