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 252012
 
West Sac woman is Red Cross 'hero'

 FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 – A West Sacramento woman received a “Hero” award from the Capital Region Chapter of the American Red Cross. Raemarie Goin of West Sacramento and  Scott Sherwood, another employee of the Costco store in Woodland, were honored for coming to the aid of a customer who suffered a [...]

Dec 192012
 
Go climb a nearby mountain

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 – Guest Commentary by Charlotte Orr Tuleyome Association December 11th was designated International Mountain Day. The day was created by the UN in 2003 to promote awareness about the importance of the world’s mountains and highlands. Mountains are crucial to life, provide most of the world’s fresh water, [...]

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 [...]