Mar 062012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 29, 2912 – Yolo Superior Court is looking for people to serve on the grand jury for a year beginning on July 1. Each year, the court impanels 19 citizens to serve on this independent body. Duties of the Yolo County Grand Jury include reviewing the operations of local governments [...]

Feb 292012
 
Foster care, & a bowl of soup

 NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 – GUEST COMMENTARY From the Woodland Community College Foster & Kinship Care Education Program It was a recipe for success.  Begin with a great cause, mix in dozens of volunteers, over 60 delicious homemade soups and a silent auction. Next, open the doors to the public for about four hours [...]

Feb 282012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – First 5 Yolo – a local agency funded with tobacco tax money – believes it is on track to distribute $2.5 million in additional money to Yolo organizations that support kids up to age five and their families over the next three years. The money was held up after the passage [...]

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 [...]