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Now don't get us wrong. We want this clearly understood at the outset. We support the new law that took effect on Tuesday that drivers must allow 3 feet between their vehicles and bicyclists on our state's roads.
The work of Marcia Cary, "A lie can travel 4," received a first place award for an upcoming KVIE Art Auction. During the KVIE Preview Gala, the kickoff event to the 2014 KVIE Art Auction, KVIE's art curator D. Neath announced that a Woodland artist was one of the first place recipients in the Still Life and Landscape category for her work "A Life can travel 4." Marcia Cary took first place in the Still Life and Landscape Category.
A Woodland man went straight to the city's police station after stabbing another resident on Elm Street Monday afternoon. Woodland Police Sgt.
The man shot and wounded by a California Highway Patrol officer in Woodland last month is facing 23 felony charges accusing him of assault on peace officers and engaging in criminal street gang activity. Heath Austin Nunes, 38, of Lincoln, allegedly reached for a gun inside his vehicle and was shot twice in the abdomen by one of several officers who responded to the Aug. 18 incident after Nunes reportedly refused to leave his car for a DUI evaluation.
The city has installed a few prototype directional signs downtown, the first stage in a process to make it easier for people to find their way around Woodland. The prototypes will be left up for a few weeks to allow people to give the city feedback before the design of the signs are finalized.
In an interview with our sister paper, the Los Angeles Daily News, a candidate for statewide office spelled out his plan for victory in November. He's hoping for low voter turnout.
The American Red Cross Capital Region is seeking out the local heroes of Sacramento and Yolo counties to be honored at the annual Heroes Recognition luncheon - to be held on Friday, Nov. 14, Woodland. "Do you know someone that who has demonstrated an act of heroism in the last year?" stated Jordan Scott, communications director for the Red Cross Capital Region.
Leaky roofs, collapsing ceilings, antiquated classrooms and failing equipment are a handful of the problems teachers and students have endured in Woodland schools. No one understands the extent of these problems more than Gary Castillo, who worked as the district's maintenance director for more than three years.
It will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Yolo County Atrium located at 625 Court St., Woodland. Yolo County's Multi-Cultural Community Council strives to enrich understanding of Yolo County's diverse population and to celebrate how cultural knowledge expands the ability to accept and appreciate differences.
Yolo County Chief Administrative Officer Pat Blacklock offered a briefing on developments in the county to members of the Woodland Chamber of Commerce this past week. While Yolo County may rock with its community gardens and libraries, more work needs to be done on its roads.
Two Woodland High School students who were struck by a car Thursday are in good condition at UC Davis Medical Center. A few minutes before 8 a.m., Rebecca Ayon, 82, of Woodland was driving a 1995 Nissan Pathfinder when she hit the girls on Beamer near California Street.
Finding the right balance between law enforcement and mental health in Yolo County is a continuing problem which ultimately may have no one single solution. But just how law enforcement officials can assist those in need of mental health care remains a work in progress, judging by a forum held Wednesday at the Woodland United Methodist Church.
For every 10 or so sprinkler heads across the city of Woodland, there's a valve inside a box that is connected to other equipment. Managing irrigation systems proves challenging during drought For every 10 or so sprinkler heads across the city of Woodland, there's a valve inside a box that is connected to other equipment.
The next two top jurists for Yolo County are women, possibly for the first time in the court's history. The Yolo Superior Court announced the unanimous election of new presiding and assistant presiding judges of Kathleen White and Janet Gaard, respectively, for 2015-2016.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:34 am
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