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Yolo County Extends Deadline for Community Input to Better Address Needs of Low-Income Residents

Woodland, CA -– The Yolo County Community Services Action Board (CSAB) held a public hearing to receive input on its two-year plan to better address the needs of low-income individuals and families that reside in Yolo County. The feedback from…

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Randomized Alphabet Drawing Results for the August 31, 2021 City of West Sacramento All-Mail Ballot Special Municipal Election

Woodland, CA – In accordance with Elections Code sections 13312 and 13113(a), the Secretary of State’s Office conducted a random drawing on Monday, June 7, 2021, of the letters of the alphabet to determine the order of appearance of…

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Nomination Period Extended for Office

Woodland, CA – The nomination period for the following office on the ballot for the August 31, 2021 Landowner District Election has been extended until 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, 2021. This extension is only applicable to candidates other…

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Yolo County Climate Action Commission is Looking for Members

Woodland, CA -- On September 29, 2020, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution declaring a climate crisis requiring an urgent and inclusive mobilization of countywide resources to initiate a just transition to an inclusive,…

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Yolo County Commons Policy Changes

Yolo DA’s Office’s New Public Data Tool Reveals Racial Disparity in Cases Sent to Prosecutor’s Office, Inspires Immediate Policy Change New Policy Will Prevent Defendants with Criminal Histories from Automatically Being…

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Community Input Needed to Address Needs of Low-Income Residents

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Community Services Action Board (CSAB) is looking for community input during a public hearing to better address the needs of low-income individuals and families residing in Yolo County. The feedback from this…

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Yolo County and the Yolo Habitat Conservancy Seek Members For Implementation Advisory Committee

Yolo County and the Yolo Habitat Conservancy (Conservancy) are currently accepting applications for the Yolo Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP)/Natural Community Conservation Plan (NCCP) Implementation Advisory Committee. The Implementation Advisory…

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for May 26, 2021

The Yolo County Housing agenda scheduled at 3:00 pm is now available at the following link. This meeting is being agendized to allow Board Members, staff and the public to participate in the meeting via teleconference, pursuant to the…

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Yolo County New Hope Community Development Corporation Meeting Agenda for May 26, 2021

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State Still Requires Face Coverings in Yolo County

Until notified by Yolo County, residents are still required to wear face coverings in certain settings based on the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) guidance for use of face coverings.  On Thursday, the U.S. Centers for…

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10-Year-Old Murder Case Ends in Convictions - Defendant Fled to Mexico After La Finca Shooting

Woodland, CA -- After a two-month trial which occurred during the COVID pandemic, a Yolo County jury convicted Jose Luis Gomez Arreola, 36, of Fairfield, of one count of murder, three counts of attempted murder, and eight counts of assault with a…

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Yolo County Criminal Justice partners helping to decriminalize those who live with mental illness (Woodland, CA) - Yolo County’s Criminal Justice partners, which include the Probation Department, the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA),…

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Over 908 New Crimes Committed by Individuals Released on $0 Bail

Woodland, CA -- As a result of the Yolo County Superior Court’s continued use of $0 bail, over 908 new crimes have been committed as of April 21, 2021. In April of 2020, the California Judicial Council imposed the “$0” Emergency…

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Yolo County Seeks Public Input on Workforce Development Plan by June 1, 2021

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Workforce Innovation Board (WIB), local workforce development board, is soliciting public input on the 2021-24 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) local plan to help identify strategies to achieve…

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Covid-19 Property Tax Penalty Waivers Accepted Until May 6, 2021

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Tax Collector’s Office wants to remind taxpayers who own property in Yolo County that property tax penalty waivers for circumstances associated with COVID-19 will be accepted until May 6, 2021. After this…

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Yolo County Seeks Two Additional Members for Redistricting Advisory Committee

Woodland, CA – Yolo County is currently accepting applications to fill two seats on the Redistricting Advisory Committee. The Advisory Redistricting Commission, in accordance with applicable state and federal statutes, will conduct the 2021…

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GALT Husband and Wife Convicted of Auto Insurance Fraud

Galt husband and wife, Lovepreet and Parwinder Randhawa, were convicted of filing a fraudulent auto insurance claim. In February 2018, Officers with California Highway Patrol conducted an investigation into a collision which occurred on Interstate…

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for April 28, 2021

This information has recently been updated with the agenda for the Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Yolo County Housing meeting, and is now available at the following link. Meeting begins at 3:00 p.m. NOTE: This meeting is being agendized to allow Board…

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Yolo County Adds New Phone Line to Simplify Residents’ Access to Local Assistance Programs

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) has launched a new, consolidated phone line designed to simplify access to HHSA’s many programs for residents. The toll-free phone line is available in English,…

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Yolo LAFCo Meeting Agenda for April 22, 2021

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McCarty’s Drug Treatment Bill Passes out of Public Safety Committee

AB 1542 “Hope Yolo” would provide treatment to those involved in the criminal justice system who live with drug addiction. On April 13, 2021, California Assembly Member Kevin McCarty’s Yolo County Bill passed through the Assembly…

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Tax Relief for Homeowners Affected by Disaster Approved by Yolo County Board of Supervisors

Woodland, CA -- The amendment to a local ordinance proposed by the Yolo County Assessor’s Office was unanimously approved at the April 6, 2021 County Board of Supervisors meeting.  The ordinance offers assistance to qualified property…

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YCDA Honors Victims During National Crime Victims' Rights Week from April 18–24, 2021

Yolo County District Attorney’s Office has planned two events to raise awareness about crime victims’ issues and rights and to introduce the community to important resources and services available. These events will occur, in…

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Yolo County Landfill Offers Free Compost in April and May 2021

Woodland, CA -– During the months of April and May, the Yolo County Central Landfill, located at 44090 County Road 28H in Woodland, will be offering free compost to residents Monday – Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday…

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Yolo County Prosecutors Attend Implicit Bias Training

On March 31, 2021, the Yolo County District Attorney’s hosted a mandatory human relations facilitated training for all Yolo County prosecutors. The main goal of the training was for prosecutors to develop a better understanding of how implicit…

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Preliminary Hearing for Derrick Woods Charged in Death of 13 Months Old Advanced to March 30, 2021

The preliminary hearing for 43-year-old Sacramento man, Derrick Dimone Woods, charged with felony charges of Murder with a Special Circumstance for Inflicting Torture in the Commission of the Murder, Assault on a Child under Eight with Force Likely…

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Property Tax Delinquent if Not Paid by April 12, 2021

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Tax Collector’s Office reminds taxpayers who own property in Yolo County that the second installment of the 2020-21 Secured Property Tax, which is due February 1, 2021, will be delinquent if not paid by…

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Amazon Settles Consumer Protection Lawsuit Relating to Reference Price Advertising

Woodland, CA – Amazon, Inc. has been ordered by a San Diego judge to pay $2 million to resolve a lawsuit brought by California District Attorneys contending that Amazon’s advertised reference prices were either misleading, or potentially…

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Yolo County Moves to the Orange Tier for the First Time March 24, 2021

Woodland, CA – The State of California announced on Tuesday, March 23rd that Yolo County would move into the Moderate, or orange, tier in the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy (Blueprint) after meeting the orange tier’s metrics…

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Tax Relief for Homeowners Affected by Disaster

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Assessor’s Office is proposing an amendment to a local ordinance at the next Yolo County Board of Supervisors meeting, scheduled for March 23, 2021. The ordinance offers assistance to qualified property owners…

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Federal Policy Change Allows Immigrants and Families to Safely Access Local Assistance Programs

Woodland, CA -– Eligible immigrants and their families residing in Yolo County can now safely access CalFresh and Medi-Cal assistance programs without impacting their current immigration status. The federal policy that forced millions of…

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New Hope Community Development Corporation Meeting Agenda for March 24, 2021

This information has recently been updated with the agenda for the Wednesday, March 24, 2021 New Hope CDC Special Meeting, and is now available at the following link. Meeting begins at 3:00 p.m. with the Yolo County Housing Meeting directly…

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Yolo LAFCo Commission Meeting for March 25, 2021

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Yolo County Extends Deadline to April 16 for Community Input to Help Better Address Residents Needs

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Community Services Action Board has extended the survey deadline for input on how to better address the needs of low-income individuals and families that reside in Yolo County to April 16, 2021. Input provided will…

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Rental Assistance Available to Local Renters and Landlords in State’s COVID-19 Rent Relief Program

Woodland, CA – Income-eligible residents and landlords in Yolo County who need financial assistance for past or future rent and utilities will now be able to apply for financial help through the State of California’s COVID?19 Rent Relief…

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Additional Groups Now Eligible for Covid-19 Vaccines in Yolo County

Woodland, CA – Following the State of California’s announcement to provide vaccinations to those deemed highest risk, Yolo County will begin expanding its Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination efforts on March 15 to include…

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Yolo County Hosts Virtual Job Fair Series March 23 and 25, 2021

Woodland, CA – YoloWorks!, Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) and Yolo County Workforce Innovation Board are hosting a Virtual Job Fair Series on March 23 and 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., to help connect job seekers to…

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Yolo County Advisory Boards Vacancies - March 12, 2021

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Board of Supervisors believes that effective citizen involvement is essential to good governance, and that a respectful and informed exchange of ideas between the county and citizens will result in the best…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Budget Workshop 2 Meeting Agenda for March 16, 2021

Please click here for materials for the Board of Supervisors Budget Workshop 2 meeting on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. NOTE: This meeting is being agendized to allow Board Members, staff and the public to participate in the meeting…

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Walk-Up Services for Welfare Assistance Resumes March 8 at Davis and Winters Service Centers

Woodland, CA – Starting March 8, the Davis and Winters Service Centers will reopen walk-up welfare services to Yolo County residents in need, joining the West Sacramento and Woodland Service Centers that are already open.  The following…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Budget Workshop #1 Agenda for March 8, 2021

Click Here to view the Yolo County Board of Supervisors Budget Workshop #1 Agenda for March 8, 2021 Please click here for materials for the Board of Supervisors Budget Workshop #1 on Monday, March 8, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. NOTE: This meeting is…

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Yolo County Vaccinating Education Workers

County Partners with School Districts and Dignity Health to Provide COVID-19 Vaccines Woodland, CA - Yolo County is expediting access to COVID-19 vaccination doses for individuals who work in education. This week, the County reserved 20 percent,…

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Yolo County Returns to the Red Tier; Restrictions Ease for Select Businesses

Woodland, CA -– On February 23, the State of California announced that Yolo County would move into the Substantial, or red, tier in the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy (Blueprint) after meeting the red tier’s metrics for two…

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Yolo County Advisory Boards Vacancies

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Board of Supervisors believes that effective citizen involvement is essential to good governance, and that a respectful and informed exchange of ideas between the county and citizens will result in the best…

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Yolo County’s Rapid Response Layoff Assistance Webinar Series Extended Through June 2021 and Adding Spanish Sessions

Woodland, CA – Yolo County will continue to host webinars to connect residents to the valuable resources available to COVID-19 impacted workers through June 21, 2021. The webinar series, hosted by the Yolo County Workforce Innovation Board,…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for February 9, 2021

Click Here to view the Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for February 9, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. NOTE: This meeting is being agendized to allow Board Members, staff and the public to participate in the meeting via teleconference, pursuant…

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Yolo County Housing Special Meeting Agenda for February 10, 2021

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Yolo County Expands Vaccine Clinic Eligibility to Seniors 65+

Woodland, CA -- To help vaccinate as many residents as possible, Yolo County is now expanding the eligibility of the vaccine clinics the week of February 1 to all residents 65 or older that live in Yolo County, regardless of medical insurance. The…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Board Governance Session Agenda for February 2, 2021 -- CANCELLED

Click Here to view the Yolo County Board of Supervisors Board Governance Session Agenda for February 2, 2021. NOTE: This meeting is being agendized to allow Board Members, staff and the public to participate in the meeting via teleconference,…

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Yolo County to Vaccinate Seniors 75 and Older in February 2021

Woodland, CA – In a continued effort to effectively and efficiently vaccinate residents, Yolo County will begin vaccinating seniors 75 years and older in February.  In early January the State of California prioritized residents 65 and…

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Residents 65 and Older Added to Phase 1B of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Schedule but More Doses are Needed

Woodland, CA -- As part of the State of California’s revised plan to effectively and efficiently increase COVID-19 vaccine distribution, residents age 65 and older have been prioritized in Phase 1B Tier 1. Currently, Yolo County is in Phase 1A…

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Yolo County Advisory Boards Vacancies

Woodland, CA -– The Yolo County Board of Supervisors believes that effective citizen involvement is essential to good governance, and that a respectful and informed exchange of ideas between the county and citizens will result in the best…

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Yolo County Unveils Revamped Website

Woodland, CA – On Monday, January 14, Yolo County launched a more modern and user-friendly website to help residents more easily find what they’re looking for while providing a fresh vibe. The County utilized website analytics and…

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Stay Home Order Lifted - Yolo County Returns To Purple Tier

(Woodland, CA) – On January 12, the State of California announced that the Regional Stay Home Order for the Greater Sacramento Region was lifted effective immediately, after meeting projections of ICU capacity of at least 15%.  As a…

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New COVID Vaccine Weblinks Available For The General Public And Healthcare Workers In Phase 1A Tiers 2 And 3

Woodland, CA – Yolo County is now providing two new weblinks, the first for healthcare workers in Phase 1A Tiers 2 and 3 to sign up for upcoming COVID-19 vaccine clinics and the second for the general public to provide information and receive…

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Second OptumServe Testing Site Opens in Yolo County January 12; Shared Between West Sacramento and Winters

Woodland, CA – The State of California is providing a second OptumServe site for Yolo County that will be shared between West Sacramento and Winters to provide additional COVID-19 testing opportunities to residents starting January 12 for the…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for January 12, 2021

Please click here for materials for the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. NOTE: This meeting is being agendized to allow Board Members, staff and the public to participate in the meeting via teleconference,…

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California Department of Fish and Wildlife Approves Yolo Habitat Conservancy’s Regional Conservation Investment Strategy/Local Conservation Plan

(Woodland, CA) - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife recently approved the Yolo Habitat Conservancy’s Regional Conservation Investment Strategy/Local Conservation Plan (RCIS/LCP). The RCIS/LCP is a voluntary, landscape-scale…

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Yolo County Firefighters Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations

Woodland, CA -– Firefighters all over Yolo County serving communities and residents are set to receive the first of two COVID-19 vaccinations this week as a part of the County’s Phase 1A, Tier 1 vaccine distribution. Vaccinations are…

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Yolo County Virtual Swearing in Ceremony to be Held Monday, January 4, 2021

(Woodland, CA) – The swearing in of all county officials elected in the 2020 election cycle will take place virtually on Monday, January 4, 2021. The swearing in ceremony will take place at 12:00 p.m. virtually, available to the media and the…

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Eviction Protection Resources for Those Impacted by COVID-19

(Woodland, CA) – Yolo County continues to work with agencies such as Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC), Yolo County Housing and several local cities, to provide housing stability resources for residents during the pandemic and…

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Free COVID-19 Testing Sites Offered in Yolo County in January

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Yolo County: Convicted Sex Offender in Jail and Outside Accomplice Charged with Grand Theft and Fraudulent Receipt of $11,688.00 in Unemployment Benefits (EDD)

Woodland, CA -- On December 10, 2020, the Honorable Judge Paul Richardson sentenced 29-year-old Taylor Lewis Gholar to three years in State Prison after being convicted of going to a meeting with a minor for the purpose of lewd or lascivious conduct…

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Yolo County News: Free Tree Recycling and Holiday Closures

Woodland, CA -- From December 26 through January 15, residents are welcome to recycle their holiday trees at the Yolo County Central Landfill, located at 44090 County Road 28H in Woodland and the Esparto Convenience Center, located at 27075 County…

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Yolo County Issues Revised Quarantine Order

Woodland, CA – Yolo County has adopted the California Department of Public Health’s (CPDH) recent quarantine guidance for COVID-19 and updated its local Quarantine Order, that was initially announced on July 24 and later revised on…

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Yolo County News: NorCal Rapist Sentenced to Life in Prison for 1997 and 2000 Davis Rapes

Sacramento County DA’s Cold Case Unit Solved the Case Woodland, CA -– On December 18, 2020, 60-year-old Roy Waller, of Benicia, Ca, was sentenced to life in prison in Sacramento County Superior Court for a series of sexual assaults he…

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Yolo County News: Arizona Softball Coach Sentenced to Life for Sexual Assault on Multiple Minors

Woodland, CA -- On December 16, 2020, the Honorable Judge Paul Richardson sentenced 43-year-old Buck Maldonado Thomas to 37 years and 4 months to life in state prison after a jury convicted him of multiple crimes including forcible sexual assault of…

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Yolo County Appoints New Agricultural Commissioner

(Woodland, CA) – On December 15 the Yolo County Board of Supervisors appointed Humberto Izquierdo to the position of Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measure and he will assume his new responsibilities effective January 19,…

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Yolo County District Attorney’s Neighborhood Court Program Seeks Volunteers

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County District Attorney’s Neighborhood Court (NHC) Program is seeking volunteer panelists. Trainings are set to take place virtually in January, 2021.   NHC, which has been in operation since June of 2013,…

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Yolo County Announces Partnership to Provide Physical and Behavioral Health Services to Woodland Community College Students

Woodland, CA -– The Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) and Yuba Community College District (YCCD) announce that CommuniCare Health Centers (CCHC) has been selected to provide site-based health services to Woodland Community…

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Yolo County Rapid Response Layoff Assistance Webinar Series Extended through December 28, 2020

Woodland, CA - The Layoff Assistance Webinar Series will be extended to December 28 to provide additional opportunities for COVID-19 impacted workers and businesses to receive valuable resources from EDD Workforce Services, YoloWorks and partners.…

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Yolo County: Yolo DA Attends Three Lifer Hearings Via Zoom Over The 2 Days

Woodland, CA - On December 8th and 9th, 2020, Yolo County prosecutors virtually attended three lifer parole hearings for inmates in three separate prisons across the state.  The Yolo County District Attorney averages about 15 lifer hearings a…

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Yolo County Adds Hospital Bed Availability and Covid-19 Recoveries to Dashboard

Woodland CA -- As part of ongoing efforts to provide transparent COVID-19 data to residents, Yolo County has added new fields to the COVID-19 dashboard, including: those currently hospitalized in Yolo County hospitals, hospital bed availability, and…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting December 15, 2020

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Yolo County News: Sacramento Teacher Sentenced to Prison for Luring a 12-Year-Old Child for Sex

Woodland, CA -- On December 10, 2020, the Honorable Judge Paul Richardson sentenced 29-year-old Taylor Lewis Gholar to three years in State Prison after a jury convicted him of “Going to a Meeting with a Minor for the Purpose of Lewd or…

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Yolo County Amends New Restrictions to Increase Grocery Store Capacity

Woodland, CA – Effective immediately, standalone grocery stores in Yolo County may operate at 35% capacity. This is an increase from the 20% capacity originally placed on grocery stores by the amended Yolo County Health Officer Order in…

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Yolo DA Uses New Law to Reduce Sentence of PrisonInmate

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Yolo County Takes Initiative with New Restrictions to Slow Spread of Covid-19

Woodland, CA -– Effective 12:01 a.m. on Sunday, December 6, additional restrictions will be in place in Yolo County specifically directed at slowing the spread of COVID-19 by reducing interactions between people of different households.…

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Yolo County: Yolo County Fees

Please click here for the Public Hearing Master Fee Notice and for the Most Recent Proposed Fee Changes scheduled to be heard at the Tuesday, December 15, 2020 Board of Supervisors meeting beginning at 9:00 a.m. NOTE: This meeting is being…

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Yolo County Advisory Boards Vacancies

Woodland, CA -– The Yolo County Board of Supervisors believes that effective citizen involvement is essential to good governance, and that a respectful and informed exchange of ideas between the county and citizens will result in the best…

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Esparto Convenience Center Reopens December 5

Woodland, CA – Effective Saturday, December 5, the Esparto Convenience Center transfer station, located at 27075 County Road 19A in Esparto, will resume normal operating hours on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The…

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Yolo County Eviction Prevention Ordinance and Rental Assistance Grant Program Still Available

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Coronavirus (COVID-19) Eviction Prevention Ordinance and the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Grant Program remain in effect for residents. With cases of COVID-19 surging throughout the region, Yolo continues…

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Cannabis Land Use Ordinance Hearing December 10

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Planning Commission continues the public hearing on the County’s proposed Cannabis Land Use Ordinance (CLUO) at its next regularly scheduled meeting, occurring on December 10 at 8:30 a.m. via Zoom at: -…

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Yolo County News: Yolo County District Attorney’s Neighborhood Court Step to Success Program Graduation

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney’s Neighborhood Court Program, Step to Success, held its graduation for seven participants on November 30, 2020, at 1:30pm.  Step to Success (S2S) is an expansion of the existing…

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Over 442 New Crimes Committed by Individuals Released on $0 Bail: New Offenses Include Attempted Murder, Robbery, Assaults, Domestic Violence, and Weapons Offenses

Woodland, CA -- As a result of Yolo County Superior Court’s continued use of $0 bail, over 442 new crimes have been committed.  In April, the California Judicial Council imposed the “$0” Bail Schedule in response to the…

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Yolo County: Board Governance Session for December 8, 2020 - CANCELLED

Please note that the Board Governance Session scheduled for Tuesday, December 8, 2020 has been CANCELLED. Next regularly scheduled Board of Supervisors meeting will be on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 9:00…

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Yolo County Elections Update as of November 26, 2020

Woodland, CA -- The Elections Office completed the public manual tally of 1% of the Election Night precinct results on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. The counts balanced and there were no inconsistencies. As of Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at 3:48…

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Second Sustainability Plan Workshop on December 9

Woodland, CA - Yolo County invites the public to participate in the second virtual workshop on December 9, 2020 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. regarding a Sustainability Plan (Plan) that will serve as the County’s environmental roadmap for future…

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Free COVID-19 Testing Sites Offered in Yolo County in December

Woodland, CA – Residents can receive free Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing during the month of December at multiple locations, including sites provided by Yolo County and the State of California’s OptumServe contract. Yolo…

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Yolo County Advisory Boards Vacancies

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Board of Supervisors believes that effective citizen involvement is essential to good governance, and that a respectful and informed exchange of ideas between the county and citizens will result in the best…

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Yolo County: Confirmed Covid-19 Cases at the Yolo County Central Landfill

Woodland, CA - Two staff working in the scale-house building at the Yolo County Central Landfill (Landfill), located at 44090 County Road 28H in Woodland, tested positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Friday, November 20, 2020 and are…

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Yolo County’s Project Roomkey Efforts Have Provided Over 49,000 Nights of Shelter and 60 Permanent Housing Transitions

Woodland, CA – Yolo County’s Project Roomkey (PRK) has assisted approximately 533 homeless individuals with 49,244 nights of shelter, equaling an average stay of 92 nights per person between March 16, 2020 and November 17, 2020.…

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Yolo County Health Officer Issues Health Advisory

Woodland, CA -– On November 19 the Yolo County Public Health Officer issued a health advisory for residents to quarantine after traveling due to rising cases of COVID-19 in the United States, in California and in Yolo County. Based on possible…

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Community Members Sought for Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Board of Supervisors is seeking community members to serve on the Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council, a multi-agency body which is advisory to the Probation Department on a continuum of county-based responses to…

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Yolo County: COVID-19 Outbreak at Cottonwood Post-Acute Rehab

Woodland, CA – Yolo County is announcing an outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at the Cottonwood Post-Acute Rehab, located in Woodland. As of November 18, there are 28 confirmed cases in this outbreak (22 residents and 6 staff)…

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COVID-19 Outbreaks at Riverbend Nursing Center

Woodland, CA – Yolo County is announcing an outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at the Riverbend Nursing Center, located in West Sacramento. As of November 16, there are 22 confirmed cases (9 residents and 13 staff) with no deaths…

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Yolo County: Colusa, Sutter and Yolo County Boards of Supervisors Approve Regional Child Support Agency

Woodland, CA – Over the last week, the Boards of Supervisors of Colusa, Sutter, and Yolo Counties voted to approve a shared memorandum of understanding (MOU) which will create a combined, regional child support agency to serve the three…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for November 17, 2020

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Confirmed COVID-19 Case at the Yolo County Elections Office

Woodland, CA) – A staff person working in the Yolo County Elections Office tested positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Monday, November 9, 2020. This staff person had minimal interaction with Poll Workers but did work with other…

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Race and Ethnicity Data Now Available on Yolo County COVID-19 Dashboard

Woodland CA - As part of ongoing efforts to provide transparent COVID-19 data to residents, Yolo County has added fields for race and ethnicity on the main COVID-19 dashboard at: www.yolocounty.org/coronavirus-dashboard. The purpose of sharing this…

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Yolo County WIOA Funding for Underserved Individuals Impacted by COVID-19 Extended to December 31, 2020

Woodland, CA -- Residents impacted by COVID-19 now have until December 31, 2020 to apply for up to $800 in financial assistance through the WIOA Dislocated Worker Funds for Underserved COVID-19 Impacted Individuals program. The program is…

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Yolo County Stays in the Red Tier; Residents Urged to Follow Health Measures

Woodland, CA – On November 10, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced that Yolo County is allowed to stay in the substantial, or red, tier after avoiding the metric threshold for the purple tier. Though Yolo County remains…

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Yolo County Releases Holiday Guidance and Graphic

Woodland, CA -– With the approaching winter season, Yolo County has released holiday guidance and an infographic on how residents can more safely interact with their families, friends and communities while reducing the spread of COVID-19.…

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Yolo County News: Cannabis Land Use Ordinance Hearing November 12

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Planning Commission will hold a hearing on the County’s proposed Cannabis Land Use Ordinance (CLUO) at its regularly scheduled meeting on November 12 at 8:30 a.m. via Zoom at: - Link:…

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Yolo County Meets Purple Tier Metrics for One Week:Residents Urged to Follow Preventive Health Measures

Woodland, CA - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released COVID-19 metrics for the week ending October 24 in which Yolo County’s metrics increased to meet the more restrictive purple, or widespread, tier in the State’s…

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Yolo County News: Jury Convicts Knights Landing Man of Child Molestation

Woodland, CA -- A Yolo County jury convicted 58-year-old Eduardo Castro, of Knights Landing, of fourteen counts of child molestation. The verdicts were read in open court today. The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department began the investigation in…

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Over 378 New Crimes Committed by Individuals Releasedon $0 Bail

Woodland, CA - As a result of Yolo County’s continued use of $0 bail, over 378 new crimes have been committed.  In April, the California Judicial Council imposed the “$0” Bail Schedule in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for November 3, 2020

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Yolo County: Davis Murderer Denied Parole for 13th Time

Woodland, CA -- Convicted murderer Daniel Wehner was denied parole for the 13th time on       October 27, 2020, by a two-commissioner panel of the Board of Parole Hearings.  Wehner is currently housed at California State…

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Free Covid-19 Testing Sites Offered in Yolo County in November 2020

Woodland, CA -- Residents can receive free Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing during the month of November at multiple locations, including sites provided by Yolo County and the State of California’s OptumServe contract, which will be…

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for October 28, 2020

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Yolo County District Attorney’s Office Gives Presentation About Restorative Justice Program to Oklahoma House of Representatives

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney, Jeff Reisig, and Neighborhood Court Program Coordinator, Nicole Kirkaldy, gave a virtual presentation on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, about the benefits of a Neighborhood Court Program, at an Interim…

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Yolo County Awarded Grant for Child Passenger Safety Education Program

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency has been awarded a $190,000 single-year grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This grant…

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Yolo County Announces Local Gathering Guidance

Woodland, CA – Yolo County has released a local gathering guidance with recommendations and conditions on how residents and family can more safely gather to protect the health of individuals, families, friends and communities while reducing…

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Yolo County Announces COVID-19 Rental Assistance Grant Program

Woodland, CA – Yolo County has issued part of their CARES Act funding for a new Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency Rental Assistance Grant Program in the unincorporated and incorporated areas of Yolo County to support residents who are at…

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West Sacramento Man Convicted of Luring 12-Year-Old Child for Sex

Woodland, CA - On October 15, 2020, a Yolo County Jury convicted 29-year-old Sacramento man Taylor Lewis Gholar of luring a 12-year-old to have sex with him after an 8-day trial. The jury heard evidence that Gholar met the victim when she was in 2nd…

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Property Tax Delinquent if Not Paid By December 10

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Tax Collector’s Office reminds taxpayers who own property in Yolo County that the first installment of 2020-21 Secured Property Tax, due November 1, 2020, will be delinquent if not paid by December 10,…

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Yolo County: COVID-19 Outbreak at Alderson Convalescent Hospital

Woodland, CA – Yolo County is announcing another outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at the Alderson Convalescent Hospital, located in Woodland. As of October 14, there are 18 confirmed cases (14 residents and 4 staff) with no…

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Mental Health Services and Supports for Children, Adolescent and Young Adult Residents of Yolo County

Woodland, CA – In an ongoing effort to support the health, safety and economic stability of the community, the Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) is reminding the public of mental health services that are available to all…

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Take Part in the Great California ShakeOut on October 15

On October 15 at 10:15 a.m., Yolo County will participate in a statewide exercise called the Great California ShakeOut that encourages all residents to practice earthquake safety at work and at home. California is at higher risk compared to other…

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Yolo County News: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Woodland, CA -– October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It was founded on the Day of Unity started by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence in 1981. In October 1987, the first Domestic Violence Awareness Month was…

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Over 300 New Crimes Committed by Individuals Released on $0 Bail

Woodland, CA - In an ongoing effort to inform the public about the impacts of the Emergency “$0” Bail Schedule, the Yolo County District Attorney has released its most recent statistics on new crimes committed by those released on zero…

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Yolo County News: Arizona Softball Coach Found Guilty of Sexual Assault on Multiple Minors

Woodland, CA -- On October 1, 2020, a Yolo County Jury convicted 43-year-old Arizona softball batting coach Buck Maldonado Thomas of multiple crimes including forcible sexual assault of a minor, first degree burglary, and sexual battery on a…

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Yolo County Offers Free Flu Shots to Residents

Woodland, CA - Yolo County is hosting the following free Influenza (flu) vaccination clinics to help all residents and families ‘Fight the Flu’ this Fall: DATE WALK IN OR DRIVE-THRU LOCATION HOURS …

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Free Covid-19 Testing Sites Offered in Yolo County in October 2020

Woodland, CA -- Residents can receive free Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing during the month of October at multiple locations, including sites provided by Yolo County and the State of California’s OptumServe contract which will be…

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Woodland Woman Convicted of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Marijuana

Woodland, CA - On September 17, 2020, a Yolo County jury found 47-year-old Woodland woman Marcella Fitzgerald guilty of driving under the influence of marijuana, driving under the influence of alcohol, and driving under the combined influence of…

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Yolo County Selects New Public Health Officer

Woodland, CA – Starting October 26, Dr. Aimee Sisson will serve as Yolo County’s new Public Health Officer and will be appointed by the Yolo County Board of Supervisors on September 29, following the retirement of Dr. Ron Chapman in June…

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Nail Salons Allowed to Reopen in Yolo County

Woodland, CA – Effective September 22, Yolo County will allow nail salons and physician-ordered electrolysis to resume indoor operations with modifications while following State of California guidance, the County’s face covering order,…

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First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Yolo County This Year

Woodland, CA -The Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency’s Communicable Disease Program has received confirmation of a human case of West Nile virus in Yolo County. The patient first became ill last month and is now recovering. …

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Yolo County: Resources for Farm Workers and Other Vulnerable Communities

Woodland CA - As part of ongoing County efforts to ensure that vulnerable workforces and communities are protected during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, Yolo County has a variety of resources, including translations, temporary…

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Yolo County Announces COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County has issued CARES Act funding for a new Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Small Business Grant Program to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on small businesses. Eligible applicants will be invited to submit completed…

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West Sacramento Man on Felony Probation and Arrested 5 Times Since August 26, 2020 Charged with Attempted Murder

Woodland, CA -- West Sacramento man, Denis Bugreyev, was charged with attempted murder and a weapons enhancement for use of a knife and inflicting great bodily after being arrested by the West Sacramento Police Department on September 15, 2020.…

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Woodland Man Graduates from Addiction Intervention Court via Zoom

Woodland, CA - On September 17, 2020, 25-year-old Woodland man Jordan Spears successfully graduated from Addiction Intervention Court in Department 14 of the Yolo County Superior Court. The graduation was done virtually using the Zoom platform. …

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Yolo Local Agency Formation Commission Meeting Agenda for September 24, 2020

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Yolo COVID-19 Relief Fund Grants $237,500 in Latest Round Towards Education Equity and Rental and Child Care Assistance

Woodland, CA -- In its latest round of grant funding, the Yolo COVID-19 Relief Fund (Relief Fund) has granted $237,500 to four local nonprofits, RISE, Inc., Yolo Interfaith Immigration Network, Yolo County Children’s Alliance and Empower Yolo,…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Strategic Planning Session Agenda for September 15, 2020

Please click here for materials for the Board of Supervisors Strategic Planning Session on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. This is a revised agenda as Consent Agenda Item No. 3 has been added. NOTE: This meeting is being agendized to allow…

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for September 16, 2020

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Strategic Planning Session Agenda for Tuesday, September 15, 2020

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Write-in Candidacy Nomination Period for the ?November 3, 2020 General Election is Now Open

Woodland, CA – For the November 3, 2020 General Election, all write-in candidates for city, county and federal offices must submit a statement of write-in candidacy and nomination papers (if applicable). Prospective write-in candidates should…

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Woodland Christian School Approved for School Waiver

Woodland, CA -- On September 3, Woodland Christian School became the first elementary school in Yolo County granted a waiver to re-open in-person instruction by the State of California with local Public Health Officer approval. On July 17,…

