Jun 292013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — JUNE 26, 2013 – Yolo County’s property tax roll was valued at over $20 billion for the first time since 2008, reports Assessor Joel Butler. “The improving real estate market and thriving agricultural economy, coupled with new construction and changes of ownership (which trigger reappraisal) increased this year’s roll to [...]

Jun 232013
 
Learn more about foster parenting: workshop on Tuesday in West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — June 19, 2013 – West Sacramentans are invited to learn more about becoming a foster parent. “Most people have a false impression of foster children,” reported Cherie Schroeder of the Foster & Kinship Care Education Program at Woodland Community College. “They are kids who at no fault of their own are [...]

Jun 182013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — June 12, 2013 The Yolo County Food Bank will distribute free food to eligible West Sacramento and Clarksburg residents on Tuesday, June 18. Hours and locations include the West Sacramento County Building at 500 Jefferson Blvd., from 9-10 a.m; Trinity Presbyterian Church at 1500 Park Blvd.; from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Yolo Housing [...]

Jun 112013
 
Make your garden friendly to honey bees, as well as native bee species

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 5, 2013 – By Mary K. Hanson Tuleyome Association Most likely you recognize the European honey bees when you see them, but did you know that California also boasts over 1600 species of native bees?  There are actually over 300 species just in Yolo County alone, and like honey bees, [...]

Jun 022013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 22, 2013 – The annual food drive collected by the area’s mail carriers was called a success by the Yolo County Food Bank, which benefited from the drive. Residents were asked to leave their bagged food donations outside for mail carriers to pick up on Saturday, May 11. The “Stamp [...]

May 282013
 
West Sac teen honored for service

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 22, 2013 – Bradly Palmer was selected as a recipient of the Yolo Youth Service Award scholarship for his volunteer service with the Bryte and Broderick Community Action Network in West Sacramento.  Bradly’s commitment to volunteerism indicates great potential for service and leadership in the future. Yolo Community Foundation (YCF) [...]