Mar 062012
Fashion show at West Sac city hall

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The annual Yolo County Celebrity Fashion Show will return to the West Sacramento City Hall Galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue, at 6 p.m. on March 29. The show features local celebrities modeling fashions from local stores, and serves as a benefit for the Yolo County Children’s Alliance and the Yolo County [...]

Mar 062012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 29, 2912 – Yolo Superior Court is looking for people to serve on the grand jury for a year beginning on July 1. Each year, the court impanels 19 citizens to serve on this independent body. Duties of the Yolo County Grand Jury include reviewing the operations of local governments [...]

Feb 282012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – First 5 Yolo – a local agency funded with tobacco tax money – believes it is on track to distribute $2.5 million in additional money to Yolo organizations that support kids up to age five and their families over the next three years. The money was held up after the passage [...]

Feb 242012
Free food every Friday on Anna St.

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 – The Yolo County Children’s Alliance and First 5 Yolo remind you that fresh fruits and vegetables are given away at 10 a.m. every Friday at the Alyce Norman Elementary School site of the Alliance’s offices. The program receives $15,000 per year from First 5 Yolo (chartered with [...]

Feb 162012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo County Library is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Caldecott Medal-winning children’s book “The Snowy Day,” which “was one of the first books to feature an African-American child in a main role that appeals to all children.” Storytime programs at the West Sacramento branch, 1212 Merkley Avenue, will feature [...]

Feb 092012

From the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office Several alert older adults in Yolo County recently contacted the Yolo County District Attorney’s Elder Protection Unit to report phone calls from people pretending to be from a collection agency. In one instance the caller claimed to be an attorney and that over $800 dollars was owed for [...]

Feb 072012

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 1, 2012 – GUEST OPINION – Telling you that agriculture is important in Solano and Yolo counties is not news to any of us.  But if we told you that agriculture is the engine behind a $2.5 billion sector of our economies, you might be interested.  When we add that agriculture is [...]