Nov 142013
 
Mike McGowan to step down as supervisor, accept governor's appointment

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 13, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Michael McGowan, one of West Sacramento’s preeminent ‘pols’ since becoming the city’s first mayor in 1987, will leave elected office next month. He has been appointed by Governor Jerry Brown as deputy director of strategic planning and policy at the state department [...]

Nov 112013
 
What do you do with an old courthouse?

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 6, 2013 – News-Ledger Staff What would you do with this landmark courthouse building erected in 1917? Would you convert it to office space? A museum? A school? Some sort of public market? Now that Yolo County is constructing a replacement court, the old structure in Woodland will lose its [...]

Nov 062013
 
Can you clean up a criminal record? New Yolo County program helps some who can

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 30, 2013 – From the County of Yolo Yolo County Public Defender Tracie Olson announces the launch of the Record Mitigation and Community Reintegration Clinic.  The result of a collaboration between the Public Defender’s Office and the University of California, Davis, School of Law, the clinic will help rehabilitated offenders clean up [...]

Sep 202013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 21, 2013 – The Animal Services Section of the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department is looking for help in finding the dog involved in a biting incident Thursday morning in Southport. According to spokesman Mark Persons of the sheriff’s department, a man noticed the apparent stray near Lake Washington Boulevard and Redwood [...]