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Cannabis Land Use Ordinance Workshop September 10, 2020

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Planning Commission will hold a workshop on the County’s proposed Cannabis Land Use Ordinance (CLUO) and Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) at its regularly scheduled meeting on September 10 at 8:30…

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Yolo County News - 247 New Crimes Committed by Individuals Released on $0Bail

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today the ongoing impacts related to California Judicial Council’s Statewide Emergency “0” Bail Schedule. The “0” Bail Schedule became effective April 13, 2020, in…

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Yolo County Invites Input on Sustainability Plan

Woodland, CA - Yolo County invites the public to a participate in a survey and virtual workshop in September on a Sustainability Plan (Plan) that will help serve as the County’s environmental roadmap for the future and will examine current…

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Yolo County Announces COVID-19 Green Check Program

Woodland, CA – Yolo County is announcing a new, voluntary ‘Green Check Program’ for local businesses to apply for that recognizes and endorses businesses that are in compliance with the Yolo County and State COVID-19 health and…

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Hair Salons and Barbershops to Resume in Yolo County August 31 , 2020

Woodland, CA – Effective Monday, August 31, Yolo County will begin allowing hair salons and barbershops to resume indoor operations while following: State of California guidance, the County’s face covering order, and strict social…

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Yolo County: Road Closures Due to Guardrail Repair on CR 32A

Woodland, CA - Due to guardrail repair work on County Road 32A, a portion of the road will be closed from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from August 31 - September 4. The closure will extend on County Road 32A from the Interstate-80 westbound ramp to the…

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Yolo County Virtual Job Fair Series September 1-3, 2020

Woodland, CA -- YoloWorks, Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency, and Yolo County Workforce Innovation Board are hosting a Virtual Job Fair Series on September 1-3  from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. each day via Zoom. COVID-19 has had a…

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Assessor, Clerk-Recorder, Registrar of Voters Along with District Attorney to Begin Waiving Fees Relating to the Recording of Offensive Restrictive Covenant Modifications

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County Assessor, Clerk-Recorder, and Registrar of Voters Jesse Salinas, along with Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, announced that fees related to the recording of Restrictive Covenant (CC&Rs) Modifications will be…

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Yolo County Seeks Consulting Services for Diversity,Equity and Inclusion

Woodland, CA –To begin the foundational work needed to develop a countywide program for employees, Yolo County released a Notice of Request for Statement of Qualifications (RFSQ) for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consulting Services on…

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Yolo County’s COVID-19 Testing Sites from August 31 – September 11, 2020

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County Public Health is offering free Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing at various locations in Yolo County for first two weeks of September that will provide greater community accessibility to testing. The specific…

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Yolo County News: Road/Lane Closures Due to Pavement Preservation Projects

Woodland, CA - Due to the 2020 Pavement Preservation Project to rehabilitate and improve existing road surfaces, the following County Roads (CR) will be under construction: Closed to through-traffic: - CR 99 from CR 27 to CR 25A from September…

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Yolo County and Community Partners Provide Housing for Hundreds of Individuals Living Homeless During COVID-19

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) partnered with the Cities of West Sacramento, Davis and Woodland as well as eight motels across the County and service providers to serve approximately 390 homeless…

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Yolo County: COVID-19 Outbreak at Gloria’s Country Care

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County is announcing an outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at Gloria’s Country Care, a licensed residential care facility for the elderly located in Woodland. As of August 19, there are 16 confirmed cases (7…

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Yolo County News: Beware of Fake Tax Lien Notifications

Woodland, CA -- Now that tax season has come and gone, scammers are coming up with new ways to attempt to scam Yolo County residents. A new twist on the tax scam is the Tax Lien Letter which seeks to scare recipients by claiming their property will…

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Yolo County: Covid-19 Testing: Optum Serve Site Moves to Davis and Elica Health Center Adds Days in West Sacramento

Woodland, CA -- Residents of Yolo County will continue to have additional opportunities to get tested for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) when the State-run OptumServe site moves to Davis from August 25 – September 30 and Elica Health…

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Yolo County: Woodland Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Pimping and Pandering Multiple Victims

Woodland, CA -- On August 7, 2020, the Honorable Paul Richardson of the Yolo County Superior Court sentenced a 41-year-old West Sacramento man, Ray Lawler Jr., to 10 years in state prison after his conviction for pimping and pandering multiple…

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Yolo County Requests Input on County Road 32A Railroad Crossing Relocation Project Study Report

Woodland, CA - Yolo County is requesting interested members of the public to offer input regarding the preparation of the County Road (CR) 32A Railroad Crossing Relocation Project Study Report. Yolo County is working with the City of Davis, Union…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Special Meeting Agenda for August 18, 2020

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Yolo Habitat Conservancy Wins Statewide Award of Excellence

Woodland, CA - The Yolo Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP)/Natural Community Conservation Plan (NCCP), was recently selected as the recipient of the 2020 Award of Merit for Innovation in Green Community Planning by the American Planning Association…

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Child Support Awareness Month in Colusa, Sutter, and Yolo Counties

Woodland, CA -- The counties of Colusa, Sutter and Yolo Counties want to share the importance of August as Child Support Awareness Month, whose theme this year is “Families have changed a lot. So has child support.” Child Support…

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Yolo County News: Family Emergency Scam During COVID-19

Woodland, CA – There is a common trick used by scammers who call posing as relatives or friends and need you to wire money for an emergency: to get out of jail, leave a foreign country, or pay a hospital bill. During Covid-19, scammers are…

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Yolo County Mental Health Court Proves Highly Successful

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Mental Health Court team has published its Outcome Report for fiscal year 2019-20, which shows significant reductions in arrests, jail bed days, and hospital bed days of Mental Health Court participants. Mental…

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Yolo County Selects Interim Health Officer

Woodland, CA -- Starting August 4, Dr. Larissa May will serve as Yolo County’s Interim Health Officer until a permanent Health Officer is selected from the recruitment process. Dr. May is a professor of emergency medicine and a public health…

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Yolo County Nut Buying Period Starts August 1

Woodland, CA - Yolo County Agricultural Commissioner John Young announced today that the nut buying period will be held August 1, 2020 through April 1, 2021, in accordance with the county’s nut theft ordinance. On May 13, 2014, the Yolo…

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Yolo County: Board of Supervisors

Please click here for materials for the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. NOTE: This meeting is being agendized to allow Board Members, staff and the public to participate in the meeting via teleconference,…

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Yolo County Announces Covid-19 Testing Sites in August

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County Public Health is offering free Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing at various locations in Yolo County for the month of August that will provide greater community accessibility to testing. The specific testing…

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State Prison Approves Early Release of Inmate Serving Life Sentence for Arson and Threats to Rape and Kill, as a Result of Covid-19 Concerns

Zero Bail Releases since April have resulted in over 157 new crimes in Yolo County Woodland, CA -- The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) has released Santiago Cruz, 65, of Sacramento, from state prison despite Cruz’s 125…

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Yolo County Issues Isolation and Quarantine Orders to Prevent COVID-19 Spread

Woodland, CA – Effective immediately, the Yolo County Health Officer has issued a mass isolation order and a mass quarantine order. The isolation order requires all individuals with a positive COVID-19 test to comply with isolation health…

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Yolo County: Four More Individuals Previously Released as a Result of California Judicial Council’s Statewide Emergency '0' Bail Schedule are Arraigned on New Charges

Woodland, CA -- Over the past several weeks, four more individuals previously released from custody as a result of California Judicial Council’s Statewide Emergency “0” Bail Schedule were charged with new felony crimes. The…

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Yolo County: Yolo County Announces New Testing Sites in July

Woodland, CA - In partnership with Avellino Labs, Yolo County Public Health is offering free Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing at various locations in Yolo County through the end of July that provide greater community accessibility to…

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Yolo LAFCo Meeting Agenda - July 23, 2020

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COVID-19 Outbreak at Woodland Residential Services

Woodland, CA - Yolo County is announcing an outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at Woodland Residential Services, located in Woodland. As of July 15, there are 10 confirmed cases (6 residents and 4 staff) with 1 resident death. Though…

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Yolo County News: Man Convicted in 1996 Davis Hostage Case is Denied Parole

Ronald Martin held numerous store employees hostage at the Davis Co-Op. Woodland, CA -- On July 16, 2020, a two-commissioner panel of the Board of Parole Hearings denied parole to 49-year-old Ronald Martin who was sentenced to prison for 33 years…

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Additional Closures In Yolo County Per State Announcement

Woodland, CA – Per the State of California’s announcement today for counties on the County Monitoring List (List) for three consecutive days, the following industries will be closed in Yolo County effective immediately unless they can be…

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State Testing Site Moves Back to Woodland on July 28, 2020

Woodland, CA -- In a continued effort to provide free testing in communities with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases, the State-run OptumServe testing site will be moving to Woodland for four weeks from July 28 – August 22. About 50% of…

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Free COVID-19 Testing for Uninsured Residents July 13-17

Woodland, CA - In partnership with Elica Health Centers, Yolo County Public Health is offering free Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing for uninsured residents from July 13 – 17 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (closed from 12:00…

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Yolo County Placed on the State’s County Data Monitoring List

Woodland, CA – As of July 8, Yolo County was placed on the State’s County Data Monitoring List for exceeding the metrics related to elevated disease transmission and limited hospital capacity for three consecutive days due to recent…

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Yolo County's New Hope CDC Special Meeting Agenda for July 9, 2020

This agenda has recently been revised and updated with an additional item added (Item No. 3) for the Thursday, July 9, 2020 New Hope CDC Special Meeting, and is now available at the following link. Meeting begins at 3:00 p.m. and will follow…

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Yolo County Increases Enforcement Measures to Prevent COVID-19 Spread

Woodland, CA – Effective immediately, Yolo County will increase implementation of enforcement measures focused on businesses and organizations to prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the community. These efforts are an…

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Yolo County News - COVID-19 Outbreak at Alderson Convalescent Hospital

Woodland, CA - Yolo County is announcing an outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at the Alderson Convalescent Hospital, located in Woodland. As of July 5, there are 10 confirmed cases (6 residents and 4 staff) with no deaths at this time…

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Yolo County Housing Special Meeting, July 9, 2020

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New Hope CDC Special Meeting, July 9, 2020

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Board Of Supervisors Meeting, July 7, 2020

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Yolo County News - Candidate Filing Appointments Required

Woodland, CA – The candidate filing period for the 2020 General Election begins July 13th and ends August 7th. Those wishing to declare their candidacy are required to make an appointment with the Yolo County Elections Office to obtain and…

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Yolo County News: Yolo County to Pre-Emptively Close Select Activities Ahead of 4th of July Weekend

Woodland, CA - Due to rising increases in confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases over the past two weeks, Yolo County is likely to exceed the elevated disease transmission criteria on the State of California’s County Data…

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Yolo County News: State Testing Site in West Sacramento Extended to July 25, 2020

Woodland, CA -- Due to the popularity and use of the testing site, the no-cost Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) testing site in West Sacramento, run by OptumServe in conjunction with the State of California, will be extended to Saturday, July 25.…

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Board of Supervisors Special Meeting - June 30, 2020

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State Testing Site in West Sacramento Extended to July 3rd

Woodland, CA - Previously extended to June 27, the no-cost Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) testing site in West Sacramento, run by OptumServe in conjunction with the State of California, will be extended an additional week to Friday, July 3. The…

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Residents Eager to Use Library’s Contactless Curbside Pickup Service

Woodland, CA - On Monday, June 15, Yolo County Library began offering curbside pickup for library cardholders since branches are still closed based on the State of California’s Resilience Roadmap. The following procedures allow cardholders to…

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Free, Reusable Face Coverings for Local Businesses and Organizations

Woodland, CA - Local businesses and organizations, including schools, colleges, nonprofits, churches, restaurants and others, can receive free, reusable face coverings in Yolo County as part of the State of California’s efforts to provide and…

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Yolo County Government News - Personal Care Services to Resume In Yolo County June19th

Woodland, CA - Effective Friday, June 19, Yolo County will begin allowing personal care services, as outlined in the State of California’s guidance and June 12th announcement, to resume operations while also following strict social distancing…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for June 23, 2020

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Yolo County News: Importance of Social Distancing and Limiting Gatherings

Woodland, CA -- With increasing numbers of locally confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases, Yolo County is reinforcing the importance of social distancing and limiting social gatherings. With the temptation of warming weather, upcoming…

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Yolo County News: Five more Individuals Charged with New Felonies After Being Released as a Result of California Judicial Council’s Statewide Emergency '0' Bail Schedule

Woodland, CA -- Over the last week, five more individuals previously released from custody as a result of California Judicial Council’s Statewide Emergency “0” Bail Schedule were charged with new felony crimes. The “0”…

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Yolo County News: Yolo County Exceeds Case Threshold for Attestation Metric

Woodland, CA -– A recent increase in confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases has resulted in Yolo County exceeding one of the State of California’s attestation metrics for epidemiological stability. As of 5:00 p.m. on June…

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Yolo County: Yolo County Fees

Please here here for the Public Hearing Master Fee Notice and for the Most Recent Proposed Fee Changes scheduled to be heard at the Tuesday, June 23, 2020 Board of Supervisors meeting beginning at 9:00 a.m. NOTE: This meeting is being agendized to…

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Yolo County Housing Meeting, June 17, 2020

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Yolo County WIOA Program Approved for Underserved Individuals Impacted by COVID-19 Funding

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Workforce Innovation Board (WIB) and Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program has been recently awarded $270,000 for the WIOA Dislocated Worker Funds for…

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Testing Site in West Sacramento Extended to June 27, 2020

Woodland, CA -- Initially slated to end June 20, the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) testing site in West Sacramento, run by OptumServe in conjunction with the State of California, will be extended an additional week to June 27 to allow for…

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West Sacramento Residents Sought for Community Review Board

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Probation Department is seeking community members to serve on a Community Review Board in West Sacramento. The goal of Community Review Board is to divert low-level offenders, currently under supervision but in…

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Two More Woodland Men Previously Released As A Result Of California Judicial Council’s Statewide Emergency ‘0’ Bail Schedule Are Charged With New Crimes

Woodland, CA - Two more individuals previously released from custody as a result of California Judicial Council’s Statewide Emergency “0” Bail Schedule were charged with new crimes.  The “0” Bail Schedule became…

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Yolo County Reviews Additional Activities Released By The State; Businesses Must Wait for County ‘Green Light’

Woodland, CA - The State of California announced in a press release additional activities and businesses that would be able to resume, either statewide or in variance-approved counties, as early as June 12th. Per the new Yolo County Health Order…

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Yolo Waste Operations Resumes Certain Programs

Woodland, CA - Effective Saturday, June 20th, the Esparto Convenience Center transfer station, located at 27075 County Road 19A in Esparto, will resume normal operating hours on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The transfer…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for June 9, 2020

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Yolo County News: Sacramento Man Sentenced After Conviction Of Gross Vehicular Manslaughter and Driving Under The Influence Of Drugs After Killing A Child

Woodland, CA - On June 2, 2020, 35 year old Sacramento resident, Shane Carlyle, was sentenced by the Honorable David Reed to 19 years 8 months in State Prison.  On February 24, 2020, Carlyle pled No Contest to felony counts of Gross Vehicular…

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Two More Woodland Men Charged with New Crimes After Being Released as a Result of California Judicial Council’s Statewide Emergency '0' Bail Schedule

Woodland, CA - On May 28, 2020 two more individuals previously released from custody as a result of California Judicial Council’s Statewide Emergency “0” Bail Schedule were charged with new crimes.  The “0” Bail…

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2020-21 Recommended Budget and 2019-20 Annual Report Now Available

Woodland, CA – On May 29th Yolo County released its 2020-21 Recommended Budget and 2019-20 Annual Report. The Board of Supervisors will consider the recommended budget on June 9. Total expenditures for the County are recommended in the amount…

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Yolo County Issues New Health Order Terminating Local Shelter In Place Order

Woodland, CA -- Effective from May 28th, Yolo County has issued a new health order in effect until further notice that extinguishes the local Shelter In Place order and: - maintains the face covering health order; - emphasizes the importance of…

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Yolo County News: Yolo Habitat Conservancy Awarded $5M Grant

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo Habitat Conservancy was recently awarded a $5 million grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for the acquisition of habitat conservation easements from willing landowners and member agencies, advancing the…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for June 2, 2020

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Yolo County News: COVID-19 Won’t Interrupt Yolo DA’s Summer Legal Intern Program

Woodland, CA -- In spite of COVID-19, the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office will host five legal interns over the summer. Due to COVID-19, many DAs’ offices across the state and country have delayed, discontinued, or scaled back…

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Yolo County News: Additional Activities to Resume in Yolo County

Woodland, CA –This week Yolo County will begin allowing additional activities to resume operations including non-essential offices, non-essential retail in-store shopping, dine-in restaurants, hair salons and barbershops, and places of…

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Yolo County: Beware of Charity Scams During COVID-19

Woodland, CA - The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that people have bonded together and helped their neighbors in time need. Charities across the country have stepped up to fill these needs, while others have decided to profit illegitimately from…

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Great Plates Delivered Program Coming to Yolo County

Woodland, CA – Yolo County is participating in the State of California's Great Plates Delivered initiative and is working with local restaurants to provide three home-delivered meals per day to qualifying older adults. Great Plates Delivered…

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Board of Supervisors Meeting on Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Please click here for materials for the Board of Supervisors Special Meeting Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Time: 9:00 a.m. Teleconference Options to join Zoom meeting: By PC: https://yolocounty.zoom.us/j/112072974 Meeting ID: 112 072 974 or By…

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Two more Individuals Charged with New Felonies After Being Released as a Result of California Judicial Council’s Statewide Emergency '0' Bail Schedule

Woodland, CA - This past week, two more individuals previously released from custody as a result of California Judicial Council’s Statewide Emergency “0” Bail Schedule were charged with new crimes.  The “0” Bail…

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Yolo Local Agency Formation Commission Meeting Agenda for May 28, 2020

Click Here to view the Yolo Local Agency Formation Commission Meeting Agenda for May 28, 2020

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Knights Landing Boat Launch Construction Starts from June 1, 2020

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Parks Division is excited to announce construction of long-awaited improvements at the Knights Landing Boat Launch scheduled for June 1 through October 30. In 2017, the County was awarded a $1.45 million grant from…

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Public Health Officer to Retire from Yolo County

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County announces that Dr. Ron Chapman will be retiring from his position as Public Health Officer effective June 30, 2020. Dr. Chapman graduated in 1985 from the University of Michigan with a Master’s Degree in Public…

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Yolo Habitat Conservancy Wins Award of Excellence

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo Habitat Conservancy recently received the 2020 American Planning Association’s (APA) Sacramento Valley Section Award of Excellence in the category of Innovation in Green Planning and has been invited to apply for the…

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Guidelines to Reduce Exposure to Rabies

Woodland, CA - With the current shelter-in-place order, children and families are staying at home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. While the mild weather may encourage folks to go outside more frequently for walks, jogs, or bike rides, public…

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Yolo County: Three More Individuals Previously Released as a Result of California Judicial Council’s Statewide Emergency '0' Bail Schedule are Rearrested

Woodland, CA -- This past week, three more individuals previously released from custody as a result of California Judicial Council’s Statewide Emergency “0” Bail Schedule were charged with new crimes. The “0” Bail…

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Yolo County: Zoom Addiction Intervention Court Graduation for Woodland Man

Woodland, CA -- On May 14, 2020, 59-year-old Woodland man Steven Scharl successfully graduated from Addiction Intervention Court in Department 14 of the Yolo County Superior Court. The graduation was done virtually using the Zoom platform. When the…

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Yolo County Allows Additional Activities To Reopen

Woodland, CA -- Effective immediately Yolo County has amended the current Shelter-in-Place order to now allow childcare for non-essential workers, select services, and outdoor museums and open gallery spaces to re-open while non-essential…

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Yolo County: Board of Supervisors Meeting

This meeting is being agendized to allow Board Members, staff and the public to participate in the meeting via teleconference, pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 (March 17, 2020), available at the following link. …

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for May 14, 2020

Click Here to view the Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for May 14, 2020. NOTE: This meeting is being agendized to allow Board Members, staff and the public to participate in the meeting via teleconference, pursuant to the Governor’s…

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Yolo County: New Hope Community Development Corporation Meeting Agenda for May 13, 2020

Click Here to view the Yolo County: New Hope Community Development Corporation Meeting Agenda for May 13, 2020. NOTE: This meeting is being agendized to allow Board Members, staff and the public to participate in the meeting via teleconference,…

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Yolo County Special Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for May 12, 2020

Please click here for materials for the Special Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. NOTE: This meeting is being agendized to allow Board Members, staff and the public to participate in the meeting via teleconference,…

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West Sacramento Man Charged with Attempted Carjacking After Being Released as a Result of California Judicial Council’s Statewide Emergency '0' Bail Schedule

Woodland, CA -- West Sacramento man Vladimir Moscaliuc, age 32, has been charged with attempted carjacking by the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office after being arrested by Woodland police on May 5, 2020. Moscaliuc is currently being…

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Yolo County Amends Health Order to Include Retail Curbside Pick-Up, Manufacturing and Logistics

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County has amended the current Shelter-in-Place order to now allow all manufacturing, logistics and warehouse operations, as well as curbside pick-up and delivery for retail establishments to resume on May 8. This amendment…

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Yolo County: Beware of Medical Scams During COVID-19

Woodland, CA - While many people have rallied to help others in response to COVID-19, there are others trying to make money off of the fear and uncertainty surrounding it. The Federal Trade Commission and Federal Drug Administration have issued…

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Yolo County News: Sacramento Man Sentenced for Multi-County High Speed Chase

Woodland, CA -- On May 1, 2020, 27-year-old Sacramento man, Arnold Parker, was sentenced by the Honorable David Rosenberg to 3 years formal probation and 328 days county jail. Parker was convicted by a Yolo County jury of Evading a Police Officer…

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State Testing Comes to Yolo County on May 5, 2020

Woodland, CA) - Following Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent announcement to add more than 80 community testing sites across the state focused on underserved communities, testing for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is slated to begin May 5 in Yolo…

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YCDA Alert: Keep Your Children Safe Online During COVID-19

Woodland, CA -- The current COVID-19 crisis is one we face together with care, collaboration, and creativity. The following information will help you protect your children against online criminal activity while they are online during the COVID-19…

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Yolo County Extends Shelter in Place Order to May 31

Woodland, CA – Effective immediately, Yolo County will extend the countywide health order for residents to shelter in place through May 31. The extended order aligns the County approach to “sheltering in place” with the…

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Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Please click here for materials for the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 9:00…

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Yolo County: Oakland Man Convicted in 2004 Davis Robbery/Homicideis Denied Parole

Woodland, CA - On April 29, 2020, a three-commissioner panel of the Board of Parole Hearings denied parole to 37-year-old Eric Chase who was sentenced to prison for 20 years in 2008. The hearing took place at California State Solano in Vacaville,…

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Man Who Stole COVID-19 Specimen is Arrested Again after Being Released from Jail as a Result of the California Judicial Council’s Statewide Emergency '0' Bail Schedule

Shaun Moore committed a petty theft and sexual battery within 5 days after being released from jail Woodland, CA -- Sacramento man Shaun Lamar Moore, who was released from jail after taking a COVID-19 specimen from Sutter Davis Hospital, will face…

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Woodland Man Commits New Felonies After Being Released as a Result of California Judicial Council’s Statewide Emergency '0' Bail Schedule

Woodland, CA - Woodland man Julian Matta Garcia, age 35, has been charged with multiple felonies by the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office after being arrested by Woodland Police on April 24, 2020.   Garcia had been in custody at…

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Yolo County News: Beware of Sextortion During Covid-19

Woodland, CA -- Many individuals have been ordered to shelter-in-place and work from home due to the COVID-19 virus. While this may be an adjustment for some, for others it is an opportunity to prey on those most vulnerable online. Internet scams…

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Yolo County: Board of Supervisors

This meeting is being agendized to allow Board Members, staff and the public to participate in the meeting via teleconference, pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 (March 17, 2020), available at the following link. Please…

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Revision to Davis Library Parcel Tax Exemption Requirements

Woodland, CA - The deadline to file for an exemption from the Davis special library parcel tax is June 1, 2020. Due to the IRS extension to file 2019 income tax returns, persons of low income applying for an exemption from the Davis special…

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Yolo County's Scam Alert: Beware of Fraudulent Loan Modification and Foreclosure Rescue Scams During COVID-19

Woodland, CA -- Some Yolo County residents are feeling the burden of financial strain as a result of the COVID-19 shelter-in-place ordinance that was established in March, and many have found themselves out of work as a result. During these…

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Roadmap to Recovery: Yolo County Issues New Health Order and Amendment to Shelter in Place

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County has two new announcements today; a new health order that requires wearing a face covering in public and an amendment to the current Shelter in Place order that now allows certain activities to resume. Both of these are…

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Update on Stollwood Nursing Facility Outbreak and New Dashboard

Woodland, CA - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently released information regarding skilled nursing facility outbreaks and listed the Stollwood Convalescent Hospital at St. John’s Retirement Village in Woodland as the site…

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Woodland Man Commits New Felonies After Being Released as a Result of California Judicial Council’s Statewide Emergency '0' Bail Schedule

Jacob James was arrested on auto theft charges, looting during a state of emergency, and violation of a shelter order Woodland, CA -- Woodland man Jacob Dakota James has been charged with multiple felonies by the Yolo County District…

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Yolo County District Attorney’s High Tech Crimes Unit 10-Year Anniversary

Woodland, CA -- It was 10 years ago this April, when Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig implemented his vision to create a central hub to forensically examine digital evidence in order to efficiently bring evidence to court. With the…

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County Road 95 Bridge Replacement Starts May 4th

Woodland, CA - Starting May 4th a construction project will begin to replace the County Road (CR) 95 Bridge at Dry Slough, with an onsite detour from May 26 to October 31 that will have signs to direct motorists. Travelers should use caution through…

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Statement Regarding First COVID-19 Case in Yolo County as of April 18, 2020

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County would like to take the opportunity to address an article regarding the experience of the first confirmed COVID-19 case with our local public health system. By providing some additional context we hope to offer more…

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Yolo County District Attorney Cancels Annual Crime Victims’ Tribute During Shelter-In-Place Order

Due to the COVID19 pandemic, and in an effort to follow Yolo County’s current shelter-in-place order, the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office has canceled the 14th Annual Crime Victims’ Tribute Ceremony. The event was scheduled…

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Yolo County Reports First Nursing Home Outbreak of COVID-19

Woodland, CA - Yolo County is announcing an outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) at a nursing home. At this time, there are 35 confirmed cases (23 residents and 12 staff) and 1 resident death at the facility, although COVID-19 testing is still ongoing…

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Yolo County Scam Alert: Beware of Scams Related to the Coming Federal Stimulus Checks

Woodland, CA -- Stimulus checks during the current COVID-19 crisis are on the way and the Yolo County District Attorney is warning the community to be alert and vigilant regarding scams and fraud intended to steal your money and your identity. The…

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COVID Physical Distancing Doesn’t Stop Mental Health Court

Woodland, CA - Yolo County’s justice partners rebooted Mental Health Court (MHC) by having its first informal “Mental Health Court” where participants met with team members and the MHC judge through Zoom video conferencing. …

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Yolo County News: COVID-19 Resources for the Agricultural Community

Woodland, CA -- In preparation for the start of the agricultural season, Yolo County is providing agricultural employers with recommended strategies to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and resources to ensure agricultural workers have access to vital…

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Staying at Home During This Upcoming Holiday

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County is re-emphasizing to residents and businesses the importance of staying at home and practicing social distancing as much as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic to protect the health of family, friends and community…

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Woodland, CA - As the community responds to measures put in place to “flatten the curve” and conserve our medical resources in response to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), many families are placed in a state of unprecedented stress,…

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Esparto Transfer Station Reopens on Wednesdays for Rural Residents

Woodland, CA - Effective Wednesday, April 8th, the Esparto Recycling and Transfer Station will reopen to residential customers who live in the unincorporated areas of the county that do not subscribe to solid waste curbside collection services. The…

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Yolo County Announces COVID-19 Relief Fund

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County and the Yolo Community Foundation (YCF) have partnered to create a Yolo COVID-19 Relief Fund (Fund) to assist nonprofit organizations amid the impacts of COVID-19. The Board of Supervisors approved an allocation of…

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Yolo County Extends Shelter in Place Order to May 1 and Launches Online Dashboard

Woodland, CA - Yolo County has extended the countywide health order for residents to shelter in place through May 1. This extension is in line with the timeframes of recent federal directives and local school closure extensions and is intended to…

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Yolo County Allows Deliveries by Non-Essential Businesses

Woodland, CA – Effective March 27, Yolo County is allowing non-essential businesses to process online and phone orders for home deliveries while physical locations must remain closed to the public. As residents stay home longer due to shelter…

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Self-Haul Limited at Yolo County Central Landfill

Woodland, CA – In response to the current COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, effective March 27, 2020, the Yolo County Central Landfill, located at 44090 County Road 28H in Woodland, will not accept self-haul loads and will only accept business…

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Elections Canvass Process Update and Extension

Woodland, CA – In response to the statewide “Stay at Home” declaration by Governor Newson on March 19,2020, and Executive Order N-34-20 issued on March 20, 2020, the deadline to certify the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary has…

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Yolo County Assessor/Clerk-Recorder/Elections Departments Closed to the Public Offering Limited Services to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19

Woodland, CA -- In compliance with the shelter in place directive from the Yolo County Public Health Officer issued on March 18, 2020, all non-essential services have been suspended until officially reinstated. The Yolo County Administration…

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Yolo County Reports COVID-19 Fatality

Woodland, CA - Yolo County’s Health and Human Services Agency announced the first fatality associated with coronavirus (COVID-19) in Yolo County. This fatality occurred in an older adult with underlying chronic health problems.  The…

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Essential Solid Waste Services Will Remain in Effect

Woodland, CA - While the recent COVID-19 Shelter in Place Order from Yolo County is requiring the closure of many non-essential services, the Yolo County Division of Integrated Waste, Waste Management, Inc. and Recology Davis, are prepared to…

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Yolo County Availability and Closures Due to Health Order

Woodland, CA -- In compliance with the Public Health Order issued on March 18, Yolo County will continue to provide essential services for the public to access, either in person or via phone, with some departments temporarily closing their…

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Yolo County News: Property Tax Delinquent if Not Paid By April 10, 2020

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Tax Collector’s Office reminds taxpayers who own property in Yolo County that the second installment of 2019-20 Secured Property Tax, due February 1, 2020, will be delinquent if not paid by April 10, 2020. Due…

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Yolo County Issues Shelter in Place Order to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Public Health Officer issued a countywide health order for residents to shelter in place from March 19 to April 7, unless extended by the Public Health Officer. This order limits activity, travel and business functions…

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Yolo County: Yolo Food Bank Begins Emergency Food Assistance for Yolo County Low-Income Seniors and Other Vulnerable Residents from March 16, 2020

To address coronavirus mitigation-related barriers to food access for low-income seniors and other vulnerable populations in Yolo County, Yolo Food Bank will begin a free home-delivered food service this Monday.  The program will continue until…

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Davis Library Parcel Tax Exemption Deadline June 1, 2020

Woodland, CA - The deadline to file for an exemption from the Davis special library parcel tax is June 1, 2020.  Exemptions to the special tax are granted for the following: Property zoned and used for agriculture and not containing a…

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Woodland Residents Sought for Community Review Board

(Woodland, CA) - The Yolo County Probation Department is seeking community members to serve on a Community Review Board in Woodland. The goal of Community Review Boards is to divert low-level offenders, currently under supervision but in violation…

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Northern Recycling Agrees to Settlement forMismanagement Composting Facility That Led to Fires in Zamora

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office reached a settlement with Northern Recycling in a civil enforcement action for ongoing mismanagement of its green waste composting facility in Zamora.  The case was investigated by…

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Knights Landing Murderer Granted Parole

(Woodland, CA) – February, 2020 - Convicted murderer Anthony King was granted parole today by a two-commissioner panel of the Board of Parole Hearings.  The hearing took place at the state prison in Corcoran, CA.  During the end of…

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Winters Man Convicted of Inflicting Injury on hisGirlfriend and Dissuading Two Witnesses

(Woodland, CA) – February, 2020 – Late afternoon on January 30, 2020, a Yolo County jury convicted Jesus Reyes of inflicting corporal injury on his girlfriend, false imprisonment with force or violence, and two counts of dissuading…

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Don’t Get Flagged This Super Bowl Season, Designate a Sober Driver

(Woodland, CA) - (January, 2020) – Yolo County District Attorney is reminding fans attending Super Bowl watch parties to get a safe ride home after the game. “If you plan on drinking, plan for a ride home with a sober driver,”…

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Yolo County News: Influenza is the Highest Respiratory Illness Risk in Yolo County

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County Public Health officials continue to monitor the spread of influenza viruses in the community. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reports that influenza (flu) activity levels have increased over the past…

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Yolo County News: Woodland Woman Sentenced of Wrong Way Drug DUI Collision Causing Injury

Woodland, CA -- On January 31, 2020, 19-year-old Woodland resident Brooklyn Johnson was sentenced by the Honorable Janene Beronio to 10-years formal probation and $2,577, 244 in restitution. On December 19, 2019, Johnson pled No Contest to Felony…

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CR 98 Bike and Safety Improvement Project Open House

(Woodland, CA) – The Yolo County Community Services Department invites community members to an open house about the Bike and Safety Improvements for County Road (CR) 98 on February 12 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. in the Social Hall of the…

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Yolo County District Attorney Welcomes New Interns

(Woodland, CA) – January, 2020 – The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office is excited to announce the addition of eight new interns. These new members of the District Attorney’s team bring a tremendous amount of talent and a…

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Yolo County News: Sacramento County Man Sentenced for DUI with ThreePrior Convictions

Woodland, CA -- On January 21, 2020, the Honorable David Rosenbert sentenced 53-year-old Sacramento County man, Simon Kukhta, to 240 days local prison and, upon his release from custody, to 490 days on Mandatory Supervison for  Driving Under…

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Emergency Preparedness and Evacuation Report

(Woodland, CA) – The Yolo County Commission on Aging and Adult Services (YCCAAS) recently identified in a report emergency preparation and evacuation necessities for older adults and persons with access or functional needs. The report will be…

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Yolo County Seeks Applications for Community Services Action Board

(Woodland, CA) – The Yolo County Board of Supervisors is seeking applications for three openings on its Community Services Action Board (CSAB). The CSAB’s mission is to combat poverty by promoting the health, safety, stability and…

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Yolo County News: Woodland Man Convicted Of Auto Insurance Fraud

(Woodland, CA) – January, 2020 - On January 7, 2020, 53-year-old Woodland man, Mubasher Mahmood, was convicted of filing a fraudulent auto insurance claim.  On February 6, 2017, Mubasher Mahmood falsely reported to Woodland Police…

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Yolo County News: It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate - for Flu!

