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 [...]

Jan 222012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER The Yolo County Planning & Public Works, Division of Integrated Waste Management holds weekly collection of household hazardous waste (HHW) at the Yolo County Central Landfill (44090 County Road 28H).  The HHW facility is open every Friday and Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The landfill also accepts hazardous waste from businesses [...]

Jan 212012

NEWS-LEDGER — Jan 11, 2012 – If you have a traffic ticket debt that was due by Jan. 1, 2009, but which you still owe, you may qualify for a 50%-off “traffic amnesty” program now in effect.   According to the Judicial Council of California, you have to meet all the following conditions: — You [...]

Jan 202012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — 11:57 A.M., JAN 20, 2012 Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig has just announced that there is “insufficient information contained within the police reports submitted by the UC Davis Police Department to justify the filing of criminal charges against those individuals arrested during the November 18, 2011, confrontation with UC Davis Police [...]