NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 21, 2012 – The Sacramento County Coroner’s office has released the identity of the suspect shot and killed after a crime spree that started in West Sacramento Friday morning and led to the closure of I-80 on the Yolo Causeway (see earlier posts on this site). He was 38-year old Jimmy [...]
NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 21, 2012 – The suspect in yesterday’s carjackings that shut down I-80 at the Yolo Causeway is dead after a shooting involving Sacramento sheriff’s deputies at an apartment complex. Following is the entire set of press releases summarizing the incident from the West Sacramento Police Department: PRESS RELEASE April 20 “On [...]
NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE UPDATE: 12:35 P.M.: Authorities are reopening the Yolo Causeway at this time, although it isn’t known how quickly traffic will return to normal as thousands of trapped motorists begin filtering through in both directions. The second vehicle hijacked by the gunman was found in the Arden Arcade area of Sacramento, and he was [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Explore one of Woodland’s 11 museums for free on April 14. Some museums will have donation boxes, Hedrick Ag Center will be half price. Most will have free admission on that day. Brochures and maps will be available at each museum. The list includes: Christian Church Museum, 509 College Gibson [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – Yolo library card holders age 5-18 who have overdue book fines are invited to “read off your fines” between April 6-14. The library will give $1 credit against these fines for each 15 minutes spent reading a book of their choice at the library. Available hours vary; visit www.yolocountylibrary.org. Copyright News-Ledger 2012
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Interested in learning more about becoming a foster parent? Attend a free introductory workshop from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at Woodland Community College, Room 727. For information, call (530) 574-1964 or visit www.yolofostercare.com. Spanish-speakers may call Marcia, 956-9299.
GUEST COMMENTARY from the March 7, 2012 News-Ledger: By Patty Wong Yolo County Librarian When I came to Yolo County Library as the County Librarian, I got to know people from grass-roots community groups that have supported the Library for over one hundred years. Each branch of the Yolo County Library has local residents who [...]