Yolo County Local News


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Davis Seeks Commission Applicants

04/09/2024

The City of Davis is seeking local residents to fill openings on city commissions.

Supervisors Discuss Local Medi-Cal Health Coverage in County

04/09/2024

In their April 9 meeting, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors discussed the plight of 17,000 local Medi-Cal recipients who are scrambling to find new primary care providers by May 1.

We Must Take Better Care of Our Home-Based Child Care Providers

04/09/2024

These professionals provide essential services, but their pay and working conditions do not reflect their value, and their health suffers.

California Fails to Track Its Homelessness Spending or Results, a New Audit Says

04/09/2024

There’s so little data available, it’s impossible to even tell if several of California’s largest homelessness programs are working, according to a statewide audit released Tuesday.

Electric Vehicle Drivers May Not Be Able to Ride Solo in Calif. Carpool Lanes Anymore

04/09/2024

A program that allows solo drivers of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles to use carpool lanes on freeways and bridges in California may be removed for good next year.

Business Groups and Lawmakers Battle Over Ballot Measure to Limit California Tax Increases

04/08/2024

Anti-tax groups in California have qualified a measure for the November ballot that would make raising state and local taxes much more difficult. It’s a showdown that’s been building for nearly five decades.

California Fails to Adequately Help Blind and Deaf Prisoners, US Judge Rules

04/08/2024

Thirty years after prisoners with disabilities sued the state of California and 25 years after a federal court first ordered accommodations, a judge found that state prison and parole officials still are not doing enough to help deaf and blind prisoners.

Knights Landing Community Park Breaks Ground

04/07/2024

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

Celebration of Woodland Pedestrian Overcrossing Set for April 24

04/06/2024

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

First 5 Yolo Celebrates New Welcome Baby Program

04/06/2024

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

Sutter Health Helps Fund Mosaic Center

04/06/2024

Sutter Health invested $569K in West Sacramento's Mosaic Village for for people impacted by substance-use, homelessness and mental health illness.

Applications Open for Community Services Action Board

04/06/2024

The Yolo County Community Services Action Board is seeking applicants to join in its mission to combat poverty by promoting the health, safety, stability and self-sufficiency of low-income residents of the county.

Opinion: I've Covered California's Homeless Since Before the Word Was Used. This Is What I Learned

04/06/2024

I thought my journalism and others’ could change policy, perhaps even inspire a New Deal-style response equal to the challenge. Such was my naiveté.

Woodland Begins Pickleball Court Construction

04/05/2024

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

Esparto Road Resurfacing to Begin

04/05/2024

After 40 years without significant resurfacing, the Esparto Road Rehabilitation project has commenced.

UC Davis to Open New Lab at Aggie Square

04/05/2024

UC Davis will be opening a new veterinary genetics research laboratory in Sacramento's Aggies Square.

CA Budget Deal Gets Early Start on Deficit

04/05/2024

Not filling open positions in state government, cutting a school facilities program and several climate initiatives, delaying funding for public transit — these are some of the first steps that California officials plan to take to deal with a looming multibillion-dollar budget deficit.

These Californians Just Got Protection From Big Rent Hikes

04/05/2024

Tenants in many new privately owned, low-income units will be protected from double-digit increases. So will some in existing units, after a state committee on affordable housing imposed a rent cap.

Bill to Mandate ‘Science of Reading’ in California Schools Faces Teachers Union Opposition

04/04/2024

The move puts the fate of AB 2222 in question, but supporters insist that there is room to negotiate changes that can help tackle the state's literacy crisis.

Oakland A’s Temporary Move to West Sacramento

04/04/2024

The A's will play at Sutter Health Park for three years, with an option for an additional year, while a new stadium is built for move to Las Vegas.

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