Aug 132013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 7, 2013 – BY BETH GABOR COUNTY OF YOLO Although the long, warm days of summer are still upon us, the time is ripe for parents to prepare their youngsters for the first day of school.  For most Yolo County children, the big day is just weeks away.  On that [...]

May 142013
 
Bustamante agrees to plea deal

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 14, 2013 – Former River City High School teacher and football coach Arturo Bustamante yesterday pleaded “no contest” to a misdemeanor count of “annoying or molesting a child.” The plea deal occurred on the first day of trial in which he faced three felony counts of molestation and several misdemeanor counts.. [...]

Apr 262013
 
'Celebrity Fashion Show' returns to WS

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 24, 2013 –   The Yolo County Children’s Alliance & Child Abuse Prevention Council are sponsoring their annual Celebrity Fashion Show at 6 p.m. this Friday, at West Sacramento City Hall, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. For information, call (530) 757-5558 or visit www.yolokids.org To sponsor this event benefiting local children [...]

Apr 212013
 
Fight child abuse: upcoming fashion show & fun run both offer you a chance

By Don Saylor, Chair of the Yolo County Children’s Alliance and Member of the Yolo County Board of Supervisors, District 2 Child abuse is a national tragedy.  An estimated 3 million children are the victims of substantiated abuse or neglect each year in the United States.  In California during 2012, nearly 500,000 children were referred [...]

Feb 252013
 

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL — FEB 13, 2013 – What can we all do to help West Sacramento’s schools? Well, one of the top strategic goals now being put forward by the local school board is to “foster a culture of high expectations.” And that is something that the City of West Sacramento, and the rest of [...]