Our network

Family

Friends of Yolo Crisis Nursery to meet May 17

DAVIS - Friends of the Yolo Crisis Nursery will meet Tuesday, May 17 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at 1532 Rialto Lane in South Davis. The Friends are a community group committed to the continued support and success of the nursery. All are welcome.

The Yolo Crisis Nursery provides emergency respite care for children 0-5 years of age when their families are facing crisis or hardship, providing a safe environment and supervision for children day or night. Families are also supported to connect with community resources to reduce isolation, lower stress levels and resolve the crisis or hardship.

For more information about the nursery, please contact (530) 758-6680. For information about the Friends, please contact (530) 753-2646 or email heidy@cwo.com.

Yolo County children’s alliance still helping families get tax credit benefits

Yolo County children’s alliance still helping families get tax credit benefits

Yolo County, CA – It is not too late for eligible families to collect their Earned Income Tax Credit (ETIC) refunds.  Through October 15, 2011, the Yolo County Children’s Alliance (YCCA) will continue to offer Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) at its West Sacramento location and has already helped more than 100 families collect thousands of dollars. 

“We are extremely pleased to have helped so many families during our very first year of offering this service,” said Don Saylor, Chair of Yolo County Children’s Alliance.

Think your Mom is hotter than this?

Think your Mom is hotter than this?

In celebration of Mother's Day on May 8, News10 wants to know...do you have the hottest Mom?

If you think your Mom is hotter than anyone else, send us a photo to writer@news10.net along with her name, which community you live in and why you think she's special. We'll feature her on our "My Neighborhood" websites as well as in the "Hot Moms Tribute" slideshow below.
 

SLIDESHOW: News10 celebrates Hot Moms!

If you tell us specifically what makes your Mom special, you can enter to win our MomsLikeMe contest to possibly win a week of free lunch and a free couple's massage as the ultimate Mother's Day gift, courtesy of KFC!

Celebrate the sunshine at 'Picnic in the Park' Wednesday

Celebrate the sunshine at 'Picnic in the Park' Wednesday

DAVIS - Soak up the sunny weather and bring the family to "Picnic in the Park" from 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Davis Farmers' Market in Central Park (4th and C Streets). Every Wednesday, shop the farmers'market, enjoy live music from local bands, buy dinner from local vendors at the International Food Faire, and purchase beer or wine from Davis Soroptomists.

Wednesday's live performance will feature Acoustic S&M -- 50 Years of Folk & Rock music. There's plenty of entertainment for the whole family, including bounce houses, pony rides by Pony Ranch Parties, clowns, face painting, Rocknasium's rock climbing wall and more.

The 2011 Picnic in the Park season began in March and continues through October 26.

Hop on the Easter Egg Express April 24

Hop on the Easter Egg Express April 24

WOODLAND - Round up the family and hop on the train! The Sacramento RiverTrain will host an Easter Egg Express #4 train ride on Sunday, April 24 at 2 p.m. The train takes off at the station at 341 Industrial Way in Woodland.

The train will take you 10 miles away to a park along the Sacramento River where the Easter bunny hides hundreds of Easter eggs for the kids to find. Along the way, entertainers will perform and treats will be available on-board. A picnic lunch can be purchased for $10. The entire trip lasts about three hours.

To purchase tickets online, click here.

Easter bunny, eggs and books at Vacaville's Nut Tree on Saturday

Easter bunny, eggs and books at Vacaville's Nut Tree on Saturday

Easter bunny, eggs and books at Vacaville's Nut Tree on Saturday
TheReporter.com
The Nut Tree Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 10 and under runs from 10 to 11 am at the Nut Tree Plaza, 1681 E. Monte Vista Ave., Vacaville, followed by an opportunity to take photos with the Easter Bunny until 1 pm From 11 am to 2 pm, ...

Child abuse prevention series offered at Woodland Community College

WOODLAND - April is National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month - and a special series of classes will take a comprehensive look at the problem.

The first three Tuesday evenings in April, the Woodland Community College’s Foster and Kinship Care Education Program will feature guest speakers from the Yolo County Department of Employment and Social Services, Child Welfare Services Division, as well as local law enforcement. These professionals will explore various aspects of preventing and reporting child abuse, as well as its affect on kids and families.

The classes, set for 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 5, 12 and 19, will look in-depth at how child abuse and neglect affects a child, why many children do not disclose what is happening to them, as well as the investigative process.

The first night, April 5, is titled “Child Abuse & Neglect through a Child’s Eyes”.