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  1. English learns could be eligible for child care aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | The Daily Democrat

    Acting on Wednesday, Aguiar-Curry, introduced AB 237 to help Californians pursuing English-language education or a High School Equivalency certificate receive state assistance for childcare services. Both English language learning and high school education are keys to job training, as well as educational and employment opportunities in California.

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  2. Wreaths Across America honors veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Two United States Marines salute after presenting a wreath at Wreaths Across America on Saturday at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery. Dom Pruett - The Reporter Hundreds gathered at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery to take part in the 10th annual Wreaths Across America, a yearly ceremony created to remember and honor our nation's veterans.

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  3. Early season basketball roundup; Woodland at Woodland Christian on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Woodland Christian's girls team dropped the season opener at El Dorado Adventist on Thursday 42-26 on a night where the team only made field goals at a 17 percent clip. In the first day of action at the Rex Bacon tournament at Princeton High School on Friday the Cardinals upped their percentage to 26 but managed to run away with a 51-24 win over the host Princeton Eagles.

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  4. Funeral set for hero of WWII Joe CasillasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    The ranks of America's “greatest generation” continue to thin with the death this past week of Woodland's own, Joe G. Casillas Sr. Casillas, 90, died peacefully in his Woodland home on Friday surrounded by his wife of 25 years, Laura Casillas, his children, and grandchildren, according to his stepson, Agustin Valdovinos. A visitation is scheduled for 5 p.m., Monday, at Kraft Brothers Funeral Directors, 175 2nd St. A church service is set for 11 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 6, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church 301 Walnut St. A funeral with full military honors is planned for 2 p.m., Tuesday, at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon.

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  5. West Sac hit-and-run case headed for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    A Stockton big rig driver charged with a hit-and-run that killed a Dixon tow truck driver is on track for trial after a Yolo County judge cleared the case's key witness of any credibility issues. The defense attorney for Ronald Demello, Brian Ochoa-Chavez, had earlier filed a motion to review the record of California Highway Patrol Officer Guillermo Hernandez to ensure he has no history of false reports or complaints.

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  6. Witness may compromise Yolo County hit-and-run caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    A Stockton big rig driver allegedly killed a Dixon tow truck driver due to his negligence behind the wheel, but his case may never reach trial due to the credibility of the case's primary witness. Ronald Demello, 62, was held to answer on a felony hit-and-run charge and an additional charge for use of a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle at his preliminary hearing in March.

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  7. High school football: Wintersa offense looks to finish strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    St. Helena >> While the Winters High School football team has been able to move the ball up and down the field for the most part this season, its biggest issue has been finding the end zone to cap off those drives. “Finish, that's the key word.

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  8. Winters football team picks up the piecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Pictured are Winters junior quarterback Anthony Carrion, right, and sophomore running back Evan Judd in action against Dixon three weeks ago. Carrion broke his throwing hand in that game and has been replaced by his sophomore brother Daniel.

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  9. Woodland Christian girls volleyball hosts Davis on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Woodland Christian, which suffered its first loss of the season in its most recent outing, will host Davis at 6 p.m. The Blue Devils opened the season with back-to-back, four-set wins over Woodland and Pioneer, and are 3-1 overall in best-of-five set matches. The Cardinals swept Dixon and Winters in their first two matches before being swept on Thursday at Capital Christian of Sacramento.

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  10. Husband and wife found dead inside Dixon homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Dixon police officers canvassed the neighborhood near the home in the 600 block of Devonshire Drive where two bodies were found Saturday morning. Dom Pruett - The Reporter Shortly before 9 a.m., Saturday, police received a call from a family member concerning a “suspicious circumstance” at a residence in the 600 block of Devonshire Drive.

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  11. Yolo County Fair: Results from Fridaya s Destruction Derby, day two action Saturday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    There was some Kelly-on-Kelly action in the 1980s and newer event on Friday night, as Frank Kelly and Pheonix Kelly clashed for first place. The Destruction Derby is always a highly anticipated event at the Yolo County Fair, and the arena at the fairgrounds was packed on Friday.

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  12. Davis woman dies in vehicle collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    A two-vehicle crash in Dixon last Friday resulted in the death of a Davis woman after her vehicle drifted into the opposite lane, and striking an approaching vehicle head on, California Highway Patrol said. The accident occurred at approximately 7:15 p.m. when Carmen Minasangervasi, 49, of Davis traveled northbound on Pedrick Road, north of Sievers Road, in a 2001 Volkswagen Jetta at an unknown speed. 3 comments

  13. 2 UC Davis firefighters hurt battling Dixon structure fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Two UC Davis firefighters suffered minor injuries while fighting a structure fire in Dixon Friday afternoon that drew crews from both Solano and Yolo counties. According to UCD Fire Chief Nate Trauernicht the injuries occurred when a ceiling collapsed occurred at a two-story apartment building fire.

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  14. PRO Rugbya s Sacramento Express boast Dixon playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Although their rugby careers have been spent on opposite ends of the spectrum, local products and Sacramento Express props Valdemar Lee-Lo and Eric Fry are happy to showcase their skills in front of friends and family on Saturday nights out at Cal Expo's Bonney Field. The Sacramento Express have had a challenging year but are continuing to show positive signs as their debut season approaches its end.

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  15. Two-alarm fire destroys Winters homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    A firefighter from the Winters Fire Department mans the deck gun as crews battle a two-alarm structure fire at a home in the 400 block of Main Street, Tuesday in Winters. Joel Rosenbaum - The Reporter A two-alarm structure fire Tuesday afternoon resulted in significant damage to a Winters home, Winters Fire Department Capt.

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  16. Little League: District 64 tournaments resume in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    On the heels of the Woodland National Intermediate team's District 64 Tournament finals appearance last week, more local All-Star squads begin tournament play next week at several sites. The District 64 9-10 All-Star Tournament starts Tuesday, July 5 at the Davis Little League Complex.

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  17. SoCal firm opens mammoth school food distribution center in DixonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Dixon City Councilman Ted Hickman studies the floor-to-ceiling shelving used to hold food items inside the new 188,000 square-foot distribution warehouse for Gold Star Foods as he attends a dedication ceremony for the center Friday in Dixon. Joel Rosenbaum - The Reporter School food in parts of Northern and Central California is going to get delivered more quickly and, thus, be a lot fresher because a Southern California firm officially expanded its operations, opening an airplane hangar-sized distribution center in Dixon.

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  18. Aldrete and McNaughton elected to First Northern boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    First Northern Community Bancorp of Dixon has announced that Lori J. Aldrete was elected to a two-year term as chairman and Foy S. McNaughton to a one-year term as vice chairman of the board. Aldrete is the owner of Aldrete Communications, a regional public affairs, marketing and communications firm headquartered in Davis.

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  19. Dodd and Yamada will continue on in Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    As expected, two political veterans will continue their race against one another in November for the 3rd District Senate post. Assemblyman Bill Dodd, D-Napa, who has held his position for the past two years - winning the 4th District race after Mariko Yamada was termed out of office - will now face Yamada.

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  20. Summer trial set for hit-and-run suspect who fatally injured a Dixon tow truck driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    A Stockton big rig driver will soon face a Yolo County jury after his negligence behind the wheel led to a young man's death. Ronald Demello, 62, was held to answer on a felony hit-and-run charge and an additional charge for use a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle at his March preliminary hearing.

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