Feb 052014
'Neighborhood court' coming to West Sac: model follows SF and Davis

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 29, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The concept of “neighborhood court” is soon to West Sacramento. Those accused of certain low-level crimes will have a chance to exchange a court appearance and possible conviction for a chance to negotiate a resolution with a group of local volunteers and [...]

Jan 272014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 27, 2014 – The Yolo County Animal Services Division is asking the public for help in locating a dog involved in a biting incident on the I-80 onramp at Jefferson Boulevard yesterday (Sunday, Jan. 26). A woman was bit by the ‘pit bull’ type dog as she “attempted to contain the [...]

Jan 202014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – The Yolo County Women’s History Month committee invites nominations for Yolo County women to be honored at the group’s March 6 luncheon. Nominees must have a track record of contributing to their community along the theme of “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment.” Individuals and organizations may nominate an [...]

Jan 102014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Your Yolo County library card can earn you free and low-cost passes to Northern California museums through the “Discover & Go” program. Visit www.discover.yolocountylibrary.org. For general library information, visit www.yolocountylibrary.org or look for the library on Facebook. Copyright News-Ledger 2014

Jan 062014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 6, 2014 – A man is in custody after an incident Sunday evening in which he allegedly fled from an attempted traffic stop, then pointed a gun at a sheriff’s deputy and rammed his patrol car. According to Yolo County spokesman Mark Persons, the events unfolded last night after a Yolo [...]

Dec 312013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER OF WEST SACRAMENTO – There are three ways for West Sacramento residents to recycle their used, formerly-live Christmas trees. Choose from among the following options after removing all decorations from the tree: First, you may cut it into small enough (less than three-foot) sections and fit the pieces into your yard waste [...]

Dec 152013
GUEST OPINION: State needs to honor its debt to California's counties

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 4, 2013 – By Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada (D-Davis) and Yolo County Supervisor Matt Rexroad (Woodland) The California Department of Fish and Wildlife owes 36 California counties collectively over $17 million in delinquent payment-in-lieu-of-taxes.  For Yolo County, the share is nearly $1.4 million. The payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILT) program was established in 1949 [...]