Woodland, CA -- Public health experts at the Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency want to encourage residents to get the flu vaccine, if they have not yet received it this season. Pregnant women especially should get the immunization. The…

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Yolo County: January is National Stalking Awareness Month

(Woodland, CA)- January, 2019 - A nice warm cup of coffee waits for you in the kitchen, like any other day.  You get ready and head to work to begin your day.  Everything seems normal until you see a familiar car parked in your work…

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District Attorney Files Felony Embezzlement Against Former Yolo County Office of Education Employee

(Woodland, CA) – On December, 2019, Woodland resident, 32-year-old Lori Perez, was charged in Yolo County Superior Court with one felony count of Embezzlement. Ms. Perez had been employed by the Yolo County Office of Education…

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Members Sought for Community Review Boards in Woodland and West Sacramento

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Probation Department is seeking community members to serve on Adult Community Review Boards in Woodland and West Sacramento. The goal of Community Review Boards is to divert low-level offenders, currently under…

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Yolo County News: Free Tree Recycling and Holiday Closures

Woodland, CA -- There are many opportunities to safely dispose of, or recycle, waste almost every day of the year at the Yolo County Central Landfill, located at 44090 County Road 28H in Woodland, and the Esparto Convenience Center, located at 27075…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Declares December 'Be the One' Month

Woodland, CA -- On December 17 at the Yolo County Board of Supervisor’s meeting, Board Chair Don Saylor declared December as “Be the One” Month. The “Be the One” campaign was organized by Resilient Yolo, in…

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Yolo County Advisory Boards Vacancies for December 13, 2019

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Board of Supervisors believes that effective citizen involvement is essential to good governance, and that a respectful and informed exchange of ideas between the county and citizens will result in the best polices…

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Yolo County News: Public Defender’s Office Hosts Annual Clothing Drive

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Public Defender’s Office’s Social Work Program invites the public to donate used clothing to help benefit indigent community members involved in the criminal justice system. The clothing closet is a…

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Yolo County News: Public Outreach Meetings for Proposed Cannabis Land Use Ordinance Draft Environmental Impact Report

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County staff invite the community to attend the following community and Citizen Advisory Committee meetings regarding the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance Draft Environmental Impact Report during its 60-day public review and comment:…

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Yolo County News: Sex Offender Compliance Checks

Woodland, CA -- On Halloween, the Yolo County Probation Department conducted compliance checks on sex offenders under their supervision. In addition to their regular terms and conditions, these supervised sex offenders were given special directives…

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Yolo County: Information and Tips During Power Outages

Woodland, CA – Due to gusty winds and red flag warnings, residents have experienced, and continue to experience, unanticipated power outages and scheduled Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS). The Yolo…

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Yolo County: Help Feed the Hungry with Food for Fines Program

Woodland, CA -- Join the Yolo County Library in its annual ‘Food for Fines’ program, which allows library cardholders who donate one food item to clear $1 from their Yolo County Library overdue fines while feeding the hungry this holiday…

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Yolo County News: Madison Road Closure Starts October 28, 2019

Woodland, CA -- To help improve the Madison Drain channel with culvert pipe installation, Tutt Street from State Route 16 to Rudolph Street in Madison will be closed on weekdays from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. starting October 28 through November 5,…

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Yolo County: Assemblymember Aguiar-Curry, Yolo County Win State Funding for County Road 40 Low Water Bridge Safety Project

(Woodland, CA) - Yolo County congratulates Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry’s (D-Winters) relentless efforts in securing $2.2M in state funding to replace County Road (CR) 40 Low Water Bridge.  The funding was included Senate Bill 109,…

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Yolo County: Yolo County DA’s Office Recognizes October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month

(Woodland, CA) – October, 2019 October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) evolved from the “Day of Unity” held in October 1981. In October 1987, the first Domestic Violence…

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Yolo County: Sacramento Woman Graduates from Addiction Intervention Court

(Woodland, CA) – October, 2019 – On October 1, 2019, an audience full of supporters, family members, members of the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office, 13 members of the District Attorney’s Office, and a representative from…

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Yolo County News: Road Construction in Knights Landing and Woodland Starts September 30, 2019

Woodland, CA -- In support of the 2019 Pavement Preservation Project, the following county roads (CR) in the Knights Landing and Woodland areas will be closed to through traffic from September 30 to November 15, 2019 in these locations: - CR 102…

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Yolo County: District Attorney and Chief of Police Partner withGlide to Increase Empathy in Addressing Homelessness Issues

(Woodland, CA) – September, 2019 – During the dates of September 10-12, 2019, police officers, prosecutors, an investigator, a victim advocate, and other leaders in the criminal justice community from California and Oregon attended a…

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Yolo County: DA’s Multi-Cultural Community Council Honors Citizens

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that the Yolo County District Attorney’s Multi-Cultural Community Council (MCCC) honored a dozen Yolo County citizens in five different categories at the 6th annual MCCC Justice…

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Celebration and Dedication of the Renovated Shipley Walters Center for Yolo County Archives and Library Services on September 27

(Woodland, CA) – The Yolo County Library invites the community to the celebration and dedication of the newly renovated Shipley Walters Center for Yolo County Archives and Library Services on Friday, September 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00…

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Yolo County News - "YES!" Receives National Election Center Award

Woodland, CA – Election Center, the National Association of Election Officials, recognized “YES!” at their annual conference in Florida. “YES!” received one of seven national awards presented. Yolo County received the…

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Yolo County News - Collaborative Program - Steps to Success - HoldsGraduation Ceremony

(Woodland, CA) – September, 2019 -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that four Yolo County residents graduated from the Steps to Success (S2S) diversion program on August 28, 2019.  The well-attended ceremony, honoring…

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Yolo County News - Eligibility for CalFresh Expanded to Include SSI/SSPRecipients

(Woodland, CA) – Effective June 1, 2019, the State of California expanded the eligibility qualifications for CalFresh benefits (also known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP) to include recipients of Supplemental Security…

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Yolo County News: Criminal Justice Grant Writing Team Obtains $2.73 Million in Three New Grants to Expand Diversion Programming

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County recently received three new grants, totaling $2.73 million focusing on expanding opportunities for diversion within the criminal justice system. These grants will support the use of restorative justice practices in the…

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Fraud Alert: Beware of Changes Made to Your Utility Service Without Your Permission

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig is informing Yolo County residents to be aware of utility service providers who are switching customer’s gas or electric service without consent or authorization. Residents who filed…

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Yolo County: Woodland Man Convicted of First Degree Murder with Special Circumstances and Sexual Assault

(Woodland, CA) – August, 2019 District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that 28-year-old Woodland man, Rohail Sarwar, was convicted by a Yolo County Jury of First Degree Murder, with the special circumstances of lying in wait, of committing the…

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Yolo County: Yolo County Nut Buying Period Starts August 1

(Woodland, CA) – Yolo County Agricultural Commissioner John Young announced today that the nut buying period will be held August 1, 2019 through April 1, 2020, in accordance with the county’s nut theft ordinance. On May 13, 2014, the…

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Yolo County: Mental Health Court Clients, Graduates, and Program Staff Gather for Second Annual Barbecue

(Woodland, CA) – July, 2019 – On Tuesday, July 16th, current participants and former graduates of Yolo County’s Mental Health Court joined together for the Second Annual Mental Health Court Barbecue at Jack Slaven Park in Woodland.…

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Yolo County: County Road 31 Left-Turn Lane Construction Starts July 22

(Woodland, CA) – In accordance with Yolo County’s encroachment permit conditions that require safe ingress to the Indian Health Services Sacred Oaks Healing Center, currently under construction on County Road 31 west of Davis, Genesis…

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Yolo County News: Election Night Reporting in Yolo County Gains National Recognition

Woodland, CA –- The Yolo County Elections branch of Assessor/Clerk-Recorder/Elections (ACE) and the Information Technology and Telecommunications Division of the General Services Department (GSD-ITTD) collaborated together for both the Primary…

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Yolo County News: Yolo County 2019 Assessment Roll Closes with a 5.50% Increase

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County Clerk/ Recorder/ Assessor and Registrar of Voters Jesse Salinas has announced that the annual Assessment Roll closed on June 27th, 2019 and reflects a 5.50% increase, resulting in the seventh consecutive year of growth.…

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County Road 87 Reconstruction Starting July 15

(Woodland, CA) – In accordance with a mining permit for the continued use of their facility in Esparto, Granite Construction will be reconstructing a portion of County Road 87 starting on July 15. County Road 87, from County Road 19 to…

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July’s Community Garden Class Features Healthy Meal Showcase

Woodland, CA -- July marks the height of fresh, locally-grown and seasonal produce available in Yolo County and the Hanna & Herbert Bauer Memorial Garden is celebrating by offering a free Healthy Meal Showcase on Wednesday, July 31. This event…

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Yolo County: Board of Supervisors Meeting - July 9, 2019

Please click here for materials for the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, July 9,…

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Yolo County Receives $12 Million to Build Permanent Supportive Housing

Woodland, CA -- On June 14, the California Department of Housing and Community Development awarded the County of Yolo two No Place Like Home grants with a combined total award amount of $12,365,747 to build new permanent supportive housing for…

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Yolo County: Board of Supervisors - Jun 20, 2019

Please click here for materials for the Board of Supervisors meeting on June 25,…

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District Attorney Jeff Reisig Announces $11 MillionSettlement with AutoZone for Illegal Disposal of Hazardous Waste Statewide

Woodland, CA – June, 2019 – Yesterday the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office, along with other prosecutor’s offices, entered into an $11 million settlement with AutoZone, Inc. (AutoZone), to resolve allegations that the…

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Yolo County News - Fraud Alert: Beware of Phony Social Security Administration Phone Calls

Social Security Administration Scam Call Audio Transcript of Social Security Administration Scam Call Audio Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig is warning residents to be aware of a growing fraudulent telephone scam from…

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Yolo County News: West Sacramento Murderer Found Unsuitable for Parole

Woodland, CA -- On June 11, 2019, a Board of Parole Hearings Commission denied convicted murderer Edward Pharr’s parole from state prison at a hearing at California Health Care Facility State Prison in Stockton. Pharr is now 45 years old and…

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Yolo County News: Guidelines to Reduce Exposure to Rabies

Woodland, CA -- With more time spent outdoors at this time of year, the Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency would like all residents to be aware of the risk, and how to reduce, exposure to rabies. Rabies is a public health threat…

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Two Yolo County Murderers Denied Parole at Two Separate California Prisons

Woodland, CA -- This week the Board of Parole Hearings denied parole for two Yolo County murderers at separate State Prisons across California. On June 4, 2019, Thomas Branscum, who is 57-years-old and was living in Woodland at the time of the…

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2019-20 Recommended Budget And 2018-19 Annual ReportNow Available

(Woodland, CA) – Today, Yolo County released its 2019-20 Recommended Budget and 2018-19 Annual Report. The Board of Supervisors will consider the recommended budget on June 11. Total expenditures for the county are recommended in the amount of…

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Yolo County News: Woodland Man Graduates from Addiction Intervention Court

Woodland, CA -- On May 28, 2019, 28-year-old Woodland resident Steven Alcaraz successfully graduated from Addiction Intervention Court in Department 14 of the Yolo County Superior Court. Addiction Intervention Court (AIC) is a specialty court…

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Yolo County District Attorney Announces Pilot ProjectFelony Expansion for Neighborhood Court Diversion Program

(Woodland, CA) – May, 2019 – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that his office has implemented a pilot project that would significantly expand the local Neighborhood Court diversion program. Neighborhood Court offers…

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California Prosecutors Launch Statewide Recruitmentcampaign

Sacramento,CA –The California District Attorneys Association Foundation has launcheda new campaign aimed at encouraging young people from all backgrounds to consider becoming prosecutors and fosteringgreater diversity in district…

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Public Hearing for Plan to Serve Low-Income Residents on May 14, 2019

Woodland, CA – The Community Services Action Board is holding a public hearing to receive input on its two-year plan to better address the needs of low-income individuals and families that reside in Yolo County. The feedback from this…

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Party City to Pay $878,750 in Hazardous Waste Settlement

Woodland, CA – Last Thursday, Yolo County Superior Court Judge Stephen L. Mock ordered Party City Corporation, a Delaware Corporation, to pay $878,750.00 as part of a settlement of a civil-environmental prosecution.  Over $75,000.00 of…

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Yolo County: Emergency Preparedness Meeting for Winters

(Woodland, CA) – On Wednesday, May 8, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm, the Yolo County Office of Emergency Services and the City of Winters will be hosting an emergency preparedness meeting at the Winters Fire Station, located at 700 Main Street in…

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Yolo County News: One Year Out - The 2020 Census

Woodland, CA -- The 2020 Census officially starts a year from now, on April 1, 2020, and Yolo County asks all residents to be a part of the count and help shape the future. The U.S. Constitution mandates that every ten years the federal government…

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Yolo County District Attorney’s Neighborhood Court Program Seeks Volunteers and Community Input on Program Expansion

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County District Attorney’s Neighborhood Court (NHC) will hold volunteer panelist trainings this spring. NHC is the core program in the Yolo County District Attorney’s restorative justice diversion suite, which…

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda - March 26, 2019

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda - March 20, 2019

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Yolo County: West Sacramento Woman Convicted of Auto Insurance Fraud

Woodland, CA - On March 11, 2019, 44-year-old West Sacramento woman, Ana Griffith, was convicted of filing a fraudulent auto insurance claim. On April 4, 2016, Ana Griffith, filed a claim with 21st Century Insurance indicating her 1999 Range Rover…

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Yolo County: Yolo County District Attorney's Office Cites Five for Tobacco Sales to Minors

Woodland, CA - Investigators from the District Attorney’s Office conducted 27 undercover decoy operations in Davis, CA over the weekend and cited five individuals for the illegal sale of tobacco products to minors. In an effort to combat the…

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Yolo County: Yolo DA’s Office Honors Crime Victims

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig and the Yolo County District Attorney Victim Services Program will recognize 2019 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week with the Thirteenth Annual Crime Victims’ Tribute. This…

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Gardening 101 Class at Hanna and Herbert Bauer Memorial Garden

Woodland, CA -- Spring is around the corner and it’s time to dust off your gardening tools and begin preparing for a spring and summer garden. To help you get started with some gardening basics, the Hanna and Herbert Bauer Memorial Community…

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National Nutrition Month Classes in March

Woodland, CA -- March is National Nutrition Month and the Yolo County Nutrition Education program is celebrating by offering two free community nutrition classes to help residents make healthy eating easier and cost-effective. The first class…

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Yolo County: Davis Library Parcel Tax Exemption Deadline June 3, 2019

Woodland, CA – The deadline to file for an exemption from the Davis special library parcel tax is June 3, 2019. Exemptions to the special tax are granted for the following: 1. Property zoned and used for agriculture and not containing a…

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Yolo County Seeking Input on Services for Low-Income Residents

Woodland, CA -- The Community Services Action Board is seeking input on how to better address the needs of low-income individuals and families that reside in Yolo County. The feedback will be used to set service priorities for the 2020-21 Community…

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Yolo County: Softball Coach Charged with Sexual Assault on Multiple Victims

Woodland, CA – Today 42-year-old Arizona man Buck Maldonado Thomas was arraigned in Yolo County Superior Court for multiple counts of sexual assault on two juvenile female victims. The complaint filed by the Yolo County District Attorney…

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Yolo County: Woodland Man Convicted of Gross Vehicular Manslaughter

Woodland, CA – On February 27, 2019, Tyler McLean, a 24-year-old resident of Woodland, was convicted of Gross Vehicular Manslaughter. On October 01, 2016, McLean was driving from Woodland to West Sacramento on Old River Road.  On a…

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Input on Yolo County’s Workforce Development Plan Due by March 31, 2019

Woodland, CA -- The Capital Region’s workforce development boards are soliciting public input on modifications to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act regional and local plans. These plans were drafted with public input and identify…

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Yolo County: Monthly CalFresh Benefits to be Issued March 1 for All CalFresh Recipients

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency, along with all counties throughout California, will be issuing CalFresh benefits for the month of March to all customers on March 1, 2019. This differs from the usual CalFresh…

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Yolo County - Update: Elkhorn Community Meeting Seeking Input on 2020 Strategic Plan Rescheduled to March 2

Woodland, CA – Yolo County is in the process of developing a 2020 Strategic Plan which will guide county policy direction and priorities for the next three to five years and is seeking the community’s input. Along with the online survey,…

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Yolo County: Gang Member Convicted for Shooting at Police Officers During Homicide Investigation

Woodland, CA –  District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that defendant, Christian Rizo, 20, of Woodland, was found guilty of four counts for Assault with a Semi-Automatic Weapon on Police Officers, Firing a Gun at an Inhabited Dwelling,…

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New Hope Community Development Corporation Meeting Agenda - February 20, 2019

Call To Order   1. Consider approval of the agenda.   2. Public Comment: Opportunity for members of the public to address the New Hope Development Corporation on subjects not otherwise on the agenda relating to New Hope Development…

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Yolo County: River Gauge High on Cache Creek

Woodland, CA – While river gauges on Cache Creek are currently showing that the creek, north of Woodland, will be at a “danger stage” around 8:00 p.m. tonight, the creek is not expected to overtop and instead is forecast to go down…

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Yolo County Housing Regular Meeting Agenda - February 20, 2019

Call To Order 1. Pledge of Allegiance.   2. Consider approval of the agenda.   3. Public Comment: Opportunity for members of the public to address the Housing Authority on subjects not otherwise on the agenda relating to Housing Authority…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda - February 19, 2019

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Yolo County District Attorney and Health and Human Services Agency Schedule Series of Community Engagement Meetings for New Grant Proposals

Woodland, CA -- There will be a series of Community Engagement Meetings aimed at getting feedback from the public in the development of two new Yolo County grant proposals. Representatives from the District Attorney’s Office and Health and…

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Yolo County: Learn about the Criminal Justice System at the YoloCounty District Attorney Citizens Academy

Woodland, Ca - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announces the eighth annual Yolo County District Attorney Citizens Academy which is sponsored by the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office in cooperation with the Yolo County Sheriff’s…

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Yolo County: Yolo County Seeks Input on 2020 Strategic Plan at Community Meetings

Woodland, CA – Yolo County is in the process of developing a 2020 Strategic Plan, which will guide county policy direction and priorities for the next three to five years, and is seeking the community’s input. Along with the online…

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Yolo County: Compassionate Caregivers Needed to Make a Difference in the Lives of Elderly and Individuals with Disabilities

Woodland, CA – Caregivers are needed countywide on a part-time and/or full-time basis to assist In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) consumers with their varying needs. Caregivers play an important role in ensuring that elderly and individuals…

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Yolo County: Yolo County Board of Supervisors Seeking Applications for 'At-Large' Planning Commissioner

The Yolo County Board of Supervisors is currently seeking applications for a vacancy on the Yolo County Planning Commission to fill an “at-large” position. This position is for a person who resides anywhere in the County. Applications…

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Yolo County: Ghirardelli and Russell Stover Agree to Injunctiveterms Prohibiting Sales of Certain Chocolate Products in Oversized Packages

Woodland, CA – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that his office, along with the Sacramento, San Joaquin, Shasta, Fresno, and Santa Cruz County District Attorneys’ Offices reached a settlement with Ghirardelli and…

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Yolo County: Yolo County Seeks Community Input for 2020 Strategic Plan

Woodland, CA – As part of the development of the 2020 Strategic Plan, which will guide county policy direction and priorities for the next three to five years, Yolo County is seeking the community’s input. Residents are encouraged to…

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Yolo County News : Dan J. Fruchtenicht Appointed as Chief Probation Officer

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County Administrator Patrick Blacklock has announced the appointment of Dan J. Fruchtenicht as Chief Probation Officer. Most recently, Mr. Fruchtenicht has been serving assistant chief probation officer as well as interim chief…

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Yolo County: Take Part in the Mass Notification Test on January 15

Woodland, CA – On January 15, at 10.00 a.m., Yolo County will participate in a test of the Yolo County Emergency Alert Notification System. The Yolo County Office of Emergency Services urges residents and businesses to use this opportunity to…

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Yolo County: Seeking Applications for Community Services Action Board

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Board of Supervisors is seeking applications for two openings on its Community Services Action Board. The Community Services Action Board’s mission is to combat poverty by promoting the health, safety,…

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Yolo County: Four and Hope Obtains Funding for New Transitional Housing Program

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on December 26, 2018, his office’s grant team successfully assisted Fourth & Hope in obtaining funding to start a new transitional housing program. The grant will…

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Yolo County: Antioch Man Ordered to Pay $2.8 Million For IllegallyGrowing Cannabis

Woodland, Ca – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced December 22, 2018 that his office has secured a judgment against a cannabis cultivator, 28-year old Daniel Lopez from Antioch, who had grown hundreds of cannabis plants in Yolo…

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Yolo County: Mental Health Court Team and Clients Celebrate Another Successful Year

Woodland, CA – Mental Health Court (MHC) team members celebrated another year of success during the week leading up to Christmas.  By holding events for program participants and graduates, the Mental Health Court team hopes to foster a…

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Yolo County: Two Agricultural Companies to Pay $18,500 in Penaltiesand Costs After Failing to Comply With Pesticide Laws

Woodland, CA –  Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that Samara Ranches Yolo LLC and Nutty Forest LLC will each pay $18,500 in penalties and costs to resolve claims relating to their failures to comply with laws…

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Yolo County: Chad Rinde Appointed Chief Financial Officer

Woodland, CA – This week, as the Yolo County Board of Supervisors, staff and colleagues far and wide recognized the many accomplishments of Chief Financial Officer Howard Newens upon his retirement, the Board of Supervisors appointed his…

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Yolo County: Yolo County District Attorney's Office Launches New Spanish Language Services

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office recently launched their new Spanish language services program in an effort to better communicate with the Spanish speaking population in Yolo County.  Over 30% of Yolo County…

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Yolo County: Davis Man Convicted of Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana

Woodland, CA – On December 6, 2018 19-year-old Davis man Dylan Dion Davies was convicted by a Yolo County jury of driving under the influence of marijuana as a result of traffic collision in the City of Davis on October 16, 2017. Mr. Davies…

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Yolo County: Chevron to Pay $141,355 for Failing to Comply with California’s Gift Card Redemption Laws

Woodland, CA –  Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, along with the District Attorneys of Contra Costa, Riverside, and Santa Cruz Counties,  announced that on December 3, 2018, Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge John…

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Yolo County: Yolo County Properties to Go Smoke-Free in January

Woodland, CA – In January, Yolo County will be joining a number of neighboring cities and counties that have made their properties completely smoke-free. Following approval of the Board of Supervisors in August 2017, and effective January 1,…

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Yolo County: Murderer Who Killed Infant Son Again Denied Parole

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on December 6, 2018, Board of Parole Hearing Commissioners denied parole for another five years to 48-year-old convicted murderer, Manuel Bermudez.  The hearing took place at the…

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Yolo County District Attorney’s Office Announces $7.4 million Statewide Settlement with Target for Continued Environmental Violations

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, as part of a coalition including California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and 23 local governments, announced today a $7.4 million statewide settlement with Target Corporation. The…

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Yolo County: Text-to-911 Now Available in Yolo County - Call if you can, Text if you can’t

Woodland, CA – Yolo County residents needing emergency services are now able to text their situation to emergency dispatchers. Text-to-911 is intended primarily for use in specific emergency scenarios, such as: - for individuals who are…

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Yolo County: Yolo County and City of Davis to Consider Approval of Tax-Sharing Agreement

Woodland, CA – Yolo County and the City of Davis will consider finalizing a proposed tax-sharing agreement related to the Nishi Residential Development and West Davis Active Adult Center projects. This framework has been recommended for…

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Yolo County: Grand Opening-Naming Ceremony of the Helen MacLeodThomson Health and Human Services Davis Center/District Offices

Woodland, CA -- On December 13 at 9:00 a.m., former California State Assemblywoman and Yolo County Supervisor Helen MacLeod Thomson will be recognized for her many contributions to Yolo County with the naming of the Health and Human Services Davis…

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Yolo County: Local Gang Member Convicted of Machine Gun and Drug Charges

Woodland, CA – On November 29, 2018, the Honorable David Rosenberg found 30-year-old Woodland man Brandon Vidales guilty of eleven felonies including Selling, Manufacturing or Converting Firearm into a Machine Gun, Possession for Sale of…

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Board Governance Session Meeting Agenda - December 4, 2018

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New Grant to Improve Child Passenger Safety in Yolo County

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency has been awarded a $150,000 one-year grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The grant will fund child…

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Yolo County: Public Input Meetings on Regional and Local Workforce Development Plans

Woodland, CA - The Capital Region’s workforce development boards are soliciting public input on modifications to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act regional and local plans. These plans identify strategies to achieve state goals…

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Yolo County: Public Defender’s Office Hosts Annual Clothing Drive November 1 - February 28

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Public Defender’s Office’s Social Work Program announces the return of its used clothing drive to help benefit indigent clients as they transition from the Yolo County jail back into the community. …

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Yolo County: Yolo County Seniors Receive Valuable Information at District Attorney’s Resource Fair

Woodland, CA – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig welcomed seniors to the 11th annual Yolo County Senior Resource & Crime Prevention Fair On Friday October 26, 2018.  Over 170 seniors attended this event located at the Woodland…

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Elections Office to Begin Logic and Accuracy Testing and Vote by Mail Ballot Processing

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Elections Office will begin logic and accuracy testing of the voting equipment on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. This test will be immediately followed by the beginning of processing of Vote by Mail ballots.…

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Yolo County: Property Tax Delinquent if Not Paid By December 10, 2018

Woodland, CA – Yolo County Tax Collector Howard Newens reminds taxpayers who own property in Yolo County that the first installment of 2018-19 Secured Property Tax, due November 1, 2018, will be delinquent if not paid by December 10, 2018. To…

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Marsh Case Transferred to Adult Court and Life Sentence Reinstated

Judge Samuel McAdam ruled on October 24th but Marsh case still in a state of flux due to new law Marsh Transfer Ruling SB 1391 CHALLENGE LETTER Woodland, CA -- October 24, 2018 – On October 24, 2018, 21-year-old Daniel Marsh’s 2013…

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Yolo County: Vote by Mail Ballot Drop Off at Libraries Availablefor November 6th Election

Woodland, CA –The Yolo County Elections office is partnering with the Yolo County Library and the Woodland Public Library to provide Vote by Mail ballot drop off locations for the upcoming November 6th General Election. Vote by Mail ballot…

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Yolo County: Davis Man Becomes First to Graduate from Addiction Intervention Court

Woodland, CA – October 16, 2018 – On Monday, October 15, 2018, a 34-year-old Davis resident successfully graduated from Addiction Intervention Court in Department 6 of the Yolo County Superior Court.  Due to his wanting to move…

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Yolo County News: October 22nd is the Last Day to Register to Vote in the November 6th General Election

Woodland, CA -- The deadline to register to vote to participate in the November 6th General Election is October 22, 2018. You may register online at the https://registertovote.ca.gov/, in person at the Yolo County Elections Office, or with a…

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Yolo County News - Voter Alert: Robocalls Making Misleading Statements

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Elections Office is alerting residents about a misleading robocall currently circulating that wrongly claims there is an error in one of the ballot titles for the November 6th General Election. The robocall, which is…

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Yolo County: DA’s Multi-Cultural Community Council Honors Citizens

District Attorney Jeff Reisig’s Multi-Cultural Community Council (MCCC) honored seven Yolo County citizens at the 5th annual MCCC awards luncheon which took place at the Yolo County’s Atrium in Woodland on October 11, 2018. The awards…

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Yolo County: District Attorney’s Neighborhood Court Announces Fall Training Dates, Info Meeting

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County District Attorney’s Neighborhood Court (NHC) will hold volunteer trainings for local community members interested in serving as program volunteers. The first training will take place on Saturday, October…

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Yolo County District Attorney Gives Presentation on Neighborhood Court at 21st Century Modern Prosecutor Conference

Woodland, CA -- On September 28, 2018, Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig presented at the 21st Century Modern Prosecutor Conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah on Yolo County’s innovative Neighborhood Court program. The…

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Yolo County District Attorney's DUI Program Receives Grant Funds

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) has awarded the District Attorney’s Office $194,975 for the continuation of its statewide recognized DUI program. The…

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District Attorney Announces Campaign Season Enforcement Activities

Criminal Complaint Filed Related to West Sacramento Campaign for Mayor Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office announced that it has been actively involved in monitoring local elections and campaign-related activities as…

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Yolo County News: West Sacramento Man Convicted of Drug Charges and Street Gang Activity

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Monday, September 17, 2018, 36-year-old West Sacramento resident, Jarrett Swearengin, plead no contest to multiple drug charges with a criminal street gang enhancement and a…

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Yolo County Elections Will Start Mailing Vote by Mail Ballots Later This Week of October 8, 2018

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Elections office will start mailing Vote by Mail ballots later this week. Yolo County residents who have not received their ballot by the week of October 22nd, please contact the Yolo County Election Office. Vote by…

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Yolo County: Colusa Man Covicted of Felony Workers' Compensation Insurance Fraud

Colusa, CA – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig and Colusa County District Attorney Matthew Beauchamp announced that on September 12, 2018, 32-year-old, Daniel Ayala, of Colusa, was sentenced to 365 days of county jail, 5 years felony…

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Yolo County: Yolo County Elections Office Needs Poll Workers

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Elections Office has an urgent need for poll workers who can work during the upcoming November 6, 2018 General Election. Up to 30 poll workers are still needed to serve in polling places throughout Yolo County…

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Active Shooter Training and Exercise at Historic Courthouse on Oct 15-18, 2018

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Emergency Medical Services Agency, in partnership with local fire and law enforcement agencies, will conduct an active shooter training and exercise at the Historic Courthouse, located at 725 Court Street in Woodland.…

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Woodland Woman Convicted of Felony Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fraud

Woodland, CA -- On August 23, 2018, 43-year-old Rashimir Salazar, of Woodland, was sentenced by Judge David Rosenberg for committing workers’ compensation insurance fraud. Judge Rosenberg sentenced Salazar to 30 days county jail, two years…

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Yolo County: Roadway Striping Project Lane Closures

Woodland, CA – Due to road construction associated with the Roadway Striping Project, various roads throughout Yolo County will be under lane closure beginning October 1 through approximately mid-December. Over the next three months, the…

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Yolo County: Board of Supervisors

Please click here for materials for the Board of Supervisors Strategic Planning Session on October 2, 2018. Please note: this meeting will be held offsite at the Yolo County Housing and will not include audio or…

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City of Davis, County of Yolo and University of California, Davis Agree to Memorandum of Understanding on Partnership and Growth

Woodland, CA -- The City of Davis, County of Yolo, and the University of California, Davis have agreed to a legally binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) on a series of shared goals and commitments to improve collaboration and partnership. The…

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Yolo County News: West Sacramento Woman Convicted of Felony Welfare Fraud

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on September 11, 2018, 41-year-old Mary Francine Macias, of West Sacramento, was sentenced to 30 days county jail, five years felony probation and 240 hours of community…

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Yolo County: Gilroy Man Convicted of Driving Under The Influence of Marijuana

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on September 18, 2018, a Yolo County jury convicted Malik Antwaun Nelson, 22, of Gilroy of driving under the influence of marijuana in a construction zone. On October 6, 2017, a CHP…

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Yolo County: Whole Foods to Pay $1.6 Million in Hazardous Waste Settlement

Woodland, CA – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, announced today that Yolo County Superior Court Judge Thomas E. Warriner has ordered Whole Foods Market California Inc. and two related entities to pay $1,643,500.00 as part of a…

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Yolo County: Youth Empowerment Summit 'Yes!' Attracts Attention Statewide

Woodland, CA – In March 2018, 74 high school students from Yolo County gathered at Woodland Community College for the Youth Empowerment Summit, an event that empowers and encourages youth to say “YES!” to leadership and civic…

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Yolo County: Write-in Candidacy Nomination Period Begins September 10th

Woodland, CA – For the November 6th General Election, all write-in candidates for city, school board and superintendent of public instruction offices must submit a statement of write-in candidacy and nomination papers (if applicable). The…

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Yolo County: Woodland Murderer Denied Parole

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Friday, August 31, 2018,  the California Board of Parole Hearings denied parole of 36-year-old convicted murderer Antonio Morales for a period of seven years.  On…

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Yolo County News: West Sacramento Murderer Denied Parole

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Thursday, August 30, 2018, the California Board of Parole Hearings denied 80-year-old convicted murderer, William Keller, parole for a period of three years. In 1984, Keller…

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Yolo County News: Fun for All at the Yolo Classic Car and Truck Show

