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1 hr ago | The Daily Democrat

A shift back to vinyl: Yolo County businesses prepare for Record Store Day Saturday

It won't fit in your pocket or play on your smartphone. You can't download it, stream it or store it in a cloud file.

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Related Topix: Woodland, CA, Davis, CA, 9

14 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

How a California county produces more power than it uses

A prototype sun tracking solar panel collects energy from its location at the University of California San Diego.

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Related Topix: California, UC San Diego, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

18 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

Train to be weather spotter onApril 30

A trained weather spotter noticed a funnel cloud southeast of Woodland in late February, which would later turn into a tornado.

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Related Topix: Woodland, CA, Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Esparto, CA

22 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

Hearing continued for suspect in fatal Woodland stabbing

The man charged with the death of Woodland resident Scott Michael Zumbrum had his preliminary hearing continued on Wednesday due to a lack of discovery in the case.

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Related Topix: Woodland, CA, Violent Crime, Winters, CA, Davis, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS Local

Yolo Crisis Nursery May Close Doors In Move That May Be About More Than Money

After more than a decade of service, the Yolo Crisis Nursery may close its doors in a move that may be about more than just a lack of funds.

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Related Topix: Yolo, CA, Davis, CA

CBS Local

CalPERS Leaves Medical Costs For 5 Valley, Sierra Counties In Bay Area Region

One of the nation's largest public pension funds moved Yolo County into the Sacramento region, but left nearly half a dozen others in its Bay Area region, despite the fact some are more than 100 miles away.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Pension, Personal Finance, San Joaquin County, CA

The Daily Democrat

Bradford-Rominger sustainability award honors Mary Bianchi

The Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis announced that Mary Bianchi of the University of California's Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources is this year's recipient of ASI's Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Davis, CA, UC Davis, San Luis Obispo, CA

The Daily Democrat

Woodland officers testify burglaries started in 2013 inMario Lopez case

Describing "ransacked" homes and vehicles, several police officers testified at the preliminary hearing for Mario Lopez, a Woodland man facing burglary charges after evading custody for weeks.

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Related Topix: Woodland, CA, Digital Cameras, Electronics

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Davis Enterprise

RootStock to host wine themed plein aire exhibit

The public is invited to come out and enjoy vineyard and wine themed art and to celebrate the bountiful season of spring from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, at RootStock, 22 Main St. in Winters.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Winters, CA

Davis Enterprise

Yolo Crisis Nursery is in crisis; please help

After 13 years, the Yolo Crisis Nursery is slated to close on June 30 because the lead agency, EMQ FamiliesFirst, will no longer fund this precious resource.

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Related Topix: Yolo, CA, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Winters, CA

The Daily Democrat

1,300 Spring Holiday meals distributed on Saturday

According to Kevin Sanchez, executive director of the Food Bank, the first-ever distribution is an effort to provide food for the spring holiday season.

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Related Topix: Woodland, CA

The Daily Democrat

First 5 Yolo recognizes work of foster kinship care

Cherie Schroeder, program director at Woodland Community College's Foster Kinship Care & Education program was honored with First 5 Yolo's High 5 Award for Excellence at the commission meeting Wednesday, April 9. The First 5 Yolo Children and Families Commission gives this special award when an individual or funded provider has created exceptional ... (more)

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Related Topix: Yolo, CA

The Daily Democrat

Drought may be taking its toll on Yolo County bats

Free-tail bats fly near the Yolo Causeway. The drought may be injuring or killing local bats.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Yolo, CA

The Daily Democrat

Drought may be taking its toll on Yolo County bats

Free-tail bats fly near the Yolo Causeway. The drought may be injuring or killing local bats.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Yolo, CA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Endorsements 2014: Krovoza, Dodd for Assembly District 4

The dynamic in the 4th Assembly District, traditionally a seat held by a Davis Democrat, has changed dramatically.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Napa County, CA, Davis, CA, Sonoma, CA, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Yolo Food Bank to distribute 1,300 Spring Holiday Meals

According to Kevin Sanchez, executive director of the Food Bank, the first-ever distribution is an effort to provide food for the spring holiday season.

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

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Sacramento man sentenced to 6 years for insurance fraud

Yolo County Superior Court Judge David Reed sentenced Russel Sage, 39, of Sacramento to six years and four months.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Marin County, CA

The Reporter

Picks & Pecks Editorial: Buckle up, for crying out loud

Vacaville was staggered last weekend when a rollover accident on Pleasants Valley Road killed two local teenagers and injured three others.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, Family, Teenagers, Solano County, CA, Sacramento County, CA, Opinion

The Daily Democrat

Candidates strive to stand out in Yolo judge's race

The four candidates for Yolo County Superior Court judge are trying to set themselves apart philosophically as one of the most contested races in years gathers steam.

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Related Topix: Yolo, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Drought's impact on bugs may hurt Central Valley's bats

Two local experts say the ongoing drought could have a negative impact on the vitality of bats migrating north through the Central Valley.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Entomology, Science, Woodland, CA, Sacramento, CA

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