Sep 092014
 
Empower Yolo celebrates the '50s with a fundraiser at Woodland venue

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  SEPT 3, 2014 – Empower Yolo, which provides violence-prevention and crisis intervention services to women and children in Yolo County, will host a party and fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20. The “Rebels With a Cause: Driving Out Violence” event will be held at Reiff’s Antique Gas Station Museum, a Woodland landmark [...]

Aug 262014
 
West Sac's supervisor says this region played big role in shaping state water bond

NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 20, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Yolo County Supervisor Oscar Villegas says this region played a big role in deciding what to keep and what to throw away as the upcoming $7.2 billion state water bond was drafted for the November ballot.  Villegas, who represents Clarksburg and most of West [...]

Aug 102014
 
Yolo Fair boasts some West Sac talent

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 6, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor As Yolo’s free-admission county fair gets set to kick off next Wednesday, Marty DeAnda invites West Sacramentans to partake of its free entertainment – and maybe become part of the show. DeAnda, born-and-raised in West Sacramento, is the Woodland fair’s entertainment director [...]

Jul 272014
 
Yolo's booth at state fair celebrates farms, earns a medal

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 16, 2014 – From Beth Gabor Information Officer County of Yolo This year, Yolo County took home a gold ribbon in the California State Fair Counties Exhibit competition, as well as a blue ribbon for ‘best content’.  With this year’s counties exhibit theme, “From (our) County to Your Table,” Yolo County is [...]

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 [...]