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3 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat
A Woodland man was arrested at Woodland Memorial Hospital early Saturday morning on suspicion of driving while intoxicated several hours after a vehicle overturned north of Zamora in what appeared to be a single-car accident.
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5 hrs ago | Business Journal
Many of the agricultural businesses around Sacramento -- everything from grazing livestock in the foothills to rice farmers in Yolo County -- are in for a tough summer as a result of the drought, said a senior vice president with a bank that does a lot of ag lending.
Governor Brown was swarmed by fractivists yesterday at the CA Dem Convention in Los Angeles as he spoke about climate change after declaring drought recently, flaring the passions of fractivists who believed the opening up of the state for shale fracking would indeed exacerbate climate change and drought as opposed to at least committing to a plan ... (more)
Two Republican challengers, both from Yolo County, have entered the race for the 4th District seat of Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada, D-Davis.
Four women were recognized for reflecting the 2014 National Women's History Month theme, "Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment.
The Davis woman accused of drowning her 5-year-old daughter last year has changed her plea to not guilty by reason of insanity, according to the Yolo County District Attorney's office.
People of all ages have a story to tell and the exhibition opening this month at Gallery 625 presents these diverse, personal expressions.
Yolo County authorities are warning residents about a new scam that preys on people's fears about losing their home.
Esparto farmer and Iraq war combat veteran Charlie Schaupp has taken out papers to run for the Assembly in District 4. He will be the first Republican vying for the seat being vacated by termed-out Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada, D-Davis.
Local residents can register to vote in the June 3 California primary by filling out an application online at www.sos.ca.gov/elections , or by picking up a paper application at: * The Yolo County Elections Office, 625 Court St., Woodland; * Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St., Davis; * Department of Motor Vehicles, 505 Pole Line Road; or * ... (more)
The Yolo County Public Defender's Record Mitigation and Community Reintegration Clinic will host a half-day event to help rehabilitated offenders clean up their criminal records and to provide information about available community and government resources.
Two people are reported safe after their plane made an emergency landing this evening in a field near Dunnigan Wednesday night.
Napa County Executive Officer Nancy Watt has announced that David Morrison, current assistant director for planning and public works in Yolo County, is her recommendation for Napa County's director of Planning, Building and Environmental Services, replacing Hillary Gitelman, who accepted a position in Palo Alto in October.
Although people don't often carry their firearms opening, a federal appeals court has thrown out Yolo County s policy requiring people to prove they face a threat of violence or robbery before they can get a concealed weapon permit.