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 212012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Dialing 211 in Yolo County will get you “211 Yolo,” with 24-hour, free, confidential, multilingual advice on how to connect with any of over 900 community services available to county residents. If you need help and don’t know where to turn, call 211. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Apr 242012
 

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo County Children’s Alliance and Child Abuse Prevention Council hope you’ll join them at a Child Abuse Prevention Fun Run, on Sat., April 28, at Marguerite Montgomery Elementary School, 1441 Danbury St. in Davis. There will be a 5k walk/run at 8 a.m. and a 1k kids’ fun run [...]

Apr 142012
 

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 [...]

Apr 072012
 

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

Mar 292012
 

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 [...]