Woodland, CA -- On August 25, over 700 people were entertained by the third annual “Cruisin’ into the Next Chapter” Classic Car and Truck Show and family fun day at the Yolo Branch Library. The event was sponsored by the Friends of…

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Yolo County: County Road 27 Rehabilitation Project Road Closures

Woodland, CA – Due to road construction associated with the County Road (CR) 27 Rehabilitation Project, the following segments of CR 27 will be closed to through traffic September 17 to November 16: -CR 27 from CR 97 to CR 98 -CR 27 from CR…

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Yolo County Archives and Records Center Renovation

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Archives and Records Center, located at 226 Buckeye Street in Woodland, will be undergoing extensive renovation this fall. To protect both the historic Archival Collection and the items stored in the Records Center,…

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Yolo County: Woodland Gang Members Charged With Armed Robberies in Woodland and Davis

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that, on August 22, 2018, a formal complaint was filed against Woodland residents Kevin Anthony Sloan and Joel Hernandez Rodriguez Jr. It is alleged that, on August 20, 2018, the…

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Yolo County: County Road 98 Bike and Safety Improvement Project Public Meeting September 5, 2018

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Community Services Department invites residents to a public meeting on Wednesday, September 5 about the Bike and Safety Improvement Project for County Road 98. The meeting will be held from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at…

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda - August 21, 2018

Call To Order   1.Pledge of Allegiance.   2.Consider approval of the agenda.   3.Public Comment: Opportunity for members of the public to address the Housing Authority on subjects not otherwise on the agenda relating to Housing…

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Yolo County - Scam Alert: Scam Calls Offering Costco Travel Credit,Cash Card, Or Reduced Travel Package

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig is warning residents to be wary of fraudulent, scam phone calls where the caller pretends to be from Costco Wholesale and offers a travel voucher, cash card, or reduced travel package in…

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Yolo County Residents Encouraged to Respond to California Health Interview Survey

Woodland, CA -- The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research is currently conducting the California Health Interview Survey, which is a random-dial telephone survey that asks questions on a wide range of health topics. The Yolo County Health and Human…

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Yolo County News: August is Back to School Traffic Safety Month

Woodland, CA -- It's that time of year again when children wrap up their summer vacations and get ready to start the new school year. August is Back to School Safety Month and the California Office of Traffic Safety and the Yolo County Bike and…

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Yolo County: Random Alpha Draw for Ballot Placement in Yolo County

Woodland, CA – On August 16th the Yolo County Elections office will hold a drawing to determine the order in which candidates’ names will appear on the November 6, 2018 General Election ballot. The drawing will randomly determine the…

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Yolo County: Nomination Period Extended for Several Offices

Woodland, CA – The nomination period for the following offices on the ballot for the November 6th General Election has been extended until 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 15th. This extension is only applicable to candidates other than the incumbent.…

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Yolo County: MCCC Justice Leadership Awards Luncheon Scheduled -Nominations Sought

Woodland, CA - August 3, 2018 - The Yolo County District Attorney’s Multi-Cultural Community Council announces their Justice Leadership Awards Luncheon which will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2018, from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. at the Yolo County…

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda - August 8, 2018

Call To Order 1. Pledge of Allegiance. 2. Consider approval of the agenda. 3. Public Comment: Opportunity for members of the public to address the Housing Authority on subjects not otherwise on the agenda relating to Housing Authority…

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Yolo County: Road, Lane Closures Due to Pavement Preservation Projects

Woodland, CA – Due to road construction associated with the 2018 Pavement Preservation Project, the following county roads will be closed to through traffic: --County Road (CR) 13 from CR 99W to State Route 113; August 20 to September 28…

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Yolo County: Yolo County Nut Buying Period Has Begun

Woodland, CA – Yolo County Agricultural Commissioner John Young announced today that the nut buying period has begun and will run through April 1, 2019, in accordance with the county’s nut theft ordinance. On May 13, 2014, the Yolo…

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Yolo County News: Celebrate Breastfeeding on August 4, 2018 with the 3rd Annual Big Latch On

Woodland, CA -- The Breastfeeding Coalition of Yolo County is hosting a local event of the 2018 Global Big Latch On, a breastfeeding awareness celebration which takes place during World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7, 2018). The Global Big Latch On…

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Yolo County News: Cooks Collision Settles Environmental Protection Lawsuit Brought by California District Attorneys Related to Disposal of Hazardous Auto Body Repair Waste

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, along with 14 other California District Attorneys, announced today that a Sacramento County Superior Court judge has ordered Cooks Collision Inc. to pay $1.525 million as part of a…

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Yolo County: Woodland Man Denied Parole

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on July 26, 2018, a two-commissioner panel of the Board of Parole Hearings denied parole of Jose Mendiola-Ponce of Woodland.  Meniola-Ponce agreed that he was not suitable…

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Yolo County: August is Child Support Awareness Month

Woodland, CA – The month of August is Child Support Awareness Month, when Yolo County Child Support and local agencies statewide work together to engage parents and raise program awareness. Parents have a stressful job of raising children…

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Yolo County - Scam Alert: Yolo County Da's Office Warns Residents About Robocall Scams

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig is warning residents to be wary of robocall telephone scam calls which have increased in 2018. Residents of Yolo County are receiving these phone calls on both their landlines as well as their…

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Yolo County: Yolo County’s State Fair Exhibit Wins Gold and Best of Division

Woodland, CA – The efforts of Yolo County shine once again as it adds two more awards to its impressive collection of California State Fair exhibit recognitions. On opening day of the State Fair, judges announced the Yolo County 2018 exhibit…

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Yolo County: County Road 24 Closures

Woodland, CA – Due to culvert replacement, County Road 24 from County Road 93 to County Road 90, will be closed between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. from July 23 to July 27, and again from July 30 to August 3. Detour signs will direct motorists to…

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Yolo County News: Declaration of Candidacy and Nomination Period Begins July 16, 2018

Woodland, CA -- The period for an individual to declare candidacy and begin circulating nomination papers begins on July 16th. Candidates have until 5 p.m. on Friday August 10th to submit their declaration of candidacy and candidate statement (if…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Board Governance Session Agenda for July 17, 2018

Agenda: CALL TO ORDER   Pledge of Allegiance.   Roll Call.   Approval of Agenda   1. Consider approval of agenda.   Public Comment   2. To be afforded a brief period of time to speak before the Board of Supervisors,…

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Yolo County - Scam Alert: Yolo County DA’s Office Warns Residents About Rental Scams

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig is warning residents to be cautious of rental unit scams targeting individuals who are looking for rental property.  The Yolo County Housing Authority recently reported seeing a number of…

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Yolo County: County Road 32A Closure July 12-16, 2018

Woodland, CA – County Road 32A (Interstate 80 frontage road east of Davis), from County Road 105 (railroad crossing) to the Interstate 80 ramp, will be closed from July 12 to July 16 for necessary railroad crossing related…

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Yolo County: Local Minority Youth Inspired by 'DA for a Day' Workshop

Woodland, CA - On June 22, 2018 the Yolo County District Attorney’s office and the UC Davis Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP) co-hosted a “DA for a Day” workshop at the Yolo County District Attorney’s office.  The…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for July 10, 2018

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Sacramento Man Convicted of Trying to Rape Homeless Woman

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on July 5, 2018 that on July 2, 2018, a Yolo County jury convicted 40-year -old Sacramento man Lester Louis Jones of assault with intent to commit rape and other crimes related to an assault of…

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Yolo County 2018 Assessment Roll Closes with a 5.66% Increase, Sustained Confidence in the Real Estate Market Leads to FurtherGrowth

woodland, ca – Yolo County Clerk/Recorder/Assessor and Registrar of Voters Jesse Salinas has announced that the annual Assessment Roll reflects a 5.66% increase, resulting in the sixth consecutive year of growth. Confidence in the Yolo County…

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Yolo County News: Davis Resident Graduates from Mental Health Court

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on Monday June 11, 2018, 28-year-old Davis resident Jessie Tessler successfully graduated from Mental Health Court in Department Six of the Yolo County Superior Court. …

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Yolo County: Seed Saving for Backyard Gardeners Class July 18

Woodland, CA – Have you always wanted to save your own seeds but never knew how? The Hanna and Herbert Bauer Memorial Garden is hosting a free hands-on class about backyard garden seed saving on Wednesday, July 18, from 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. …

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The Conclusion of the 2018 Primary Election Canvass Period in Yolo County

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Elections Office will be scanning the remaining unprocessed ballots on Tuesday June 19, 2018 for the 2018 Primary Election. “As part of our ongoing commitment to transparency, the public is invited to come to…

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Yolo County: Steps to Success Presents NAMI 'In Our Own Voice' Speaker Series

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County District Attorney’s Neighborhood Court program, in partnership with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA), will be hosting presentations of…

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Yolo County: Closures on County Road 24 in June

Woodland, CA – Due to culvert replacement, County Road (CR) 24 from CR 97 to CR 98 will be closed between 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from June 18 to June 21, and again from June 25 to June 29. Detour signs will direct motorist to an alternate…

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Yolo County: Election Night Mapping Errors

Woodland, CA – For the 2018 Primary Election, the Yolo County Election office piloted a new interactive election night reporting map to display results. We have discovered there was an error on the map for how results were reported in…

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Yolo County: Updated 2018 Primary Election Results in Yolo County

Woodland, CA – As of June 6, 2018, 28,172 Yolo County 2018 Primary Election ballots had been processed. There are currently 111,128 registered voters in Yolo County. This figure includes the results of all processed vote-by-mail ballots…

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Heder Migoya Sentenced to 16 Years to Life for 2nd Degree Murder with an Enhancement for the Use of a Knife for Murdering Dustin Dougherty

Woodland, CA, June 13, 2018 - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on June 11, 2018, Yolo County Superior Court Judge Timothy Fall sentenced 35-year-old Guatemalan man Heder Migoya, to 15 years-to-life in state prison with an additional one…

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Yolo County: Annual Cache Creek Walk

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Natural Resources Division will be conducting its 2018 Creek Walk on June 20 through June 22. Every year the Natural Resources Division leads a physical inspection of the active channel and floodplain of lower…

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Yolo County: Community Corrections Partnership Public Input Meetings and Survey

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) is hosting three meetings and launching a survey during the month of June to gather community input on public safety realignment to guide the update of the CCP’s…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for June 12, 2018

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Yolo County News: Public Defender’s Record Mitigation Clinic Helps Clear Criminal Records

Woodland, CA -- Individuals with criminal convictions face numerous barriers to establishing a productive and law-abiding lifestyle. Many jobs require disclosures and background checks, and the presence of a criminal conviction can taint an…

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Yolo County: Election Night Reporting in Yolo County

Woodland, CA – Initial 2018 Primary Election results will be available across multiple formats on election night. After 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday June 5th, the Yolo County Election website www.yoloelections.org will begin displaying tabulated…

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Yolo County: The Yolo County Library Delivers

Woodland, CA – Are you unable to get to your local library branch? If so, the Yolo County Library’s Books by Mail service can deliver. The Books by Mail service is designed for residents who have a disability, illness or lack of…

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Yolo County: Hwy 128 Prescribed Burn

St. Helena – The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit will be conducting a prescribed burn along Highway 128 between the Monticello Dam and the town of Winters in Yolo County. The burning operations are…

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Yolo County: Early Ballot Pick Up on Election Day, June 5, 2018

Woodland, CA –The Yolo County Elections office will be participating in early ballot pick up from several polling precincts on election day, June 5th, 2018. Early ballot pick-up entails two Elections representatives arriving at polling places…

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Yolo County - Scam Alert: Yolo County DA’s Office Warns Residents of Immigration Fraud

Woodland, CA – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig is warning individuals who are seeking help in their path to citizenship to be aware of potential scams targeting undocumented residents and their money. These kinds of scams have been…

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Yolo County: 2018-19 Recommended Budget and 2017-18 Annual Report Now Available

Woodland, CA – June 1, 2018 Yolo County released its 2018-19 Recommended Budget and 2017-18 Annual Report. The Board of Supervisors will consider the recommended budget on June 12. Total expenditures for the county are recommended in the…

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Yolo County: Extension for Library Vote-By-Mail Ballot Drop Off Locations

Woodland, CA -- Due to the popularity of the library Vote-By-Mail (VBM) ballot drop-off boxes, the Yolo County Elections Office is extending the timeframe that ballot drop off will be available at select libraries until 12:00 p.m. on Monday, June…

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Yolo County District Attorney Releases Report on Neighborhood Court

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced the publication of a new report providing comprehensive analysis and outcomes of a recidivism check for Neighborhood Court participants conducted in December, 2017. The study includes 640…

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Yolo County: County Administrator County Fees

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June Programs at the West Sacramento Branch Library

Woodland, CA – This June join Yolo County’s Arthur F. Turner Community Library to participate in a variety of special programs. The activities are open to all at the library which is located at 1212 Merkley Avenue in West Sacramento.…

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Yolo County News - June Programs at the Davis Branch Library

Woodland, CA - Kick off summer with the following June programs to be held at the Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 E. 14th Street in Davis: --June is Pride Month! Join us to recognize, celebrate, and support the LGBTQ+…

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'Steps to Success' Mental Health and Addiction Diversion Program Starts

Woodland, CA – May 23, 2018 - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that the “Steps to Success” (S2S) Officer Assisted Diversion program has started in Davis.  During the past week Davis Police officers received…

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California Trucking Association Announces Partnership With Sacramento Together

Sacramento, CA — With more than 1,100-member companies, operating more than 400,000 trucks within California, the California Trucking Association (CTA) today announced its partnership with “Sacramento Together,” a coalition of law…

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Yolo County Public Meetings on Yolo County Medical Cannabis Cultivation Zoning Ordinance

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County is again conducting community outreach meetings to receive public input on the draft Cannabis Land Use Ordinance for cannabis activities in the county. To date, meetings have been held with the Clarksburg and Dunnigan…

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Yolo County: Important Voter Registration Deadlines for June 5th Primary Election

Woodland, CA – There are several important deadlines coming up for the June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election. First, residents wishing to register to vote by the election need to take action by May 21, 2018. There are several easy…

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Woodland Man Convicted of Premeditated Gang Murder

Woodland, CA – May 15, 2018 – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on May 11, 2018 a Yolo County jury convicted 20-year-old Woodland man Christian ‘Kiki’ Rizo of a number of crimes that occurred on June…

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Guatemalan Man Found Guilty of Murder for Killing his Estranged Wife's Boyfriend

Woodland, CA – May 14, 2018 - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that a Yolo County jury found 35-year-old Guatemalan man, Heder Migoya, guilty of 2nd Degree Murder with an enhancement for the use of a knife against victim, Dustin…

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Yolo County News: National Police Week Started from May 13, 2018

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that the week of May 13th is National Police Week, which honors officers who have been killed in the line of duty. National Police Week has evolved over the years. What began as a…

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Last Day to Register to Vote in June 5th Primary Election

Woodland, CA -- May 21st is an important deadline to register to vote for those wishing to participate in the June 5th Primary Election. The Yolo County Elections office wants to be sure all eligible residents are registered by May 21st, 2018. You…

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for May 9, 2018

Agenda:  CALL TO ORDER   1. Pledge of Allegiance.   2. Consider approval of the agenda.   3. Public Comment: Opportunity for members of the public to address the Housing Authority on subjects not otherwise on the agenda relating…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for May 8, 2018

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Vote by Mail Ballots Mailing Begins May 7, 2018

Woodland, CA – Starting on May 7th 2018, the Yolo County Elections office will begin the process of mailing ballots to residents who vote by mail (VBM). VBM voters will start to receive their ballots in the mail later that week, and have until…

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Yolo DA and Davis PD Working to Solve Davis Rapes from 1978

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on April 26, 2018 that his office is working in conjunction with the Davis Police Department, the FBI, the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office and the Sacramento…

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Woodland Man Graduates from Mental Health Court

(Woodland, CA) – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on Monday April 23, 2018, 23-year-old Woodland resident Max Land successfully graduated from Mental Health Court in Department Six of the Yolo County Superior…

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Yolo County News: El Macero Road Rehabilitation Project Begins April 26 with Closures Expected Through June 28, 2018

Woodland, CA -- Streets in the El Macero subdivision are being rehabilitated which will result in lane closures from April 26 until June 28, as well as temporary road closures for up to eight hours. This project will rehabilitate the existing road…

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Jesse Salinas, Yolo County Clerk/Recorder/Assessor Holds Community ‘Office Hours’ throughout Yolo County

Yolo County Clerk/Recorder/Assessor, Jesse Salinas, who also serves as the County’s Registrar of Voters, will hold “office hours” at Steady Eddy’s Coffee Shop located at 5 E. Main Street, Ste. A in Winters on Tuesday May 1st,…

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District Attorney and Chief of Police Partner with Glide to Increase Empathy in Addressing Homelessness Issues

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that from March 26-28, 2018, police officers and prosecutors from California, Oregon and Utah attended a training at the Glide Church in the Tenderloin District of San Francisco.…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for April 24, 2018

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Yolo County Child Support Services Receives Excellence Award

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Department of Child Support Services received the state’s Director’s Excellence Gold Award for their service over the last fiscal year. The award, presented by California Department of Child Support…

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Yolo County Elections is Looking for Bilingual Poll Workers

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Elections Office is looking for poll workers to run the polling places for the June 5th General Primary. “We are in particular need of those who are multilingual. The most critical language needs are Spanish,…

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Broderick Boy Gang Member Sentenced to Prison for Attempted Shooting

West Sacramento, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on April 9, 2018, Yolo County Superior Court Judge Janene Beronio sentenced 24-year-old Stephon Ramirez of West Sacramento to 13 years and 8 months in state prison. She…

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for April 11, 2018

Agenda: CALL TO ORDER   1. Pledge of Allegiance.   2. Consider approval of the agenda.   3. Public Comment: Opportunity for members of the public to address the Housing Authority on subjects not otherwise on the agenda relating to…

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Yolo County News: Write-in Candidacy and Nomination Period Begins April 9, 2018

Woodland, CA – For the June 5th primary election, all write-in candidates for statewide offices, United States Senator, United States Representative, State Senator, and State Member of the Assembly must leave a statement of write-in candidacy…

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Property Tax Delinquent if Not Paid By April 10, 2018

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Tax Collector’s Office reminds taxpayers who own property in Yolo County that the second installment of 2017-18 Secured Property Tax, due February 1, 2018, will be delinquent if not paid by April 10, 2018.…

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Sacramento Man Convicted of Striking and Injuring Multiple People with His Car and Fleeing the Scene

Woodland, CA – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on March 22, 2018 a Yolo County jury convicted 38-year-old Sacramento man Kareem Kento Washington of a number of crimes that occurred on August 22, 2017, including,…

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Youth Empowerment Summit “YES!” Brings Elected Officials and Youth Together

Woodland, CA – On Saturday, March 24, 2018 approximately 100 high school students from around Yolo County will gather at Woodland Community College for a day of civic engagement and learning how to have their voices heard in their community.…

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Yolo County DA Enforces New Cannabis Laws

Woodland, CA – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on March 19, 2018 that to preserve a fair playing field for licensed cannabis growers and protect the environment, the District Attorney’s Office reached an agreement on…

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Yolo County Conducts Random Alpha Draw

Woodland, CA -– The Yolo County Elections office has conducted the random alpha draw to determine the name order on the June 5th Primary Election ballot. To see the draw that will determine the ballot order for Assembly and Senate candidates,…

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Yolo County DA’s Office Celebrates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week on April 8-14, 2018

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig and Yolo County District Attorney Victim Services Program will commemorate 2018 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) with the 12th Annual Crime Victims’ Tribute. This…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meetings Update

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National Public Defense Week is March 18 - 24, 2018

Woodland, CA -- Sunday, March 18, marks the 55th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright, and the third nationwide celebration of Public Defense week. The Yolo County Public Defender’s Office is joining forces with national, state and county…

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Woodland Man Found Guilty of Rape of a Minor and Child Molestation

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Tuesday, February 20, the Honorable David Rosenberg found 34-year-old Woodland man Rene Nicolas Munoz guilty of 17 Counts of Rape of a Minor, 21 Counts of Child Molestation, 38 Counts…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Special Meeting Agenda for February 27, 2018

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Yolo County DA’s Office Warns Residents About Scam Phone Calls Threatening

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig is warning residents to beware of a recent telephone scam. The official sounding phone calls, which often state the targeted individual's name, date of birth, and physical address, are…

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Youth Empowerment Summit (YES) Gains Community Support and Attention

Woodland, CA -- On Monday February 5th, Jesse Salinas, the Yolo County Assessor/ Clerk-Recorder/ Registrar of Voters, accepted a $1,500 donation on behalf of the Youth Empowerment Summit “YES!” from the noon Davis Rotary Club.…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for February 20, 2018

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Yolo County Files Lawsuit to Ensure Safety at Planned Indian Health Service Treatment Center

Woodland, CA – The County of Yolo has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court seeking a court order to enjoin the U.S. Indian Health Service from constructing a planned substance abuse treatment center in rural Yolo County until safety hazards…

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Woodland Men Sentenced to Life in Prison for Gang Related Murder

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on February 9, 2018, Judge Daniel Maguire sentenced Justin Gonzalez, age 23, to 90 years to life in prison for the murder of Ronald Antonio. Less than two weeks earlier, Judge…

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County Road 22 Closures February 13, 14 and 15

Woodland, CA – Due to construction, County Road 22, through the Yolo Bypass (east of County Road 102 in Woodland, to the northbound I-5 ramp), will be closed on February 13, 14 and 15 from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Motorists are encouraged to…

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District Attorney’s DUI Program Receives Grant Funds

Woodland, CA – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that last fall the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) awarded the District Attorney’s Office $165,941 for the continuation of its DUI program. The unit, which was…

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Yolo County Housing Commission Meeting Agenda for January 24, 2018

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for January 23, 2018

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Woodland Man Sentenced for Torturing and Raping Young Woman

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on January 12, 2018, the Honorable Timothy L. Fall sentenced Elmer David Rodriguez, 26, of Woodland, to prison for a total of 84 years to life. Rodriguez will also be required to register…

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Senate Bill (SB) 2 – Affordable Housing and Jobs Act Fee

Effective January 1, 2018, pursuant to Senate Bill 2, documents accepted for recording at the Yolo County Clerk- Recorder’s Office may be charged an additional $75. Senate Bill 2 creates a permanent source of funding for affordable housing,…

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West Sacramento Woman Convicted of Defrauding County Health and Human Services

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on December 12, 2017, 51-year-old West Sacramento womanTammy Jackson, 51 was convicted of defrauding the County Health and Human Services Agency. Jackson pled no contest to felony In Home…

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Board of Supervisors Seeks Applications for Community Services Action Board

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Board of Supervisors is seeking applications for two openings on its Community Services Action Board, whose mission is to combat poverty by promoting the health, safety, stability and self-sufficiency of…

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Yolo County News: Operation Vigilance Targets Sex Offenders

Woodland, CA – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that earlier this week, Yolo County law enforcement conducted surprise compliance checks on over 300 sex offenders. “Operation Vigilance” is a program that started…

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Programs at the Winters Community Library in January

Woodland, CA - The following special programs will be held during the month of January at Yolo County’s Winters Community Library, located at 708 Railroad Avenue in Winters: - January 5: ‘Til Debt Do Us Part, 5:00 p.m. Join us…

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Tree Recycling and Holiday Closures

Woodland, CA – With few exceptions (Christmas, New Year’s, Easter, Independence and Thanksgiving days), there are many opportunities to safely dispose of, or recycle waste almost every day of the year at the Yolo County Central Landfill…

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West Sacramento Woman Convicted of Welfare Fraud

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on November 28, 2017, 43-year-old West Sacramento woman Bobbie Everett was convicted of misdemeanor welfare fraud. As part of the plea agreement, Everett was ordered to serve three years…

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Signature in Lieu of Filing Fee Period Begins December 14, 2017

Beginning December 14th, those wishing to file for candidacy in the upcoming June 2018 primary elections can begin collection signatures in lieu of the filing fee. Candidates may collect a signature from any Yolo County registered voter who is…

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Yolo County News: Robert Hodges Pleads Guilty To All Charges In The Murder Of His 3 Children And The Attempted Murder Of His Wife

Woodland, CA – On December 14, 2017 Robert Hodges pled guilty to all of the crimes in the complaint, including murdering his 3 children with special circumstances and attempting to murder his wife. He will be sentenced to life in prison…

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Yolo County News: Woodland Men Convicted in the Murder of Good Samaritan

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on December 13, 2017, a Yolo County jury found 19 year old Alexis Velazquez and 23 year old Justin Gonzalez guilty of the murder of Ronald Antonio, 41, all of Woodland. Mr.…

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Yolo County County Fees Update - December 4, 2017

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District Attorney’s DUI Program Visited by NHTSA Administrator Heidi King

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on Nov 20, 2017 that the Director of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Heidi King visited the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office to recognize the…

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Washington Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on Nov 16th that on November 15, 2017 Yolo County Superior Court Judge David Reed sentenced 23-year-old Thomas Phillip Leae of Renton, Washington to life in state prison. On October 5, 2015,…

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Yolo County Issues Intent to Award Notices for Proposition 47 Program

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency has announced its intent to award contracts funded by a Proposition 47 grant to provide supportive services to individuals with a mental health and/or substance use disorder who…

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Yolo County DA’s Multi-Cultural Community Council Offers Weekend Youth Leadership Academy

Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that Friday through Sunday, students from Woodland Senior High School, Cache Creek (Continuation) High School and Cesar Chavez Community School attended the   1st Annual Multi-Cultural…

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Neighborhood Court Team Receives Democracy Works Award from League of Women Voters of Woodland

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on October 25, 2017, the League of Women Voters of Woodland presented their annual Democracy Works Award to the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office’s Neighborhood Court…

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Davis Student Sentenced to State Prison for Non Stranger Rape

Woodland, CA – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that yesterday that the Honorable David Reed sentenced Najee A’Ve, of Detroit, to 44 months in state prison after being convicted after a court trial of  Rape of an…

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Property Tax Delinquent if Not Paid by December 11, 2017

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County Tax Collector Howard Newens reminds taxpayers who own property in Yolo County that the first installment of 2017-18 Secured Property Tax, due November 1, 2017, will be delinquent if not paid by December 11, 2017. To…

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Three Men Convicted in Hate Crime at the University of California at Davis

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on October 18, 2017, the third and final defendant pled no contest in the hate crime that occurred on the UC Davis Campus.The victim, a 21 year old African American female,…

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Yolo County Library’s Books by Mail Service

Woodland, CA – Yolo County Library continues to provide Books by Mail, a free service that delivers library materials to Yolo County residents through the mail.This program is designed for residents that are prevented from visiting a Yolo…

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First Flu Death in Yolo County Confirmed

Woodland, CA – Yolo County has confirmed the first influenza associated death in the 2017-2018 influenza season of a middle-aged man who had significant, pre-existing medical conditions. “Even though flu activity in California and much…

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Take Part in the Great California ShakeOut Register for Emergency Alerts

Woodland, CA – On October 19 at 10:19 a.m., Yolo County will participate in a statewide exercise called the Great California ShakeOut. This exercise focuses on a catastrophic earthquake impacting California residents. The Yolo County Office of…

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Yolo County DA’s Office Recognizes October 2017 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig welcomes October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) evolved from the "Day of Unity" held in October 1981. In October 1987, the first Domestic Violence…

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Washington Man Found Guilty of Second Degree Murder

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on October 6, 2017 a Yolo County Jury found 23-year-old Thomas Phillip Leae of Renton, Washington guilty of Second Degree Murder, Evading the Police Causing Death and Vehicle Theft. …

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Online Cannabis Complaint Report

Woodland, CA – In efforts to promote and protect the health, safety and general welfare of our residents and businesses in Yolo County, an online tool has been created for reporting a complaint or activity in relation to the legal or illegal…

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Yolo Reads 9th Annual Literacy Celebration

Woodland, CA – Yolo County’s Adult and Family Literacy Program, Yolo Reads, honored the accomplishments of adult learners, who have reached their literacy goals and improved reading and writing skills through the assistance of volunteer…

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Yolo County Launches Online Community Indicator Dashboard

Woodland, CA -- Are you curious about the status of the economy, education, or housing in the Yolo County community? Then explore data on these topics and more on Yolo County’s newly launched Community Indicator Dashboard. Developed through…

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Woodland Man Graduates from Mental Health Court

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Monday September 25, 2017, 41-year-old Davis resident Gary Wight successfully graduated from Mental Health Court in Department Four of the Yolo County Superior Court.Mental…

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West Sacramento Murderer Denied Parole Again

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Oct 3rd a two-commissioner panel of the Board of Parole Hearings denied the parole of David Cree of West Sacramento. The hearing took place a California State Prison at…

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Jury Convicts Three Men in Davis Burglary Ring of 78 Felonies

Woodland, CA – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that yesterday a jury found Joseph Hernandez, age 26, of Pinole, Joshua Givens, age 25, of Benicia, and Rakhem Bradford, age 25, of Pinole, guilty of 78 felonies related to a…

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Yolo County SB1 Local Street and Road Improvement Project List

Woodland, CA – Yolo County has released a list of five local road improvement projects for 2018 designed to make it easier and safer to travel in the region. The list was developed as a requirement of Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the Road Repair…

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West Sacramento Man Convicted of Possessing a Weapon in the Yolo County Jail

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on September 28, 2017, a Yolo County jury found 32-year-old West Sacramento man Robert Lamar McInnis guilty of possessing a weapon in the Yolo County Jail. In the early morning…

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Woodland Man Found Guilty of False Imprisonment in Domestic Violence Trial

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on September 26, 2017, a Yolo County Jury found Carlos Ayala guilty of two Felony Counts of False Imprisonment with Force or Violence and two Misdemeanor counts of Battery Against a…

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Davis Student Convicted Of Rape Of Unconscious Victim

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that yesterday the Honorable David Reed found Najee A’Ve guilty of two felonies including, Rape of an Unconscious Person and Sexual Penetration by Foreign Object of Person…

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Hepatitis A Outbreak in California

Woodland, CA – Despite current outbreaks of hepatitis A virus in some California counties (San Diego, Los Angeles and Santa Cruz counties) the Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency reports there has been no local transmission of cases…

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Yolo Local Agency Formation Commission Meeting Agenda September 28, 2017

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First Confirmed 2017 Human Cases of West Nile Virus in Yolo County

The Yolo County Health Department has received confirmation of two cases of West Nile virus infection in humans in Yolo County. Two adult residents in different areas of Yolo County are critically ill and currently hospitalized. “The serious…

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Dixon Men Convicted of Robbing and Beating UC Davis Student

Woodland, CA – A Yolo County Jury convicted Austin Cody Hughes and Demarco Marquis Rowe on September 5, 2017, of Robbery and Battery causing serious bodily injury as a result of a brazen daytime robbery in the City of Davis on April 20, 2017.…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for September 12, 2017

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Final Picnic Day Defendant Enters No Contest Pleas for Assault on Officers

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that Antwoine Perry entered the same plea as four co-defendants involved in a Picnic Day assault on Davis Police Officers. On Sep 7, 2017, Perry entered a plea accepting responsibility for his…

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Davis Murderer Denied Parole

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that convicted murderer Daniel Wehner was denied parole for the eleventh time on Thursday, August 31, 2017, by a two-commissioner panel of the Board of Parole Hearings.  The all…

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Beware of Phony Jury Duty Summons Phone Calls

Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig is warning residents to be aware of fraudulent telephone calls from people posing as law enforcement or the Yolo County Superior Court claiming that you missed your jury duty summons. In the current scheme,…

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Yolo County Man Convicted of Possessing Child Pornography

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today a Yolo County Jury found 33-year-old Quin Martin guilty of possessing child pornography on August 24, 2017. Martin is a resident of the unincorporated area of Yolo County. He was also…

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District Attorney Encourages the Public to Offer Comments to State Prison Officials on Parole Regulations

Woodland, CA - The California Department of Corrections announced that the period for public comment is open on the implementation of Proposition 57.On November 8, 2016, voters approved Proposition 57, also known as the Public Safety and…

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September is National Preparedness Month 2017

Woodland, CA – September is National Preparedness Month, and during the month, the Yolo County Office of Emergency Services is encouraging residents to take steps to prepare themselves and loved ones for an emergency. “Preparedness is…

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Pavement Preservation Project Road Closures

Woodland, CA -- Beginning on August 21, portions or several county roads will be closed to through traffic or will be subject to traffic delays due to construction in support of the 2017 Pavement Preservation Project, which will improve 21 miles of…

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Big Blue Barn Makes Headlines Again

Woodland, CA -- On August 22, the Yolo County Community Services Department’s Integrated Waste Management Division will be recognized by the California Resource Recycling Association as the recipient of the highly coveted Pavitra Crimmel Reuse…

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Virtual Reality Comes to West Sacramento Branch Library

Woodland, CA – A new collaboration between the California State Library and Oculus VR, a division of Facebook Inc., has brought virtual reality technology to patrons at the Arthur F. Turner Community Library, located at 1212 Merkley Avenue in…

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Free Garden Academy in Woodland to Celebrate Farm to Fork Month

Woodland, CA – September is Farm to Fork month, and the Hanna and Herbert Bauer Memorial Community Garden in Woodland is celebrating with a Farm to Fork Garden Academy. The academy will feature five gardening classes taught by master…

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DA’s Office Releases Four-Year Report on Neighborhood Court Program

Woodland, CA – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced the release of a comprehensive “Four-Year Report on Neighborhood Court.” Initially developed by the District Attorney in 2013, in collaboration with community members and civic…

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Board of Supervisors Seeking Applications for Community Services Action Board

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Board of Supervisors is seeking applications for an opening on its Community Services Action Board. The mission of the Community Services Action Board is to combat poverty by promoting the health, safety, stability…

