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24 min ago | The Daily Democrat

Gallery for Thursday, July 24, 2014

Through August: Best of Seven, a group of Yolo County photographers including Anne Miller, Rob Floerke, Tim Messick, Rick York, Dave Robertson, Dennis McCoy, and Joe Finkleman, will be featured at an exhibition at Gallery 1855 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Theater, Arts

4 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

Yolo County Visitors Bureau launches 'Bak2Sac' free train rides

The Yolo County Visitors Bureau has introduced a program designed to get bicyclists to ride to Davis, patronize local businesses, and get a free train ticket back to Sacramento on the Capitol Corridor railroad.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Sacramento, CA, Winters, CA, Woodland, CA

8 hrs ago | San Francisco Magazine

Your Stone Fruit Might Have Just Been Recalled

If you're the type who prefers your plums out of a plastic clamshell from Trader Joe's rather than from a dirt-smudged box delivered from Yolo County 13 seconds ago, you're about to get your comeuppance.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Cutler, CA

12 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

Bob Dunning: UCD jumps on our water project

KEEPING THAT AGGIE GRASS GREEN the official UC Davis colors may be Blue and Gold, but the lawns on campus will remain decidedly green after UCD exercised its option to join the Woodland-Davis surface water project for $20 million a clearly, this is something UC Davis has the right to do and its timing is perfect a let others build the lemonade ... (more)

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Thunderstorms, clouds greet Woodland, Yolo County

The normal high temperature in Woodland and around Yolo County for this time of year is usually in the mid-90s.

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Related Topix: Woodland, CA, California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Brea, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

One person killed in single-vehicle crash in Yolo County

California Highway Patrol spokeswoman Officer Joelle McChesney said a 2010 Ford Flex SUV was southbound on County Road 94B, just north of County Road 22, near the Wild Wings Golf Club and Yolo Fliers Club.

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Related Topix: Yolo, CA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Iftar Dinner brings together those of different faiths in Woodland

Learning more about one another and breaking bread together are ways to break the cycle of violence and hatred among those of different faiths and beliefs was the message heard during the Woodland Muslim Mosque Interfaith Iftar.

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Related Topix: Woodland, CA, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Food, Bar-B-Q

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Dealth penalty ruling is a reminder of need to fix system

William Gardner, 30, has been charged with the brutal Nov. 18, 2013, murder of Winters resident Leslie Pinkson, 32. He's scheduled to stand trial next month.

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Related Topix: Winters, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Death Penalty, Prison, Opinion

The Daily Democrat

Number of Yolo County whooping cough cases doubled in past month

In the midst of a state-wide whooping cough epidemic, the number of Yolo County cases jumped from 37 to 80 in the past month.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pertussis, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA

Davis Enterprise

UCD exercises option on surface water, will invest $20M in project

The campus will receive about 6 percent of the project's water and will pay $20 million toward the project and pipelines - reducing the cost to the city of Davis by $11 million and to the city of Woodland by $1.2 million.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Woodland, CA, Yolo, CA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Daily Democrat

State's jobless rate drops to 7.4%

SACRAMENTO >> The unemployment rate in California dipped to 7.4 percent in June to the lowest figure in six years, officials reported Friday.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

The Daily Democrat

Yolo judge denies 6th continuance in former Fourth & Hope director's case

Attorneys made one final, unsuccessful effort to continue the trial for former Fourth & Hope Director Leona Jull, who faces felony grand theft charges from the Woodland center.

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Related Topix: Yolo, CA, Woodland, CA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

I-80 through Natomas gets squeezed; Highway 50 gets a corset

Beginning this weekend, drivers on Interstate 80 in the Natomas area of Sacramento will have to deal with a new round of freeway lane closures that could slow commute times by 10 to 15 minutes, Caltrans officials warn.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Camino, CA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Daily Democrat

DA's Office works to combat fraud during July

One of the most costly forms of fraud in Yolo County is Worker's Compensation Claimant Fraud, the District Attorney's Office reported this week.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Criminal Defense Law

The Daily Democrat

Gallery

Through September: The new show of art, featuring Sue Kenyan and Rainy Bewley will be on display for July through September at The Nest restaurant at the Wild Wings Golf Course.

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Related Topix: Dance, Clubhouse, Davis, CA, Woodland, CA

Lake County Record-Bee

Clear Lake level could reach minus-1 foot

Emily Smith of Lakeport went on her first ocean salmon fishing trip out of Fort Bragg on Sunday and and caught this 25-pounder.

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Related Topix: Fort Bragg, CA, Lakeport, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Suicides on the rise in Yolo County

That was the surprising finding made to county supervisors Tuesday by Michael Wilkes, chairman of the Yolo County Health Council, who offered an update on "the good, the bad, and the ugly" aspects of health.

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Related Topix: UC Davis, Davis, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Yolo supervisors challenge Benicia on crude oil train plans

In a letter to be sent this week, Yolo County officials accuse the city of Benicia of failing to adequately review the potential for oil spills and fires resulting from a plan by the Valero Refining Co.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Benicia, CA, Yolo, CA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

CBS Local

Yolo County Officials Perplexed By Unusual Spike In Whooping Cough Cases

Little Rebecca Hall hasn't had so much as a fever in her 14 months of life. Her mom Nakayla says it's because she's been diligent with her daughter's immunization schedule.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health

CBS Local

Coroner Identifies 2 Children Killed In Clarksburg Crash

The Yolo County Coroner has released the identities of the two boys killed Friday in a vehicle crash in Clarksburg.

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Related Topix: Clarksburg, CA

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