Sep 032012
 

From the West Sacramento News-Ledger — AUG 22, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor – This year’s “Yolo County Teacher of the Year” is Jerry Delsol, a high school teacher from the Woodland Joint Unified School district. Colleagues called him “inspiring.” The award is given by the Yolo County Superintendent of Schools from among [...]

Aug 232012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 22, 2012 –   The following article includes a link for you to use to look up your property tax information or ask for your tax value to be reassessed. Yolo County Assessor Joel Butler has released the 2012-13 Yolo County Tax Roll, which shows a slight decline [...]

Aug 212012
 

From the West Sacramento NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo County Food Bank will distribute food to eligible West Sacramento and Clarksburg residents on Tuesday, Aug. 21.   Locations include the 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 [...]

Aug 192012
 
The wilderness nearby: Cache Creek

By Andrew Fulks It’s summer, 2012. The slap, slap, slap of Cache Creek drums on the bottom of my boat as I paddle down the North Fork.  Bobbing, weaving, head down.  Branches have grown since last summer.  The North Fork is the first couple miles of the Wilderness run and the vegetation makes for more [...]

Aug 132012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 13, 2012 – With tomorrow’s temperature expected to reach about 112 degrees, contributing to bad air quality, a regional “Spare the Air” day has been declared. Among other things, this means some local bus service will be offered free. Here’s the full text of a press release from YoloBus in Yolo [...]

Aug 072012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento library branch is promoting reading by inviting kids of all ages to read to a therapy dog for 15 minutes on the second and fourth Friday of each month, 3:30-5 p.m. at 1212 Merkley Avenue. First come, first to read. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Aug 052012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 1, 2012 – The office of Senator Barbara Boxer announced last month that she had introduced legislation to create a 319,000-acre “Berryessa Snow Mountain Conservation Area” from a region that spans the counties of Yolo, Lake, Mendocino and Napa. “The Berryessa Snow Mountain region is one of California’s [...]