Yolo County Local News


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Sacramento State to Host Office for Black Student Advancement

05/20/2024

Sacramento State will be home to the central office for the $10 million Black student advancement drive on all 23 California State University campuses.

Why UC Grad Students Are Going Out on Strike

05/19/2024

The job action starting today at UC Santa Cruz isn’t about pay, but instead is in response to how UC deployed police to clear pro-Palestinian encampments on campuses.

Affordable Housing Topic of Community Conversation

05/18/2024

Affordable housing in Davis was the topic of a Community Conversation held at the Davis Community Church on May 18.

$20 Billion: The Delta Tunnel’s New Price Tag

05/16/2024

The centerpiece of California’s water wars pits Gov. Newsom against local communities and environmentalists. A new report says the benefits of the tunnel exceed the cost since other water supplies would cost more.

California’s Staggering Budget Deficit Squashes Hundreds of Bills

05/16/2024

The state’s multibillion-dollar shortfall shapes which spending bills survived the ‘suspense file’ hearings by the Assembly and Senate appropriations committees.

California’s Lagging Economy Hinders Efforts to Close State Budget Deficit

05/16/2024

As Gov. Gavin Newsom and state legislators spend the next few weeks fashioning a state budget that’s plagued by a multibillion-dollar deficit, they can’t count on a booming economy to make their task easier.

Should California Doctors Report Domestic Abuse to Police? Here’s How Physician Lawmakers Voted

05/16/2024

Pending legislation would lift requirements for California’s doctors to report all domestic abuse cases to police. The Assembly’s three physicians had different opinions.

These California Schools Connect Kids to Community Services. Will They Survive Budget Cuts?

05/16/2024

Gov. Gavin Newsom launched the community school initiative with $4.1 billion in grants to connect students and their families to medical care, counseling and other services.

Sacramento City Council Approves Electric Appliance Plan

05/15/2024

In its May 14 meeting, the Sacramento City Council unanimously approved a plan to encourage residents and businesses to replace gas appliances with electric.

Advocates Oppose Plans to Close Homeless Camp

05/15/2024

Residents and supporters of self-governing homeless "Camp Resolution" marched to Sacramento city hall on May 15 in opposition of city plans to close the camp.

Davis Downtown Business Association Announces New Executive Director

05/14/2024

The Davis Downtown Business Association has named former City of Davis mayor Brett Lee as the new executive director.

Counties Prepare for Mosquito Season

05/14/2024

Mosquito vector control agencies are preparing for mosquito season in San Joaquin and Sacramento counties.

Sacramento Zoo Move Approved

05/13/2024

The Elk Grove City Council voted to approve the move of the Sacramento Zoo to a 100 acre lot at Kammerer Road and Lotz Parkway.

14th Annual Loopalooza Held

05/13/2024

The 14th annual Loopalooza event was held on May 5 as bicyclists celebrated by riding the 12-mile Davis bike loop.

I-80 Project EIR Released

05/13/2024

The environmental impact report for the Yolo Interstate-80 Corridor Improvements Project has been released by CalTrans.

Sacramento Plans to Double Urban Canopy

05/12/2024

Sacramento is seeking public comment on its "Urban Forrest Plan" to increase the trees in the city with priority given to areas in North and South Sacramento.

Davis Popular University for the Liberation of Palestine (PULP) Encampment Updates

05/10/2024

The Aggie is providing daily updates on the pro-Palestinian encampment in the UC Davis Memorial Union Quad.

Coffee Studied at UC Davis

05/09/2024

On May 3, the Coffee Center at the UC Davis College of Engineering, opened with a focus on the study of coffee.

KDVS Celebrates 60 Years

05/06/2024

A look back, and a look ahead, for UC Davis student-run radio station KDVS.

Student Encampment Set Up In UC Davis Memorial Union Quad

05/06/2024

Divestment tops list of five demands issued by encampment organizers.

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