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Past articles by Jordan:

Supervisors approve draft Yolo County Cannabis Land Use Ordinance

The Yolo County Board of Supervisors approved the revised draft of the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Final Environmental Impact Report this week, moving one step forward with a process that has i… → Read More

Yolo County supervisors receive update on American Rescue Plan workshops

The Yolo County Board of Supervisors were updated on the workshops held to help decide how best to spend federal American Rescue Plan funds. → Read More

Yolo County’s fire protection districts fight for funding – Daily Democrat

There are 15 fire protection districts within Yolo County that are staffed primarily with volunteers. As demand for services rises, districts are fighting to stay afloat. → Read More

Yolo County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing person near Knights Landing – Daily Democrat

The Yolo County Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol Unit along with Aero Squadron is assisting the Sutter County Sheriff’s Office in the search for a man who went missing on the Sacramento R… → Read More

Capay Valley Lavender continues to grow

In 2016, Sherri Wood visited the Capay Valley Almond Festival and fell in love. → Read More

Cache Creek Lavender continues its two-decade old operation

Cache Creek Lavender is a Capay Valley staple, with the first flowers planted in 1997. → Read More

Two arrested for Woodland burglary during power outage

The Woodland Police Department announced the arrest of two men for burglary during a widespread power outage early Tuesday morning. → Read More

Capay winery helped bring award-winning wines back to the valley — over a century later

In the early 2000s, Capay Valley Vineyards started working to federally declare the valley as an American Vinicultural Area. During the process, it was discovered that a winery in the Capay Valley … → Read More

Yolo County to reinstate masking indoors as COVID cases spike

Yolo County will require face coverings in indoor settings in an effort to curb the spike of COVID-19 as the Delta variant continues to spread. The order will go into effect Friday and will extend … → Read More

Tuli Mem Park offers a ‘cool’ place for recreation

When weather in Esparto hit a high of 114 degrees on July 10, residents gathered at Tuli Mem Park and Pool to cool off. → Read More

Grindstone Winery’s tasting room enters second year

Grindstone Winery opened its tasting room just over one year ago — in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic — and the family-owned winery is looking forward to more stability. → Read More

Capay Valley Almond Festival hopes to come back next year

Whether or not the Almond Festival will take place next year is still up in the air due to the everchanging situation surrounding COVID-19. → Read More

Daniel Marsh appeal to be heard next month

Over nine years ago, a Davis teenager was arrested for murdering an elderly couple in their home, an appeals court trial will take place next month to decide whether or not he could be released nex… → Read More

Project Roomkey ended in Woodland — what were the results?

The city of Woodland chose to end Project Roomkey on June 30, while both Davis and West Sacramento chose to extend their programs until at least July 31 but the majority of those in the program did… → Read More

Three arrested after hauling property from a West Sacramento residence

Three subjects were arrested after a neighbor spotted them taking multiple trips with a U-HAUL to a residence in West Sacramento. → Read More

More restrictive measures likely coming for Cache Creek OHV riders

Over the last year, there has been an uptick in riders at the creek, most likely due to the coronavirus pandemic limiting indoor entertainment, and moving people to outdoor recreation. → Read More

Yolo County Elections Office releases drop box, voter assistance locations for recall election

The Yolo County Elections Office has released locations for Ballot Drop Boxes, and Voter Assistance Centers to be used for the California Gubernatorial Recall Election in order for public review an… → Read More

One dead after Guinda shooting

Two men were shot, and one died after a shooting in Guinda on Tuesday. → Read More

Woodland workshop held to discuss how to use incoming funds

Over 50 people gathered in the Health and Human Services building in Woodland to be able to speak on how they want the incoming American Rescue Plan Funds to be spent by Yolo County. → Read More

Woodland gears up for National Night Out

Neighborhoods throughout Woodland are preparing for the return of National Night Out next month. → Read More