Dec 142011
 
Nearly 400 families get a little help

     FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 14, 2011 – The Yolo County Children’s Alliance sponsored its fifth annual “Community Giveaway Day” to those who queued up outside Westfield Village Elementary School on Nov. 19. They’ve crunched the numbers: 394 families received complete Thanksgiving dinners, over 300 handmade blankets and 1,500 toys were distributed. People [...]

Dec 142011
 

  Crime victims and other interested parties can now sign up to be informed when a criminal offender is released – and can have around-the-clock access to offender information by telephone or Internet. Yolo County Sheriff Ed Prieto’s office reports that the users can go to www.vinelink.com or call 1-877-411-5588 to find out if an [...]

Nov 292011
 

  NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – 2:54 p.m., Nov. 29, 2011 – UC Davis police used pepper spray on a group of nonviolent protesters on Nov. 18, creating a controversy discussed around the world. This afternoon, the Yolo County District Attorney’s office released a copy of a letter bearing today’s date in which D.A. Jeff Reisig and [...]

Nov 252011
 
Senator Garage celebrates 85 years

 NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 23, 2011 (published here with additional photos) The historic Senator Garage building at 521 C Street in northern West Sacramento celebrated its 85th birthday on Oct. 1 with a party. The occasion was also used to re-dedicate a plaque commemorating a local courthouse “somewhere” near that site in the mid-1800s, before the [...]

Nov 232011
 
Sneak peek at new county courthouse

 GUEST COMMENTARY From the Administrative Office of the Courts State of California Local government leaders received the first public preview of the design of the New Woodland Courthouse at last night’s city council meeting when Presiding Judge David Rosenberg of the Superior Court of Yolo County and officials from the Administrative Office of the Courts [...]

Nov 112011
 

  NEWS-LEDGER/From the Yolo Co.  Library – The Yolo County Library is hosting presentations from the UCD Family Protection and Legal Assistance Clinic on anti-cyberbullying at several branch libraries through November.  One remaining presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, November 16, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.  Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library in Davis. These presentations will [...]