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 [...]

Jan 222012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER The Yolo County Planning & Public Works, Division of Integrated Waste Management holds weekly collection of household hazardous waste (HHW) at the Yolo County Central Landfill (44090 County Road 28H).  The HHW facility is open every Friday and Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The landfill also accepts hazardous waste from businesses [...]

Jan 202012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — 11:57 A.M., JAN 20, 2012 Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig has just announced that there is “insufficient information contained within the police reports submitted by the UC Davis Police Department to justify the filing of criminal charges against those individuals arrested during the November 18, 2011, confrontation with UC Davis Police [...]

Jan 172012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 11, 2012 – The sewage district that serves much of the region – including West Sacramento – has filed a lawsuit in Sacramento’s superior court asking for relief from new regulations that it says would force ratepayers to foot the bill for $2 billion in sewage plant improvements. The Central [...]

Jan 162012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER The Food Bank of Yolo County will give away food to eligible West Sacramento and Clarksburg residents on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The schedule will be: 9-10 a.m. at the county building, 500 Jefferson Blvd. in West Sacramento; 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd., West Sacramento; 11-noon at the Yolo [...]

Jan 092012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 9, 2012 – All Yolo County court facilities  in Woodland were evacuated after a bomb threat received at the Superior Courthouse at 8:30 a.m. today. West Sacramento police and CHP officers helped the sheriff’s department and Woodland police look for a bomb. None was found, and the courts were re-opened at [...]

Jan 022012
 
Students, volunteers plant trees in Yolo nature preserve

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 – From Beth Gabor Yolo County Information Officer On Dec. 13, the Cache Creek Conservancy, the Sacramento Tree Foundation and the Center for Land-Based Learning partnered to plant 200 native trees and shrubs on the grounds of Yolo County’s Cache Creek Nature Preserve in Western Yolo County.  Follow up instruction [...]