Aug 262013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 26, 2013 – A skydiving accident near Davis on Saturday killed an experienced, 23-year old skydiver. Mark Persons, a spokesman for the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department, said deputies responded at about 6 p.m. on August 24 to the Sky Dance facility at the Yolo County Airport. “Upon arrival, deputies located the [...]

Aug 202013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 14, 2013 – From Beth Gabor County of Yolo Last week, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors received the 2012 Yolo County Agricultural Report – an annual report which summarizes the acreage, production and gross valuation of all agricultural commodities produced in Yolo County in 2012.  The total gross valuation [...]

Aug 132013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 7, 2013 – BY BETH GABOR COUNTY OF YOLO Although the long, warm days of summer are still upon us, the time is ripe for parents to prepare their youngsters for the first day of school.  For most Yolo County children, the big day is just weeks away.  On that [...]

Aug 122013
 
'Yolo Idol' contest still open; West Sac native setting the stage at fair

NEWS-LEDGER — AUG. 7, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The Yolo County Fair starts Aug. 14, and West Sacramento native Marty DeAnda is on a mission. The sometime music-promoter and artist manager wants to upgrade the fair’s entertainment quotient, and he wants more West Sacramento musicians upon the fair’s various stages. Those goals [...]

Aug 022013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 31, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The Yolo County Sheriff/Coroner’s Office hasn’t finished its investigation into the May 18 death of a jail inmate. But the sheriff’s department has released a “cause of death” finding that appears somewhat unusual. Todd Alexander Phillips, a 29-year old from West Sacramento, [...]

Jul 052013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 3, 2013 – Law enforcement agents throughout the county conducted a compliance sweep of over 110 registered sex offenders — arresting ten of them for  violations such as possession of pornography, possessing children’s clothing,  or failing to register at a current address.   Investigators seized 22 computers and other “smart” devices [...]