Gerardo Zavala, The Daily Democrat

Gerardo Zavala

The Daily Democrat

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Past articles by Gerardo:

Yolo County next international travel destination?

“It is the beginning stages of educating the world that there is a place called Yolo County and it is a bonafide tourism destination,” Selk argued. “We’ve been progressively advertising, marketing … → Read More

Woodland Scouting for Food Drive this Saturday

“This is a collaboration that’s been going on for quite some time,” Tania Garcia-Cadena, executive director for the food closet, said. “Last year, we were able to collect 12,825 pounds of food. Typ… → Read More

Woodland City Council authorize $11.8 million in budget amendments

The requested budget amendments are funded through a mixture of new or increased revenues, available dedicated reserves or the use of unassigned fund balances from various funds, according to the r… → Read More

Congressman Mike Thompson receives Public Service Award

Congressman Mike Thompson, D-Yolo, received the American Public Power Association’s Public Service Award last week at the American Public Power Association’s Legislative Rally in Washington, D.C.… → Read More

Woodland releases video celebrating Latino and Hispanic heritage

Woodland recently released a video celebrating Latino and Hispanic Heritage featuring prominent members of the community. → Read More

Woodland’s First Friday brings live music back to downtown Main Street – Daily Democrat

The event provides people a reason to come downtown to listen to live music while shopping or eating out and has become a fun tradition for locals and entertainers alike. → Read More

Woodland Public Library to hold Read, Rumble and Rev event next month

The 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 29 event will take place at the Woodland Public Library located at 250 First St. → Read More

Woodland City Council to hold annual retreat Saturday

The 9 a.m. Saturday retreat will take place at the Woodland Community and Senior Center meeting rooms one and two located at 1000 East St. Locals are welcome and encouraged to attend. → Read More

Farm Academy Speaker Series returns, Woodland local featured in finance podcast

A tour and lunch will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Full Belly Farm — located at 16090 CR 43 in Guinda — and a pizza and panel discussion will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the center’… → Read More

Friends of the Davis Public Library three-day book sale returns

The Friends of the Davis Public Library will be holding its next monthly books sale this weekend at the library’s Blanchard Room located at 315 E. 14th St. featuring used books, DVDs, CDs and more.… → Read More

Almond Festival returns to Capay Valley this weekend

The annual festival returns this weekend starting at 11 a.m. with music in Esparto Park featuring Sacramento area band Todd Morgan & The Emblems. → Read More

Woodland City Council expresses concerns with emergency shelter requirements

Woodland City Council members expressed disdain towards a state-imposed zoning requirement for California cities to be able to adequately house all homeless people from their most recent homeless c… → Read More

Madison student and aspiring nurse crowned 2023 Almond Queen

Several local high school students competed for the title of 2023 Almond Queen marking the second year in a row the pageant has been held in person since it was forced online in 2021 due to the COV… → Read More

Woodland City Council to hold public hearing on allowance of emergency shelters

The Woodland City Council will hold a public hearing this Tuesday on an ordinance that would allow emergency shelters in the city’s corridor mixed-use and industrial zones. → Read More

New city logo creates division among Woodland community

After roughly two years since establishing the need to create a consistent logo that Woodland can use for all of its projects and activities, the City Council established a new city logo in January… → Read More

Woodland to launch eight-week Civic Fellowship Program

Woodland is launching a paid summer eight-week Civic Fellowship Program that will teach youth how to work within a city department and participate in program-wide professional development activitie… → Read More

Almond Festival returns, Meals on Wheels leases former Buckhorn catering kitchen

The 2023 Almond Festival returns next Saturday and Sunday and will have “all the activities you have come to expect,” according to the event’s website. → Read More

Thriving Pink to hold Spanish outreach program open house

Yolo County’s Thriving Pink – a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping those affected by breast cancer – will be hosting an open house for its Spanish outreach program at its new Davis office.… → Read More

Woodland applies for grant to fund freeway connector project

After over 20 years of planning and property acquisitions, Woodland is one step closer to the construction of freeway connectors between Interstate 5 and state Route 113. → Read More

Permanent supportive housing units fully occupied in Woodland

Roughly a year after beginning work on constructing 61 supportive housing units in Woodland aimed at tackling the city’s homelessness problem, a coalition of organizations and the city announced ea… → Read More