Sep 172012
 
Interns support the D.A.'s office

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT. 5, 2012 – From the County of Yolo Last month, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors honored 20 interns and volunteers currently serving in the Yolo County District Attorney’s office. College students, law students, retirees or those looking for experience can volunteer in the District Attorney’s office anywhere [...]

Sep 052012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 22, 2012 – The state supreme court has reinstated the conviction of a man found guilty of leaving a fake bomb at the Yolo County Communications Center in 2006. 66-year old Barry Turnage of Woodland was sentenced to life in prison under the “three strikes law,” after prior [...]

Sep 032012
 

From the West Sacramento News-Ledger — AUG 22, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor – This year’s “Yolo County Teacher of the Year” is Jerry Delsol, a high school teacher from the Woodland Joint Unified School district. Colleagues called him “inspiring.” The award is given by the Yolo County Superintendent of Schools from among [...]

Aug 052012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 1, 2012 –   The office of Senator Barbara Boxer announced last month that she had introduced legislation to create a 319,000-acre “Berryessa Snow Mountain Conservation Area” from a region that spans the counties of Yolo, Lake, Mendocino and Napa.   “The Berryessa Snow Mountain region is one [...]

Jul 262012
 
Yolo Fair booth: baseball, wine & more

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 25, 2012 – From the County of Yolo    This year, Yolo County took home a silver medal for its California State Fair booth in the counties’ exhibit competition. Yolo’s theme was “Yolo: You Only Live Once.”  there were 29 participating counties.    Yolo County’s unique exhibit evidently impressed the judges with [...]

Jul 122012
 
Help equip local kids for school

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 11, 2012 –   IKEA West Sacramento is asking the community to help low-income kids start the school year loaded with new backpacks and classroom supplies.  The “Getting Yolo County Kids Ready for School” collection drive is underway through July 29. KATIE VILLEGAS, executive director of the Yolo County Childrens Alliance (News-Ledger/2011) [...]