Yolo County Local News: Public Safety


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04/11/2024
The City of Woodland is increasing fines for possession or use of illegal fireworks to $1,000 per device.

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04/09/2024
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Congresswoman Doris Matsui made her annual visit to West Sacramento, focusing on flood control, transportation, and fire safety, on March 28.

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03/21/2024
Woodland resident and Red Cross volunteer member of the local disaster action team acceptted the proclamation at the council meeting.

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03/03/2024
The City Council is poised to authorize a $400,000 three-year contract with the organization to continue its services that city staff reports has produced positive outcomes.

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03/02/2024
A tornado stuck Kings county briefly, and another touched down in Madera county, as favorable conditions came together during a powerful winter storm which swept the region.

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03/01/2024
A report of a 12 month study which ended in February indicates almost half of those cited for drug usage were not residents of the city, leading to questions about city approaches to drug addiction.

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02/12/2024
The Woodland Fire Department updated the City Council on its plans to relocate Fire Station 3 to the Willow Spring School site the city acquired in 2018.

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02/08/2024
Sacramento, known for its tree-filled landscape, faces unique challenges in intense weather. The convergence of high winds with large trees poses significant risks to people and urban infrastructure.

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02/08/2024
Woodland’s County Fair Mall will close indefinitely due to a notice to vacate the Fire Department issued following its discovery of fire code violations in the mall’s fire suppression system.

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02/07/2024
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The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services reminds Californians about being prepared.

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02/06/2024
Atmospheric rivers are well-known weather phenomena along the West Coast. But the intensity of recent atmospheric rivers is almost certainly affected by human-caused climate change.

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02/06/2024
California’s law that requires background checks when purchasing ammunition is back in place.

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02/05/2024
The storm fed off of unusually warm waters as it grew. It also reached “bomb cyclone” status as it neared California.

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02/05/2024
A handful of super powerful tropical storms in the last decade and the prospect of more to come has a couple of experts proposing a new category of whopper hurricanes: Category 6.

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01/24/2024
An updated earthquake hazard map from USGS shows a high shaking risk in California.

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01/24/2024
The Shasta County Board of Supervisors voted to allow guns in local government buildings, defying California law.

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01/23/2024
Hundreds of San Diego homes and businesses were damaged or ruined in devastating floods after punishing rainfall fell on Jan. 22.

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01/18/2024
If you’re driving on Interstate 80, you might spot a billboard displaying an animal wildfire mascot. But it isn’t Smokey Bear. It’s Burnie the Bobcat, with a new slogan: Only you can decide our fiery future.

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01/16/2024
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