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19 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

Application deadline extended for Yolo IndianGaming Committee grants

California has allocated $120,201 to the Yolo Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee to award as grants to local agencies in Yolo County affected by tribal gaming.

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Related Topix: Yolo, CA

23 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

Fun run raises money to aid Yolo Children's Alliance

Lace up the running or walking shoes and come out Sunday morning, April 27, to help prevent child abuse and neglect in Yolo County.

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Related Topix: Yolo, CA, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Davis, CA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Casey Flat Ranch Wine @ 3rd Corner Wine Shop & Bistro

I always get a great response when alerting our wine community to a "new" and delicious wine in town.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Palm Desert, CA, Napa, CA, St. Helena, CA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Weather Spotter Training April 30

On Feb. 28 near Yolo County's Conaway Ranch in Northern California, an EF-0 tornado touched down four miles southeast of Woodland, says National Weather Service-Sacramento meteorologist Eric Kurth.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Woodland, CA, Esparto, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Yolo officials seek dog that bit child in Dunnigan park

Yolo County animal services officials seek the public's help in finding a dog that bit a child in a park in Dunnigan.

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Related Topix: Dunnigan, CA, Yolo, CA

Davis Enterprise

Bob Dunning: Other cities are handing over big bucks

ONE STEP BEHIND COWTOWN a Cindy at aol.com is worried that our town is falling behind - you'd better sit down - Vacaville when it comes to water conservation a writes Cindy: "I have a friend who lives in Vacaville who tells us that the city of Vacaville is doling out a whopping $1,000 per residence if the residents replace their lawns with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Suisun City, CA, Solano County, CA, Davis, CA

The Daily Democrat

Yolo Federal Credit Union gets grant to help 1st-time homebuyers

Yolo Federal Credit Union announced recently it has been awarded 2014 grant funds from the Federal Home Loan Bank to be disbursed to first time homebuyers within Yolo County.

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Related Topix: Yolo, CA, West Sacramento, CA, Winters, CA

The Daily Democrat

Saylor: It's our turn to halt spread of child abuse in Yolo County

Every 10 seconds, somewhere in the U.S., a child is a victim of child abuse. This sad statistic means more than three million children a year are suffering -- in a nation that prides itself on honoring and caring for our children.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, California, Woodland, CA

The Daily Democrat

Drought may be taking its toll on Yolo County bats

Free-tail bats fly near the Yolo Causeway. The drought may be injuring or killing local bats.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Yolo, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Democrat

A shift back to vinyl: Yolo County businesses prepare for Record Store Day Saturday

It won't fit in your pocket or play on your smartphone. You can't download it, stream it or store it in a cloud file.

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Related Topix: Woodland, CA, Davis, CA, 9

Christian Science Monitor

How a California county produces more power than it uses

A prototype sun tracking solar panel collects energy from its location at the University of California San Diego.

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Related Topix: California, UC San Diego, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Daily Democrat

Train to be weather spotter onApril 30

A trained weather spotter noticed a funnel cloud southeast of Woodland in late February, which would later turn into a tornado.

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Related Topix: Woodland, CA, Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Esparto, CA

The Daily Democrat

Hearing continued for suspect in fatal Woodland stabbing

The man charged with the death of Woodland resident Scott Michael Zumbrum had his preliminary hearing continued on Wednesday due to a lack of discovery in the case.

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Related Topix: Woodland, CA, Violent Crime, Winters, CA, Davis, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS Local

Yolo Crisis Nursery May Close Doors In Move That May Be About More Than Money

After more than a decade of service, the Yolo Crisis Nursery may close its doors in a move that may be about more than just a lack of funds.

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Related Topix: Yolo, CA, Davis, CA

CBS Local

CalPERS Leaves Medical Costs For 5 Valley, Sierra Counties In Bay Area Region

One of the nation's largest public pension funds moved Yolo County into the Sacramento region, but left nearly half a dozen others in its Bay Area region, despite the fact some are more than 100 miles away.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Pension, Personal Finance, San Joaquin County, CA

The Daily Democrat

Bradford-Rominger sustainability award honors Mary Bianchi

The Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis announced that Mary Bianchi of the University of California's Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources is this year's recipient of ASI's Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Davis, CA, UC Davis, San Luis Obispo, CA

The Daily Democrat

Woodland officers testify burglaries started in 2013 inMario Lopez case

Describing "ransacked" homes and vehicles, several police officers testified at the preliminary hearing for Mario Lopez, a Woodland man facing burglary charges after evading custody for weeks.

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Related Topix: Woodland, CA, Digital Cameras, Electronics

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Davis Enterprise

RootStock to host wine themed plein aire exhibit

The public is invited to come out and enjoy vineyard and wine themed art and to celebrate the bountiful season of spring from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, at RootStock, 22 Main St. in Winters.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Winters, CA

Davis Enterprise

Yolo Crisis Nursery is in crisis; please help

After 13 years, the Yolo Crisis Nursery is slated to close on June 30 because the lead agency, EMQ FamiliesFirst, will no longer fund this precious resource.

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Related Topix: Yolo, CA, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Winters, CA

The Daily Democrat

1,300 Spring Holiday meals distributed on Saturday

According to Kevin Sanchez, executive director of the Food Bank, the first-ever distribution is an effort to provide food for the spring holiday season.

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Related Topix: Woodland, CA

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