Jan 162012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER The Food Bank of Yolo County will give away food to eligible West Sacramento and Clarksburg residents on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The schedule will be: 9-10 a.m. at the county building, 500 Jefferson Blvd. in West Sacramento; 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd., West Sacramento; 11-noon at the Yolo [...]

Jan 102012
 
'Tot lot,' other projects funded

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER Last month, the First 5 Yolo organization awarded $40,000 in mini-grants to organizations supporting children 0 to 5 in local communities. “We received 26 requests for more than $111,775 in funding,” said Yolo County Supervisor and First 5 Yolo Chair, Don Saylor in a First 5 Yolo press release.  “Each proposal demonstrated [...]

Jan 092012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 9, 2012 – All Yolo County court facilities  in Woodland were evacuated after a bomb threat received at the Superior Courthouse at 8:30 a.m. today. West Sacramento police and CHP officers helped the sheriff’s department and Woodland police look for a bomb. None was found, and the courts were re-opened at [...]

Jan 022012
 
Students, volunteers plant trees in Yolo nature preserve

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 – From Beth Gabor Yolo County Information Officer On Dec. 13, the Cache Creek Conservancy, the Sacramento Tree Foundation and the Center for Land-Based Learning partnered to plant 200 native trees and shrubs on the grounds of Yolo County’s Cache Creek Nature Preserve in Western Yolo County.  Follow up instruction [...]

Dec 292011
 
McGowan to run again

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s Mike McGowan announced this month he will run to defend the Yolo Board of Supervisors seat he has held since 1993. He has also just been named president of the California State Association of Counties – which is now [...]

Dec 142011
 
Nearly 400 families get a little help

   FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 14, 2011 – The Yolo County Children’s Alliance sponsored its fifth annual “Community Giveaway Day” to those who queued up outside Westfield Village Elementary School on Nov. 19. They’ve crunched the numbers: 394 families received complete Thanksgiving dinners, over 300 handmade blankets and 1,500 toys were distributed. People began [...]