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Register to Vote

Register to Vote

October 20, 2014 is the last day to register to vote in the November 4, 2014 election!

Are you going to be able to participate?

Registering to vote is as simple as calling Yolo Elections at (916) 375-6490; visiting www.yoloelections.org; or picking up a voter registration card at the library, post office, or at the City Clerk’s Office on the third floor of City Hall... Read More

Whole wheat blueberry lemon muffins

Whole wheat blueberry lemon muffins

You don't have to sacrifice an ounce of flavor in these tender whole wheat blueberry muffins, which are brightened with a hint of lemon zest... Read More

Lab identifies bones found along Sacramento River


Bones revealed by the relatively low water level of the Sacramento River near West Sacramento last week are those of a prehistoric Native American, the Yolo County chief deputy coroner says.

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Low river level reveals possible human bones

The general identification of the small bones and a few teeth was made by the Human Identification Laboratory at Chico State University, Chief Deputy Coroner Gina Moya said.

A person walking along the river bank north of County Road 127 and east of Old River Road spotted the bones on a small, exposed beach along the river on Friday and contacted the Yolo County Sheriff's Office.


Americana Celebration in Old Sacramento Over Labor Day Weekend

Americana Celebration in Old Sacramento Over Labor Day Weekend

Come one, come all!  An “Americana in Old Sacramento” celebration awaits visitors to the popular historic district over Labor Day weekend complete with free live music, classic cars and vintage vehicles -- such as 1950s-era buses, emergency vehicles and taxi cabs. In addition, a variety of special evening events and various museum-related activities are planned for the extended holiday weekend. 

With the support of involved city leaders and in collaboration with the Old Sacramento Business Association (OSBA), California State Parks and the Historic Old Sacramento Foundation (HOSF), the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau (SCVB) has announced a festive, fun and full line-up of Labor Day weekend activities in Old Sacramento.

A sampling of the “Americana in Old Sacramento” celebratory activities include the following:

Feeling hungry? Eat local!

Feeling hungry? Eat local!

West Sacramento offers numerous eateries nearby. ... Read More

Fans head to Levi's Stadium on the train

Fans head to Levi's Stadium on the train


With the San Francisco 49ers' first game at their new Levi's Stadium set for Sunday, some in the Central Valley are seeing the Capitol Corridor Amtrak train as the best way to get there, while saving both time and money.

"I cannot wait. I cannot wait. I mean, the first train - I will probably be on it because I want to go to the 49er game. I do not like the drive," said Carrie Croteau, as she stood in line at the Sacramento Amtrak station ticket window.

Several Sunday trains can get you Levi's Stadium in time for 49ers games for $55.50 round trip, that includes a 25 percent discount Amtrak is providing through April 2015. The trip should take about 2 hours and 40 minutes, according to Amtrak.

The trains drop passengers within a short five minute walk of the stadium, eliminating the need to pay for parking.

Bones found in Sacramento River mud

Bones found in Sacramento River mud

According to Larry Cecchettini of the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office, "Some bones were discovered by a someone walking along the river at the weir and CR127 near West Sacramento at about 11:00 [August 15]."... Read More