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 […]