Apr 162014
Sandeen takes a seat ----------

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 9, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The West Sacramento City Council on Wednesday selected Beverly “Babs” Sandeen to fill the seat vacated when councilman Oscar Villegas left to serve on the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. The vote was 4-0, and came after the council interviewed six finalists from among […]

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 […]

Jun 152013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 14, 2013 —   Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig reports that on Tuesday, parole commissioners denied parole to 32-year-old convicted murderer Ramiro Acevedo, Jr..  The hearing took place at the California State Prison in Soledad, California where Acevedo is serving a 15-to-life sentence in prison.    According to the District […]