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Yolo County Nut Buying Period Starts August 1, 2017

Yolo County Agricultural Commissioner John Young announced today that the nut buying period will be held August 1, 2017 through April 1, 2018, in accordance with the county’s nut theft ordinance. On May 13, 2014, the Yolo County Board of…

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August is Child Support Awareness Month

Woodland, CA – During Child Support Awareness Month in August, the Yolo County Department of Child Support Services encourages all parents to remember they have a responsibility to give children “something great to imitate.”The…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for August 1, 2017

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West Sacramento Man Sentenced to 42 Years in State Prison for Vehicular Manslaughter and Domestic Violence

Woodland, CA – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on July 20, 2017, the Honorable Paul K. Richardson sentenced 33-year-old West Sacramento man Steven Hendrix on two separate cases. First, the Court sentenced the Hendrix on one count…

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Regular Meeting Agenda July 27, 2017

Click Here to view the Regular Meeting Agenda July 27, 2017 Date : July 27, 2017 Time : 9:00 a.m. Location :Board Of Supervisors…

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New Voter Registration Program for People with Disabilities Launched by Library and Election Office

Woodland, CA – Justin Dart, father of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), said “Vote as if your life depended on it, because it does.” In celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act’s 27th Anniversary, the Yolo…

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Award Supports Public Defender’s Record Mitigation Clinic

The Yolo Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee has awarded $22,391 from the Gaming Special Distribution Fund to support the Yolo County Public Defender’s Record Mitigation Clinic. The presence of a criminal record, especially a…

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Man Sentenced to 10 Years State Prison for Beating Wife

Woodland, CA- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on June 30, 2017, Yolo County Superior Court Judge David Rosenberg sentenced 45-year-old West Sacramento man, Dellawar Shah Saidwal, to 10 years and 4 months in state prison for spousal…

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District Attorney Reports Three Separate Convictions of Auto Insurance Fraud

Woodland, CA - istrict Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that over the past week, there were three separate cases that resulted in convictions for auto insurance fraud. In the first case, 27-year-old Davis woman, Shelene Hopp, was convicted of filing a…

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Color-Coded Placarding System Implemented to Reduce Food Borne Illness and Improve

Woodland, CA – On July 1, 2017, food safety inspectors began posting color-coded placards to rate food safety inspection results at restaurants, grocery stores, delicatessens, school cafeterias, licensed health care facilities and other…

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More So-Called Non-Violent Second-Strikers Get Early Prison Release

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office regularly publishes a list of convicted criminals who have been granted early release from prison by the State of California. Since the beginning of the program, 41 inmates with…

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Assessment Roll Closes With A 5.28% Increase, A Fifth Consecutive Year Of Growth 2017

Yolo County Assessor/Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters Jesse Salinas has announced that the annual Assessment Roll reflects a 5.28% increase, resulting in the fifth consecutive year of growth. The Assessment Roll has a current value of $25.75…

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Tractor Supply Company to Pay $485,400 in Hazardous Waste Settlement

Woodland, CA  – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, along with 35 other California District Attorneys, announced today that Yolo County Superior Court Judge Samuel McAdam has ordered Tractor Supply Company, Inc., and one of its…

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AB 1250 Would Significantly Erode Ability to Provide Services for Most Vulnerable

Woodland, CA - The County of Yolo sent a letter to the California State Legislature signaling its strong opposition to Assembly Bill 1250 (Jones-Sawyer). At its core, AB 1250 seeks to stop counties from contracting with community-based organizations…

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Yolo County County Fees Update June 21, 2017

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Local Area Mosquitoes Test Positive West Nile Virus

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency received notification confirming the first two mosquito samples of the season have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) near Zamora, CA. “This finding serves as a reminder…

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Yolo County Receives $5.9M Grant to Expand Criminal Justice Diversion Programs

Woodland, CA  –  On June 8, 2017, the California Board of State and Community Corrections awarded Yolo County a Proposition 47 grant in the amount of $5,968,215 (to be spent over a 38-month period) to expand its criminal justice…

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Norovirus School Outbreak Is Over In Yolo County

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA) declares the end of the Norovirus school outbreak. This announcement comes a little over a month after the first cases were reported by local Yolo County schools. Yolo…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda June 13, 2017

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Father’s Day Message from Yolo County Child Support Services

This Father's Day, the Yolo County Department of Child Support Services recognizes fathers who work hard to support the well-being and stability of their children. Being a father is a responsibility with tremendous rewards yet not without…

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County Road 99W Between CR 88 and CR 1 Closing for Bridge Replacement

Woodland, CA – Due to bridge removal and replacement over Buckeye Creek, County Road (CR) 99W from CR 88 to CR 1 (north of Dunnigan) will be closed to through traffic from June 9 and until December. Detour signs will direct motorists to…

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2017-18 Recommended Budget and 2016-17 Annual Report Now Available

Woodland, CA – On June 1, 2017, Yolo County released its 2017-18 Recommended Budget and 2016-17 Annual Report. The Board of Supervisors will consider the recommended budget on June 13. Total expenditures for the county are recommended in the…

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Woodland Man Convicted of Being a Felon in Possession of Firearms

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on May 23, 2017, a Yolo County jury found 37-year-old Woodland man, Frank Rudolph Estrada, guilty of two counts of being in possession of a firearm and one count of being a…

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Woodland to Close Two Elementary Schools to Limit Spread of Norovirus

Woodland, CA – Yolo County’s Health Officer, in partnership with the Woodland Joint Unified School District (WJUSD), has decided to take advantage of the upcoming long weekend and close Dingle and Tafoya elementary schools on Friday, May…

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Yolo Local Agency Formation Commission Meeting Agenda May 25, 2017

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda My 23, 2017

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Norovirus Gastrointestinal Illness on the Rise

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency has been following a gastrointestinal illness (GI) outbreak. Over 952 students, teachers and staff are sick with stomach cramps, vomiting and/or diarrhea in schools throughout Yolo…

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County Road 32A to be Closed May 15-23, 2017

Woodland, CA – County Road 32A from County Road 105 to the Interstate 80 westbound ramp intersection will be closed from Monday, May 15, through Tuesday, May 23, due to Union Pacific Railroad repair work at the rail crossing. Warning signs will…

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Lebanon Seaboard Agrees to Injunctive Terms Prohibiting Sales of Certain Preen Products in Oversized Packages

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that his office, along with the Riverside, San Joaquin, and Placer County District Attorneys’ Offices reached a settlement with Lebanon Seaboard in an action that was related some…

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Environmental Protection Investigation Uncovers Falsified Records and Disposal of Hazardous Waste on Agricultural Lands

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that Yolo County Superior Court Judge Samuel McAdam ordered Woodland Biomass Power to pay $4.22 million for penalties, costs, and remediation, as a result of a civil settlement…

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National Police Week Starts May 8, 2017

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that the week of May 8th is National Police Week, which honors officers who have been killed in the line of duty. National Police Week has evolved over the years. What began as a…

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Vaccination Rates Increase Among School Children

Woodland, CA – New data from the California Department of Public Health shows that vaccination rates among Yolo County school children increased in the 2016-17 school year. The data indicates that immunization rates among school children have…

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Health and Human Services Agency Establishes Ombudsman Program

Woodland, CA– The Health & Human Services Agency is partnering with the Public Defender’s Office to ensure the best possible delivery of services for Yolo County residents with the appointment of an ombudsman. Through this partnership, the…

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Sacramento Man Convicted of Rape

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on April 24, 2017, a jury found 30-year-old Sacramento man, Marcelus Coleman, guilty of forcible rape, forcible oral copulation, violations of restraining orders, domestic violence,…

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Red Bluff Man Convicted of Domestic Violence

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that today, a Yolo County jury convicted 46-year-old Mario Luis Oropeza, of Red Bluff of three domestic violence crimes.  The jury convicted him of Infliction of Corporal Injury on…

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Esparto Man Convicted of Carjacking and Kidnapping

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that a Yolo County jury convicted Paul Dufrisne, 58, of Esparto on April 18, 2017, of carjacking and kidnapping during the carjacking. On June 2, 2015, Dufrisne stepped in front of the…

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Woman Pleads Guilty to all Charges for Hate Crimes Against the Islamic Center of Davis

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on April 19, 2017 that 30-year-old Davis resident, Lauren Kirk-Coehlo, pled guilty this morning to all charges, including Felony Vandalism with a "Hate Crime" enhancement and Vandalism to a…

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Sacramento Man Convicted of Robbery at Davis Target

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on April 17, 2017, a Yolo County jury found 29-year-old Sacramento man Adam Nersesyan guilty of robbery and also found that Nersesyan used a knife during the robbery. On April 4,…

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Public Hearing for Plan to Serve Low-Income Residents on May 9, 2017

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County’s Community Services Action Board is hosting a public hearing to receive input on its two-year plan to better address the needs of low-income individuals and families that reside in Yolo County. The feedback will be…

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Dollar General Stores to Pay $1.12 Million in Hazardous Waste Settlement

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, along with 31 other California District Attorneys, announced on April 17, 2017 that Kern County Superior Court Judge Sidney P. Chapin has ordered the Tennessee-based company Dolgen…

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Five Convicted of Welfare Fraud in Yolo County

Woodland, CA -- In the recent weeks, District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced three separate convictions of welfare fraud around the county. These three cases were investigated by the Yolo County District Attorney's Office Special Investigations…

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Yolo County Exploring Gibson House Options

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Historical Museum, also known as the Gibson House, is a historical property representative of rural ranch life in Yolo County from the period of 1850 to the 1930s. The property was acquired by Yolo County in 1975. The…

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$1.5 Million Grant Received for Flood Risk Reduction Studies

Woodland, CA  – As part of the Small Communities Flood Risk Reduction Program, the California Department of Water Resources has awarded Yolo County $1.5 million for flood risk reduction studies for the communities of Clarksburg, Knights Landing,…

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Woodland Man Convicted of Animal Cruelty

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on March 29, 2017, a Yolo County jury found 45-year-old Woodland man John William Peterson guilty of animal cruelty. On the early morning of March 23, 2016, Peterson became…

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Library’s Lest We Forget Project Shares the Story of Yolo County Residents in World War I

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Library invites everyone to attend “LEST WE FORGET” which reveals the story of World War I and Yolo County in a four part series. The first part, titled “Now We Are At War,” focuses on how the different…

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Agreement with Tribe Approved to Provide County and Area Stakeholders More Than $161 Million Over 22 Years

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation and Yolo County have approved an intergovernmental agreement that will provide the county and others more than $161 million for a range of public uses over the next 22 years. The mitigation agreement is in connection…

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Yolo County Board Of Supervisors Meeting Agenda April 4, 2017

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Yolo County DA Celebrates 11 Years of Honoring Crime Victims

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig and the Yolo County District Attorney Victim Services Program will host the Eleventh Annual Crime Victims’ Tribute on April 3, 2017.  Yolo County crime victims, community members, victim advocates,…

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West Sacramento Woman Convicted of 'Crash and Buy' Auto Insurance Fraud

District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on March 23, 2017, 32-year-old Alicia Hernandez of West Sacramento was convicted of filing a false insurance claim and providing false statements of her traffic collision on March 23, 2017. The conviction…

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Property Tax Delinquent if Not Paid by April 10, 2017

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Tax Collector’s Office reminds taxpayers who own property in Yolo County that the second installment of 2016-17 Secured Property Tax, due February 1, 2017, will be delinquent if not paid by April 10, 2017. To avoid…

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Seeking Input on Services for Low-Income Residents

Woodland, CA – The Community Services Action Board is seeking input on how to better address the needs of low-income individuals and families that reside in Yolo County. The feedback will be used to set service priorities for the 2018-19 Community…

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Yolo DA Receives Grant Funds to Improve Child Abuse Reporting Systems

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that Yolo County has moved a step forward in increasing the safety for children and families in Yolo County.  The District Attorney’s Office, in collaboration with Yolo…

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Yolo Local Agency Formation Commission Meeting Agenda March 23, 2017

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Standard & Poors Raises Yolo County Rating to A+

Woodland, CA -- The international bond rating agency, Standard & Poor's (S&P), has again raised its long-term rating for Yolo County’s general obligation debt from A- to A+, with a stable outlook. In their report, dated March 10, 2017,…

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County Road 29 Closure March 20-24,2017

Woodland, CA – County Road (CR) 29, from CR 96 to CR 98, will be closed for emergency culvert replacement Monday, March 20 to Friday, March 24, 2017 Detour signs will be posted directing traffic around the…

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Update on Office of Refugee Resettlement Placement in Yolo County

Woodland, CA -- The County of Yolo provides the following update in the matter of a 14-year-old Honduran child identified as G.E. in San Francisco Chronicle articles published on March 5 and 12. Media reports indicate that the child has been…

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Survey Finds Yolo County Stores Sell and Advertise E-cigarettes, Other Unhealthy Products

Woodland, CA – New research shows that the availability of e-cigarettes in Yolo County has grown 60% since 2013. This finding is part of new research released by the California Tobacco Control Program today on the availability and marketing of…

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Yolo County Neighborhood Court Hosts Presentation on Mental Health Systems

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that Yolo County Neighborhood Court will host a presentation on "Mental Health Systems” on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at the Davis Police Department, 2600 5th Street, from 6pm to 8pm. …

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Appellate Court Upholds Gang Injunction

Woodland, CA – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that California’s Third District Court of Appeal has upheld an injunction issued by Yolo County Superior Court Judge Kathleen M. White against eight members of the…

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Charges Filed Against Frank T. Rees in Connection with the Death of Baby Justice Rees

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County District Attorney announced that charges were brought against 31-year-old Woodland resident Frank T. Rees in connection with the death of his infant son, Justice Rees. Baby Justice was 19 days old when he died from…

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Yolo County Board Supports Sutter Health’s Regional Effort to End Homelessness

Woodland, CA -- Under a resolution adopted this week by the Board of Supervisors, Yolo County committed its support to Sutter Health’s Getting to Zero campaign, a regional effort to end chronic homelessness by aligning programs and resources…

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Yolo County District Attorney Citizens Academy Applications Now Being Accepted

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announces the sixth annual Yolo County District Attorney Citizens Academy which is sponsored by the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office in cooperation with the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office, the…

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Yolo County Shelter for Evacuees Closed on February 14, 2017

Woodland, CA – With the Oroville Dam Spillway Incident evacuation order reduced to an evacuation warning, Yolo County’s shelter at the Yolo County Fairgrounds was closed at 6:30 p.m and donations are no longer needed. “On behalf of the Yolo…

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Shelter Open in Yolo County for Those Affected by Oroville Dam Spillway Evacuation

Woodland, CA – As shelters, hotels and motels begin to fill, Yolo County has opened a shelter to assist those affected by the Oroville Dam spillway evacuation at the Yolo County Fairgrounds (in the Home Arts Building), located at 1250 East Gum…

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Yolo County District Attorney Cracks Down on Unlicensed Contractors

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on Feb 13, 2017 that the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office Workers’ Compensation Fraud Unit recently coordinated a joint operation in Woodland, CA with the Contractors State License…

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Traffic Discouraged on Old River Road and South River Road

Woodland, CA -- As a result of water-saturated ground conditions and increased erosion from the Sacramento River, Yolo County is imposing a temporary vehicle weight limit of 5 tons maximum on Old River Road between the Sacramento Weir and Interstate…

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West Sacramento Man Convicted of Domestic Violence

Paul Keola beat the victim causing great bodily injury Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on February 3, 2017, a Yolo County jury found 54-year-old West Sacramento man, Paul Keola, guilty of severely beating a woman who he…

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Davis Man Who Killed Child Sentenced to Life in Prison

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that this morning Yolo County Superior Court Judge Paul Richardson sentenced 24-year-old Davis man Darnell Deangelo Dorsey to 50 years-to-life in state prison for killing his…

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Mexican Consulate-General Offices Host Hate Crimes Training

Woodland, CA - On February 2, 2017, the Consulate-General in Sacramento, San Francisco, Fresno and San Jose hosted a training on hate crimes with the Anti-Defamation League in San Francisco as well as District Attorney’s offices in Yolo and…

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Yolo County Library’s Link and Service Celebrates First Anniversary

Woodland, CA – In the first year of LINK+, 9,110 books, audio-books and movies have been borrowed through this service by Yolo County Library card holders, making it a big success. LINK+ is a free resource-sharing library consortium for browsing…

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Draft Local Strategic Workforce Development Plan for 2017-2020 Released

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Workforce Innovation Board has released a draft of its Local Strategic Workforce Development Plan for 2017-2020 for public comment. The plan is available for review online at www.yoloworks.org  (select Workforce…

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Yolo County Issues Emergency Proclamation Following Storms

Woodland, CA – Governor Brown declared a State of Emergency to secure funding to help communities (including Yolo County) respond to and recover from recent severe winter storms. To ensure full access to potential recovery funds, Yolo County has…

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Yolo Local Agency FOrmation Commission Meeting Agenda January 26, 2017

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for January 24, 2017

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Welfare Fraud Convictions

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on January 12, 2017, two unrelated cases of public assistance fraud were resolved in Yolo County Superior Court. 27 year old Cecilia M. Vega, of Davis, and 28-year-old Elizabeth…

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Davis Man with Lengthy Arrest History Convicted of Criminal Threats

Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that today a Yolo County jury convicted 31-year-old Davis man, Joshua McClain, of Criminal Threats and Disturbing the Peace.  The crime occurred in the Mansion Square commercial complex on the…

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First Flu Death in Yolo County Confirmed

Yolo County confirms the first influenza associated death in the 2016-2017 influenza season. The death occurred in a middle-aged man who had significant, pre-existing medical conditions. “Even though flu activity in California and much of the…

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General Mills Agrees to Injunctive Terms Prohibiting Sales of its Fiber One Products in Oversized Packages

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that his office, along with the Fresno County and Santa Cruz County District Attorneys’ Offices reached a settlement with General Mills in an action that was related to its Fiber…

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Yolo County Hosts Proposition 47 Community Engagement Programs

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on Jan 6, 2017 that the Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency, in collaboration with the District Attorney, Public Defender, and Probation Department will host three Proposition 47…

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Sacramento Man Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Hit-and-Run of Cyclists

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on Jan 6th, 2017 that the Honorable David Rosenberg sentenced Alamar Cyril Houston, 38, of Sacramento to 35 years in state prison, the maximum sentenced permissible under the law. On Jan…

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Storm Preparedness Information

Woodland, CA – With strong storms forecast through January 14, the Yolo County Office of Emergency Services encourages residents to take caution and plan accordingly for the potential of increased precipitation, rising rivers and streams, high…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for January 10, 2017

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Mental Health Services Community Meeting January 11, 2017

Woodland, CA – Come to Yolo County’s Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Community Report-Back Meeting on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 hosted by the Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency. The purpose of the meeting is to present and receive…

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Yolo County - Baby Kidnapper Will Stay in Prison

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that Bruce Young will remain in prison for kidnapping Woodland baby Brandon Huff who was three months old at the time.   Young, now 56, was denied parole for the 18th time yesterday…

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Food Facility Safety Inspection Placarding Program Coming Soon

Woodland, CA – Did your favorite restaurant pass its health inspection? This summer, you will be able to tell simply by looking at the color-coded placard near the front door. This week, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors approved implementing…

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DA’s Office Hosts Appreciation Event For Neighborhood Court Volunteers

Woodland, CA -- On Tuesday, December 6, 2016, Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig and Neighborhood Court staff hosted a celebration honoring Neighborhood Court volunteers from Davis, Woodland, and West Sacramento. Over 40 program volunteers…

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Yolo County News - Winter Weather is Approaching

Woodland, CA -- With heavy rains and cold temperatures predicted, you need to prepare for a real emergency that you or your family might face in extreme weather situations. Information is critical during an emergency. Register now with the…

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Free Disposal and Recycling Opportunities Over the Holidays

Woodland, CA -- With few exceptions (Christmas, New Year’s Easter, Independence and Thanksgiving days), there are many opportunities to safely dispose of, or recycle waste almost every day of the year at the Yolo County Central Landfill and the…

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'Operation Vigilance' Targets Sex Offenders

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that last week, Yolo County law enforcement conducted surprise compliance checks on over 300 sexual offenders. “Operation Vigilance” is a program that started eight years ago…

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Yolo County Government: Sacramento Man Withdraws Insanity Plea

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on December 1, 2016, 38-year-old Sacramento man, Alamar Cyril Houston, withdrew his insanity plea a day after a Yolo County jury found him guilty of intentionally running over three…

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Yolo County: Woodland Man Convicted of Attempted Murder

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on December 2, 2016, a Yolo County jury found 23-year-old Woodland man Andres Alejandro Cordova guilty of attempted murder.  The jury also found that Cordova acted with…

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O’Reilly Auto Parts to Pay $9.86 Million in Hazardous Waste Case

Woodland, CA – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, along with 50 other California District Attorneys, announced today that Alameda County Superior Court Judge Seligman has ordered the Missouri-based O’Reilly Auto Parts to pay $9.86…

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Wood Chips for Sale at the Landfill

Woodland, CA – Seven days a week, residents can now purchase landscaping wood chips at the Yolo County Central Landfill, located at 44090 County Road 28H in Woodland. Yolo County has begun producing wood chips made entirely from wood waste…

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Yolo County Archives’ Discover. It. Yourself. (DIY) History

Woodland, CA -- Are you interested in the history of Yolo County? Would you like to participate in making Yolo County’s history more accessible? Come explore the history of Yolo County through Discover. It. Yourself. (DIY) History at…

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Yolo County and City of Davis Partner to Bring Choice to Local Electricity

Yolo County and the City of Davis have taken an important step to bring competition to the local electricity market. Both have voted unanimously to form the Valley Clean Energy Alliance (VCEA), a locally-based, not-for-profit electricity energy…

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Woodland Woman Sentenced to Prison in Vehicular Manslaughter Case

Jacqueline Ochoa Torres was driving after taking Xanax and Methadone. Woodland, CA----November 3, 2016 - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on November 3rd, 2016 Yolo County Superior Court Daniel P. Maguire sentenced…

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Election Night Bash at Yolo Headquarters

Woodland, CA---Following the tremendous success of September’s Youth Rally the Yolo County Elections Office, in partnership with numerous organizations, will be hosting an Election Night Presidential Bash for Yolo County youth. Designed to give…

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Davis Man Found Guilty of Killing Girlfriend’s 19 Month Old Son

Woodland, CA –  Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that this morning a Yolo County jury convicted 24 year old Davis man Darnell Deangelo Dorsey of killing his girlfriend’s 19 month old son. On January 22, 2014, Dorsey was at…

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Yolo County Elections Mid-Day Ballot Pickup

(Woodland, CA) – Improving the speed of Election Night results has been one of the top priorities of the Yolo County Registrar of Voters Jesse Salinas. This year Yolo County voter registration hit an all-time high at over 111,000 registrants,…

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Yolo County - West Sacramento Farm Agrees to Pay Sanctions After Spraying Farm Workers with Pesticides

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that Bypass Farms, a West Sacramento farm, will pay $23,565 in costs, penalties, and restitution to resolve claims related to Bypass Farms’ spraying of multiple farm laborers…

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District Attorney’s DUI Program Receives Grant Funds

Woodland, CA---Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on October 28, 2016 that the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) has awarded the District Attorney’s Office $178,369 for the continuation of its DUI program.  The unit,…

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Yolo County - Property Tax Delinquent if Not Paid By December 12, 2016

Woodland, CA – Yolo County Tax Collector Howard Newens reminds taxpayers who own property in Yolo County that the first installment of 2016-17 Secured Property Tax, due November 1, 2016, will be delinquent if not paid by December 12, 2016. To…

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Yolo County Elections Accuracy and Logic Testing

Woodland, CA -- This upcoming Tuesday, November 1st at 9a.m., the Yolo County Elections Office will be conducting an “Accuracy and Logic” test. This Accuracy and Logic testing is open to the general public and is conducted prior to each election…

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Non-Violent Second-Strikers Get Early Prison Release

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office regularly publishes a list of convicted criminals who have been granted early release from prison by the State of California. Since the beginning of the program, 26 inmates with committing…

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Get Notifications If Disaster Strikes

Register for the regional mass notification system and be a part of a regional test Woodland, CA -- As part of Flood Preparedness Week, residents are urged to prepare for a natural or human-caused disaster - events that often occur with little to…

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Knights Landing Residents to Recieve High-Speed Broadband for First Time

(Woodland, CA) – Yolo County and Wave Broadband today announced Wave’s commitment to provide high speed internet access via fiber to the home in the town of Knights Landing by mid-2017. This rural community of 995 citizens currently has little…

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Yolo County Agriculture Department Will Be Closed From December 26th, 2016 And Reopening On Tuesday January 3rd 2017

The Department of Agriculture's primary responsibility is to enforce agricultural related laws and regulations pertaining to pesticide use enforcement, weights and measures, State and Federal plant quarantine including export certification, State…

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Yolo County Announces Voter Registration Deadline

Woodland, CA -- For those interested in casting their vote in the upcoming Presidential Election, an important deadline is rapidly approaching. Monday, October 24th is the last day Yolo County residents can register in order to participate in the…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meetings Update October 11, 2016

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Early Prison Release Decision Reversed After District Attorney Uncovers Error By State Board Of Parole

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on September 28, 2016, the Board of Parole Hearings reversed an earlier decision to release convicted felon Christopher Bloxham early under the Non-Violent Second Striker release program. …

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Knights Landing Man Convicted of Attempted Murder is Denied Parole

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on September 27, 2016, a two-commissioner panel of the Board of Parole Hearings denied parole to 57-year-old Javiad Akhtar who was convicted of attempted murder by a jury in…

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Woodland Man Graduates from Mental Health Court

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Monday September 26, 2016, 25-year-old Woodland resident John Carter successfully graduated from Mental Health Court in Department four of the Yolo County Superior Court. …

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Scholarships Available to Earn an Accredited High School Diploma at the Yolo County Library

(Woodland, CA) – The Yolo County Library continues to offer community members an opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and credentialed career certificate through Career Online High School (COHS), a program brought to public…

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National Voter Registration Day September 27, 2016

(Woodland, CA) – September 27 th has been declared National Voter Registration Day by California Secretary of State, Alex Padilla. National Voter Registration Day is a formally recognized voter outreach initiative which aims at registering…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for September 27, 2016

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Woodland Woman Convicted of Vehicular Manslaughter

Jacqueline Ochoa Torres was driving after taking Xanex and Methadone Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on September 21, 2016, Jacqueline Ochoa Torres, 27, a Woodland resident, plead no contest to vehicular…

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Woodland Man Sentenced to 4 Years and 8 Months in State Prison for Fatal Hit and Run

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on September 20, 2016, the Honorable Paul K. Richardson sentenced 35-year-old Woodland man Raymond Contreras, to 4 years in state prison for the fatal hit and run of 65 year old Woodland…

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Board of Supervisors Seeking Applications for Community Services Action Board

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Board of Supervisors is seeking applications for several openings on its Community Services Action Board (CSAB). CSAB Mission CSAB’s mission is to combat poverty by promoting the health, safety, stability, and…

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Woodland WIC Program has Moved

Woodland, CA – The Woodland Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program changed location from their 137 N. Cottonwood Street address to 25 N. Cottonwood Street on September 19th. Regular business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday with…

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Yolo Local Agency Formation Commission Meeting Agenda for September 22, 2016

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Woodland Mother Found Guilty of Murder

A Yolo County jury found that Samantha Green Murdered baby Justice Rees Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that at 11:15 a.m. on Sep 16, 2016 a Yolo County Jury found 23-year-old Woodland woman Samantha Lee Green…

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Yolo County Housing Commission Meeting Agenda for September 14, 2016

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for September 13, 2016

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Return of Property Tax Postponement Program

Woodland, CA -- Howard H. Newens, Yolo County’s Tax Collector, is pleased to announce that the State Controller’s Property Tax Postponement Program has returned after being suspended by the State Legislature in 2009. The program allows…

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Fraud Alert: Debt Collection Scam September 2,2016

Woodland, CA - September 2, 2016 - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig is warning residents to be wary of fraudulent telephone calls from people posing as debt collection agents. These scammers state that you have a warrant for your arrest…

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Former Owners of Davis Mobile Home Park Settle Case Filed by District Attorney

Woodland, CA---Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on August 2, 2016, the Yolo County Superior Court signed a settlement in a consumer protection case filed in March, 2016, against the former owners of the Royal Oak mobile home…

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Closure for Clarksburg Road and Lane Closure for South River Road

Woodland, CA – Due to road construction, Clarksburg Road from State Route 84 to Willow Avenue will be closed to through traffic from August 29 to September 23. Additionally, South River Road from Pumhouse to Rose roads will have a lane closure…

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West Sacramento Woman Convicted of Welfare Fraud

Woodland, CA---Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on July 28, 2016, Judge Samuel McAdam sentenced 41-year-old Gina Rinetti, of West Sacramento, to probation after she was convicted of welfare fraud.  Rinetti had plead no…

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County Road 102 Closure for Repairs on August 23 - 25, 2016

Woodland, CA -- The Bridge over Cache Creek on County Road 102 will be closed to all traffic for emergency repairs on Tuesday, August 23 through Thursday, August 25. The County Road 102 closure is between Woodland and Knights Landing, from County…

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$2.4 Million Grant Funds New Project to Assist People Experiencing Homelessness

Woodland, CA -- The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration has awarded the Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency a $2,399,328 ($799,776 annually over a three-year period) Cooperative Agreements to Benefit Homeless…

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Homeowner Alert: Companies Charge Excessive Fees and Gather Sensitive Information

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office, in conjunction with the Yolo County Clerk Recorder, is warning community members about a real estate practice that is on the rise involving companies that encourage homeowners to pay…

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Woodland Man Who Murdered Co-Worker Continued On Outpatient Supervision

Woodland, CA---District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on August 8, 2016, a Yolo County jury decided that Jay Hernandez is still a danger to others and that he will continue another year of state supervision. On the morning of December 23,…

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Man Committed to State Hospital for Robbery Extended Two Years

Woodland, CA---District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on August 5, 2016, a court decided that fifty-nine year old Vernon Earl Rubidoux should be retained in custody of a State Hospital for two more years due to the fact that he still poses a…

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Fraud Alert: Online Home Rental Scams

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office is warning Yolo County residents about a nationwide scam involving rental home advertisements on websites such as Craigslist. The scammers frequently copy a real estate listing from a…

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Yolo County 'Big Latch On' August 6

Woodland, CA – The Breastfeeding Coalition of Yolo County is hosting a local event on August 6 as part of the “2016 Global Big Latch On”, a breastfeeding awareness celebration which takes place during World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7). …

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Yolo County District Attorney Continues To Support Internal Conviction Integrity Program

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office continues to fund and support a Conviction Integrity Unit to review post conviction assertions of innocence. The review unit was first launched in Yolo County in 2014. At that time, Yolo…

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August is Child Support Awareness Month

By Yolo County Department of Child Support Services Director Natalie Dillon Woodland, CA---In August, as we recognize Child Support Awareness Month, the Yolo County Department of Child Support Services encourages all parents to remember, “Your…

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Yolo County Nut Buying Period Starts August 1, 2016

Woodland, CA---Yolo County Agricultural Commissioner John Young announced today that the nut buying period will be held August 1, 2016 through April 1, 2017, in accordance with the county’s nut theft ordinance. On May 13, 2014, the Yolo County…

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Subsidized Employment Program: An Opportunity for Employers and Job Seekers

Woodland, CA – Yolo County has been working with employers to provide new job opportunities through the Subsidized Employment Program. The program, administered through the Health & Human Services Agency, incentivizes local employers by…

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Confirmed Human Infections of West Nile Virus in Yolo County

Woodland, CA---Yolo County confirmed today that two residents have tested positive for West Nile virus. While both residents are symptom-free, West Nile virus can pose a serious health risk. West Nile virus is most commonly spread to humans…

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Yolo County Residents Advised to Beat the Heat

Woodland, CA---While we are still enjoying relatively cool nighttime temperatures, the National Weather Service predicts well over 100°F days through the remainder of this week. The Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency reminds residents…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for July 26, 2016

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Local Agency Formation Commission Of Yolo County Meeting Agenda for July 28, 2016

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Yolo County News - Fraud Alert: Vehicle Purchase Scams

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig is warning Yolo County residents about making vehicle purchases on-line. Scammers lure individuals by posting advertisements of vehicles with prices that are considerably under market value.…

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Early Release Decision Reversed After DA Appeal

Woodland, CA - On July 13, 2016, the Board of Parole Hearings reversed an earlier decision to release convicted felon Britt Davis from prison early under the Non-Violent Second Striker release program.  Davis, 53 years of age and from Knight’s…

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2016 Assessment Roll Closes : Values Climb Across Yolo County

Woodland, CA – Yolo County Assessor/Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters Jesse Salinas has announced that the annual Assessment Roll has increased from the 2015 value of $23.23 billion to a current value of $24.46 billion; an increase of more than…

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Yolo County County Fees Update - June 30, 2016

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Rural Residents with Dry Wells Could Benefit From Relocation Funds

Woodland, CA -- The California Department of Housing & Community Development has awarded $150,000 from the Community Development Block Grant program to Yolo County to assist those lacking access to potable water as a result of the drought. The…

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Yolo LAFCo Meeting Agenda of June 23, 2016

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Health and Human Services Agency Hosts Job Fair

Woodland, CA---More than 40 employers will gather in Woodland to offer jobs to those seeking employment. Participating employers include the Bureau of Reclamation, Auto Zone, California Highway Patrol, Clark Pacific, Allied Barton Security…

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Fraud Alert – U.S. Treasury Tax Scams

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig is warning residents to be wary of fraudulent telephone calls from people posing as U.S. Treasury agents claiming that they are taking an enforcement action against them. Although tax season…

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Yolo County Government News - Vote By Mail Ballots

