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4 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

Sacramento area leaders urge more study of Valero rail plan

Sacramento area leaders this week mailed a letter to Benicia urging more study of safety concerns stemming from Valero's crude-by-rail plan.

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Related Topix: Roseville, CA, Train Disaster, Placer County, CA

5 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

Empower Yolo presents Rebels with a Cause: Driving Out Violence

Woodland's famed Reiff Gas Station will be the site of a fundraiser for Empower Yolo called Rebels With A Cause, scheduled for Saturday, Sept.

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

9 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

Environmental update: Share water conservation ideas on city website

With low groundwater levels and the worst drought California has seen, the city of Davis is committed to working with the community to save water.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Gallery for Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Through August: Best of Seven, a group of Yolo County photographers including Anne Miller, Rob Floerke, Tim Messick, Rick York, Dave Robertson, Dennis McCoy, and Joe Finkleman, will be featured at an exhibition at Gallery 1855 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Woodland, CA, Horse, Pets, UC Davis, Home Gardening, Home

The Daily Democrat

Yolo Basin holding September wetlands tour

The City of Davis and Yolo Basin Foundation invite community members to join docents at the Davis Wetlands on Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Yolo, CA, Davis, CA

Davis Enterprise

Kids can sign up for a library card and get a free book

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time when the American Library Association and libraries across the country remind parents that a library card is the most important school supply of all.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Family, Kids, Yolo, CA, Toddlers

The Daily Democrat

Davis water rate litigation settled

The settlement, approved on Tuesday, came more than a year after the city was sued by the Yolo Ratepayers for Affordable Public Utility Services, a lawsuit later overturned by a Yolo County judge.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Yolo, CA, Woodland, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Sacramento Habitat for Humanity merging with Yolo County

In an effort to serve more families in need, two local Habitat for Humanity affiliates are merging together, creating Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Yolo, CA, Sacramento County, CA

The Daily Democrat

Yolo County senator applauds passage of bill to support crisis nurseries

SACRAMENTO >> State Sen. Lois Wolk is applauding the Senate's passage of legislation to allow crisis nurseries statewide, including the Yolo Crisis Nursery, to continue providing a safe environment for young children of families in crisis.

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Related Topix: Yolo, CA, Rancho Cordova, CA, Sacramento County, CA

Davis Enterprise

A sweet reward for turning in cash

When she opened a bank pouch she found on the morning of Aug. 19 in a puddle of water on C Street in downtown Davis, her eyes widened.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Dixon, CA

Davis Enterprise

Yolo grows sunflower seeds for the world

Hundreds of acres of sunflowers, bright golden faces beaming, are a sight to make one feel exhilarated on a summer day.

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Related Topix: Yolo, CA, Woodland, CA, Davis, CA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Lincoln man faces arrest after being shot during CHP stop

A man shot and wounded by a California Highway Patrol officer during a Yolo County traffic stop last week faces arrest on suspicion of possessing a weapon and driving under the influence, a CHP official said Monday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Woodland, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Trial begins for Davis teen held in double killing

Jury selection is set to begin today in the murder trial of teenager Daniel William Marsh, who stands accused of fatally stabbing an elderly Davis couple more than a year ago in a crime that shocked the Davis community.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Stroll Through History and Microbrew Festival on tap

The Yolo County Fair may be over - and the famed Holy Rosary taco booth to boot - but there are plenty of upcoming community events for which to be excited .

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Related Topix: David Rasche, Yolo, CA, Clarksburg, CA

Business Journal

Behind the List: Top 25 largest Yolo County organizations have 28K employees

This is the University of California Davis School of Law building, with a sculpture in the foreground.

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Related Topix: UC Davis, Davis, CA, Yolo, CA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Woodland woman facing murder charges pleads not guilty

Susan Hoskins, 59, is accused of shooting her husband Bryan Hoskins, 60, in her Woodland home on Aug. 3. Woodland Police officials arrested Hoskins the following morning after she voluntarily gave herself up to authorities.

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Related Topix: Woodland, CA

The Reporter

Vacaville school board to appoint new trustee tonight

Trustees will select one of two candidates, Michael Stover and Nolan Sullivan, who submitted applications to replace Jerry Eaton.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, Solano County, CA, University of San Francisco

Davis Enterprise

Afternoon tours of city wetlands resume Sept. 6

The city of Davis and Yolo Basin Foundation invite community members to join docents at the city of Davis wetlands on Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Yolo, CA

Davis Enterprise

Actors, crew needed for touring eco-play

Nature Play productions will be casting on Friday in Davis for its upcoming play, "The Kids from Planet Earth."

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Yolo, CA, Solano County, CA

Davis Enterprise

Fish-friendly river water intake takes shape

Construction on the new surface water intake project on the Sacramento River continues Monday near the I-5 bridge south of Woodland.

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Related Topix: Woodland, CA, Davis, CA

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