Sep 302012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 19, 2012 – By Beth Gabor, Public Information Officer County of Yolo On September 11, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors received the 2011 Yolo County Agricultural Report – an annual report which summarizes the acreage, production and gross valuation of all agricultural commodities produced in Yolo County [...]

Sep 192012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 19, 2012 – The office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig has just released a statement saying that it will not press charges against the UC Davis police officers involved in a notorious use of pepper spray against peaceful protesters last November. The statement doesn’t condone the officers’ actions (and [...]

Sep 172012
 
Interns support the D.A.'s office

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT. 5, 2012 – From the County of Yolo Last month, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors honored 20 interns and volunteers currently serving in the Yolo County District Attorney’s office. College students, law students, retirees or those looking for experience can volunteer in the District Attorney’s office anywhere [...]

Sep 052012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 22, 2012 – The state supreme court has reinstated the conviction of a man found guilty of leaving a fake bomb at the Yolo County Communications Center in 2006. 66-year old Barry Turnage of Woodland was sentenced to life in prison under the “three strikes law,” after prior [...]

Sep 032012
 

From the West Sacramento News-Ledger — AUG 22, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor – This year’s “Yolo County Teacher of the Year” is Jerry Delsol, a high school teacher from the Woodland Joint Unified School district. Colleagues called him “inspiring.” The award is given by the Yolo County Superintendent of Schools from among [...]

Aug 192012
 
The wilderness nearby: Cache Creek

By Andrew Fulks It’s summer, 2012. The slap, slap, slap of Cache Creek drums on the bottom of my boat as I paddle down the North Fork.  Bobbing, weaving, head down.  Branches have grown since last summer.  The North Fork is the first couple miles of the Wilderness run and the vegetation makes for more [...]

Aug 052012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 1, 2012 – The office of Senator Barbara Boxer announced last month that she had introduced legislation to create a 319,000-acre “Berryessa Snow Mountain Conservation Area” from a region that spans the counties of Yolo, Lake, Mendocino and Napa. “The Berryessa Snow Mountain region is one of California’s [...]