Woodland, CA -- On May 9, the Yolo County Elections Office began mailing over 62,000 Vote By Mail Ballots to voters in Yolo County for the June 7, 2016 Election. As of June 2, just over 13,000 voted ballots (approximately 22%) have been returned to…

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2016-17 Recommended Budget & 2015-16 Annual Report Now Available

Woodland, CA -- On June 3rd, 2016 Yolo County released its 2016-17 Recommended Budget and 2015-16 Annual Report. The Board of Supervisors will consider the recommended budget on June 14. Total expenditures for the county are recommended in the…

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Annual Inspection of Cache Creek

Woodland, CA---All interested parties are welcome to join the Yolo County Cache Creek Technical Advisory Committee and staff for the annual inspection of Cache Creek on June 7 through 9, 2016. This inspection, starting from the Capay Dam to I-5, a…

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Lifesaving Technology Brought to Yolo County via PulsePoint App

Woodland, CA---The PulsePoint app, in covered communities, is a virtual window into 911 communication centers, providing residents real-time access to emergency activity as it is occurring, such as fire and ambulance dispatches. The app now empowers…

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Winters Man Sentenced to State Prison for Domestic Violence

Woodland, CA---District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on May 27, 2016, Yolo County Superior Court Judge David Rosenberg sentenced Winters resident Jessie Reneaux to a term of twenty-one years and four months in State Prison. A Yolo…

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Davis Restaurant Agrees to Pay Sanctions

After Repeatedly Storing Raw Meats on Floor Woodland, CA---Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that Yolo County Superior Court Judge Timothy L. Fall ordered Ohana Hawaiian BBQ to pay $13,200 in costs and penalties and to…

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda of May 31, 2016

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Big Blue Recycling Barn Thrift Store Grand Opening June 3, 2016

Woodland, CA---The Yolo County Community Services Department, Integrated Waste Management Division is hosting the grand opening of the Big Blue Recycling Barn Thrift Store, housed at the Yolo County Central Landfill, located at 44090 County Road 28H…

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Yolo County Emergency Medical Service Agency Receives Recognition

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County Emergency Medical Service Agency has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Silver Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart…

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West Sacramento Woman Convicted of Drug DUI

Woodland, CA---Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on May 19, 2016, a Yolo County jury convicted 54-year-old Tanya Jones-Watkins of West Sacramento of driving under the influence of a drug, Ambien. On the evening of May 5,…

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Yolo County Local Agency Formation Commission Meeting Agenda for May 26, 2016

Agenda: OATH OF OFFICE   1. City of Woodland Councilmember Angel Barajas (LAFCo Alternate City Member)   CALL TO ORDER   2. Pledge of Allegiance   3. Roll Call   4. Public Comment: Opportunity for members of the public to address the Yolo…

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Woodland Sex Offender Convicted of Felony Possession of Methamphetamine

Woodland, CA---District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on May 20, 2016 that on May 19, 2016, a Yolo County Jury convicted 28-year-old Woodland resident Adrian Duran of a felony count of Possessing Methamphetamine and found four prior prison term…

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Health & Human Service Agency Hosts Job Fair

Woodland, CA -- More than 40 employers will gather in Woodland to offer jobs to those seeking employment. Prior to that, on June 6, the Yolo County’s Health & Human Services Agency will be available to help job seekers prepare for the job…

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West Sacramento Murderer Denied Parole

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that a Board of Parole Hearings Commission denied convicted murderer Kenneth Ray Buffer’s request for release from state prison at a parole hearing at Folsom State Prison in…

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New Hope Community Development Corporation Meeting Agenda for May 11, 2016

Agenda: CALL TO ORDER   1. Consider approval of the agenda.   2. Public Comment: Opportunity for members of the public to address the New Hope Development Corporation on subjects not otherwise on the agenda relating to New Hope Development…

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Yolo County Housing Commission Meeting Agenda for May 11, 2016

Agenda: CALL TO ORDER   1. Pledge of Allegiance.   2. Consider approval of the agenda.   3. Public Comment: Opportunity for members of the public to address the Housing Authority on subjects not otherwise on the agenda relating to Housing…

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Yolo County - Board of Supervisors Agenda for May 10, 2016

Agenda    1. Consider approval of agenda.      2. Opportunity for members of the public to address the Board of Supervisors on subjects relating to County business. The Board of Supervisors reserves the right to impose a reasonable limit…

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Yolo County - City of West Sacramento Agrees to Sanctions in Hazardous Waste Case

Woodland, CA – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that Yolo County Superior Court Judge Timothy L. Fall ordered the City of West Sacramento to pay $74,667 in costs and supplemental environmental project after the parties…

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National Police Week Starts May 15, 2016

National Police Week honors officers killed in the line of duty, Local Memorial Events Scheduled May 10th & 11th, 2016 Woodland, CA---Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that the week of May 15th is National Police Week, which…

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Yolo County Grand Jury Indicts Six Men For Gang Related Murder

Woodland, CA – On May 1, 2016, the Yolo County Grand Jury issued an Indictment charging six men with the alleged gang-related murder of a man in a nightclub located in the City of Davis on September 19, 2015. The six men indicted are: Martin Alex…

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Yolo County Receives Two Recognitions for Countywide Solar Project

Woodland, CA---Yolo County recently applied for one, and ultimately received two recognitions for its countywide solar project from the California Counties Architects & Engineers Association. The association honors counties for their…

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Yolo County News - Davis Murderer Denied Parole

Woodland, CA---Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that 63-year-old convicted murderer Charles McNeill was denied parole yesterday by a two-commissioner panel of the Board of Parole Hearings.  In 1978, McNeill brutally murdered…

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Broderick Boy Gang Member Found Guilty

Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on April 20, 2016 a Yolo County jury found 31-year-old West Sacramento man Eric Lovett guilty of dissuading a witness. Lovett, known as “Maniac,” was also found guilty of committing a…

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Second Yolo County Fentanyl Death

Woodland, CA---To date, Yolo County Health & Human Services has received reports of three drug overdoses by residents in Davis, West Sacramento and Woodland associated with ingestion of counterfeit prescription pain pills containing fentanyl;…

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Yolo County - Madison Stabbings at Quinceneara Party

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on April 15, 2016, a Yolo County jury convicted 18-year-old Daniel Portugal of one count of Mayhem and six counts of Assault with a Deadly... Click here for more information.…

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Yolo County - Winters Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Molesting 11-Year-Old Girl

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on April 15, 2016, Judge Paul Richardson sentenced 32-year-old Manuel Alejandro Guzman of Winters, to 10 years in state prison for molesting an 11-year-old.. Click here for more…

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Yolo County - Woodland Child Molester Will Not Be Paroled

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that convicted child molester Michael Ward will remain in state prison for at least another three years. Ward’s parole hearing was scheduled to... Click here for more…

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Yolo County - Suisun City Woman Convicted of Vehicle Theft and Faces State Prison

Woodland, CA – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on April 13, 2016, a Yolo County jury convicted 43-year-old Suisun City woman Rochelle Lacy of three felonies for Vehicle Theft, Possession of Click here for complete…

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Potential Yolo Rail Realignment Offers Positive Economic Benefits

Yolo County, the cities of Davis, West Sacramento and Woodland, and the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency are excited to announce completion of the Yolo Rail Realignment Economic Benefits Study. Prepared with support from a 2014 U.S. Economic…

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Yolo DA Celebrates 10 years of Honoring Crime Victims

Woodland, CA – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig and Yolo County District Attorney Victim Services Program will recognize victims’ rights at their 10th Annual Crime Victims’ Tribute on April 14, 2016. Yolo County crime victims,…

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Yolo County - Active Older Adults Invited to Join Wisdom Circle at the Davis Library

Woodland, CA – The Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 E. 14th Street in Davis, welcomes elders to join the ongoing group Active Older Adult Wisdom Circle on Thursday, April 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the... Click here…

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Yolo County - Poster Contest Promotes May is Bike Month

Woodland, CA – May is Bike month! In celebration, the Woodland Safe Routes to School program is hosting a poster contest for kindergarten through 8th grade students who attend school in Woodland. Interested students are invited... Click here for…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for April 5, 2016

9:00 A.M. CALL TO ORDER   Pledge of Allegiance.      Roll Call.      Approval of Agenda      1. Consider approval of agenda.      Public Comment      2. To be afforded a brief period of time to speak before the Board of…

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New Hope Community Development Corporation Meeting Agenda of March 31, 2016

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Yolo County Housing Commission Meeting Agenda of March 31, 2016

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Yolo County News Update - March 28, 2016

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Read Off Your Fines with the Yolo County Library

Woodland, CA – Join the Yolo County Library for the Read Off Your Fines campaign in April which targets library card holders, ages 18 and under, who owe overdue fines on their library card. All eight branches of the Yolo County Library will…

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Yolo County Receives Grant to Assist Medically Vulnerable Homeless

(Woodland, CA) – Partnership HealthPlan of California has awarded the Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency $499,125 to improve the health and well-being of medically vulnerable people experiencing homelessness through the Bridge to…

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Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency Community Health Branch News: Public Health and Wellness Fair

Woodland, CA -- The community is invited to the annual Public Health & Wellness Fair. This free, family-friendly event includes car seat inspections and old car seat recycling, bike safety and skills activities, health check screenings (blood…

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for March 22, 2016

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Davis Library Parcel Tax Exemption Deadline June 1, 2016

Woodland, CA -- The deadline to file for an exemption from the Davis special library parcel tax is June 1, 2016. Exemptions to the special tax are granted for the following: 1. Property zoned and used for agriculture and not containing a residence.…

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Draft Septic System Requirements Available for Review and Comment

Woodland, CA --  Yolo County Environmental Health invites the public and other agencies to review and comment on a draft Local Agency Management Program (LAMP) for the permitting, siting, design, monitoring and maintenance of septic systems. The…

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Yolo County Government News - Storm Preparedness Information

Woodland, CA -- With the continuation of this year’s March miracle and strong storms forecast through Tuesday, additional releases are being made from local lakes and reservoirs to accommodate run-off and snow melt. These releases are already…

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Yolo County District Attorney Citizens Academy

Woodland, CA---District Attorney Jeff Reisig announces the fifth annual Yolo County District Attorney Citizens Academy which is sponsored by the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office in cooperation with the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office, the…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda - March 8, 2016

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Mental Health Service Act Community Planning in March

Woodland, CA---The community is invited to attend the Yolo County Mental Health Service Act Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting on March 1 to kick-off the community planning process for fiscal year 2016-17, and additional community input meetings on March…

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Williamson Act Contract Letter of Interest Period Open

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County has opened a 90 day letter of interest period for new Williams Act contracts and will be accepting letters until May 23, 2016. The California Land Conservation Act of 1965, commonly referred to as the Williamson Act,…

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Yolo County Men Convicted of Burglary Spree

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on Feb 25, 2016 that on February 23, 2016, 26-year-old Winters man Louis Scott Campos and 28-year-old Woodland man Love Davis III plead no contest to six residential burglaries, which are…

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Community Feedback Sought on Community Choice Aggregation

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County is seeking community feedback on Community Choice Aggregation (also known as Community Choice Energy) for the unincorporated areas of the county. Residents and business can complete a survey and find more information at:…

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West Sacramento Man Convicted of Felony Domestic Violence Charges

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced On Feb 24, that on February 19, 2016, a Yolo County Jury convicted 32-year-old West Sacramento resident Steven Hendrix of two counts of felony domestic violence. The jury heard evidence of two…

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for February 23, 2016

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Mattresses and Box Springs Recycled for Free at Landfill

Woodland, CA---Starting March 1, the Yolo County Central Landfill will be accepting for recycling old mattresses and box springs from residents at no cost. The landfill has joined a growing list of Bye Bye Mattress recycling collection site…

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County Road 98 Bike and Safety Improvement Project Open House

The Yolo County Department of Planning, Public Works & Environmental Services invites residents to an open house to learn about and provide input on the proposed County Road 98 Bike & Safety Improvement Project.  This improvement project…

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Yolo County’s Ambulance Provider Achieves Accreditation

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Emergency Medical Services Agency is excited to announce that the county’s ambulance provider, American Medical Response (AMR), has received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services…

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Yolo DA and Umpqua Bank Sponsor Free Shred Day Citizens Can Help Keep Their Identity Safe By Shredding Old Confidential Documents

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Friday, February 5, 2016, the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office and Umpqua Bank will be co-hosting a free shred event for Yolo County residents and Umpqua Bank…

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Donation Gives Probationers a Chance to Reinvest in their Families

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Library and Probation Department have received a generous donation of $15,000 from the King-White Family Foundation for the Families Together program which gives probationers the opportunity to reinvest in being their…

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Hanna & Herbert Bauer Memorial Community Garden Recognized

Sacramento, CA -- On January 26, the Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency’s Hanna & Herbert Bauer Memorial Community Garden was honored as one of 23 innovation challenge finalists at the statewide Let’s Get Healthy…

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Yolo County Government News - Zika Information Available Online

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency’s Community Health Branch has released a Health Alert to Yolo County medical providers regarding the Zika virus, and has provided the alert and other related information on…

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Rancho Cordova Man Convicted of Drug and Gun Charges

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on Jan 27, 2016 that on January 22, 2016, a Yolo County Jury convicted 28-year-old Rancho Cordova resident Jesse Lucas of six felony drug and firearms charges. The jury heard evidence that on…

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Woodland Man Convicted of Fraud Crimes

Woodland, CA – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced January 26th that on January 20, 2016, 35-year-old Woodland man Angel Octavio Montoy Del Rio pled no contest to charges of failing to provide worker’s compensation insurance and contracting…

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West Sacramento Adult Wellness Center Re-Opens

Woodland, CA---The Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency’s West Sacramento Adult Wellness Center, located at 500-B Jefferson Boulevard, recently re-opened with a warm winter celebration attended by clients, contract providers, local…

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Local Agency Formation Commission Of Yolo County Meeting Agenda for January 28, 2016

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District Attorney Recovers Over $188,000 for Victims of Bad Check Writers

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that the Yolo County District Attorney Check Prosecution Unit collected a total of  $188,260 for Yolo County merchants and residents in 2015. "Much of the money was paid to the victims by…

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Free Immunization Clinics in Winters

Woodland, CA---The Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency will begin holding regularly scheduled immunization clinics on the first Monday of every other month, starting on February 1, 2016. No appointment is needed to take advantage of…

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Services Provided at the Winters Service Center

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency’s Winters Service Center, located at 111 E. Grant Avenue, provides services to approximately 300 walk-in residents monthly, and manages a caseload of 400 public assistance…

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Pioneer High School Friday Night Live Preventing Underage Drinking

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency’s Friday Night Live (FNL) Program has been awarded a $5,000 grant to support youth leaders in implementing campaigns meant to directly combat underage drinking in their…

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Woodland, CA---Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announces that January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Human trafficking is the world’s fastest growing criminal enterprise and is an estimated $32 billion-a-year global industry. It…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for January 12, 2016

Agenda:   Pledge of Allegiance.      Roll Call.      Approval of Agenda      1. Consider approval of agenda.      Public Comment      2. To be afforded a brief period of time to speak before the Board of Supervisors, please…

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Public Input Sought on Clerk-Recorder/Assessor/Registrar of Voters

Woodland, CA---With the retirement of Yolo County Clerk-Recorder//Assessor/Registrar of Voters Freddie Oakley, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors has embarked on a process to appoint a successor to complete the remainder of the term ending January…

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Yolo County Government News - Drought Housing Relocation Funds Approved

Woodland, CA -- The California Department of Housing & Community Development has awarded $150,000 to Yolo County to provide relocation assistance to Yolo County residents without access to potable water as a result of the drought. This award,…

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Rural Libraries Receiving Increased Broadband Service

Woodland, CA -- This past November, Yolo County’s library branches in Esparto, Knights Landing and Yolo increased broadband service to one gigabyte, thus increasing the Internet speed at these locations. The Yolo County Library obtained funds for…

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Free Tree Recycling at Landfill and Esparto Recycling and Transfer Station

Woodland, CA---Free recycling of holiday trees (treecycling) is being offered to Yolo County residents at the Yolo County Central Landfill and the Esparto Recycling & Transfer Station from December 26 through January 15. Trees are…

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Yolo County Receives USDA Grant to Increase Local Foods in School Cafeterias

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Agriculture Department’s farm to school program is one of 74 projects, spanning 39 states, receiving support this year from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm to School Program to better connect…

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Leslie’s Pool Supply Settles Case with District Attorney

Leslie’s agrees to donate pool supplies to city and county pools Woodland, CA---Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that his office, along with the Fresno Office of the District Attorney, reached a settlement in a consumer…

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“Operation Vigilance” Targets Sex Offenders

98% were in compliance Press Release Woodland, CA – December 11, 2015 - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that earlier this week, Yolo County law enforcement conducted surprise compliance checks on over 340 sexual offenders.…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meetings Update - December 10, 2015

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District Attorney Assists Visually-Impaired in Partnership with Libraries and RISE, Inc.

Woodland, CA---Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig recently announced the successful implementation of technology upgrades in libraries and non-profit facilities located throughout Yolo County. These upgrades were made possible by a…

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Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters/Assessor Freddie Oakley to Retire

Woodland, CA - Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters/Assessor Freddie Oakley has announced she will be retiring at the end of this month to take a position in the Clinton campaign. Oakley has served in the position since 2002.  Freddie Oakley began…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for December 8, 2015

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Section of County Road 124 Closed Dec. 7-10, 2015

Woodland, CA---A section of County Road 124 will be closed Monday, December 7 through Thursday, December 10 due to a culvert pipe replacement project 0.5 miles south of Old River Road and just north of County Road 122. Signs will be posted to alert…

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Yolo County County Fees Update - December 1, 2015

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Woodland Man Convicted of Child Molestation

Woodland, CA---District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that a Yolo County Jury convicted 49-year-old Woodland man Daniel West yesterday of three felony counts of child molestation. The jury heard evidence that West molested the victim sometime…

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Hazardous Waste Facility Observes the Thanksgiving Holiday

Woodland, CA – In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, the collection of household hazardous waste will not occur at the Yolo County Central Landfill’s Hazardous Waste Facility on Friday, November 27. With the exception of this date, the…

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Yolo County Offers Free Oil Filter Exchange Program

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Division of Integrated Waste Management and the Cities of Davis, Woodland, Winters and West Sacramento have collaborated with O’Reilly Auto Parts and AutoZone Auto Parts stores, as well as Pisani’s Napa Auto Parts…

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Yolo County News - Portion of County Road 22 Closed Nov. 13-22, 2015

Woodland, CA---A portion of County Road 22 will be closed November 13-22 for road repairs associated with the Woodland-Davis Clean Water Agency pipeline project. The road closure will be from the County Road 22 northbound ramp intersection of…

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Development Impact Fee Annual Report FY 2014-2015

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Woodland Man Admitted Shooting at Multiple Pedestrians; Cell Phone Stops Bullet

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Friday, October 30, 2015, 28-year-old Woodland man, Mitchell Allen Contreras, was convicted of assault with a firearm and gang enhancements for crimes that occurred in the…

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Discover & Go with the Yolo County Library

Woodland, CA -- Are you looking for new places to take your family that are educational and inexpensive? Then come check out the award-winning Discover & Go program that offers Yolo County Library cardholders free and low-cost passes to over 40…

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Health Officer Urges Yolo County Residents to Get the Flu Vaccine

Woodland, CA---  Yolo County Health Officer Dr. Ron Chapman urges people in Yolo County to get the flu vaccine. Each year, flu causes millions of illnesses, hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations and thousands of deaths in the United States.…

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Yolo Bonus Bucks Launches November 1, 2015

County teams up with local retailers and farmer to give CalFresh recipients 50% off fruits and vegetables through USDA grant pilot project Woodland, CA---On November 1, the Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency, in partnership with several…

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Yolo County Housing Meetings Agenda for October 29, 2015

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Property Tax Delinquent if Not Paid By December 10, 2015

Woodland, CA---Yolo County Tax Collector Howard Newens reminds taxpayers who own property in Yolo County that the first installment of 2015-16 Secured Property Tax, due November 1, 2015, will be delinquent if not paid by December 10, 2015. To…

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Distracted Driving Putting Yolo County High School Students at Risk

During a recent one hour monitoring of distracted driving habits near high schools in West Sacramento, Winters and Woodland, drivers were found to be visibly and dangerously demonstrating the need to improve their focus. More than just cellphone…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for October 27, 2015

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District Attorney’s DUI Program Receives Grant Funds

The DA’s Office was awarded $186,012 for its DUI program by the CA Office of Traffic Safety Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) has awarded the District…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for October 20, 2015

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Yolo County Agriculture What's New Update - October 9, 2015

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Board of Supervisors Meeting/Strategic Planning Session Agenda for October 13, 2015

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Yolo DA Announces 8th Annual Senior Resource & Crime Prevention Fair

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig along with the Woodland Police Department and the State Bar of California announce the 8th Annual Yolo County Senior Resource & Crime Prevention Fair. Fifty-six agencies and vendors will…

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Health Officer Urges “Protect Your Community this Flu Season; Get the Vaccine”

Woodland, CA--- Yolo County Health Officer Dr. Ron Chapman urges people in Yolo County to get the flu vaccine. “The flu vaccine not only protects you against a terrible infection, but also protects your family and friends,” said Yolo County…

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Traffic Amnesty Program Offers Hope to Thousands of Californians

Woodland, CA--- Long seen as a rite of passage for teenagers, a driver’s license represents far more than that to most Californians. A valid driver’s license is a vital link to employment, independence and long-term individual and family…

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Yolo County Helps New Food Business Get Grant and Serve Local Farms

Woodland, CA -- With assistance from the Yolo County Department of Agriculture and a USDA grant, Yolo County is now home to Preserve Farm Kitchens, a small batch, private label co-pack facility that helps farms of all sizes take raw product and turn…

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Jury Finds Ukiah Man Guilty for Driving While Addicted to Methamphetamine

Woodland, CA---Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on October 5, 2015, a jury returned a verdict of guilty after less than three hours of deliberation on the counts of driving while addicted to methamphetamine and being under…

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Yolo County Agriculture What's New Update - October 1, 2015

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South Davis Branch Celebrates 5 Years of Library Service

(Woodland, CA) – Come join the Yolo County Library for fun and fellowship as we celebrate the fifth anniversary of the South Davis Marguerite. Attendees can enjoy refreshments and crafts while they mingle with their neighbors, browse a selection…

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Judge Sentences Hayward Man Guilty of Vehicular Homicide

(Woodland, CA)--- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on September 28, 2015, Yolo County Superior Court Judge Daniel Maguire sentenced 73-year-old Pacifico Sanpedro of Hayward to 120 days in County Jail and three years on…

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Yolo County Neighborhood Court Program Expands to Address Homeless Offenders

Woodland, CA---District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that the Yolo County Neighborhood Court program has expanded to create the Homeless Restorative Justice Program.  The new homeless program is a collaboration between the District Attorney’s…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meetings

Meeting Calendar Residents are encouraged to provide input and feedback to the Board of Supervisors. To share your thoughts with the Board you may: - Attend a Board of Supervisors meeting and request time to make brief remarks - Submit a written…

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National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims on September 25, 2015

Woodland CA--- Murder. We are afraid to say it, afraid to talk about it, and afraid it will happen to someone we love. It’s the worst thing that could happen to our child, brother, mother, sister, father or any other loved one; and we also know…

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Yolo County News - Job Search Help Available at Davis Branch Library

Woodland, CA – Are you looking for a job but need help on your resume? Stop by the One-Stop Career Center at the Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 E. 14th Street in Davis. Career Counselors will show guests how to find a job,…

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Yolo County News - Clarksburg Library Provides 332 Free Meals to Children

Woodland, CA – The grant funded a new Lunch at the Library program to keep California’s kids healthy, fed and engaged during the summer months when school is out. The free meals provided opportunity for children to not only eat nutritious and…

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Read to Succeed Conference Addresses Early Literacy

Woodland, CA---The Yolo County Library is again partnering with the Yolo County Office of Education, the Woodland Public Library, United Way and others to bring attention and action to the issue of low literacy and the related achievement gap with a…

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Local Agency Formation Commission Of Yolo County Meeting Agenda for September 24, 2015

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Ronald W. Chapman MD, MPH Appointed Health Officer

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce the appointment of Ronald W. Chapman, MD, MPH as Yolo County’s health officer. This appointment is being made following the retirement of Yolo County Health Officer…

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County Road 99 Road Construction

Woodland, CA – Due to road construction, County Road (CR) 99 (West Street in Woodland) from Kentucky Avenue to CR 19A will be closed to through traffic from September 21 to October 15. Detour signs will direct motorists to alternate routes. …

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Jury Finds Hayward Man Guilty of Vehicular Homicide

Sanpedro killed a tow truck driver who was working on lifting a car. Woodland, CA---Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on September 10, 2015, a Yolo County jury returned a verdict of guilty after less than two hours of…

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Seeking Input on Yolo Branch Library in September

Woodland, CA – Join the Friends of the Yolo Branch Library to learn about and provide input on potential changes coming to the Yolo Branch Library. Come hear about the Friends of the Library and the future of the library facility, and learn how…

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‘Lucky Day’ Arrives at Yolo County Libraries

Woodland, CA – On September 15, the Lucky Day collection – popular books that often have a long hold or wait list – arrives at all Yolo County Library branches, with the exception of the Marguerite Montgomery Elementary satellite location. …

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Programs at the Davis Branch Library in September 2015

(Woodland, CA) – The following programs will be held during the month of September at Yolo County’s Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 E. 14th Street in Davis: • September 10: Active Older Adult Wisdom Circle, 11:00 a.m.…

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County Road 27 Reconstruction Starting August 24

Woodland, CA – Due to road reconstruction, County Road (CR) 27 from CR 98 to CR 99, as well as the intersection of CR 27 and CR 99, will have traffic delays and/or will be closed to through traffic from August 24 to October 5. Detour signs will…

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Programs at West Sacramento Library in September 2015

The following special programs will be held during the month of September at Yolo County’s Arthur F. Turner Community Library, located at 1212 Merkley Avenue in West Sacramento: • September 8: Get Your News Online, 9:00 a.m. Review different…

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Yolo County County Fees Update - August 14, 2015

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“Broderick Boy” Convicted Of Attempted Murder And Gang Charges

(Woodland, CA) - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on August 3, 2015, a Yolo County jury found 25-year-old West Sacramento man Michael Anthony Reyes, Jr. guilty of Attempted Murder, Assault with a Semi-Automatic Firearm, Felon in…

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Yolo County Landfill Sunday Hours Changing

Woodland, CA---To better serve residents, beginning on Sunday, September 6, the Yolo County Central Landfill’s Sunday hours of operation will be 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The landfill’s hours of operation Monday through Saturday (6:30 a.m. to…

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Countywide Homeless Program

Yolo County is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracey Dickinson as the county’s new full-time homeless program coordinator. Ms. Dickinson has most recently served as an analyst in the County Administrator’s Office. The homeless program…

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Yolo County Nut Buying Period Starts August 1, 2015

Woodland, CA---Yolo County Agricultural Commissioner John Young announced today that the nut buying period will be held August 1, 2015 through April 1, 2016, in accordance with the county’s nut theft ordinance. On May 13, 2014, the Yolo County…

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County Road 86A Closure to Replace Bridge Over Cottonwood Slough

Woodland, CA---Due to bridge removal and replacement over Cottonwood Slough, County Road 86A from County Roads 23 to 25 will be closed to through traffic July 30 into December. Detour signs will direct motorists to alternate routes. Access to…

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Wragg Fire Fighting Efforts Supported by Yolo County Airport

Woodland, CA---For the second year in a row, Yolo County is grateful for the hundreds of men and women in the fire service that successfully battled the 6,900 acre Wragg fire in western Yolo County and eastern Napa County this past week. Their…

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August is Child Support Awareness Month

August is Child Support Awareness month, reminding parents that child support is crucial to the financial security and well-being of approximately 8,000 children and families in Yolo County. “Children are the best part of ourselves – the sum…

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Yolo County Library Partners with Yolo Food Bank

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Library is again partnering with the Yolo Food Bank during Yolo County Library’s Summer Reading Program. Last year Yolo County Library participants donated over 2,200 pounds of food. This year’s goal is 2,500…

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Yolo County County Fees Update - July 23, 2015

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Yolo County News- Seeking Members For West Sacramento Adult Community Review Board

(Woodland, CA) – The Yolo County Probation Department is seeking members for a new Adult Community Review Board in West Sacramento, scheduled to be implemented in August.  The goal of an Adult Community Review Board is to divert low-level…

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Local Agency Formation Commission Of Yolo County Meeting Agenda for July 23, 2015

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Additional Hours and Support at Winters Community Library this Summer

Woodland, CA---Yolo County’s Winters Community Library, located at 708 Railroad Avenue in Winters, will benefit from five additional hours of staffing this summer with the welcome return of Library Branch Supervisor Toni Mendieta. The five extra…

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Garden Class: Critters and Creatures – Gardening Without Pesticides

Woodland, CA---Are the critters, creatures and pests in your garden getting the best of you? If so, this free garden class is for you! The Hanna & Herbert Bauer Memorial Community Garden, located in Woodland and sponsored by the Yolo County…

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Yolo County’s State Fair Exhibit Wins the Gold…and Blue Ribbons!

Woodland, CA---Yolo County can add two more awards to its impressive collection of California State Fair exhibit recognitions.  On opening day of the state fair, judges announced the Yolo County 2015 exhibit won a gold ribbon and the blue ribbon…

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AARP Foundation Awards $40,000 Grant to Yolo County District Attorney’s Office

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on May 14, 2015 AARP Foundation awarded the Yolo County District Attorney’s office $40,000 to fund projects to assist elder citizens who are visually impaired. “Visually…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for July 7, 2015

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Winters Man Convicted of Molesting 11-Year-Old Girl

Comfort dog Aloha assisted the girl in court Woodland, CA---District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on June 29, 2015, a Yolo County Jury convicted Manuel Alejandro Guzman, age 32, of Winters, of two counts of child molestation on an…

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The Proctor and Gamble Company to Pay $850,000 in Consumer-Protection Settlement

Company was accused of packaging violations Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced June 26, 2015 that The Proctor and Gamble Company, will pay $850,000 to settle a consumer-protection action brought by prosecutors in the…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for June 23, 2015

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New Hope Community Development Corporation Meeting Agenda for June 18, 2015

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Jury Convicts Davis Man of Stabbing

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Friday, June 12, 2015, a Yolo County Jury convicted 36-year-old Adam Akhtar Malik of Davis of threatening and stabbing a West Sacramento resident. During trial, the jury…

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Yolo County Neighborhood Court Program Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary

Woodland, CA---District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that the Yolo County Neighborhood Court program is celebrating its two-year anniversary. The Neighborhood Court program began in 2013 in the City of Davis and the University of California at…

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Stacey Peterson Appointed Human Resources Director

This week, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors welcomed new Yolo County Human Resources Director Stacey Peterson. Prior to joining Yolo County, Ms. Peterson served as the City of Rancho Cordova’s chief people officer and as a human resources…

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West Sacramento Murderer Denied Parole

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that convicted murderer Douglas Bentley was denied parole for the eighth time on Thursday, June 4, 2015, by a two-commissioner panel of the Board of Parole Hearings. The hearing took…

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2015-16 Recommended Budget and 2014-15 Annual Report Now Available

Woodland, CA - On June 4, 2015, Yolo County released its 2015-16 Recommended Budget and 2014-15 Annual Report. The Board of Supervisors will consider the recommended budget on June 16. Total expenditures for the county are recommended in the amount…

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Summer and Fall Gardening Class

Woodland, CA - Looking for an opportunity to learn skills and techniques that will optimize your summer and fall garden experience? The Hanna and Herbert Bauer Memorial Community Garden, located in Woodland and sponsored by the Yolo County Health…

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Yolo LAFCo Meeting Cancelled for June 25, 2015

The June 25, 2015 LAFCo meeting has been cancelled. The next regular meeting is scheduled for July 23, 2015.

