Jun 272014
 
Yolo supervisors, sheriff agree to a joint investigation of criticisms of sheriff's management

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 25, 2014 – The Yolo County Board of Supervisors and Yolo County Sheriff Ed Prieto have agreed to form an “independent working group” to address internal issues in the sheriff’s office. The board of supervisors referred concerns about nepotism and other alleged inappropriate personnel practices to the county grand jury. The resulting [...]

Jun 242014
 
Yolo County appoints new planning boss, merges several departments

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 18, 2014 – From Beth Gabor, County of Yolo Yolo County Administrator Patrick Blacklock has announced the appointment of Lautaro “Taro” Echiburu as director of the newly configured Department of Planning, Public Works & Environmental Services. As of July 1, the division of Environmental Health will merge with the divisions of Planning [...]

Jun 162014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 16, 2014 – From Beth Gabor, County of Yolo The Yolo County Department of Employment & Social Services is teaming up with Congressman John Garamendi and the Workforce Development Collaborative to connect job seekers with employers through a job fair which will be held Monday, June 16, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 [...]

Jun 162014
 
Post-election results, & comments from the local candidates

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 11, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The ballots are in, and there are no significant changes in local results since the News-Ledger posted early vote counts on its website on election night, June 3. Oscar Villegas successfully fended off a challenge from fellow Democrat Norma Alcala and will keep his [...]

Jun 052014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 28, 2014 – From the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office – District Attorney Jeff Reisig is warning citizens to be alert for offers of employment that turn out to be scams.  In one recent case, a Winters’ man was victimized and lost $3,500 after using Craigslist to find a driving job.  The [...]

Jun 042014
 
Villegas keeps seat; Johannessen falls short in bid for Assembly

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 4, 2014 – Election results are still unofficial, but there have been no major changes in local results since the first votes were counted last night. Oscar Villegas successfully fended off a challenge from fellow Democrat Norma Alcala and will keep his seat on the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. West [...]