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19 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

Man shot by CHP officer charged with assault, gang activity

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.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Psychologists' evaluation of Daniel Marsh ruled out psychosis

A psychologist tasked with evaluating Daniel Marsh's sanity told a Yolo County courtroom the Davis teen struggled with his identity, finding similarities between himself and the serial killers he researched. Describing it as an "identity process" all adolescents go through, clinical psychologist James Rokop told prosecutors Monday that Marsh began to incorporate depressive imagery into his personality.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

West Nile virus still active in Sacramento

Sacramento-area mosquito control officials reported today they have confirmed 25 new samples of insects carrying the West Nile virus, a sign that the virus remains widespread in the region even as summer winds down. There are four confirmed human cases of the disease reported in Sacramento County so far this year, including one death, according the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control District.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Hunger Action Month proclaimed by Yolo supervisors

Yolo County Supervisors encouraged more support for Yolo Food Bank's food aid work by declaring September as Hunger Action Month in Yolo County. The supervisors passed a resolution recognizing Hunger Action Month and the urgent state of food insecurity affecting more than 20 percent of residents, while calling every citizen across the county to raise their awareness and level of action to fight hunger.

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The Daily Democrat

American Red Cross seeks nominees for Yolo Heroes

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.

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Davis Enterprise

West Nile virus holds strong in Davis area

West Nile virus continues to maintain a presence in the area, with the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control District reporting the discovery of 25 new samples of infected mosquitoes on Friday. "While we're near the end of summer, this week we've had hot temperatures for this time of the year and we're still seeing ongoing West Nile virus activity throughout both of our counties," said Gary Goodman, district manager, in a news release.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Patch.com

"Spirit of Yolo" Opening Reception w/ music by Amy Obenski

Immerse yourself in some great local art and view some iconic Yolo County images. Local artists will be displaying Yolo County images from homes to country roads.

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The Daily Democrat

Woodland chamber luncheon brings presentation of Yolo County achievements

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.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

UCD chemist pleads no contest in apartment explosion case

Former UC Davis chemist David Snyder pleaded no contest Friday to 17 explosives and weapons charges connected to the January 2013 blast that tore through his Davis apartment. Snyder could face a three-year term in Yolo County Jail, said his attorney Linda Parisi.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Daily Democrat

New presiding judge named for Yolo Superior Court

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.

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Davis Enterprise

Two-day birding trip set on Monterey Peninsula

Terry Colborn of Davis will lead a weekend birding trip to the Monterey Bay area, Oct. 11-12, for the Marin and Yolo Audubon Society chapters. This annual two-day trip will feature a pelagic trip on Saturday with Monterey Seabirding and land birding on Sunday.

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The Daily Democrat

Air Alert being called on Friday

Friday has been designated by the Yolo/Solano Air Quality Management District and the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District as a "Spare the Air" day. Rides on YOLOBUS and Unitrans fixed route services will be provided at no charge to riders because of this "Spare the Air Day" designation.

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Davis Enterprise

Witnesses detail Marsh's homicidal, suicidal thoughts

In the months before he allegedly stabbed an elderly Davis couple to death in their South Davis home, Daniel William Marsh had recurring thoughts of death, ranging from suicidal ideations to graphic images of torturing his peers. The urges persisted despite Marsh's weeklong stint in a Sacramento psychiatric hospital, where he was prescribed powerful medications to treat his depression, anger and feelings of anxiety.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Daily Democrat

First Five to expand programming through partnership despite lack of funds

Despite diminishing funds, First 5 Yolo may expand its programing through a partnership with the Yolo County Children's Alliance - an idea which fueled a disagreement among Yolo supervisors. Julie Gallelo, executive director of First 5 Yolo, reported the organization's general fund, which peaked around $7 million in 2008, has been in a steady decline.

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Davis Enterprise

Public invited to 2014 Yolo Aging Summit

The Yolo Healthy Aging Alliance invites senior citizens, caregivers, providers of senior services and decision-makers to the 2014 Yolo Aging Summit on Friday, Oct. 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Woodland Senior and Community Center, 2001 East St. in Woodland. The event is free.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Davis Enterprise

Yolo County Children's Movement receives supervisors' support

In a year that has seen the threatened closure of the Yolo Crisis Nursery and looming funding cuts facing First 5 Yolo, county supervisors on Tuesday took the first steps toward creating a countywide "Children's Movement" to guide future policy and budget decisions that affect children. The board voted 3-1 to appoint Supervisors Don Saylor and Jim Provenza of Davis to an ad hoc subcommittee to help steer the Yolo County Children's Movement and to consider allocating county funds - including $62,000 the first year - to support the movement.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Counselor: Daniel Marsh said he tried suicide, thought about homicide

Daniel Marsh, 17, awaits the start of his trial in Woodland, where his defense attorney described him as a disturbed boy who fought depression and violent thoughts. Daniel Marsh told an emergency nurse in the months before the April, 2013 stabbing deaths of an elderly Davis couple that he had tried to end his life on three separate occasions .

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Yolo Microbrew Festival keeps beer local

Deo Ferrer-Daily Democrat Patrick Martin of Putah Creek Hops adds a fresh hop to Sudwerks' California Dry Hops Lager. The second Yolo Microbrew Festival, held Saturday at the Yolo County Fairgrounds, featured three county breweries and several from the Sacramento region.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Woodland United Way kicks off its 2014-15 season

The Woodland United Way held a Pancake Breakfast in downtown at the Heritage Plaza. The event drew numerous representatives from volunteer agencies along with businesses.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Chiles Road being closed through mid-October

Roadwork on County Road 32B, better known as Chiles Road, from the eastern Davis city limit to CR-32A will be conducted starting Monday through Oct. 14, with periodic closures to through traffic during this timeframe. The contractor will temporarily close portions of CR32B to through traffic in two non-concurrent phases, each expected to last approximately two weeks.

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