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Juneteenth 2015 Celebrating 150 Years: A Time to Reflect, Heal and Act

Woodland, CA - On Sunday, June 14, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., join the Yolo County Library, The Culture C.O.-O.P., Friends of the Davis Public Library and the City of Davis for the beloved Juneteenth Celebration at the Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library…

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Local Agency Formation Commission of Yolo County Regular Meeting Agenda for May 28, 2015

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Read to the Rhythm with the Yolo County Library This Summer

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Library System is holding its annual Summer Reading Program, themed “Read to the Rhythm”, June 1 through August 15. All eight library branches will host summer a reading incentive program as well as activities and…

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Yolo County Housing Commission Meeting Agenda for May 21, 2015

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Yolo County Government News - World No Tobacco Day

Woodland, CA - Every year, communities around the world mark May 31 as ‘World No Tobacco Day’, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. In commemoration of the…

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Board of Governance Session Meeting Agenda for May 14, 2015

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Annual County Memorial Service

Woodland, CA - Yolo County’s Annual Memorial Service will be held at the Knights Landing Cemetery. The county memorial service is held to pay respects to the individuals served this year by the Yolo County Public Guardian/Administrator’s…

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Yolo County County Fees Update - May 6, 2015

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District Attorney Announces the Launch of Monthly Newsletter - April 30, 2015

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Joint District Attorney/State Operation Finds Auto Body Repair Shops Mostly In Compliance

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that his Automobile Insurance Fraud Unit, in collaboration with the California Bureau of Automotive Repair, recently completed a series of compliance inspections of auto body repair…

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Yolo County County Fees Update - April 24, 2015

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Dollar Tree Stores to Pay $2.72 Million Settlement

Dollar Tree Illegally Disposed of Hazardous Wastes at its Retail Stores and Distribution Centers Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff W. Reisig, together with 45 other California District Attorneys and two City Attorneys, announced today that…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda - April 28, 2015

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Vacaville Contractor Convicted Workers’ Comp Fraud

Gregory Rudolph failed to provide Workers’ Compensation Insurance Coverage Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on April 24, 2015, that Gregory Rudolph, 57, of Vacaville was convicted of Workers’ Compensation Fraud…

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Opening Celebration for Davis Employment and Eligibility Services One-Stop Center

Woodland, CA - The community is invited to join the Yolo County Library and the Yolo County Department of Employment & Social Services in celebrating the opening of the Davis Employment & Eligibility Services One-Stop Center at the Mary L.…

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Yolo County DA Honors Crime Victims

Woodland, CA---Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig and Yolo County District Attorney Victim Services Program will recognize victims’ rights at their Ninth Annual Crime Victims’ Tribute on April 20, 2015. Yolo County crime victims,…

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Yolo County Housing Commission Meeting Agenda for April 16, 2015

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Local Agency Formation Commission of Yolo County Regular Meeting Agenda for April 23, 2015

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Jury Convicts Woodland Man of Molesting Granddaughter

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Friday, April 3, 2015, a Yolo County Jury found Fidel Alcantar Soto, 54, of Woodland, guilty of child molestation.  During trial, prosecuting attorney Ryan J. Couzens…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for April 7, 2015

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Yolo County Neighborhood Court Program Seeks Community Volunteers

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that the Yolo County Neighborhood Court program is actively recruiting community volunteers. The program started in 2013 in the City of Davis and the University of California at Davis and is in…

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April Public Forums for Input on Services for Low-Income Residents

The Yolo County Community Services Action Board, in coordination with the Yolo County Department of Employment & Social Services, is in the process of planning programs for the 2015 and 2016 Community Services Block Grant funding cycle. As part…

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Literacy Symposium to Address Achievement Gap

Woodland, CA - According to a 2013 Annie E. Casey Foundation report on why reading by the end of third grade matters, “children who do not read proficiently by the end of third grade are four times more likely to leave school without a diploma…

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Public Safety Realignment and Prop. 47 Planning: Second Session Added in Davis

Woodland, CA - Assembly Bill 109, Public Safety Realignment, was enacted in 2011 in an effort to reduce state prison overcrowding by placing supervision and incarceration responsibilities for non-serious, non-sexual and non-violent offenders with…

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Property Tax Delinquent if Not Paid By April 10, 2015

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Tax Collector’s Office reminds taxpayers who own property in Yolo County that the second installment of 2014-15 Secured Property Tax, due February 1, 2015, will be delinquent if not paid by April 10, 2015. To avoid…

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Yolo County LAFCO Meeting Agenda for March 26, 2015

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for March 24, 2015

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Public Safety Realignment and Proposition 47: Public Planning Sessions

Woodland, CA -- Assembly Bill 109, Public Safety Realignment, was enacted in 2011 in an effort to reduce state prison overcrowding by placing supervision and incarceration responsibilities for non-serious, non-sexual and non-violent offenders with…

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Joan Planell Appointed Health and Human Services Agency Director

Woodland, CA---Yolo County Administrator Patrick Blacklock has announced the appointment of Joan Planell as Health and Human Services Agency Director. Planell will be the first director appointed to this newly created agency which integrates the…

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New Hope Community Development Corporation Meeting Agenda for March 19, 2015

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Public Health and Wellness Fair

Woodland, CA---In celebration of National Public Health Week, April 6-12, the Yolo County Health Services Department invites the community to attend this year’s annual Public Health & Wellness Fair . The fair will be held in the parking lot on…

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for March 19, 2015

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Grant Funds Traffic Safety/Underage Drinking Prevention Projects

Woodland, CA---The Yolo County Department of Health Services Friday Night Live partnership has received a grant for $5,000 to support FNL youth leaders in their implementation of campaigns to address traffic safety / underage drinking issues in…

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Sacramento Man Convicted of Lewd Conduct and Indecent Exposure

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on March 6, 2015, a Yolo County jury convicted 46-year-old Vladimir Vecherkovskiy, of Sacramento, of two counts of lewd conduct, two counts of indecent exposure, and one…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for March 10, 2015

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Mother Convicted of Wrongfully Withholding Child From Father

Jo took the child to S. Korea and denied the father visitation for five years Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that a Yolo County Jury found 43-year-old Nan Hui Jo of South Korea guilty of one count of Parental Child…

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Fraud Alert: Beware of Fraudulent Magazine Subscription Renewal Notices

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig issued a consumer alert regarding a recent scam involving fake magazine subscription mailings. Individuals throughout California have received fraudulent notices that claim to be bills,…

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Murderer Who Killed Infant Son Again Denied Parole

Davis Man Manuel Bermudez killed his 14-month-old son in 1994 Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on February 25, 2015, Board of Parole Hearing Commissioners denied parole for another five years to 45-year-old convicted…

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Local Agency Formation Commission of Yolo County Regular Meeting Agenda for February 26, 2015

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meetings Update for February 19, 2015

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Measles Vaccine Available Through Immunization Program

Woodland, CA - In response to the ongoing measles outbreak in California, the Yolo County Health Services Department’s Immunization Program has received special doses of the MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) vaccine to be used in children and adults…

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for February 19, 2015

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Yolo County New Hope Meeting Agenda for February 19, 2015

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Yolo County Top Attorneys Walk the Talk

This month, Yolo County’s Public Defender and District Attorney took the actions of the State Bar of California and the California Supreme Court just a little bit further by endorsing the Attorney Guidelines of Civility and Professionalism as a…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for February 10, 2015

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for January 27, 2015

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Yolo County Homeless Count January 27-29, 2015

Woodland, CA - Yolo County will be conducting its 2015 homeless point-in-time count during the week of January 26. Donations of needed items to be distributed to people experiencing homelessness during the count (i.e. gift cards in small…

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Woodland Man Convicted of Assault With A Semi Automatic Firearm

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that a Yolo County jury convicted 36 year old Woodland man, Sergio Chavez, of Assault with a Semi-Automatic Firearm, an enhancement for using that firearm in the commission of the…

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New Hope Community Development Corporation Meeting Agenda for January 15, 2015

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for January 13, 2015

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Safeway Stores to Pay $9.87 Million Settlement for Environmental Violations

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig together with 41 other California District Attorneys and two City Attorneys announced on January 5, 2015, that Alameda County Superior Court Judge Wynne S. Carvill has approved a Stipulated…

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Sacramento Gang Member Convicted of Attempted Murder

Marcus Blackmon shot multiple times at the victim Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on December 19, 2014, a Yolo County jury convicted 34-year-old Marcus Blackmon, of Sacramento, of two counts of attempted murder,…

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Yolo County News - Input Sought on Space Utilization Study

Woodland, CA - Yolo County is seeking the input of residents on a strategic plan for managing its facility needs now, and into the future. This past year, Yolo County contracted with Jacobs Engineering Group to conduct a space utilization study.…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for December 16, 2014

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Yolo County Library & Other Department Winter Holiday Closures

Woodland, CA - All Yolo County Library branches, including the Yolo County Archives and Records Center, will be closed December 24 through 26, December 31 and January 1. Additionally, there will be some reduction in hours December 22 through the end…

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Yolo County County Fees Update - December 1, 2014

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Subsidized Employment Program: An Opportunity for Employers and Job Seekers

Woodland, CA - Yolo County is linking up with employers to provide new job opportunities through the county’s Subsidized Employment Program. This program, administered through the Yolo County Department of Employment & Social Services,…

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West Sacramento Murderer Denied Parole

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that yesterday a two-commissioner panel of the Board of Parole Hearings denied the parole of David Cree of West Sacramento. The hearing took place a California State Prison at Solano…

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Local Agency Formation Commission of Yolo County Regular Meeting Agenda for December 4, 2014

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West Sacramento Killer's Parole Denied

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced November 21, 2014 that on November 20, 2014, a Board of Parole Hearings panel denied parole for convicted murderer Kevin Bruce. The hearing took place at California State Prison,…

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Hazardous Waste Facility Observes the Thanksgiving Holiday

Woodland, CA - In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, the collection of household hazardous waste will not occur at the Yolo County Central Landfill’s Hazardous Waste Facility on Friday, November 28. With the exception of this date, the…

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Mass Flu Vaccination Clinic in West Sacramento November 22

(Woodland, CA) – The Yolo County Health Services Department, in partnership with the city of West Sacramento, is holding a free seasonal influenza vaccination clinic. Besides providing opportunity for residents to receive the seasonal flu vaccine,…

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America Recycles Day in Yolo County

Woodland, CA - November 15, 2014 is designated as America Recycles Day. To participate, along with thousands of other local organizers holding recycling events across the country, Yolo County is hosting a free tire recycling and used oil filter…

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November Library Closures

Woodland, CA - All branches of the Yolo County Library, as well as administration and the Yolo County Archives & Records Center will be closed as follows in November: - Reduced hours for staff training on Monday, November 10. Branch libraries…

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Serial Robber Sentenced to 110 Years to Life in State Prison

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Monday, October 27, 2014, Yolo County Superior Court Judge Paul Richardson sentenced Salvador Jimenez to 110 years to life in prison for four robberies and one attempted robbery of…

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'Operation Vigilance' Targets Sex Offenders

Nearly 98% of sex offenders were in compliance. Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that during the past two days, Yolo County law enforcement conducted surprise compliance checks on over 225 sexual offenders.…

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Community Forum Devoted to Returning Military Personnel

Woodland, CA - Are you in the service? Is there a veteran in your life? Come join a community forum devoted to returning military personnel. The forum is part of a city-wide community book project focusing on the experiences of soldiers returning…

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Health & Human Services Winters Service Center Grand Opening

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County departments of Employment & Social Services and Health Services invite the community to celebrate the grand opening of the Yolo County Health & Human Services Winters Service Center, located at 111 East Grant…

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Property Tax Delinquent if Not Paid

Woodland, CA - Yolo County Tax Collector Howard Newens reminds taxpayers who own property in Yolo County that the first installment of 2014-15 Secured Property Tax, due November 1, 2014, will be delinquent if not paid by December 10, 2014. To avoid…

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Winters Community Library Open House Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Friends of the Library Celebrate with Editorial Cartoonist Jack Ohman Woodland, CA - In celebration of Yolo County’s Winters Community Library’s fifth year in its current location at 708 Railroad Avenue in Winters. The open house will include…

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Bridge to Housing Pilot Project Timeline Change

Woodland, CA - In an effort to ensure the Bridge to Housing Pilot Project is a success and all the necessary components are in place, the timeline for the project has changed. The North Levee Clean Up Day will now be held on Saturday, November 8…

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Yolo County Hosts Statewide Conference on Child Advocacy Centers

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on October 16, 2014, over 130 child abuse professionals attended the Children’s Advocacy Centers of California Annual Summit “How Ongoing Trauma Affects Children and Child…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for October 21, 2014

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West Sacramento Job Fair

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Department of Employment & Social Services, in partnership with the City of West Sacramento, the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce and the Yolo County Workforce Investment Board, will be holding a job fair. More…

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October Gardening Class at the Community Garden

Woodland, CA - Attention Yolo County gardeners and garden enthusiasts! The Hanna and Herbert Bauer Community Garden in Woodland is hosting a class entitled, “Cover Cropping for Better Spring Soil.” This class, taught by David Linebarger, garden…

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County Road 22 Closed Oct 13-16, 2014

Woodland, CA---Due to road repairs, County Road 22 (Yolo Bypass section, parallel to I-5), from the Woodland city limits to the northbound ramp of I-5, will be closed to all traffic beginning Monday October 13 to October 16. The road will reopen for…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Strategic Planning Session Agenda for October 14, 2014

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Yolo County Features on County Programs and Services Update - October 9, 2014

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Yolo County LAFCO Meetings Update

The Local Agency Formation Commission meeting scheduled for October 23, 2014, has been cancelled. The next regularly scheduled meeting for the Yolo LAFCo will be December 4, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. located in the Erwin Meier County Administration…

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After Hours Teen Movie Nights at the Library

Woodland, CA - Teens, are you looking for a fun and free night out with your friends? Come visit the library after dark! The Davis branch of Yolo County Library, in partnership with the City of Davis, presents After Hours Teen Movie Night. On the…

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Yolo County District Attorney Creates Conviction Integrity Unit

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced October 7, 2014 that the District Attorney’s Office has created a Conviction Integrity Unit to review all post conviction assertions of innocence. As the United States Supreme…

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Knights Landing Branch Library Closure Extended to October 7, 2014

Woodland, CA - Due to unforeseen circumstances, the closure of the Knights Landing Branch of the Yolo County Library to replace and upgrade duct work throughout the building has been extended one week. Regular library services will resume on…

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Yolo County Features on County Programs & Services Update - September 22, 2014

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Yolo County Flu Vaccination Clinics

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Health Services Department will be holding the following seasonal influenza vaccination clinics this fall: Tuesday, October 14, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Riverbend Community Room, 664 Cummins Way in West Sacramento …

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Yolo County LAFCO Meeting Agenda for September 25, 2014

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Yolo County Board Of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for June 10, 2014

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Celebrate the Turner Community Library

Woodland, CA -- This fall, the Yolo County Library’s Arthur F. Turner Community Library in West Sacramento will be celebrating five years in its current location with an anniversary party. The community is invited to attend and enjoy good food,…

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Knights Landing Branch Library Closed Week of September 22 for Maintenance

Woodland, CA -- The Knights Landing Branch of the Yolo County Library will close the week of September 22 in order to replace and upgrade duct work throughout the building. Regular library services will resume on Monday, September 29 at 1:00 p.m. …

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We Can All Help to Prevent Suicide

As I write this, we are in the middle of National Suicide Prevention Week (September 8-14). We, at the Yolo County Department of Health Services, consider suicide a public health issue and we are dedicated to providing education throughout the…

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County Road 32B (Chiles Road) Roadwork

Woodland, CA - Roadwork on County Road (CR) 32B (Chiles Road in Davis) from the eastern Davis city limit to CR 32A will be conducted from September 8 to October 14, with periodic closures to through traffic during this timeframe. This…

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September Gardening Class and Anniversary Celebration

Woodland, CA - The Hanna and Herbert Bauer Memorial Community Garden will host two garden events in September, both free, sponsored by Yolo County Health Services Department and open to all. On Saturday, September 6, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.,…

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for August 21, 2014

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Extended Hours at the Winters Community Library

Woodland, CA - On Tuesday, August 19, extended hours at the Winters Community Library, a branch of the Yolo County Library System, will begin. Extended hours are: Mondays and Wednesdays: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. to…

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Yolo County Crop Statistics Update

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Yolo County has Another Option to Finance Energy and Water Upgrades…

CaliforniaFIRST is a public-private partnership that makes billions of dollars in private capital available to California homeowners for energy improvements, water efficiency upgrades, and renewable energy investments - with costs repaid as part of…

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Yolo County Releases 2013 Crop Report

Woodland, CA - This week, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors received the 2013 Yolo County Agricultural Report – an annual report which summarizes the acreage, production and gross valuation of all agricultural commodities produced in Yolo…

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Subsidized Employment Program Helps Employers and Job-Seekers

Woodland, CA - Employers in Yolo County now have an opportunity to cut employment costs by hiring Yolo County residents through the county’s Subsidized Employment Program. This new program, administered through the Yolo County Department of…

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Child Support Workshops in August Part of Child Support Awareness Month

Woodland, CA - “Children are the best part of ourselves – the sum of our past and the promise of our future, the guarantee that our lives and values and dreams will flourish long after we are gone.” With that statement, then President Bill…

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Philip J. Pogledich Appointed County Counsel

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Board of Supervisors has announced the appointment of Philip J. Pogledich as County Counsel. After a comprehensive search and an extensive screening process, Mr. Pogledich was appointed to this position by a unanimous…

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July 30, 2014 Forum on Injured Veterans’ Issues

Woodland, CA - Are you a veteran? Is there a veteran in your life? Come join a community forum devoted to injured war veterans’ issues. This forum is part of a citywide community book project focusing on the experiences of injured U.S. war…

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Yolo County Nut Buying Period Starts August 1

(Woodland, CA) – Yolo County Agricultural Commissioner John Young announced today that the nut buying period will be held August 1, 2014 through April 1, 2015, in accordance with the county’s nut theft ordinance. On May 13, 2014, the Yolo…

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for July 24, 2014

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Yolo County Local Agency Formation Commission Meeting Agenda for July 24, 2014

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for July 22, 2014

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for July 15, 2014

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Hands-on Kitchen Botany

Woodland, CA - The Mary L Stephens Davis Branch Library, continues to offer exciting summer programing for adults. Ellen Dean, Curator of the UC Davis Center for Plant Diversity, will give a "hands-on" presentation on Kitchen Botany. Are tomatoes…

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Award Supports Public Defender’s Record Mitigation Clinic

Woodland, CA - Yolo County Public Defender Tracie Olson announced the Yolo Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee has awarded $19,495 from the Gaming Special Distribution Fund to support the Public Defender’s Record Mitigation Clinic. …

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Improving Real Estate Market Results in Increase of Assessment Roll

Assessor Joel Butler announced that this year’s annual Assessment Roll tops $21 billion for the first time. The improving real estate market and thriving agricultural economy coupled with new construction and changes of ownership increased this…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meetings Update for June 24, 2014

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District Attorney Reisig Awarded Calvin Handy Leadership Award

Woodland, CA - The University of California, Davis has honored Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig with the 2014 Calvin E. Handy Leadership Award. In 2005, in an effort to honor Chief Emeritus Calvin E. Handy’s service to the UC Davis…

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2014-15 Recommended Budget and 2013-14 Annual Report Now Available

Woodland, CA - On June 6, 2014, Yolo County released its 2014-15 Recommended Budget and 2013-14 Annual Report. The Board of Supervisors will consider the recommended budget on June 17. Total expenditures for the county are recommended in the amount…

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Yolo County Board Of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for June 10, 2014

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Update on June Gardening Classes for Children at Community Garden

Woodland, CA - Two free gardening classes for children will be held in June at the Hannah and Herbert Bauer Memorial Community Garden, sponsored by the Yolo County Health Department and located adjacent to the Bauer Building at 137 N. Cottonwood…

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Yolo County Library Summer Reading Program – Fizz, Boom Read!

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Library is celebrating reading, science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics, and all of this during the summer of 2014. Fizz, Boom, Read! – the summer reading program, will include free reading clubs,…

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Cool off at the Winters Community Library this Summer

Woodland, CA - There are a number of special programs being offered at the Winters Community Library, a joint-use library partnership between the Yolo County Library and Winters High School. The Tales 4 Tails program continues through the summer…

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Yolo County Housing Commission Meeting Agenda for May 22, 2014

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Yolo County New Hope Community Development Corporation Meeting Agenda for May 22, 2014

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Sisters in Crime Love the Yolo County Library!

Woodland, CA – The Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch of the Yolo County Library was selected as the April 2014 winner of the “We Love Libraries” grant, sponsored by the Sisters in Crime membership organization, which is dedicated to promoting the…

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May and June Gardening Classes at Community Garden

Woodland, CA – Want to expand your knowledge of gardening? The Hannah and Herbert Bauer Memorial Community Garden, sponsored by the Yolo County Health Department, is holding four free gardening classes in May and June. Hosted by the Yolo County…

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Yolo County LAFCO Meeting Agenda for May 22, 2014

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South Davis Residents, How Do You Use the Library?

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Library is conducting a survey to learn more about how residents of South Davis use public library services and their related needs. A special ad hoc committee, established by the Yolo County Board of Supervisors, has…

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Yolo County Planning Project Status Report Update - May 12, 2014

Clarksburg Area Community Plan Community Notice Red Line Draft Version Clean Working Draft…

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A Look Back During National Nurses Week

By Donna Curley Nevraumont, R.N., retired Yolo County public health nurse It’s National Nurses Week, an annual celebration starting on May 6 and concluding on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, founder of modern nursing. This year’s…

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Yolo County News: Drive-By Shooter Agrees to Life Prison Term

Woodland man will serve 30 years-to-life in state prison after pleading no contest Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on April 29, 2014, 25-year-old Woodland man Francisco Andres Aldana Nava pled no contest to…

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Yolo County News: Patrick Turturici Appointed Juvenile Detention Facility Superintendent

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County Chief Probation Officer Brent Cardall has announced the appointment of Patrick Turturici as superintendent of juvenile detention facilities. He fills the position recently vacated by Ray Simmons, who was promoted to…

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Yolo County News: 'American Winter' Screenings in Woodland and Davis

Woodland, CA -- As part of CalFresh Awareness Month, screenings of the documentary, “American Winter” will be held on the Woodland Community College campus and UC Davis campus. Directed by Emmy award-winning filmmakers Joe and Harry Gantz…

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for May 13, 2014

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West Sacramento Murderer Denied Parole

Woodland, CA – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that convicted murderer Kenneth Roy Stark, was denied parole for the ninth time yesterday by a two-commissioner panel of the Board of Parole Hearings. In June of 1985, Stark…

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Next Steps in Public Safety Realignment Planning

Woodland, CA – In 2011, in an effort to reduce state prison overcrowding, Assembly Bill 109 (Public Safety Realignment) was enacted placing supervision and incarceration responsibilities for non-serious, non-sexual and non-violent offenders with…

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Prosecutor Honored at MADD Event

The Office of Traffic Safety honored Matt De Moura for his work on the Avoid 8 program Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that April 27, 2014 the California Office of Traffic Safety, OTS, honored Deputy District…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for April 29, 2014

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Healthy Yolo Regional Reports, Spanish Translations and Videos Available

Woodland, CA – The Healthy Yolo Community Health Assessment has been broken down into seven regional reports, which include video presentations and Spanish translations, and all are now available on www.HealthyYolo.org.  Healthy Yolo is an…

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Yolo County County Fees Update - April 23, 2014

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for April 8, 2014

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Yolo County Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Victims of Crime Act

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is April 6-12, 2014 Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announces that his office will be hosting the Eighth Annual Crime Victims’ Tribute. Yolo County crime victims, community leaders,…

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CANCELLED - Yolo County Planning Commission Meeting for April 10, 2014

Yolo County Planning Commission Meeting Scheduled for April 10, 2014 - CANCELLED

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Community Health Assessment and Related Public Forums

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Health Department, through the Healthy Yolo campaign, is working on the Healthy Yolo 2014 Community Health Assessment. The Community Health Assessment is the process used to examine the health of Yolo County and to…

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Property Tax Delinquent if Not Paid By April 10, 2014

Woodland, CA - Yolo County Tax Collector Howard Newens reminds taxpayers who own property in Yolo County that the second installment of 2013-14 Secured Property Tax, due February 1, 2014, will be delinquent if not paid by April 10, 2014. To avoid a…

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Public Safety Realignment Public Planning Sessions

Woodland, CA - Assembly Bill 109, Public Safety Realignment was enacted in 2011 in an effort to reduce state prison overcrowding by placing supervision and incarceration responsibilities for non-serious, non-sexual and non-violent offenders with…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for March 25, 2014

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Yolo County LAFCO Meeting Agenda for March 27, 2014

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Public Health and Wellness Fair

Woodland, CA - In celebration of National Public Health Week, April 7-14, the Yolo County Health Department invites the community to attend this year’s Public Health & Wellness Fair. This free, family-friendly event includes bike helmet…

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for March 20, 2014

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Trauma-Informed System of Care

Woodland, CA - In February, Yolo County’s Positive Youth Justice: Yolo Youth In Focus Collaboration hosted four free training sessions on Trauma-Informed Care for Youth for nearly 200 community members who work with youth. Seeking Safety/Treatment…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for March 11, 2014

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S and P Raises Yolo County Rating to A

Woodland, CA - The international bond rating agency, Standard & Poor's (S&P), recently raised its long-term rating for Yolo County’s general obligation debt from BBB+ to A- and indicated that the outlook is stable. In their report, dated…

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Mystery Game Night For Tweens, Hosted By Tweens

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Library’s Mary L. Stephens Branch in Davis is pleased to present a night of mystery and books for “tweens” (pre-teens). The program will take place in the Blanchard Room of the library, located at 315 E. 14th…

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Healthy Yolo Community Health Status and Community Themes and Strengths Assessments Now Available

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Health Department, through the Healthy Yolo campaign, has completed two additional community health assessments: the Community Health Status Assessment and the Community Themes & Strengths Assessment. The Community…

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Public Defender’s Office Raises Money for Local Homeless Shelter

Woodland, CA - The used clothing drive, sponsored by the Yolo County Public Defender’s Office, has officially come to a close. Everything collected was sold by the pound to California Clothing Recyclers and 100% of the proceeds went directly to…

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Dunnigan Man Sentenced for Cockfighting Operation

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced February 21, 2014 Yolo County Superior Court Judge Daniel Maguire sentenced 63-year-old Lorenzo Pena Ponce of Dunnigan to 20 days county jail and three years summary probation for…

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Jury Convicts West Sacramento Bee Thief

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that February 20, 2014 a Yolo County jury found Viktor Zhdamirov, 51, of West Sacramento guilty of felony receiving stolen property. On September 11, 2012, employees of local…

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Yolo County Local Agency Formation Commission Meeting Agenda for February 27, 2014

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for February 25, 2014

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Yolo County New Hope Meeting Agenda for February 20, 2014

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for February 20, 2014

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Yolo County Features on County Programs and Services Update

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Yolo County News - Yolo DA Combats Tobacco Sales to Youth

Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that during December, 2013 and January, 2014, investigators from the District Attorney’s Office arrested five people for the illegal sale of tobacco products to minors.  In an effort to combat…

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Electronic Petting Zoo

Woodland, CA - Yolo County’s Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 East 14th Street in Davis, welcomes readers to an Electronic Petting Zoo. Come to the library and try out downloadable eAudiobooks and eBooks using OverDrive, the…

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Elementary School Science Fair Help Program on February 15, 2014

Woodland, CA - Yolo County’s Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 East 14th Street in Davis, welcomes elementary age students to the Science Fair Help Day. Graduate students from the Department of Evolutionary Biology at the…

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$1.7 Million Grant Funds Crisis Triage

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Department of Alcohol, Drug & Mental Health has been awarded the first of the grants available under Senate Bill 82 (Mental Health Wellness Act of 2013). The $1.7 million grant over four years is monitored by the…

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Knights Landing Man Convicted of Drugs and Weapon Charges

While in possession of methamphetamine Yanez shot himself in the arm Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on February 4, 2014, a Yolo County Jury convicted Alejandro Garcia Yanez, 24, of Knights Landing,…

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Yolo County District Attorney Citizens Academy

Woodland, CA – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announces the third annual Yolo County District Attorney Citizens Academy which is sponsored by the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office in cooperation with the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office, the…

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Yolo County News - Davis Killer’s Parole Denied

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on Jan 31, 2014, that on January 29, 2014 a Board of Parole Hearings panel denied parole for convicted murderer Timothy Wilson. The six hour hearing which took place at California…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for February 04, 2014

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Health Department Offers Another Free Flu Vaccine Opportunity

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Health Department is offering a fourth special free flu vaccine clinic. So far, the predominant flu virus this season is H1N1. This is the H1N1 virus that emerged during the 2009 pandemic. Seasonal flu is responsible…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda - January 28, 2014

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Healthy Yolo: Local Public Health System Assessment Now Available

Woodland, CA - In mid-November 2013, the Yolo County Health Department, through the Healthy Yolo campaign, conducted a work session to assess the public health system in Yolo County. Twenty-six representatives from the local public health system…

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Yolo LAFCo Meeting Cancelled for January 23, 2014

The Yolo LAFCo meeting scheduled for January 23, 2014, has been cancelled.

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Health Department Offers More Flu Vaccine Opportunities

Woodland, CA - With the increase in seasonal influenza (flu) activity nationwide, the Yolo County Health Department is again urging residents who have not been vaccinated this year to do so. To assist, the department will be offering a special free…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Calendar Update 2014

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January Is National Stalking Awareness Month

Imagine that you don’t feel safe. Someone is following you, texting and emailing you, and you are afraid. In one year, 6.6 million Americans were victims of stalking, a serious crime that can happen to anyone and that communities need to be aware…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for January 14, 2014

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Kern County Men Convicted of Conspiracy to Commit Murder

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on January 3, 2014, a Yolo County jury found 55-year-old David Earl Bristow of Bakersfield, CA guilty of conspiracy to commit murder, attempted murder, assault with a firearm, assault with…

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Animals from Around the World on January 11, 2014

Woodland, CA - The Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library is pleased to present “Animals from Around the World!”. Children age five and up will take a journey from the library to the continents of Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, South America…

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Free Homework Help this Winter at the Davis Branch Library

Woodland, CA - The Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 East 14th Street in Davis, invites students to drop in to the Homework Center for free tutoring and homework help between January 6 and March 10 on Mondays and Thursdays from…

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Free Holiday Recycling at the County Landfill

The Yolo County Department of Planning & Public Works, Division of Integrated Waste Management is again offering a number of ways for residents to recycle this holiday at the Yolo County Central Landfill, located at 44090 County Road 28H in…

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Free Financial Aid Workshop for College Bound Teens January 12, 2014

Woodland, CA - The Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library will host a free financial aid workshop for teens and their parents. Independent college adviser and owner of Davis-based The Right College for You, Jennifer Borenstein, will speak to…

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Farm to School Yolo Farmer Training to be held January 24, 2014

Woodland, CA - Farm to School Yolo will hold a second farmer training on January 24 as part of the program’s goal to increase access to regionally grown specialty crops and their use in school lunches. The Farm to School Yolo initiative, funded by…

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Yolo County Supervisors Remain Skeptical of Bay Delta Conservation Plan

Woodland, CA - Earlier December 9, 2013, state and federal officials announced the availability of a public draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) and an accompanying environmental review document. The BDCP includes a proposal to build large and…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for December 03, 2013

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Property Taxes Due by December 10, 2013

Woodland, CA - Yolo County Tax Collector Howard Newens reminds taxpayers who own property in Yolo County that the first installment of 2013-14 Secured Property Tax is now due and payable. Property taxes become delinquent if not paid by 5.00 p.m. …

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Notice of Public Hearing for December 3, 2013

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Yolo County Board of Supervisors will be conducting a public hearing on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, beginning at 9:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, in the Yolo County Board of Supervisors…

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Branch Libraries Closed November 28 and 29, 2013 for Thanksgiving Holiday

Woodland, CA - All branches of the Yolo County Library will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 so staff may enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday with friends and family. Library branches will re-open on the next day they are…

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Past Due Invoice for Nearly $1.4 Million Issued to Department of Fish & Wildlife

Last week, Yolo County issued a past due invoice to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for monies owed to the county for payment-in-lieu-of-taxes. To date, the state owes nearly $1.4 million in delinquent payments to Yolo County…

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Celebrate America Recycles Day by Recycling Your Used Oil Filters

Woodland, CA---Yolo County Department of Planning & Public Works’ Division of Integrated Waste Management and the cities of Davis, Woodland, West Sacramento and Winters will host a free Used Oil Filter Exchange Event, joining thousands of…

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Yolo County Hot Topics Update - November 4, 2013

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Board of Supervisors and Yolo County Housing Board of Governors Meeting Agenda for November 5, 2013

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Governor’s Secretary of Government Operations Visits Yolo County DA’s Office

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on October 29, 2013 Secretary Marybel Batjer visited the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office with staff and Julie Nauman, Executive Officer of the State’s Victim…

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Yolo County Flu Vaccine Information Update - October 28, 2013

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Yolo County Agricultural Training Opportunities - October 24, 2013

The Yolo County Agriculture Department provides free training opportunities to growers and their employees. We offer Worker Safety Information Seminars followed by Private Applicator Certificate (PAC) Exams (the class is offered in both English and…

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Building Inspection Division High Rating Results in Lower Insurance Rates

Woodland, CA---This summer, the Building Inspection Services Division of the Yolo County Planning & Public Works Department was surveyed by the Insurance Service Office (ISO) Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule. The survey resulted in a…

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Jury Convicts Dixon Man of Child Molestation

Woodland, CA---District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on October 18, 2013, a Yolo County Jury convicted 55-year-old Kevin Ellis of Dixon of five counts of child molestation which occurred over a five month period of time when the victims were…

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Yolo County LAFCO Meeting Agenda for October 24, 2013

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Board of Supervisors and In-Home Supportive Services Meeting Agenda for October 22, 2013

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Tire Amnesty Event at Esparto Recycling and Transfer Station - October 23, 2013

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Yolo County Flu Vaccination Clinics

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Health Department will be holding the following free seasonal influenza vaccination clinics this fall: Saturday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. University Covenant Church, 315 Mace Boulevard in Davis …

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for October 8, 2013

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Parenting Workshop Series at Davis Branch Library

Yolo County’s Mary L. Stephens Branch Library, located at 315 East 14th Street in Davis, will host a four-part parenting workshop series for children, age 1-3, and their parents. These workshops will provide preschoolers and their caregivers…

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Yolo County Planning Commission Meetings Update - September 27, 2013

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2013/14 Secured Tax Bill Information Now Available for Viewing And Payment Online

Fiscal year 2013-14 secured tax bills are now available for viewing at www.yolocounty.org  (click on Prop. Tax/Parcel#) and are being mailed to property tax owners on September 24 and September 25.  Payments can now be made electronically…

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Yolo County Tax Collector Notices Update - September 26, 2013

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Teens and Parents: Get Organized For Success

Woodland, CA - The Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 East 14th Street in Davis, will host a program for teens and their parents in the Blanchard Room. Ashley Meyers, a Davis High School alumna, professional organizer and dynamic…

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Rite Aid Corporation to Pay $12 Million Settlement for Environmental Dumping

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, together with 51 other California District Attorneys and two City Attorneys, announced today that San Joaquin County Superior Court Judge Linda L. Lofhtus has ordered Rite Aid Corporation to…

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County Road 18C Closure - Between State Route 113 and CR 100B

Beginning September 30, County Road 18C will be closed from State Route 113 to County Road 100B due to road reconstruction activities. Clark Pacific’s contractor, Biondi Paving, Inc., will be widening and rebuilding this section of road to…

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Healthy Yolo Open House Events Continue Through October

Woodland, CA -- Healthy Yolo – a process where residents come together to share and understand the specific health concerns and strengths of their community, prioritize public health issues and determine goals and strategies to achieve a…

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Yolo County News: Man Convicted of Murder of Wife and Son in DUI Crash

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Sep 19, 2013 a Yolo County jury found Reyes Barajas, 47, of Redwood City guilty of two counts of Second Degree Murder and two counts of Gross Vehicular Manslaughter while…

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Yolo County News: Yolo County Community Garden Dedication on September 23, 2013

Woodland, CA -- On Monday, September 23 at 11:00 a.m., Yolo County will dedicate its new community garden, located adjacent to the Herbert Bauer Health and Alcohol, Drug & Mental Health Building at 137 N. Cottonwood Avenue in Woodland. The…

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Yolo County Planning Project Status Report Update - Sep. 10, 2013

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Yolo County Planning Project Status Report Update - September 11, 2013

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for September 10, 2013

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Yolo County Planning Project Status Report Update - September 3, 2013

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Harvest of the Month Program Offers Fresh Produce August-May

Woodland, CA---This year, local schools will again participate in Yolo County’s Harvest of the Month program with continued assistance of Farm Fresh To You/Capay Organic Farm, which supports the program by aggregating local produce from…

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for August 22, 2013

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YES Bus Driver Convicted of Sex Crimes Against A Dependent Adult

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on August 8, 2013, a Yolo County jury convicted 74-year-old Woodland man Thomas Vukodinovich of one count of rape, one count of attempted rape, five counts of oral copulation…

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Yolo County County Fees Update - August 9, 2013

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Extended Hours at the Winters Community Library Begin August 19, 2013

Woodland, CA - Extended hours at the Winters Community Library, a branch of the Yolo County Library system, will begin on Monday, August 1. The hours will be Mondays and Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.,…

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Safely Enjoy the Fair by Staying Cool, Fighting the Bite and Washing Hands

Woodland, CA---With the opening of the Yolo County Fair on August 14, the Yolo County Health Department would like to take this opportunity to remind residents of measures they can take to make it a safe and enjoyable activity for the whole family. …

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Judge Sentences Sacramento Man Convicted of Murder for DUI

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on August 2, 2013, Yolo County Superior Court Judge Janet Gaard sentenced defendant Ryan Baird to 23 years to life in state prison for Second Degree Murder, with great bodily injury…

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for August 06, 2013

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Smoothie Bike at the Yolo County Fair

Health Department and Network for a Healthy California Celebrate Good Health What: The Yolo County Health Department and the Network for a Healthy California encourage families to fill half their plates with healthy foods and learn healthy habits,…

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for July 30, 2013

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Yolo County County Fees Update - July 23, 2013

Yolo County Board of Supervisors will be conducting a public hearing on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, in the Yolo County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 625 Court Street, Room 206, Woodland,…

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EPA Recognizes Yolo County Among Nation’s Leading Green Power Users

Woodland, CA---Yolo County, for the first time appears as number 14 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Top 20 On-site list of the largest green power users as result of generating nearly 14 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of…

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Woodland Man Convicted of Robbery and Assault with a Firearm

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on July 19, 2013, a Yolo County jury found 34-year-old Woodland man Joey Alfredo Lopez guilty of robbery while personally using a firearm, assault with a firearm, felon in possession of…

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Board of Supervisors Board Development Session Meeting Agenda for July 30, 2013

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First Healthy Yolo Open House at Davis Farmer’s Market

Davis, CA---Healthy Yolo, a long-term systematic effort to improve community health, engage the community and strengthen the public health system in Yolo County, will be hosting Community Open House events throughout the county this summer and fall.…

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Yolo County Planning Project Status Report Update - July 15, 2013

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Yolo County Planning Project Status Report Update - July 16, 2013

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Yolo County’s State Fair Booth Wins the Gold…and a Blue Ribbon!

