Yolo County Local News: Families & Children


All Local Families & Children News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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04/06/2024
After its first year in operation, First 5 Yolo reports on the progress of its Welcome Baby program.

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03/28/2024
The Yolo County Board of Supervisors approved the construction a new playground in the El Rio Villa Housing Community outside of the city of Winters during their March 12 meeting.

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03/28/2024
Evictions have exacerbated homelessness nationwide, increasing the rate of homeless infants and toddlers. Most of those children are not enrolled in early education programs.

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03/23/2024
The Mikuni Charitable Organization donation of $5,000 to Make It Happen for Yolo County is in support of local, under-resourced youth making the transition to independent living.

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03/10/2024
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For more than four decades, YoloCares has helped families navigate life’s final stages.

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02/28/2024
The Winters Combined PTA announced that the organization was awarded a grant of $10,000 by the Yolo Air Quality Education Grant of the Yolo Community Foundation to increase the number of students walking or biking to school to reduce car traffic and the associated air pollution.

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02/12/2024
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Yolo County families have many places to find help, including early childhood development services, after-school activities, and recreational opportunities.

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02/12/2024
The state is to implement long-awaited new guidelines in 2025 despite some calls for a year’s delay.

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02/11/2024
After a soft opening late last year, the MOSAIC Children's Museum is inviting members of the community to attend its official grand opening.

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02/06/2024
Several local parks for a range of ages were recently renovated, including Campanilla Mini Park, Donato Mini Playground and Sandy Motley Park.

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01/28/2024
During the last Yolo County Board of Supervisors’ meeting, $25,000 was earmarked to fortify youth sports and facilities.

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01/26/2024
The Yolo County Board of Supervisors approved the appointment of 15 teenagers to serve as the members of the 2024 Yolo Youth Commission.

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01/23/2024
After bringing home the City of Trees’ first state championship in any sport, the Woodland Christian High School varsity football team was honored by city officials.

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01/15/2024
The Assembly has until the end of January to decide the fate of the youth tackle football bill, which would prevent kids under 12 from playing the sport to protect them from brain trauma.

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01/12/2024
California’s projected budget deficit of close to $38 billion likely means some cuts are coming. Among them, Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed ending the California State Park Adventure Pass, which offers free access to some state parks for fourth graders.

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01/09/2024
Pasadena is the only California city named a travel destination for 2024 by The New York Times. This comes despite the Los Angeles-area city being just the 45th-largest city in the state.

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01/08/2024
The 2024 California Children’s Report Card from an organization called Children Now noted that the state has failed to improve economic disparities for students. The report also dings the state for things like STEM offerings, early intervention and special education.

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01/04/2024
San Diego Unified School District has received more than $700 million in federal and state relief funds since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, with these funds ending, some schools could be facing serious deficits.

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01/03/2024
Two-thirds of community college students in California admit to struggling to meet basic needs. The California Community Colleges’ Student Ambassador Program has empowered more than 50 students to act as resource guides to help them.

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01/03/2024
Leaders of a parental rights advocacy group announced they’re planning to sue California Attorney General Rob Bonta over the way his office has characterized a 2024 ballot initiative they authored.
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