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January 25, 2020


It is time to examine Yolo County foster care placements. Data reported by the California Child Welfare Indicators Project on foster care placements in Yolo County reveal some disturbing trends. 

Significant policy changes made by the Board of Supervisors in 2016 contr...

December 27, 2019


As I reflect back on the past year, I am proud of the important advancements we have made together for our people and our planet. Some of my highlights from 2019 are listed below.  I look forward to continued collaboration, innovation, and progress in the new y...

November 13, 2019


Last night I was honored to speak at a Yolo County "Home Is Here" gathering to support the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) program. Many thanks to the groups that organized this event. My remarks are below. I hope you will join me in taking action to...

July 30, 2019


The deadline to apply for the 2020 California Citizens Redistricting Commission is approaching. This commission will create new political boundaries for federal and state elected officials that best serve the people of California, not special interest groups. 


July 19, 2019

Welcome Sara Simmons!

I'm delighted to introduce our new Assistant Deputy, Sara Simmons. Sara is a Winters resident and is actively engaged in the community. She has worked with the Winters Joint Unified School District as a classroom volunteer and parent representative...

It is time to rethink juvenile justice in Yolo County and repurpose our underused juvenile hall. The Yolo County Board of Supervisors is currently considering a proposal to re-purpose our juvenile hall for 18 to 24 months. The proposal would include a contract with a n...

May 18, 2019

Meeting Details:
May 30th, 2019
5:30-7 PM

Location: Helen McLeod Thomson 600 A St. Conference Room, Davis CA 95616
Supervisor Saylor and Supervisor Provenza are hosting a community conversation on a proposal by county staff to repurpose the Yolo County Juven...

February 5, 2019


Yolo County is developing the 2020 Strategic Plan and we want to know what’s important to you! Your input is vital and will help inform the County of the community’s interests and priorities.

The County will be hosting a number of community meetings and tablin...

November 21, 2018


As we gather with our friends and families this week, I want to pause and share a note of thanks. I am thankful for the many helping hands and open hearts that serve our community. We come together to serve those in need. This is the Yolo Way.

My thankful li...

October 25, 2018


Save the Date! Please join me on January 24, 2019 to gather as a community and help a local non-profit.  What started as a small gathering with homemade soup has grown into an annual event that I look forward to every year. Good Cause. Delicious Soup. Grea...

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