Sep 172013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo County Food Bank will hand out free food in West Sacramento and Clarksburg on Tuesday, September 17. The event will take place at the West Sacramento County Building, 500 Jefferson, from 9-10 a.m.; Trinity Presbyterian Church at 1500 Park Blvd. from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Yolo Housing Authority, 685 Lighthouse Dr., [...]

Sep 082013
 
New park is part of health outreach for northern West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 –   Information in this report comes chiefly from Edwin Garcia, Media Relations Specialist for Kaiser Permanente. On Tuesday of last week (August 20), local civic leaders and local families celebrated the opening of West Sacramento’s newest city park. Westfield Park — adjacent to Westfield Village Elementary School [...]

Sep 032013
 
Native plants bring native pollinators: the right plants bring butterflies in Yolo

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – By Nancy Bauer Tuleyome Association My native habitat gardening journey started almost 20 years ago, right after viewing a slide show presentation by two passionate butterfly gardeners. The magic of those butterfly gardens resurrected memories of a favorite childhood garden— a glorious tangle of fragrant flowers, hanging [...]

Sep 022013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – Festivities around the opening of the Japan-based Nippon Shokken food seasonings plant in Southport weren’t the only thing in West Sacramento business news this month. According to various media reports: –  Petco opened one of two new Sacramento-area stores on Aug. 19 near Ikea in West Sacramento. [...]

Aug 262013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 26, 2013 – A skydiving accident near Davis on Saturday killed an experienced, 23-year old skydiver. Mark Persons, a spokesman for the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department, said deputies responded at about 6 p.m. on August 24 to the Sky Dance facility at the Yolo County Airport. “Upon arrival, deputies located the [...]

Aug 202013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 14, 2013 – From Beth Gabor County of Yolo Last week, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors received the 2012 Yolo County Agricultural Report – an annual report which summarizes the acreage, production and gross valuation of all agricultural commodities produced in Yolo County in 2012.  The total gross valuation [...]