Jun 082012
 
Honorary diploma for those who left to serve

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 6, 2012 – From the Yolo County Office of Education The Yolo County Office of Education (YCOE) celebrated “Operation Recognition” on Thursday, May 24, at the Yolo County Office of Education Conference Center. The program gave honorary high school diplomas to veterans unable to earn their diplomas because they left school to [...]

Jun 082012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 6, 2012 – Pacific Gas & Electric Company says its helicopters will be conducting low-flying inspection patrols through June 15, taking stock of power lines in Yolo and Solano counties.   “A helicopter will fly at approximately 250 to 300 feet, depending on the area and if livestock are present,” [...]

Jun 052012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 30, 2012 – By John Young, Yolo Co. Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights & Measures Farm-to-School programs combine public health and agricultural marketing objectives with the potential to change the way young people eat, think about food and improve their health through development of life-long healthy eating habits. Farm-to-School Yolo is [...]

May 302012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 23, 2012 – LINDSAY CORREA Yolo County Tobacco Prevention Coaltion The Yolo County Tobacco Prevention Coalition is seeking new members! An article in The Sacramento Bee entitled “Wealthy Counties Top the List of California’s Healthiest,” published on April 4,  stated that Yolo County citizens have a far lower smoking rate [...]

May 262012
 
RC student honored for volunteering

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 23, 2012 – From the Yolo Community Foundation Carlos Robles, a senior at River City High School, was awarded one of four Yolo Youth Service Awards (YoYoSA) by the Yolo Community Foundation for his work with Computers 4 Kids.   “Robles’ application stood out because of his combination of technical know-how, hard [...]

May 212012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Dialing 211 in Yolo County will get you “211 Yolo,” with 24-hour, free, confidential, multilingual advice on how to connect with any of over 900 community services available to county residents. If you need help and don’t know where to turn, call 211. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

May 132012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute free food to West Sacramento and Clarksburg residents on Tuesday, May 15. The event will take place from 9-10 a.m. at the West Sacramento County Building, 500 Jefferson Blvd.; 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd.; 11-noon at the Yolo Housing [...]