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 [...]

Aug 012012
 

From the West Sacramento News-Ledger   By purchasing solar voltaic systems, solar thermal equipment or other energy efficiency measures in a group, you can save money. Deadline to enroll is Aug. 7 for the program offered by Local Governments for Sustainability USA. As of Friday, 156 Yolo County members had signed up, approaching the goal [...]

Jul 312012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 25, 2012 –   The folks who fight West Nile Virus every summer by attacking the mosquito population report that no aerial spraying is planned at this time in the Sacramento-Yolo area — but low intensity ground spraying is underway from time to time.   The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito & Vector [...]

Jul 262012
 
Yolo Fair booth: baseball, wine & more

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 25, 2012 – From the County of Yolo    This year, Yolo County took home a silver medal for its California State Fair booth in the counties’ exhibit competition. Yolo’s theme was “Yolo: You Only Live Once.”  there were 29 participating counties.   Yolo County’s unique exhibit evidently impressed the judges with [...]

Jul 122012
 
Help equip local kids for school

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 11, 2012 –   IKEA West Sacramento is asking the community to help low-income kids start the school year loaded with new backpacks and classroom supplies.  The “Getting Yolo County Kids Ready for School” collection drive is underway through July 29. KATIE VILLEGAS, executive director of the Yolo County Childrens Alliance (News-Ledger/2011) [...]