Governor furloughs state employees to save money
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Governor furloughs state employees to save money

Many state employees are not pleased with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's plan to give them several…

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Local hospital mortality rates high for some conditions
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Local hospital mortality rates high for some conditions

A recent report comparing California hospitals' inpatient mortality rates for certain treatments was a mixed…

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How capitalism didn’t fail
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How capitalism didn’t fail

Something has been lost. Populist sentiment is on the rise. The public's confidence in America's…

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Yolo County in violation of EPA standards
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Yolo County in violation of EPA standards

Most of Yolo County does not meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's national ambient air…

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Athletes risk more than they might imagine
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Athletes risk more than they might imagine

Athletes who get concussions could be in for more than a couple days of headache.…

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USPS proposes cutting delivery to five days a week
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USPS proposes cutting delivery to five days a week

Global warming will continue for a millennium, study says
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Global warming will continue for a millennium, study says

The fight against global warming will not be brief. While scientists weren't expecting Earth to…

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POLICE BRIEFS
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POLICE BRIEFS

TUESDAY   But it wasn't a hot day? A homeless person was cooking something on…

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State stops writing checks for social services
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State stops writing checks for social services

After 18 months of looking for work, Woodland resident James Edwards is down but not…

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Yolo County could dump polling booths for mail ballots
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Yolo County could dump polling booths for mail ballots

Memories of getting an "I voted" sticker, hanging up a U.S. flag, entering the voting…

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Obama backs stricter regulations in Calif. car emissions
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Obama backs stricter regulations in Calif. car emissions

Has change really come? Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and the California legislature seem to think so.

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Public input keeps lap swim, free hoops alive for now
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Public input keeps lap swim, free hoops alive for now

City Council members know they have to make cuts. They just don't want to make…

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Gottschalks declares bankruptcy, searches for buyer
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Gottschalks declares bankruptcy, searches for buyer

Gottschalks, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection under the Chapter 11 law. The company plans to…

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National salmonella outbreak traced to peanuts
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National salmonella outbreak traced to peanuts

A batch of contaminated peanuts was the source of a nationwide salmonella outbreak, causing dozens…

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UCD law professor files Prop 8 amicus brief
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UCD law professor files Prop 8 amicus brief

By this summer, California Supreme Court judges will determine the fate of same-sex marriages performed…

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