Yolo County Local News: Parks & Recreation


All Local Parks & Recreation News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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04/11/2024
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The Davis Phoenix Coalition plans a month full of events to celebrate LGBTQ+ pride, beginning with its 10th annual festival on June 1. Activities also include a festival after party, fun run, skate and comedy nights, and plenty of drag queens.

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04/07/2024
The construction of the Knights Landing Community Park is set to commence with a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, April 9.

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04/06/2024
A ribbon-cutting celebration will be held on April 24 celebrating the new Sports Park Drive Bike and Pedestrian Overcrossing.

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04/05/2024
Woodland is incorporating pickleball courts as part of the William Crawford Senior Park Court Reconstruction Project.

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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
A groundbreaking ceremony scheduled for April 9 signals the start of construction of the Knights Landing Community Park.

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03/17/2024
Though completed and opened in February, city staff are requesting an additional $185,000 for the Highway 113 Sports Parks Pedestrian Overcrossing..

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03/10/2024
80 shade trees at Crawford, Tredway and Traynham Parks were planted by dozens of volunteers Saturday morning in Woodland as part of the "city of trees" Arbor Day celebration.

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02/18/2024
Woodland’s Spring Lake Park and the Sports Park Bike and Pedestrian Overcrossing are now open to the public after roughly two years of construction for both projects.

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02/12/2024
The city of Davis along with local nonprofit organization Tree Davis is seeking community feedback on plans to transform parts of Robert Arneson Park into climate-ready landscapes.

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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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02/06/2024
California State Parks has recommended $6.7 million for seven local nonmotorized trail projects in various cities, including Galt and Gilroy.

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01/26/2024
Disneyland’s plan to reimagine the theme park into a more “immersive” experience may require up to $2.5 billion and a plan to privatize some Anaheim streets.

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01/16/2024
Climate-ready landscapes are spaces that are visually vibrant, drought tolerant, and support local nature. At Robert Arneson Park, these spaces will be pollinator gardens and mini-forests.

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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
Last year, environmental groups and tribes rallied behind a proposed expansion of the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument. Expansion was tried through congressional legislation, but it stalled.

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12/11/2023
An estimated 100,000 pizza boxes have been removed from Yosemite’s waste stream. This is because the famed park now serves pizza on trays and puts to-go portions in compostable bags, part of a move to reduce food-related waste.

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12/09/2023
The program provides free loans of hiking boots to youths, allowing them to trade up as they grow. Donation bins will be at REI stores through Jan. 5.

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12/03/2023
The Yolo County community is invited to attend the official unveiling of the new Story Trail installation at Capay Open Space Park.

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11/30/2023
Utility giant PG&E is set to raise its rates an average of 13% on Jan. 1. That equals an extra $32.50 a month, or $390 for the year.
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