Jan 132013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – From Beth Gabor County of Yolo The Yolo County Library is pleased to announce that starting in 2013, it will offer free for all library patrons, Pronunciator, the online language-learning system.  With 60 of the world’s most popular languages, and English as a Second Language (ESL) courses in 50 languages, [...]

Jan 102013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 2, 2013 – Some of the goings-on around Yolo County in recent weeks:   The Yolo County Children’s Alliance announced it had received a $45,000 grant from United Way Capitol Region. The money is intended to fund participation in the United Way STAR Readers project for 80 local kids in [...]

Jan 092013
 
Johannessen looking at homeless issue

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 2, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Councilman Mark Johannessen plans to lobby the West Sacramento city council next month to include a “homeless” policy among the city’s priorities for 2013. Johannessen has been chairman of an informal group of “stakeholders” discussing the issue of homelessness in the city. [...]

Jan 062013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – All Yolo County college-bound teens are invited to a couple of free workshops hosted at the Davis branch library, 315 14th Street in Davis. Practice for the SAT and ACT tests on Sat., Jan. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (follow-up on Jan. 22) by taking a practice test, then [...]

Dec 182012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 19, 2012 – Yolo County Sheriff’s Deputies shot two dogs that “charged the deputies” during a probation search at an Antelope Street house in Woodland on Monday at about 9:20 a.m . According to Sgt. Lance Faille of the sheriff’s department, deputies conducted a probation search of the home of Shane [...]

Nov 232012
 
A thousand West Sac residents helped

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 – About 250 families totaling about 1,000 West Sacramento residents turned up Saturday for the annual “Community  Giveaway Day” held on Saturday at the Westfield Village Elementary School campus. The event started at 8 a.m. — but people started lining up on the drizzly day as early as [...]

Nov 132012
 
Cache Creek: a wilderness nearby

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 7, 2012 – By Sara D. Husby-Good Executive Director of Tuleyome Did you know that the Cache Creek River and the Cache Creek Natural Area is right in your own back yard?  Just a quick 50 mile hop, skip, and a jump in the car and you could soon find [...]