Feb 242012
 
Free food every Friday on Anna St.

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 – The Yolo County Children’s Alliance and First 5 Yolo remind you that fresh fruits and vegetables are given away at 10 a.m. every Friday at the Alyce Norman Elementary School site of the Alliance’s offices. The program receives $15,000 per year from First 5 Yolo (chartered with [...]

Feb 212012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute free food in West Sacramento and Clarksburg on Feb. 21. The schedule will be: Starting at 9-10 a.m. at the county building, 500 Jefferson Blvd.; 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd.; 11-noon at Yolo Housing Authority, 685 Lighthouse Dr.; and [...]

Feb 182012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo County Animal Shelter is offering half-priced adoption fees for dogs and cats, between Feb. 21-25. Adopt a dog for $75 or a cat for $55 between 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. or 2-5:30 p.m. on Tuesday through Friday, or on Saturday 10-12:30 or 2-3:30. The shelter is at 2640 [...]

Feb 162012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo County Library is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Caldecott Medal-winning children’s book “The Snowy Day,” which “was one of the first books to feature an African-American child in a main role that appeals to all children.” Storytime programs at the West Sacramento branch, 1212 Merkley Avenue, will feature [...]

Feb 152012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo Community Foundation is looking to honor local high school seniors who have volunteered with a Yolo nonprofit for at least 60 hours during their junior or senior years of high school. Winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship and a Yolo Youth Service Award; the nonprofit they support will receive [...]

Feb 092012
 

From the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office Several alert older adults in Yolo County recently contacted the Yolo County District Attorney’s Elder Protection Unit to report phone calls from people pretending to be from a collection agency. In one instance the caller claimed to be an attorney and that over $800 dollars was owed for [...]

Feb 072012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 1, 2012 – GUEST OPINION – Telling you that agriculture is important in Solano and Yolo counties is not news to any of us.  But if we told you that agriculture is the engine behind a $2.5 billion sector of our economies, you might be interested.  When we add that agriculture is [...]