Jul 272014
 
Yolo's booth at state fair celebrates farms, earns a medal

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 16, 2014 – From Beth Gabor Information Officer County of Yolo This year, Yolo County took home a gold ribbon in the California State Fair Counties Exhibit competition, as well as a blue ribbon for ‘best content’.  With this year’s counties exhibit theme, “From (our) County to Your Table,” Yolo County is [...]

Jun 272014
 
Yolo supervisors, sheriff agree to a joint investigation of criticisms of sheriff's management

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 25, 2014 – The Yolo County Board of Supervisors and Yolo County Sheriff Ed Prieto have agreed to form an “independent working group” to address internal issues in the sheriff’s office. The board of supervisors referred concerns about nepotism and other alleged inappropriate personnel practices to the county grand jury. The resulting [...]

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 [...]

May 312014
 
Villegas believes he's right for the Yolo board of supervisors

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 28, 2014 –   Last week, the News-Ledger brought you an interview with Norma Alcala, who is running for the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. This week, we offer this chat with Oscar Villegas, who hopes to keep that seat.   This race is part of the June 3 ballot. [...]

Apr 072014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — March 26, 2014 – The Yolo County School Boards Association honored a number of educators throughout the county at its annual dinner on March 17. From the Washington Unified School District in West Sacramento, the association singled out for excellence Julie Hoskins, an “ELD” and categorical programs administrator, and the “BEST” [...]

Mar 252014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 12, 2014 – From Beth Gabor County of Yolo The international bond rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) in February raised its long-term rating for Yolo County’s general obligation debt from “BBB+” to “A-“ and indicated that the outlook is stable. The rating is based on S&P’s opinion of the following factors [...]

Jan 202014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – The Yolo County Women’s History Month committee invites nominations for Yolo County women to be honored at the group’s March 6 luncheon. Nominees must have a track record of contributing to their community along the theme of “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment.” Individuals and organizations may nominate an [...]