Woodland, CA - This year, Yolo County took home a gold medal for its California State Fair booth in the counties’ exhibit competition with the theme, “Yolo County – Planting Seeds for the Future” as well as a blue ribbon for…

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County Road 89 from CR 4 to CR 1 Closed Beginning July 17, 2013

Woodland, CA---Due to bridge removal and replacement over Buckeye Creek, County Road (CR) 89 from CR 4 to CR 1 will be closed to through traffic beginning July 17, and until January 2014. Detour signs will direct motorists to an alternate route…

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Yolo County News - Healthy Yolo: Our Community, Our Future

Woodland, CA---On Jul 12, 2013, the Yolo County Health Department launched a countywide strategic planning initiative to enhance the health and wellbeing for all in Yolo County, entitled “Healthy Yolo: Our Community, Our Future”. Healthy…

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Yolo County Agriculture Department New Update - July 10, 2013

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Yolo County-Sacramento State Partnership Offers Hands-on Local Government Experience

By Beth Gabor, Yolo County Manager of Public Affairs & Kacey Dominguez, Sac State PPA Student Intern In an era of high tech and high finance, the allure of public service is not as ubiquitous as it once was. But an innovative partnership…

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Regional Agencies Band Together to Target Sex Offenders

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced June 27, 2013, that during the past two days, Yolo County law enforcement conducted compliance checks on over 100 sexual offenders who live in the County. This annual program, called…

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Protect Yourself, Family and Neighbors in the Heat

Protect Yourself, Family (including pets) and Neighbors in the Heat Woodland, CA - As temperatures are expected to move into and remain over the 100 degree mark between now and at least the 4th of July, Yolo County officials are reminding all…

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29 Citizens Graduate From District Attorney's Citizens Academy

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that 29 Yolo County citizens graduated from the second annual session of the Yolo County Law Enforcement Citizens Academy. The graduation ceremony was held on Thursday, June 13, 2013, at the…

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Yolo County Local Agency Formation Commission Regular Meeting Agenda for June 27, 2013

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Board of Supervisors and In-Home Supportive Serivces Meeting Agenda for June 25, 2013

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for June 20, 2013

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Yolo County New Hope Meeting Agenda for June 20, 2013

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Positive Youth Justice Initiative Medical Provider Forum

Woodland, CA---Yolo County’s Probation, Employment & Social Services and Health departments, in conjunction with CommuniCare Health Centers, will host a forum for medical providers in Yolo County to enhance awareness of the physical health…

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Broderick Boy Gang Member Convicted of 2011 Murder

Woodland, CA---District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on June 14, 2013, a Yolo County Jury convicted Broderick Boy/Northern Ryder gang member Billy Thomas Wolfington, Jr., 29, of Second Degree Murder, Criminal Street Gang Activity and Personal…

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Big Entertainment for the June 22 Juneteenth Celebration

Woodland, CA - Event coordinators for this year’s Juneteenth celebration expect a capacity crowd at the Davis Veterans’ Memorial Center with music featuring Bayonnes Big Bang, Calvin Handy, Al Zaid and others, along with a “Hat…

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Brent D. Cardall Appointed Chief Probation Officer

Woodland, CA---Yolo County Administrator Patrick Blacklock June 10, 2013 announced the appointment of Brent D. Cardall as Chief Probation Officer. Cardall will be filling the position currently held by Interim Chief Probation Officer Marlon Yarber.…

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Board of Supervisors Budget Hearings Meeting Agenda for June 11, 2013

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Woodland Suspects Convicted of Violent Wild Wings Home Burglary

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Friday, May 31, 2013, Woodland residents Royce Johannes, Kyle Childress, and Courtney Conn were convicted for their roles in the April 10, 2013 burglary and felonious assaults in the…

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Successful First Year for Farm to School Yolo

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Department of Agriculture is pleased to have completed a successful first year of Farm to School Yolo. The program, under the leadership of Agricultural Commissioner John Young, aims to increase the amount of…

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2013-14 Recommended Budget and 2012-13 Annual Report Now Available

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County released its 2013-14 Recommended Budget and 2012-13 Annual Report. The Board of Supervisors will consider the recommended budget on June 11. Total expenditures for the county are recommended in the amount of $315,781,168…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for June 04, 2013

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Yolo County News: Feed Your Mind, Feed Your Neighbor

Woodland, CA -- During the Summer Reading Program (June 1-August 17), the Yolo County Library will partner with the Food Bank of Yolo County to provide food for the hungry. In line with the national summer reading theme of “Reading is…

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Yolo County LAFCO Meeting Agenda for May 23, 2013

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Woodland Man Sentenced To Life For Sex Crimes On A Two Year Old

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on May 10, 2013 Yolo County Superior Court Judge Stephen Mock sentenced John “Tim” Ganthner, 46, of Woodland, to life in prison without the possibility of parole…

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Summer Hours at the Winters Community Library Begin in June

Woodland, CA - Summer hours at the Winters Community Library, a branch of the Yolo County Library system, will begin on Monday, June 3. The hours will be Mondays, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Tuesdays, 1:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00…

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Yolo County County Fees Update

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Gift of Public Art 'From the Ground Up'

Woodland, CA – On May 7th, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors accepted and dedicated a gift of public art from YoloArts, the result of a generous grant from ArtPlace America. The public art piece, by local artist Susan Shelton, is titled…

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Free Harvest Hub Yolo Website Training Offered

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Department of Agriculture will provide two training sessions to teach growers and consumers how to post and purchase products from the Harvest Hub Yolo (www.harvesthubyolo.org) website. Yolo County Agricultural…

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World Book Night 2013

Woodland, CA – On April 23, staff of the Yolo County Library were among 25,000 volunteers from Berkley to Boston and Sitka to Sarasota giving away half a million free books in more than 6,000 towns and cities across the country. To participate…

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May is Older Americans’ Month

Woodland, CA---District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that May is Older Americans’ Month. In 1963 when Older Americans Month was established, 17 million Americans were older than 65. Today that number is nearly 40 million and growing fast. …

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Increased Bypass Flooding for Fish Could Cost Yolo County Economy $9 Million Annually

Woodland, CA---Proposals to increase the duration and frequency of flooding in the Yolo Bypass for fish habitat could cost the Yolo County economy almost $9 million annually from agricultural impacts alone, according to a report released by Yolo…

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Yolo County County Fees Update

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for April 22, 2013

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New Hope Community Development Corporation Meeting Agenda for April 22, 2013

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Free Oil Filter Exchange Program for Yolo County Residents on April 27, 2013

Woodland, CA -- With the help of O’Reilly Auto Parts and AutoZone stores throughout Yolo County, along with the Napa Auto Parts store in Winters, the Yolo County Department of Planning & Public Works’ Division of Integrated Waste…

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Yolo County Honors Crime Victims

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced April 16, 2013, that his office will be hosting the Seventh Annual Crime Victims’ Tribute on April 22, 2013. Yolo County crime victims, community leaders, victim advocates,…

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District Attorney to Start a 'Neighborhood Court'

Woodland, CA---District Attorney Jeff Reisig, in partnership with the Davis Police Department and the UC Davis Police Department announces Neighborhood Court, a new adult criminal offender diversion program based on restorative justice.  This…

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Assisted Outpatient Treatment Programs on Local Mental Health Board Agenda

Woodland, CA---olo County’s Local Mental Health Board invites the community to attend their meeting which will include a presentation and discussion related to the possibility of implementing a Laura’s Law-type program in Yolo County. …

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Additional Forums Set for Seeking Input on Services for Low-Income Residents

Woodland, CA---The Yolo County Community Services Action Board, in coordination with the Yolo County Department of Employment and Social Services, is in the process of planning programs for the 2013 and 2014 Community Services Block Grant funding…

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April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Woodland, CA---District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on April 12, 2013 that April is Child Abuse Prevention Month.  During this month and all year, the public is encouraged to remember that prevention is the key to a healthy tomorrow for our…

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Additional Forums Set for Seeking Input on Services for Low-Income Residents

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Community Services Action Board, in coordination with the Yolo County Department of Employment and Social Services, is in the process of planning programs for the 2013 and 2014 Community Services Block Grant funding…

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Kitty Kindergarten at the Davis Branch Library April 24

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Library’s Mary L. Stephens Branch Library, welcomes veterinarian, animal behaviorist and author Dr. Sophia Yin in the Blanchard Room to discuss “Kitty Kindergarten: How Early Socialization Can Create the…

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for April 09, 2013

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Settlement Reached in Save Mart Supermarkets Hazardous Waste Violations

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that his office, along with 34 other California District Attorney Offices, has reached a settlement in a civil law enforcement action against Save Mart Supermarkets.…

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Yolo County News: April Public Forums for Input on Services for Low-Income Residents

The Yolo County Community Services Action Board, in coordination with the Yolo County Department of Employment and Social Services, is in the process of planning programs for the 2013 and 2014 Community Services Block Grant funding cycle. The…

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Yolo County’s Public Health & Wellness Fair

Woodland, CA---The Health and Wellness Fair, scheduled at the Yolo County Health Department located at 137 N. Cottonwood Street in Woodland, is growing thanks to the many partners in health throughout Yolo County wishing to observe and support…

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New Hope Community Development Corporation Meeting Agenda for March 28, 2013

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for March 28, 2013

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Yolo County Government News - Library eBook Usage Soars

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County residents are enjoying free eBooks and other digital media from the Yolo County Library now more than ever. Thanks to increased efforts to get the word out about the library’s digital media collection, found on…

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Barnes and Noble April 12-14 Bookfair to Benefit Yolo Reads Literacy Program

Woodland, CA - In an effort to raise funds for the Yolo Reads literacy program, and as a kick-off to National Library Week, Barnes & Noble Booksellers is partnering with the Yolo County Library to host a Bookfair at their Arden Fair store…

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Yolo County News - Fraud Alert

Woodland, CA---Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig’s Office has received several reports recently of door to door salespeople who may be targeting senior communities in the area. These salespeople are ignoring clearly posted “no…

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Local Author Dale Stephens To Visit The Winters Community Library

Woodland, CA – Local author, Dale Stephens, of the recently published Hacking Your Education: Ditch the Lectures, Save Tens of Thousands, and Learn More Than Your Peers Ever Will will speak about his book at Yolo County’s Winters…

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Yolo County District Attorney to Honor Crime Victims

Woodland,CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig and Yolo County Victim Services Division will commemorate 2013 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (April 21-27) with the Seventh Annual Crime Victims’ Tribute and the first ever…

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Celebrate National Public Health Week at Yolo County’s Public Health Wellness Fair

Every year in the United States, seven out of ten deaths are due to preventable chronic diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease. In fact, chronic disease accounts for 75% of national health care spending, yet only 3% of health care dollars go…

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Davis Library Parcel Tax Exemption Deadline June 3, 2013

Woodland, CA -- The deadline to file for an exemption from the Davis special library parcel tax is June 3, 2013. Exemptions to the special tax are granted for the following: Property zoned and used for agriculture and not containing a residence. …

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Arkansas Man Convicted of Davis Carjacking

Woodland, CA---Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on Mar 7, 2013 James Hammons, 34, of Rodgers, Arkansas and Sara Erbe, 39, of Fayetteville, Arkansas both were convicted of multiple counts stemming from an October 8, 2012 carjacking…

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Yolo County Planning Commission Meeting Update

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Argentine Tango: Dance and Music

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Library will host two events celebrating the rich history of Argentine tango in April. Experience the magic and passion of the dance that influenced art, fashion and music worldwide. Jurek Mazur will give a…

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Yolo County and PaintCare Partner on Paint Recycling

Woodland, CA -- Recycling leftover paint in California, and now at the Yolo County Central Landfill, has just become easier. The landfill, located at 44090 County Road 28H at Road 104 in Woodland, can now accept unlimited quantities of latex paint…

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Yolo County District Attorney Citizens Academy

Woodland, CA---District Attorney Jeff Reisig announces the second annual Yolo County District Attorney Citizens Academy which is sponsored by the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office in cooperation with the Yolo County Sheriff’s…

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Yolo County School Districts Cooking with Yolo County Crops

Nutrition services staff from all five Yolo County school districts have now received scratch cooking training using locally-grown, in-season produce as part of the Farm to School Yolo program. This training is funded by a three-year grant awarded…

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Muslim and Sikh Forum Scheduled

The first in a series of public forums designed to foster increased understanding and appreciation of local cultures will focus on local Muslim and Sikh communities. The event will be held  at Woodland Community College, 2300 East Gibson Road…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Calendar Update

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for February 21, 2013

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New Hope Community Development Corpration Meeting Agenda for February 21, 2013

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Man Convicted of Growing over 500 Marijuana Plants

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on January 24, 2013, a Yolo County jury found 57-year-old Fidel Alvarez guilty of Cultivation of Marijuana and Possession for Sale of Marijuana. In addition, the jury found that he was…

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Community Book Read Discussions Begin Feb. 26

Woodland, CA – On Tuesday, February 26 at 6:00 p.m., Yolo County’s Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 E. 14th Street in Davis, will host a discussion on the book, A Primate’s Memoir, authored by Stanford…

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Jury Convicts Man of Robbery and Pepper Spraying Good Samaritans

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on February 4, 2013, a Yolo County jury found 29 year-old Thomas Jones IV guilty of robbing an elderly woman in a West Sacramento parking lot and using a can of mace on three bystanders…

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Esparto Man Convicted of Using his Truck as a Deadly Weapon in Assault

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on January 30, 2013, a Yolo County jury found 39-year-old Joshua Shawn Bracy of Esparto guilty of assault with a deadly weapon. On the morning of August 29, 2012, the victim was riding…

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First Multi-Cultural Community Forum Scheduled

The first in a series of public forums designed to foster increased understanding and appreciation of local cultures will focus on local Muslim and Sikh communities. Presenters, Khalid Saeed, National President, American Muslim Voice Foundation,…

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Public Meeting Notice for February 12, 2013

The purpose of this hearing is to consider amendments to the fiscal year 2012-2013 Master Fee Resolution. To the extent required by Government Code Section 66016, data is available indicating the amount of cost, or estimated cost, required to…

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New Winters Community Library Chess Club

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County Library is pleased to host a fun and educational Chess Club. The Chess Club will offer free chess lessons for players of all levels and leisure playing time. The Chess Club will be led by chess coach Roberto C.…

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Yolo County News: Celebrate Frugal February with Yolo County’s Reuse Program and More Free Paint

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Planning & Public Works Division of Integrated Waste Management is host to a reuse program which makes paint and other reusable products available to the public, free of charge. The program is an extension of the…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Calendar Update

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Yolo County News - Request for Qualifications for Consultant Services for the Farmbudsman Program

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Constance Caldwell M.D. Appointed Health Officer

Woodland, CA---The Yolo County Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce the appointment of Constance Caldwell, MD as Yolo County’s Health Officer. Dr. Caldwell has been serving as Interim Health Officer since April 2012. Prior to this…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda For January 24, 2013

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Yolo County LAFCO Meetings Update

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Flu Season Only Half Over with Cases Increasing in California

Woodland, CA – This year’s influenza season is worse than an average year, and especially bad for seniors. Seasonal influenza is now widespread in California. Most influenza being seen this year is covered by the vaccine, and when…

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Weekly Bilingual Pre-School Program at Winters Library

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Library, in collaboration with First 5 Yolo, is offering Mother Goose on the Loose, a weekly bilingual program on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. for children age 0-3 at the Winters Community Library, located at 708…

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Brentwood Couple Convicted of Embezzlement

(Woodland, CA) District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that, on January 11, 2013, the District Attorney’s Office convicted 43-year-old Kara Leigh Brown of Brentwood, California for her part in the embezzlement from a business in Davis in which…

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Yolo County News: Safe and Clean Drinking Water Practices for Private Well Owners

If you live in one of Yolo County’s incorporated cities, your tap water and the systems that deliver it, are likely provided by a public agency, and therefore regularly and rigorously examined per state law. Private wells, however, are a…

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Yolo County News: English Conversation Groups at Arthur F. Turner Community Library

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Library’s Arthur F. Turner Community Library, located at 1212 Merkley Avenue in West Sacramento, hosts three weekly English conversation groups to help Yolo County residents improve their skills in a fun and…

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District Attorney Recovers Over $350,000 for Victims of Bad Check Writers

Woodland, CA---District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that 2012 was a very successful year in the Yolo County District Attorney Check Prosecution Unit. The District Attorney collected $368,620 for Yolo County merchants and residents. “The…

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Judge Sentences Woodland Gang Members Life in Prison

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on December 18, 2012, Yolo County Superior Court Judge Stephen Mock sentenced defendants Rolando Arismendez, 34, Juan Reyes, 21, and German Quezada, 19, to life in state prison for…

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Fraud Alert - Bogus Tech Support Calls

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig is warning computer users to be aware of phone calls from scam artists pretending to represent well known companies like Microsoft, Dell or Norton. In the past week several local residents have reported…

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Yolo County Road 98 Closures - between CR 25A and CR 27

Woodland, CA -- Due to utility relocation, County Road 98 from County Road 25A to County Road 27 will be closed to traffic from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, December 27 to Friday, January 4. Closure dates may be extended or modified subject to…

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Yolo County News Update: Digital Download Workshops in January

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Employment and Social Services Provided in Winters

Woodland, CA – In an effort to expand the services and offerings from the Yolo County Department of Employment & Social Services to residents of Winters and surrounding areas, staff will be providing on-site, social service program assistance…

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for Decemeber 14, 2012

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Board of Supervisors/Yolo County Financing Corporation and Yolo County Housing Board of Governors Meeting Agenda for December 11, 2012

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Yolo County Department Closures During the Winter Holidays

Woodland, CA – In an effort to meet challenges resulting from state and local funding shortfalls, along with increased costs, Yolo County will be experiencing some department closures during the winter holidays. The following departments will be…

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County Road 98 and 27 Utility Construction

Woodland, CA---Due to PG&E construction, there will be lane closures with one-way guided traffic on County Roads 98 and 27 on Wednesday December 12, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closures will occur in the following locations: - County Road 98 from…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meetings Agenda for December 04, 2012

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Conaway Growers, Yolo County & Food Bank Partner to Give 160,000 lbs of Rice to Those in Need

Woodland, CA---Conaway growers, Yolo County and the Food Bank of Yolo County are pleased to announce a collaborative effort to provide 160,000 pounds of California-grown rice to those in need. The rice, provided by Conaway growers, will be…

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Yolo County Hot Topics Update - November 26, 2012

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Notice of Public Hearing

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Yolo County Board of Supervisors will be conducting a public hearing on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, beginning at 9:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, in the Yolo County Board of Supervisors…

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Yolo County Helps with Hazardous Waste During the Holidays

Woodland, CA---The Yolo County Planning & Public Works, Division of Integrated Waste Management will continue to hold weekly collection of household hazardous waste at the Yolo County Central Landfill, located at 44090 County Road 28H in…

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Yolo County Department Closures Thanksgiving Week

Woodland, CA – November 22 and 23 are Yolo County holidays. In an effort to meet challenges resulting from state and local funding shortfalls, along with increased costs, Yolo County will be experiencing some additional department closures during…

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Final Free Flu Mass Vaccination Clinic

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Health Department will be holding their final free seasonal influenza mass vaccination clinic. Additionally, the Health Department provides seasonal flu vaccine for $10.00 administrative fee as part of the regularly…

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Yolo County LAFCO Meetings Update

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Yolo County Food Recalls Update

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Saving Energy and Money for Homeowners in Yolo County to be Focus of 11/8 Event

City of Davis homeowners are invited to a free educational workshop starting at 6:30 pm on Thursday, November 8th to learn about practical and affordable ways to improve home comfort, conserve energy and save money on monthly utility bills through…

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Yolo County News - Council Facilitator Training Workshop

Woodland, CA -- The Yolo County Probation Department will host a two-day Council Facilitator Training workshop, which provides adults with a solid, progressive framework of applicable skills to facilitate a strengths-based program for boys. Council…

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Woodland Man Convicted Of 53 Counts Of Contempt For Failing To Pay Child Support

Woodland, CA – On October 22, Woodland resident James Lawrence Borba was remanded into custody after being found guilty of 53 counts in a contempt trial that was conducted on October 15, 2012. Thirty-one of the contempt charges concerned Borba’s…

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Celebrate Native American Heritage at the Yolo County Library

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Library will present three family programs in the month of November, designated as Native American Heritage Month, to celebrate the rich ancestry and cultural traditions of the indigenous people of, and in,…

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DA Victim Services Program Receives Grant Funding

The $5,000 grant will be used to promote community awareness during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Woodland, CA---District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on Oct 19, 2012 that on September 28, 2012, the National Association of VOCA (Victims…

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Yolo County Receives Grant for Farm to School Yolo

Woodland, CA -- The California Department of Food and Agriculture has awarded the Yolo County Department of Agriculture $399,930 over a three-year period to develop the Farm to School Yolo program, as mandated by the Yolo County General Plan. The…

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Free English Conversation Groups at Davis Branch Library

Woodland, CA – The Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 East 14th Street in Davis, encourages English conversation learners to join the library’s free English conversation groups. The groups provide informal opportunities to…

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Yolo County Food Recalls Update - Oct 17, 2012

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Probation Department Management and Business Practice Review Underway

Woodland, CA – Yolo County received a Grand Jury report concerning the Probation Department’s management of contracts for risk assessment software and training. “We value the oversight process offered by grand juries and certainly find the…

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2012-13 Secured Tax Bill Information Now Available for Viewing and Payment Online

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County Tax Collector Howard Newens announced fiscal year 2012-13 secured tax bill information is now available for viewing and payment online at www.yolocounty.org (select Prop. Tax/Parcel #). Bills will be mailed the week of…

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Yolo County Food Recalls Update - Oct 15, 2012

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Yolo County News: Murderer Who Killed Infant Son Again Denied Parole

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on October 10, 2012, Board of Parole Hearing Commissioners denied parole to 42-year-old convicted murderer, Manuel Bermudez. The hearing took place at the California Medical Facility in…

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Yolo County District Attorney’s Office Recognizes

Woodland, CA -- District Attorney Jeff Reisig welcomed October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) evolved from the "Day of Unity" held in October 1981 and the intent is to connect…

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Yolo County Food Recalls Update

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Yolo County Board Of Supervisors Meeting Agenda For October 9, 2012

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California Attorney General Awards Grant Funds to DA’s Office

Woodland, CA -- Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on Oct 5, 2012 that on September 14, 2012, the California Attorney General’s Office awarded the District Attorney’s Office $56,805 from the Attorney General’s “Privacy and…

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Notice of Availablity for Grasslands Environmental Impact Report

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Yolo County News - Yolo County Flu Vaccination Clinics

Woodland, CA - The Yolo County Health Department will be holding the following free seasonal influenza vaccination clinics this fall: Saturday, October 13, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Westmore Oaks School, 1100 Clarendon Road in West Sacramento …

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County Road 98 Closed October 4 to 24

Woodland, CA – Due to road rehabilitation, County Road (CR) 98 from the southern Woodland city limits to Main Street/State Route 16 will be closed to through traffic from October 4 to October 24. Detour signs will direct motorists to alternate…

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Second Annual Davis Read and Book Talk

Woodland, CA – Looking for a great fall read? Curious about what's really happening in China? Get ready for the Second Annual Davis Read and Book Talk on Sunday, October 28 at 2:00 p.m. in the Blanchard Room of Yolo County’s Mary L. Stephens…

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Reese Remanded into Custody Related to Child Support Case

Woodland, CA -- On the afternoon of September 25, Keith Michael Reese, Sr. was remanded into custody for violation of an order to seek work regarding his child support case. Mr. Reese was originally charged with 18 counts of contempt in connection…

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Yolo County Hot Topics Update for September 26, 2012

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Yolo County Agricultural Training Opportunities

The Yolo County Agriculture Department provides free training opportunities to growers and their employees. We offer Worker Safety Information Seminars followed by Private Applicator Certificate (PAC) Exams (the class is offered in both English and…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Meetings Update - Sep 25 and 28, 2012

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Governor Reverses Parole Board

Man Who Murdered and Robbed Amputee to Stay in Prison Woodland, CA---Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced on Sep 21, 2012 that Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. has reversed the Board of Parole Hearings decision to grant parole to West…

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UC Davis Pepper Spray Incident Not Criminal Conduct

Woodland, CA - No criminal charges will be filed against University of California, Davis officers involved in the November 18, 2011, pepper spraying of students on the University Quad. A 13 page District Attorney report outlines the reasons for the…

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Yolo County Participates in CaliforniaFIRST Energy Efficiency Program

Woodland, CA---Under the auspices of California’s largest statewide joint powers authority, 14 California counties and 126 cities are Sep 18, 2012 launching the nation’s largest PACE program, an innovative financing tool to help commercial…

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Harvest Hub Yolo Promoting Locally Produced Food and Art

Woodland, CA---The Yolo County Agriculture Department, in partnership with YoloArts, recently launched Harvest Hub Yolo (www.harvesthubyolo.org), a website that supports a unique art and agriculture collaboration, focusing on the promotion of…

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Volunteers Needed to Assist with Flu Vaccination Clinics

Woodland, CA – The Yolo County Health Department will be holding five free seasonal influenza vaccination clinics throughout Yolo County this fall. Besides providing flu vaccine to the community, the clinics also test the county’s mass…

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Yolo County Releases 2011 Crop Report

Woodland, CA---On Tuesday, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors received the 2011 Yolo County Agricultural Report – an annual report which summarizes the acreage, production and gross valuation of all agricultural commodities produced in Yolo…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Calendar Update

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Click here to view Yolo LAFCO Meeting Cancelled for September 27, 2012

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Wind Energy Forum Joint Meeting of the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors Agenda for September 13, 2012

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Road Closures on County Roads 32A and 102 Starting Sep 17

Woodland, CA – County Road (CR) 32A between CR 105 and the on/off ramps for westbound Interstate 80 will be closed to traffic September 17 to September 28 to facilitate the rehabilitation of CR 32A and a railroad crossing safety improvement…

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for September 11, 2012

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Davis Man Sentenced To Eight Years Prison For DUI

Woodland, CA - District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Friday August 30, 2012, the Honorable Judge Paul Richardson sentenced 29-year-old Davis resident Rogelio Cardenas Sanchez to eight years in state prison for causing great bodily injury…

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Annual Yolo County Creek Cleanup Day September 15, 2012

Woodland, CA - Yolo County’s Creek Cleanup Day will be held on Saturday, September 15, 9:00 a.m. to noon, at various sites throughout Yolo County as part of the California Coastal Commission’s 28th annual California Coastal Cleanup Day, the…

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Disproportionate Minority Contact Community Meeting

Woodland, CA---The Yolo County Probation Department will host a community meeting to share and discuss the work that has been conducted over the last two years related to the disproportionate number of youth who come into contact with the juvenile…

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Senior/Disabled Door to Door Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program

Woodland, CA – Senior or disabled residents who cannot drive, and who have household hazardous waste in need of proper disposal, may schedule a free pickup of their waste. Yolo County residents 65 years and older qualify for this Door to Door…

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West Sacramento Man Sentenced to Prison for Child Molestation

Woodland, CA - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on August 24, 2012, Superior Court Judge Stephen Mock sentenced West Sacramento man Dmitry Dudkin to 30 years to life in state prison for child molestation. Dudkin had…

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Safely Enjoy The Fair By Staying Cool, Fighting The Bite and Washing Hands

Woodland, CA – With the opening of the Yolo County Fair on August 15, the Yolo County Health Department would like to take this opportunity to remind residents of measures they can take to make it a safe and enjoyable activity for the whole…

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District Attorney Interns and Volunteers Recognized

Woodland, CA---Earlier this week, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors recognized 20 interns and volunteers currently serving in the Yolo County District Attorney’s office. College students, law students, retirees or those looking for experience…

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Yolo County Board of Supervisors Calendar Update - August 08, 2012

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Yolo County Government News - Board of Supervisors Acknowledge Outstanding Employees

Woodland, CA – Annually, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors acknowledges employees who exemplify the county’s core values of Service, Performance, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. The following list of this year’s SPIRIT…

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Yolo County Food Recalls Update - August 06, 2012

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August Is Child Support Awareness Month

Woodland, CA - August is national Child Support Awareness Month, an opportunity for Yolo County to acknowledge the vital role both parents play in providing financial and medical support to their children. The Yolo County Department of Child…

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Assessment Roll Reflects Further Decline in Values

Woodland, CA---Yolo County Assessor Joel Butler today released the 2012-13 Tax Roll which shows a slight decline in the roll value from last year. The numbers of properties that have been reduced below their Proposition 13-factored base year value…

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Yolo County Food Recalls Update - July 23, 2012

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Yolo County’s State Fair Booth a Winner!

Woodland, CA – This year, Yolo County took home a silver medal for its California State Fair booth in the counties’ exhibit competition with the theme: “Yolo: You Only Live Once.” Out of the 29 participating counties, Yolo County’s unique…

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for July 24, 2012

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Yolo County Food Recalls Update - July 19, 2012

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Senior/Disabled Door to Door Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program

Woodland, CA---Senior or disabled residents who cannot drive, and who have household hazardous waste in need of proper disposal, may schedule a free pickup of their waste. Yolo County residents 65 years and older qualify for this service. Material…

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Yolo County Housing Meeting Agenda for July 19, 2012

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Yolo County Food Recalls Update - July 9, 2012

Pacific International Marketing, a Salinas, CA establishment, is recalling bulk romaine lettuce because of possible contamination with Salmonella. The romaine lettuce was distributed throughout Central and Southern California to Vons retail…

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Marlon Yarber Appointed Interim Chief Probation Officer

Woodland, CA - On July 10, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors appointed Marlon Yarber as Interim Chief Probation Officer. Mr. Yarber has been serving as Yolo County’s Assistant Chief Probation Officer since June 2011. Prior to his tenure with…

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