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Public Input Sought on Clerk-Recorder/Assessor/Registrar of Voters

With the retirement of Yolo County Clerk-Recorder//Assessor/Registrar of Voters Freddie Oakley, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors has embarked on a process to appoint a successor to complete the remainder of the term ending January 8, 2019.  While statute does not allow the board to call for a mid-term election, they have an interest in obtaining public input on the skills and qualities necessary to carry out the duties of the office.

Yolo County residents can provide feedback by either: 1) attending the January 12, 2016 Board of Supervisors meeting, held at 9:00 a.m. in Board Chambers, Room 206 of the Erwin Meier Administration Building at 625 Court Street in Woodland; or 2) by completing the survey found on www.yolocounty.org by January 22, 2016.

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Kings' Boogie Cousins stars in new commercial

Kings' Boogie Cousins stars in new commercial

Boogie has taken to the commercial scene for the second time this season, starring in a recent advertisement for Bell Brothers Heating... Read More

Proposed California budget bolsters reserves, increases education spending

Proposed California budget bolsters reserves, increases education spending

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown warned stakeholders not to get giddy over increased revenues as he released his 2016-17 budget proposal, a plan that calls for shoring up California’s rainy day fund and increasing education spending... Read More

Davis cheerleaders quit team over alleged bullying


Several former Davis varsity cheerleaders at Davis Senior High School said they just couldn't tolerate bullying on their team anymore.

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Food is Medicine

Food is Medicine
01-10-2016 - 01-10-2016
Sol Collective
Admission: Free *Donations welcomed
(916) 476-3628
Start Time(s): Sun 2pm-4pm
Food is Medicine is real talk and the theme and focus of the Curanderismo Series in 2016 There will be a variety of speakers, workshops, films, and food-swaps on related subjects Attendees will acquire knowledge and skills of nutrition, home-made remedies, spiritual connection to the universe, and importance in food, water, air, earth, and fire An increased awareness will be brought to the economic and socio-political forces that are contributing to the Standard American Diet (SAD) food practices that are undermining the physical and spiritual health and communities  Note: Art by Norm Ayles
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Three steps to build a strong family business

Over the next several months I plan to focus my column solely on family businesses.

Family-owned or controlled businesses account for more than 80 percent of all U.S. businesses. The net of all jobs created in the United States come from family firms. Yet, roughly 70 percent won’t make it to the next generation.

The biggest challenges that these businesses face are rarely addressed.  Even many of the top business schools fail to cover these topics when educating their students.

I’ve had the pleasure of working with many family businesses over the years. Watching siblings working together, teaching each other, building on a legacy that their parents or grandparents started is a wonderful thing... Read More

Milk processor cuts waste by 98 percent

Organic Solutions Management technical director John Brenan,Chief engineer Matt Titus and sustainability and environmental program manager Tiffany Hooser worked to create Crystal Creamery’s award-winning sustainability program.

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MODESTO — Crystal Creamery’s path to sustainable practices started in 2014 during a brainstorming session among its employees. The goal was to create a sustainable program to reduce food waste, promote socially responsibility, made sense economically and helped the company be a good neighbor to the environment.


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