Jun 162014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 16, 2014 – From Beth Gabor, County of Yolo The Yolo County Department of Employment & Social Services is teaming up with Congressman John Garamendi and the Workforce Development Collaborative to connect job seekers with employers through a job fair which will be held Monday, June 16, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 [...]

Jun 122014
 
Not working or underemployed due to the drought? Help available

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 4, 2014 – Yolo Food Bank has launched a program to help those in the county left unemployed or underemployed because of the state-wide drought. Many agricultural jobs, for example, have suffered during this year’s water shortage. Through the “Drought Food Assistance Program,” the food bank will distribute prepacked food [...]

Mar 052013
 
New 'patisserie' aims to provide pastry treats -- and job training for local teens

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 20, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor You can now pick up a lemon tart, éclair or canalé – all made under the supervision of a trained pastry chef – at an unlikely place: the Collings West Sacramento Teen Center. The new pastry shop, or patisserie, is open for your morning [...]

Mar 052012
 
RCHS students get a taste of the real world: mock job interviews

NEWS-LEDGER FEB 29, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Students at River City High School had a chance to practice their job interview skills last Wednesday, with help from Mayor Christopher Cabaldon and other guest interviewers. The “guest grillers” visited two government civics classes of teacher Ronica Carlisle, interviewing about ten kids while others [...]