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Woodland’s Hjerpe, Pioneer’s Barr sign National Letters of Intent

Hjerpe established himself as one of the best pitchers in the state in 2018. The 6’2″ left-hander posted a .78 ERA and struck out 128 batters in 53 2/3 innings while allowing just six earned runs last season. Hjerpe also played Area Code ball, a tournament financed by Major League Baseball to give s

WOODLAND DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2018-11-15 23:41:22

Smoke Alert: Davis Air Quality Unhealthy For Everyone

DAVIS, CA — A smoke alert and "Don't Light Tonight" advisories are in place Thursday and Friday for Davis and Yolo County as well as for Dixon, Rio Vista and Vacaville in Solano County as drift smoke from the Camp Fire in Butte County continues to affect the region. Officials with the Yolo-Solano Ai

PATCH - 2018-11-15 21:27:56

Woodland firefighters distribute breathing masks

Woodland air quality is expected to remain unhealthy through at least this weekend, according to forecasts, so firefighters are now distributing masks to those who need them.

WOODLAND DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2018-11-14 16:36:07

Classes canceled for Friday at Winters, Yolo County schools over air quality concerns

In making this critical decision, the leaders of Yolo County schools weighed numerous factors, taking into consideration the safety of students and staff and the best interest of individual communities.

WINTERSEXPRESS.COM - 2018-11-16 00:08:48

Woodland residents receive Heritage Home Awards

Erika Bumgardner, a senior planner for the city, who assists the Historical Preservation Commission, noted the awards have been given out since 1989, in recognition of a home’s aesthetic or historically significant contribution to Woodland’s residential architecture and to recognize homes that have

WOODLAND DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2018-11-15 17:31:57

California's Deadliest Fire Now Blocking Sun; Temps Drop By 10 Degrees As "Hazardous" Air Chokes Residents

The smoke from the Camp Fire, which has burned 140,000 acres, claimed at least 56 lives, and is 40% contained, is so bad that anyone in the cities of Chico or Gridley who venture outdoors without a surgical-grade respirator are putting themselves in danger, according toBloomberg.

ZEROHEDGE.COM - 2018-11-15 16:00:00

‘This is not normal.’ To identify Camp Fire remains, Sacramento coroner faces around-the-clock challenge

As victims from the devastating Camp Fire in Butte County are recovered by search teams, the remains are loaded into body bags, then taken by hearse to refrigerated trucks.

SAN LUIS OBISPO TRIBUNE - 2018-11-15 13:07:00

Trump To Visit California To Console Fire Victims

LOS ANGELES, CA — President Donald Trump will visit California Saturday to comfort victims of the catastrophic wildfires that took dozens of lives and destroyed hundreds of homes, the White House announced Thursday.

PATCH - 2018-11-15 21:28:05

Camp Fire missing persons list now tops 630, with 63 dead and more bodies being found | The Sacramento Bee

The Camp Fire that erupted a week ago in Butte County had two separate ignition points, Cal Fire said Thursday night, and the resulting conflagration has now killed at least 63 people and left 631 still missing. Cal Fire gave no further details about the ignition points or cause of the blaze, which

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-11-15 18:18:00

Audit cites flaws in costly California bullet train project

FILE - This Feb. 26, 2015 file photo shows a full-scale mock-up of a high-speed train, displayed at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. An audit released by the State Auditor on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, faults the High-Speed Rail Authority for starting construction of the project before it completed c

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-11-15 21:11:23

Why Sac health officials recommend not canceling class over poor air quality

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- After Sacramento State University and UC Davis decided to close campus due to poor air quality, several parents reached out to ABC10 to ask, "Why weren't grade schools canceling class?" Officials with Sacramento City Unified School District, Elk Grove Unified School District, a

ABC10.COM - 2018-11-15 02:10:00

Woodland Library accepting food to pay off fines

Find a library book under your bed? Forget to bring a DVD back on time? Now is your chance to clear your library fines while helping others by donating food to people in need during Woodland Public Library’s Food for Fines program.


Froste found guilty in murder of two teens

Jurors, who had deliberated four full days and reached their verdicts late Thursday afternoon, also convicted the 27-year-old Knights Landing man of kidnapping charges in connection with the teens’ 2016 disappearances and presumed deaths.


Jury convicts man of murder in case of missing teens

The verdict against David Froste, 27, of Knights Landing was unsealed and read aloud in courtroom Tuesday, prompting audible gasps and loud cheers from the family members of the teenagers at the center of the case.


Fire department says six arson fires were set in Woodland on Monday morning

One fire, at 115 Main Street, threatened the building there but was extinguished with only damage to the exterior paint and the sign on the front of the business, the release said. The fire triggered a one-alarm response because it threatened the building, and units responded from the Willow Oak, UC


Drone video shows Camp fire destruction in Paradise

Drone video by theSacramento Beeshows the devastation left by the Camp fire, the deadliest, most destructive wildfire in California history.

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-11-14 19:25:00

After student backlash, UC Davis reverses decision and closes campus due to smoke; Sac State also closed

The campus will now be closed for the day with the exception of health care facilities, including UC Davis hospitals, care clinics and the Student Health and Wellness center,UC Davis announced Wednesday morning.


UC Davis Re-Opens Its Classes For Wednesday Prompting Angry Response From ASUCD

UC Davis issued a statement at 9 pm on Tuesday evening announcing that “After consulting with our UC Davis health and fire experts and monitoring updated guidance from other public health experts regarding air quality, UC Davis classes will resume on Wednesday, Nov. 14; however, all outdoor physical

DAVISVANGUARD.ORG - 2018-11-14 12:10:48

Holiday ‘meal kids’ distributed in Woodland on Saturday

In all, there will be 2,000 kits provided at locations ranging from Woodland to Clarksburg, Knights Landing, the Capay Valley, Dunnigan, West Sacramento and elsewhere. Many of the “kits” started going out on Wednesday and continued through Friday.


Camp Fire: The local police and firefighters who responded to the deadliest wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. -- Fire crews and resources from around the region responded, some within hours, to the call for mutual aid to what would eventually become the deadliest fire in California history.

ABC10.COM - 2018-11-14 23:00:33