Jun 222012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 20, 2012 – Yolo County residents can exchange their old used motor oil filter for a comparable new one, free, on Saturday, June 23. Bring your old filter to any AutoZone or O’Reilly Auto Parts store in West Sacramento or Woodland on June 23 (there’s an AutoZone in West Sac at 1400 [...]

Jun 152012
 
McGowan reelected; other faces will change

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 13, 2012 – The state primary election on June 5 was a quiet ballot for local West Sacramento elections. There were no local measures on the ballot, and voters won’t choose new city council or school board members until November. Mike McGowan ran unopposed for another term as Yolo County [...]

Jun 092012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 30, 2012 – Pizza coupon for youngsters, tablet computer raffle for teen book reviewers during library’s summer reading program From the County of Yolo The Yolo County Library is rolling out its ever-popular summer reading program starting June 1.  The program runs through mid-August and will include free reading clubs [...]

Jun 082012
 
Honorary diploma for those who left to serve

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 6, 2012 – From the Yolo County Office of Education The Yolo County Office of Education (YCOE) celebrated “Operation Recognition” on Thursday, May 24, at the Yolo County Office of Education Conference Center. The program gave honorary high school diplomas to veterans unable to earn their diplomas because they left school to [...]

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 [...]