Oct 312014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 29, 2014 – The City of West Sacramento and County of Yolo are about to kick off a $100,000 project to house at least 71 homeless people in a “housing first” pilot project. The “Bridge to Housing Pilot Project” includes a community cleanup of the city’s north levee area (a longtime dwelling [...]

Sep 142014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 3, 2014 – The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department warns members of the public not to touch any bats found on the ground. The department tells of one incident that took place early the afternoon of August 13 in Davis: “A bat was found inside a tire swing at Davis Community [...]

Jun 242014
 
Yolo County appoints new planning boss, merges several departments

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 18, 2014 – From Beth Gabor, County of Yolo Yolo County Administrator Patrick Blacklock has announced the appointment of Lautaro “Taro” Echiburu as director of the newly configured Department of Planning, Public Works & Environmental Services. As of July 1, the division of Environmental Health will merge with the divisions of Planning [...]

Jan 272014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 27, 2014 – The Yolo County Animal Services Division is asking the public for help in locating a dog involved in a biting incident on the I-80 onramp at Jefferson Boulevard yesterday (Sunday, Jan. 26). A woman was bit by the ‘pit bull’ type dog as she “attempted to contain the [...]

Sep 202013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 21, 2013 – The Animal Services Section of the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department is looking for help in finding the dog involved in a biting incident Thursday morning in Southport. According to spokesman Mark Persons of the sheriff’s department, a man noticed the apparent stray near Lake Washington Boulevard and Redwood [...]

Sep 052012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 22, 2012 – The state supreme court has reinstated the conviction of a man found guilty of leaving a fake bomb at the Yolo County Communications Center in 2006. 66-year old Barry Turnage of Woodland was sentenced to life in prison under the “three strikes law,” after prior [...]