Man arrested after high-speed stolen vehicle chase in Napa
(KRON) – The American Canyon Police Department located a man who allegedly stole a vehicle out of Yolo County before being led on a high-speed chase. American Canyon officers located a reported stolen Ford truck from Yolo County traveling northbound on Highway 29 near Paoli Loop Road around 5:30 a.m. on Monday. According to police, […]
COURT WATCH: Trial Proceeds for Unhoused Man, Who Was Tasered after Throwing ‘Twig’ at Police
WOODLAND, CA – A jury trial for an unhoused man charged with resisting arrest proceeded here Tuesday in Yolo County Superior Court, with testimony from both the arresting officer and the accused. The Davis Police Department, last Jan. 29, said it received a complaint regarding a man threatening people...
Caltrans proposes toll lane on I-80 between Sacramento and Davis
Caltrans is considering a new express lane on Interstate 80 between Davis and Sacramento. The proposed lane would stretch for 17 miles on the freeway through Yolo County. Motorists would have to pay a toll to use it. Caltrans said that stretch of freeway is one of the most congested...
Officers conduct compliance checks on Yolo County’s registered sex offenders
Approximately 94% of registered sex offenders in Yolo County were found to be in compliance with their sex offender registration requirements during a recent check conducted by over 80 law enforcement personnel. Created over 14 years ago, Operation Vigilance was started with the goal of protecting Yolo County citizens by...
AG ALERT: Stored water gives farmers hope for plentiful supplies
As California’s weather swings from droughts to floods, farmers say they are planning for either extreme but remain confident knowing the water supply in state reservoirs is well above the historical average for this time of year. Yolo County farmer Fritz Durst said his crystal ball for the 2024...
Caltrans Proposes Toll Lanes Across Yolo Causeway | Tracy’s First-in-the-Nation Direct Air Capture Facility | Sacramento Children’s Book Publisher
Caltrans proposes toll express lanes on parts of I-80 and US 50 in Sacramento and Yolo counties. The nation’s first commercial direct air capture plant opens in Tracy. A Sacramento independent publisher of children’s books for a diverse audience. Caltrans Proposes Toll Lanes Across Yolo Causeway. If you...
Yolo County Law Enforcement's 'Operation Vigilance': Over 300 Local Registered Sex Offenders Checked for Compliance
On November 14th and 15th, 2023, Yolo County law enforcement conducted compliance checks and address verifications on over 300 registered sex offenders. This was part of 'Operation Vigilance', a 14-year-old program aimed at ensuring these individuals adhere to all laws and parole or probation directives. Over 80 law enforcement personnel from various departments, including the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Davis Police Department, and Yolo County Probation Department, were involved.
Six dogs seized in Yolo County after woman arrested on suspicion of ‘beating and choking’ dog
The female suspect was identified as a 25-year-old homeless woman.
Yolo County High School Students Invited to Enter Magical Realism Writing Contest
The Yolo County Library is collaborating with the Yolo County Library Foundation and Stories on Stage Davis to host a short story competition for students in grades 9 to 12 in Yolo County. The theme for this year's contest is magical realism. Participants are encouraged to write stories of no more than 2,000 words that blend magical elements with a real-world setting, but not fantasy. The contest is free to enter. The winner will receive $100 and their story will be read at an author event on April 13th, 2024, at the Veterans Memorial Theatre in Davis. Submissions are open until January 20, 2024.
Woman Arrested for Alleged Animal Cruelty in Yolo County, Six Dogs Seized
• A woman was arrested in Yolo County on suspicion of animal cruelty. • The arrest was made after a report of the woman "choking and beating a dog" in a parking lot. • The woman was found barricaded in an SUV with six dogs and allegedly threatened officers.
Levers Secures Endorsements from All Five Yolo County Supervisors
Davis, CA — Deputy Attorney General Clara Levers today announced she has secured the endorsement of all five members of the Yolo County Board of Supervisors—Oscar Villegas, Lucas Frerichs, Mary Sandy, Jim Provenza, and Angel Barajas—in her campaign for Yolo County Superior Court Judge. In announcing the...
Cops launch annual Toys for Tots drive
The Davis Police Department launched its annual Toys for Tots drive Monday night, collecting holiday gifts for Yolo County children in need. Each evening through Dec. 14, police employees will be stationed outside Target, 4601 Second St., from 5 to 8 p.m. to receive new, unwrapped toys. Gifts also may be dropped off at the Davis police station lobby, 2600 Fifth St.
Police pursuit from American Canyon to Napa ends with crash, arrest
A pursuit of a stolen truck Monday morning began in American Canyon and ended with a hit-and-run crash in Napa, police reported. At about 5:30 a.m., police officers reported seeing a Ford truck reported stolen in Yolo County headed north on Highway 29 near Paoli Loop Road, American Canyon Police said in a news release. When police tried to stop the Ford, the driver, identified as 33-year-old Thomas Melching of Oakland, instead accelerated, leading police on a pursuit north toward Napa, according to the statement.
Library holding writing contest for Yolo County high schoolers
The Yolo County Library is hosting a short story writing contest, with the winning student set to receive $100. Created in collaboration with the Yolo County Library Foundation and Stories on Stage Davis, the writing contest is free to enter and will be open to 9th to 12th grade students in Yolo County. In addition to the cash prize, the winning student will also have the opportunity to have their . . .
Looking For A High-Yield Investment Opportunity Outside Of Stocks? This Pistachio Orchard Has A 7.9% Target Net Cash Yield
In the quest for lucrative and stable investment opportunities, farmland can present a compelling option – often overshadowed by traditional asset classes. The latest offering from FarmTogether, Woodland Pistachio Orchard, stands out as a prime example of farmland’s investment potential, offering a target net cash yield of 7.9%. Woodland Pistachio Orchard Situated in the heart of Yolo County, California, just two miles west of Sacramento International Airport, the Woodland Pistachio Orchard is a turnkey investment opportunity in a prime location. The orchard spans 117 contiguous gross acres, with 104 acres dedicated to high-yielding Kerman variety pistachio trees. Due to its maturity, the...