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11 hrs ago | SFGate

Threat of dry lightning sparks Red Flag Warning

Amid what has already been a busy fire season, a Red Flag Warning was issued for much of Northern California starting Thursday night as dry thunderstorms were expected to move over the area and create the potential for major wildfires.

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Related Topix: Weather, Napa County, CA, Lake County, CA

12 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

New CEO for St. John's Retirement Village and Stollwood Convalescent Hospital

Residents and staff gathered in the chapel of St. John's Retirement Village to welcome new chief executive officer M. Therese Brown on Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Canada, Woodland, CA, Davis, CA, UC Davis

12 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

New CEO for St. John's Retirement Village and Stollwood Convalescent Hospital

Residents and staff gathered in the chapel of St. John's Retirement Village to welcome new chief executive officer M. Therese Brown on Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Canada, Woodland, CA, Davis, CA, UC Davis

15 hrs ago | The Reporter

Crews make significant gains on Berryessa area blazes

The Butts Fire, which started July 1, has burned some 4,300 acres off Butts Canyon Road in Pope Valley, northwest of Lake Berryessa.

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Related Topix: Pope Valley, CA, Winters, CA, Lake County, CA, Napa County, CA

19 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

New sentencing date set for Davis priest

A new sentencing date has been set for Hector Coria Gonzalez, the St. James Catholic Church priest who pleaded guilty last month to having an unlawful sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Yolo, CA

23 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Mental health workers to team with Yolo officers

Mental health professionals will work side-by-side with police officers in Yolo County starting in the fall, on the strength of nearly $1.9 million in state grants.

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

Yesterday | The Daily Democrat

'A Day in the Country' set for Old Sugar Mill

The Yolo Land Trust announces its signature event "A Day in the Country" will be held this year on Sunday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Yolo, CA, Clarksburg, CA, Agriculture, Science

Yesterday | The Daily Democrat

July is Fraud Awareness Month

Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that July is Fraud Awareness Month, noting his office provides many services to find, investigate, and prosecute fraud in Yolo County.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Firefighters at Winters blaze bring business to Woodland hotels, restaurants

Woodland hotels and restaurants have seen an increase in business due to firefighters staying in the area to fight the Monticello Fire.

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Related Topix: Fire, Woodland, CA, Winters, CA, Lake County, CA, Napa County, CA

Davis Enterprise

West Nile virus activity on the rise in county

The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District continues to monitor various areas throughout Yolo and Sacramento counties where numerous mosquito samples and dead birds have tested positive for West Nile virus.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Sacramento, CA, Yolo, CA, Sacramento County, CA

The Daily Democrat

Esparto property owner accused of abusing livestock

A property owner has been accused of failing to care for his livestock in Yolo County, after animal control officials were called out to find a dead horse just west of Esparto, KCRA Channel 3 News has reported.

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Related Topix: Esparto, CA

The Daily Democrat

Winters Chamber holding agri-tour at Turkovich Family Wine

The Winters Chamber of Commerce will hold its third agri-tour of the year on Wednesday, July 16, at Turkovich Family Wines, located in beautiful rural Winters, on Buckeye Road.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Winters, CA, Napa County, CA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Progress reported against major western wildfires

The 10-square-mile Monticello Fire near Lake Berryessa in Yolo County was 71 percent contained Tuesday night - up 16 percent from the beginning of the day - with full containment expected by the end of the week.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Talamantes gets 25-to-life for drowning of daughter

The Davis woman convicted of drowning her daughter in a bathtub last fall was sentenced Monday in Yolo Superior Court and could spend the rest of her life in prison for the girl’s killing.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Yolo, CA, State Prisons, Prison

Examiner.com

Wildfire-stranded pets & livestock rescued

Pets and livestock are now safe that were left behind as homeowners and ranchers evacuated quickly ahead of the Yolo County wildfire that scorched more than 6,000 acres.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Winters, CA, Yolo, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Containment increases on fire near Winters

Winters >> Nearly 2,000 firefighters are getting the upper hand on a wildfire in rugged and steep terrain near Lake Berryessa.

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Related Topix: Winters, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Davis Enterprise

Fire chars 6,000 acres west of Winters

Crews fought through a rugged landscape, triple-digit heat, gusty winds and the stark and chronic dryness of California's long drought to make hard-earned progress against the Monticello Fire burning for its fourth day.

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

Mon Jul 07, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle

Laura's Law nears approval in S.F.

As the San Francisco Board of Supervisors prepares Tuesday to pass the controversial Laura's Law to compel treatment of mentally ill people, a judge from Nevada County who has dealt with the law for six years said naysayers' fears have proved unfounded.

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Related Topix: Nevada County, CA, Los Angeles County, CA, Orange County, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

California wildfire burning in triple-digit heat

Crews battling a wildfire Monday in a rugged patch of far Northern California faced another day of triple-digit temperatures and gusty winds as officials warned the flames could again threaten homes.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Weather

The Daily Republic

County reopens park as fire danger passes

The fire as of Monday morning had burned 6,448 acres and was 35 percent contained, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

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Related Topix: Fire, Solano County, CA

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