Apr 022014
West Sac Lowe's cited in settlement after wide investigation on hazardous waste

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 2, 2014 — The office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig today announced that the State of California — along with 32 counties and two cities — has obtained an $18.1 million settlement with Lowe’s Home Centers after investigators found the stores had been illegally disposing of hazardous materials. The […]

Mar 252014

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 12, 2014 — From Beth Gabor County of Yolo The international bond rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) in February raised its long-term rating for Yolo County’s general obligation debt from “BBB+” to “A-“ and indicated that the outlook is stable. The rating is based on S&P’s opinion of the following factors […]

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 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 […]