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Old City Cemetery Tour - Drugs in the Old West

Old City Cemetery Tour - Drugs in the Old West

The dice were not the only thing loaded in the old west.  From pharmacies to opium dens, many California pioneers were under the influence.  Join us on April 5th, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. for an uncut dose of history.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance. Tours are free; however, donations are appreciated and benefit cemetery preservation. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.

Road Repair Complete, Eastbound West Capitol Avenue Open

Road Repair Complete, Eastbound West Capitol Avenue Open

Emergency road repair has been completed on eastbound West Capitol Avenue at Jefferson Boulevard. All lanes are open. Thanks for your patience this week as a water main break was repaired.

Questions can be directed to Public Works Operations Manager Dan Mount, (916) 617-4862... Read More

Yolo County Department Closures During the Winter Holidays

The following Yolo County departments will be closed during the winter holidays: 

Assessor

December 23 - January 1

Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector

December 25 - January 1

County Administrator (including Clerk of the Board and Human Resources)

December 23 - January 1

County Counsel

December 23 - January 1

Health Department

Medical Therapy Unit: December 26, 27 and 31

Immunization Clinic: December 23 – 27

Child Passenger Safety program: December 24

Environmental Health (except emergency response services): December 23 – January 1

WIC: December 23 - 27 and December 31 - January 3

Library

Construction of the Clarksburg Branch Pedestrian and Bike Trail Improvement Project is Underway

Construction of the Clarksburg Branch Pedestrian and Bike Trail Improvement Project is Underway

The multi-modal project is funded by a Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) improvement federal grant and generally comprise of the following components:

  • Main trail will be improved with a paved 10-ft wide pathway and a 4-ft wide aggregate base shoulder to the east
  • Five connector trails to:

o   Stonegate Drive

o   Southport Town Center

o   Trinity Way

o   River City High School / City Recreation Center

o   Cherokee Road... Read More

Branch Libraries Closed Nov. 28 and 29 for Thanksgiving Holiday

(Woodland, CA) – All branches of the Yolo County Library will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 so staff may enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday with friends and family.  Library branches will re-open on the next day they are typically open.  The Yolo County Library’s administration and Archives & Records Center will also be closed on these days. 

Delivery of books and media on a “holds request” will be unavailable during the closures.  Likewise, books and media will not be scheduled to be due during this time.

Many library services will be available online as they always are, 24 hours a day.  Visit: www.yolocountylibrary.org to find online services, including e-books, databases and suggested reading lists, and to find typical library branch hours of operation.  Residents can also connect with the Yolo County Library on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/yolocountylibrary.org.

Request for Ideas for Future Uses of the Yolo County Courthouse

Yolo County has issued a Request for Ideas in an effort to solicit creative input regarding the future use of the Yolo County Courthouse.  When the Yolo Superior Court completes the construction of their new facility in 2015, the existing building and property will revert to the county for its use upon the court’s departure.  The Board of Supervisors recognizes this as an opportunity to consider alternative and innovative approaches to the reuse of the facility. 

Reduced Hours in Branch Libraries Oct. 14 and 28 for Staff Trainings

All branches of the Yolo County Library will have shortened hours on Monday, October 14 and Monday, October 28 so staff may attend system-wide training.  Branches will re-open on those days from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. if the branch is normally open on Mondays.  The Yolo County Library’s Central Services and Archives will also be affected.

“Library staff are committed to providing the most current, up-to-date library services, and to continuing to meet the high expectations of our Yolo County community,” said Yolo County Librarian Patty Wong.  “These trainings provide us with new information and the resources we need to continue to develop excellent library services for all Yolo County residents.”