Dec 142011
Nearly 400 families get a little help

     FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 14, 2011 – The Yolo County Children’s Alliance sponsored its fifth annual “Community Giveaway Day” to those who queued up outside Westfield Village Elementary School on Nov. 19. They’ve crunched the numbers: 394 families received complete Thanksgiving dinners, over 300 handmade blankets and 1,500 toys were distributed. People [...]

Dec 142011

  Crime victims and other interested parties can now sign up to be informed when a criminal offender is released – and can have around-the-clock access to offender information by telephone or Internet. Yolo County Sheriff Ed Prieto’s office reports that the users can go to or call 1-877-411-5588 to find out if an [...]

Dec 132011

 An open house is planned to inform the public of progress on alternative strategies for improving the Southport river levees. The event will be held from 3-5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, at the city hall galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. If you submit your questions in advance to, the staff of the West [...]