Yolo County, CA

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Yolo County makes blueprints for American Rescue Plan funds

Yolo County staff is putting together a comprehensive blueprint for the American Rescue Plan funds with the goal of funding transformational projects that improve the lives of the community and its residents. Staff will be seeking community input during three in-person and one virtual meeting to prioritize projects, refine ideas...
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Nonprofit helps Northern California residents during power outages

DAVIS, Calif. — A local nonprofit group is helping people in Yolo County during power outages. The grass-roots organization, called Community Stream, aims to ensure that families can stay connected and comfortable during extreme weather events that knock out power. Some neighbors in Davis started the nonprofit with church members...
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Woodland, CADaily Democrat

Are Woodland’s downtown parklets here to stay?

Outdoor dining, whether you like it or hate it, has become the norm in the last year and recent reopenings have raised questions about parklets and whether they are still needed. Stephanie Burgos, marketing and business relations specialist for the city of Woodland, said that parklets are on a temporary...
Clarksburg, CADaily Democrat

One arrested after SWAT investigation in Clarksburg

One woman was arrested, and deputies are searching for one man after the Yolo County Regional SWAT team surrounded a residence in Clarksburg. The arrest came Tuesday after Yolo County Sheriff’s Deputies, and California Highway Patrol Officers followed up on a car stolen in the 39000 block of Jefferson Boulevard in Clarksburg.
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Yolo County, CASacramento Bee

Sunflowers are blooming in Yolo County. These local businesses help you see them safely

Summer in Sacramento Valley is here and sunflower-blooming season is right around the corner in Yolo County. As the blooming season arrives seasonally from mid-June to mid-July, a problem tends to arise for sunflower farmers: tourists. They come in large numbers each season looking for spots to photograph. Some park on the side of roads, trespass on private lands and pick or step on the flowers.
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Yolo Food Bank ramps up efforts as California reopens

No one could have predicted how well-timed the new Yolo Food Bank facility was. The Yolo Food Bank celebrated the grand opening of its new, $9.5 million, 42,000-square-foot facility at 233 Harter Ave. in Woodland in August 2019. Its staff were still getting settled into the new space when the coronavirus pandemic hit, bringing with it a slew of new challenges related to the food bank’s mission to end food insecurity across the county.
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Yolo County delivering COVID vaccines to all areas

Yolo County is now offering a free “call-to-order” COVID-19 vaccines for anyone within the county. Previously, the program was only offered in specific cities on specific days. The county will now be offering appointments to vaccinate people at their homes or place of work regardless of their location, according to a statement from Yolo County Communications Coordinator Frank Schneegas.
Woodland, CADaily Democrat

Woodland Weekly Police Report | June 11 through June 18, 2021

Weapons Violation: A traffic stop was conducted on June 11 at 6:53 a.m. at Main Street and Elm Street. The driver, and sole occupant of vehicle, was Mark Ortiz, a 24-year-old Sacramento resident. Ortiz was on Sacramento County Probation for carrying a concealed firearm in a vehicle. Ortiz was also a validated gang member in Sacramento County. A probation search was conducted. Underneath the driver’s seat was a loaded firearm with a 15-round magazine. The gun was polymer and did not have a serial number. Ortiz was arrested for various gun offenses, including: felon in possession of firearm, felon in possession of ammunition, carrying a loaded firearm in a vehicle, and probation violations. The case was forwarded to Woodland PD Gang Task Force.
Woodland, CADaily Democrat

Woodland Pride March participants unfazed by intense heat

Over 200 people marched for several minutes under 106 degrees Fahrenheit weather Friday from the parking lot of Pioneer High School to Woodland Community College in celebration of Pride Month. Pride march participants were awarded with shade, water, snacks, free books, and live entertainment once they arrived at the main...
Woodland, CADavis Enterprise

Two chases and a shooting: Woodland man accused of crime spree

WOODLAND — A Woodland parolee pleaded not guilty to assault, carjacking and weapon-related charges in Yolo Superior Court on Monday in connection with a string of alleged crimes, including a shooting that seriously injured another man. Brian McDonald, 35, was arrested a week after the June 10 shooting in the...
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Public Invited to Amateur Radio Field Day at UC Davis

Four amateur radio clubs from Yolo County and Sacramento invite the public to a local field day where people can watch members participate in the largest on-the-air event in North America on Saturday, June 26. Hosted by UC Davis, the field day will be open to the public from 11...
Yolo County, CADavis Enterprise

Yolo DA’s Office alters fentanyl prosecution policies

The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office will now require, with any plea agreement involving narcotics trafficking, that the prosecutor formally advise defendants that they could face homicide charges if they later provide drugs to a person who dies of a fentanyl overdose. This new policy stems from the now-widespread deaths...
Woodland, CAcityofwoodland.org

Call-To-Order Vaccinations Available Until July 2

From now until July 2, Woodlanders can call (530) 666-8665 to order a vaccine dose delivered to their home or business seven days a week between 9 AM and 7 PM. In addition, local vaccination clinics will be held:. Thursday, June 24 at the HHSA Bauer Building in Woodland from...
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Man Accused Of Yolo County Bed And Breakfast Attempted Murder

CAPAY (CBS13) – A parolee is facing an attempted murder charge for a shooting that happened at a bed and breakfast in Yolo County last week, authorities said on Friday. On the evening of June 10, a man was shot in the thigh at the Capay Bed and Breakfast along Highway 16 between Brooks and Esparto, west of Woodland, the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office said. The shooting victim was released from the hospital the next day.
Davis, CAcityofdavis.org

Yolo County Offers Vaccines Delivered to Your Home

Yolo County Press Release - As part of an effort to increase access to COVID-19 vaccine, Yolo County is expanding the free call-to-order program to deliver and administer COVID-19 vaccine to residents in all of Yolo County until July 2. Residents 12 and older who would like to get vaccinated...