Opinion

Jul 252012
 

GUEST OPINION FROM PG&E – FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 18, 2012 – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is alerting customers to be aware of an ongoing scam that has impacted other utility customers especially as high temperatures persist across much of the country. The scam targets customers through social media, posted fliers, text [...]

Jun 252012
 
Eating on $4.46/day: Assemblywoman takes 'Hunger Challenge' for food stamp awareness

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 13, 2012 – GUEST COMMENTARY From the office of Mariko Yamada, 8th District, California State Assembly June is National Hunger Awareness Month, and with the Legislature facing a looming state budget deadline, Assemblymember Mariko Yamada (D-Davis) is taking the “Hunger Challenge” for the 4th consecutive year as a state legislator.  Hunger Challenge [...]

Jun 052012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 30, 2012 – By John Young, Yolo Co. Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights & Measures Farm-to-School programs combine public health and agricultural marketing objectives with the potential to change the way young people eat, think about food and improve their health through development of life-long healthy eating habits. Farm-to-School Yolo is [...]

May 302012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 23, 2012 – LINDSAY CORREA Yolo County Tobacco Prevention Coaltion The Yolo County Tobacco Prevention Coalition is seeking new members! An article in The Sacramento Bee entitled “Wealthy Counties Top the List of California’s Healthiest,” published on April 4,  stated that Yolo County citizens have a far lower smoking rate [...]

May 212012
 
Epic road trip: my parents recall a youthful drive across Route 66 in a '36 coupe

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 16, 2012 – As all of you know, another Mother’s Day has just come and gone, and like everyone else, I spent some time visiting with my mother this past weekend, and my daughter also had her over to her house for one of my mother’s favorite meals, a yummy steak sandwich [...]