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Mango Madness

Mango Madness

Paige Schilt

Psst. Hey kid…didya ever try…a mango?

Just between you and me, right now Whole Foods Market stores are loaded with peak-season Ataulfo mangoes from Mexico. One taste of these sweet, silky fruits and you might just become addicted.

Watch our video about the mango madness that’s sweeping the nation.

 

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You don’t need much to get the most from mangoes, but it helps to know the lingo. The sides of a mango are called “cheeks.” A mature mango should have full cheeks and “shoulders” that rise above the beginning of the stem... Read More

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Public Health & Wellness Fair April 10

Public Health & Wellness Fair April 10

In celebration of National Public Health Week, April 7-14, the Yolo County Health Department invites the community to attend this year’s Public Health & Wellness Fair on Thursday April 10 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., at 137 N. Cottonwood Street in Woodland.

This free, family-friendly event includes bike helmet fittings and traffic safety games, car seat inspections, blood pressure screenings, healthy eating activities and food samples, Sidewalk CPR activities, rides on the smoothie bike, and much more.  Residents are encouraged to walk, bike, stroll or roll over to the fair and find out how public health services in Yolo County can help make America the healthiest nation in one generation.

“Join us April 10 to find out how you can take preventive measures, both big and small, in your families, neighborhoods, workplaces and schools to live longer and healthier lives,” said Yolo County Board of Supervisors Chair Don Saylor.

Police investigating fatal stabbing in Woodland


SACRAMENTO – Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a person in Woodland Tuesday.

Woodland Police Department spokesman Brett Hancock said officers were dispatched to a report of a physical altercation and stabbing on the 600 block of Elm St. at approximately 10:40 p.m. Upon arrival, they located a person suffering a stab wound and immediately called for medical aid.

The stabbing victim was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators from the Woodland Police Department and the Yolo County Coroner's Office then responded to take over the investigation, Hancock said.

The victim's identity was withheld pending notification of kin.

No information was provided on a possible suspect.

Trauma-Informed System of Care

Trauma-Informed System of Care

In February, Yolo County’s Positive Youth Justice: Yolo Youth In Focus Collaboration hosted four free training sessions on Trauma-Informed Care for Youth for nearly 200 community members who work with youth.  Seeking Safety/Treatment Innovations conducted the trainings for participants from a variety law and justice, child welfare, treatment and youth serving departments and agencies, as well as court and school officials.  This training was provided under the Positive Youth Justice Initiative planning grant, which was directly funded by Sierra Health Foundation.

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Free DIY Furniture Plans: How to Build a Storagepalooza Storage Bin

Free DIY Furniture Plans: How to Build a Storagepalooza Storage Bin

Showcase: Built From These PlansI am so honored each and every time one of you fine friends builds from these very plans! If you have built this piece, please take a moment and showcase your build! We are dying to see your fabulous hard work!

A great way to store those toys both little and big! You can stack these units up by two or three and add that much more storage to your space. When in doubt always go vertical! You can view our other plans for stylish storage options and plans for coordinating children's furniture too! Xx... Rayan

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Leading earthquake research lab at UC Davis


DAVIS, Calif. – Researchers at UC Davis say Monday morning's earthquake in Los Angeles is a reminder of the imporatance of their work.

The university is home to the Center for Geotechnical Modeling and the largest geotechnical centrifuge in the United States.

Yolo County soccer coach sentenced for molesting boys


SACRAMENTO - A Yolo County man who coached youth soccer was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday after pleading no contest to molesting five boys.

Cristan Rooms, 32, pleaded to 12 counts of sexual assault, the Yolo County District Attorney's Office reported. The molestations took place from 2007 through 2011.

The D.A.'s. office said the crimes came to light when a mother of one of the victims received a sexually explicit text message from Rooms and contacted the Yolo County Sheriff's Department.