Jul 162013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute free food on Tuesday, July 16. Hours and locations include the West Sacramento County Building at 500 Jefferson Blvd. from 9-10 a.m.; Trinity Presbyterian Church at 1500 Park Blvd., from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Yolo Housing Authority at 685 Lighthouse Drive, from 11-noon; and [...]

Jul 142013
Special porch ornament goes missing

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 10, 2013 – By Daryl Fisher News-Ledger Features Editor Last weekend, Marlene Perini woke up as she always does and went outside her Alder Way home to get her Sunday newspaper. She quickly spotted her paper, but to her shock, her beloved wooden bear was no longer on the front porch as [...]

Jul 122013
Parenthood: power of genes & ignorance

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 3, 2013 – I was talking to a friend the other day about how he wished he had been a better parent. “What are you talking about?” I asked him in disbelief. “You are one of the best parents I know.” “But my kids have had more than their fair [...]

Jul 112013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 10, 2013 Attend the River Cats game on July 13 and support local Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) programs, which help represent children in foster care situations. For tickets, go to www.rivercats.com/fundraisers, selected CASA YOLO, and use the offer code: “Child.” Tickets are $10-22, and may be printed on your [...]

Jul 092013
Group rates for solar in Yolo County

JULY 3, 2013 — FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – By Matt Rexroad Yolo County Supervisor Energy independence means different things to different people and no energy source will better help residents hedge against rising electricity costs and move from dirty sources of energy more than solar. It is a domestic, reliable, renewable and abundant solution. On [...]