Mar 232014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 12, 2014 – The office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig wants the public to be aware of a couple of scams currently making the rounds. In one ripoff, consumers receive a computer-generated phone call telling them they have won $100 off of their AT&T phone bill. The phone [...]

Mar 202014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – March 20, 2014 – A West Sacramento man died in jail custody yesterday, apparently of suicide. Captain Larry Cecchetini of the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department said 33-year old inmate Nitesh Raj Singh had been in custody at the Woodland facility since March 6 on domestic violence charges. Singh was found in distress [...]

Mar 102014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 19, 2014 – The “Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Center” in Yolo County has changed its name to “Empower Yolo,” a spokesperson reports. “This change is intended to more effectively encompass our philosophy of service, comprehensive programs and geographical reach of services offered by our agency – with an emphasis [...]

Feb 272014
 
Former West Sac police officer faces up to life in prison after jury finds him guilty on 18 counts

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 27, 2014 – A Yolo County jury today announced “guilty” verdicts on 18 felony counts related to sexual assault and kidnapping, in a case involving former West Sacramento Police Officer Sergio Alvarez, reports the Yolo County D.A.’s office. He faces a sentence of up to life in prison. The jury deadlocked [...]

Feb 072014
 
Governor appoints Villegas as Yolo Supe

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 7, 2014 The office of Governor Jerry Brown has just announced the appointment of Oscar E. Villegas to fill the remaining term as the District 1 representative to the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. The supervisor’s seat was vacated by longtime supervisor Michael McGowan in December, after McGowan accepted the governor’s [...]