Jun 082012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 6, 2012 – Pacific Gas & Electric Company says its helicopters will be conducting low-flying inspection patrols through June 15, taking stock of power lines in Yolo and Solano counties.   “A helicopter will fly at approximately 250 to 300 feet, depending on the area and if livestock are present,” [...]

Jun 052012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 30, 2012 – By John Young, Yolo Co. Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights & Measures Farm-to-School programs combine public health and agricultural marketing objectives with the potential to change the way young people eat, think about food and improve their health through development of life-long healthy eating habits. Farm-to-School Yolo is [...]

May 302012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 23, 2012 – LINDSAY CORREA Yolo County Tobacco Prevention Coaltion The Yolo County Tobacco Prevention Coalition is seeking new members! An article in The Sacramento Bee entitled “Wealthy Counties Top the List of California’s Healthiest,” published on April 4,  stated that Yolo County citizens have a far lower smoking rate [...]

May 122012
 
Where the Delta came from

GUEST COMMENTARY FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 9, 2012 – By Glen Holstein Tuleyome Organization Fifteen thousand years ago what became California had no Delta and was in a very different world in which much of North America and Europe were covered by vast continental ice sheets.  By then people occupied most of the eastern [...]