Northern California county ends youth immigrant contract
WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California county is ending its decade-old contract with the federal government to house troubled immigrant children.
Valedictorians focus speech on climate change
WOODLAND PARK, N.J. (AP) — Climate change and how to curb it is the most important issue on the minds of young Americans — an issue that will likely influence their vote.
All-green woodland gardens can provide serenity
All-green gardens are becoming popular again as the centerpieces of monochromatic landscaping. The designs are appealing and restive, driven as they are by massed ferns, moss, leaves, bark,...
Column: Score not the measure of when US Open is a good test
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The leaderboard next to the 18th green at the U.S. Open again was filled with red numbers under par.
Fox posts highest US Open ratings since 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) — This year's U.S. Open was the most watched since Fox started televising the event in 2015.
Nielsen ratings show Sunday's final round averaged 7.31 million viewers and...
Analysis: Woodland gets his game-winning shot at US Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The stage was among the best in the land. Thousands were watching him. Victory was in his grasp. Gary Woodland didn't just dream of such a moment, he genuinely expected...
Playing favorites: Woodland’s 3 shots get him a US Open win
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Very soon, Gary Woodland will be a father of three, and odds are he'll answer the same way about the kids as he will about the three shots that cemented him as a U.S....
Column: You got this! Amy and the US Open champion
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — From her perch in front of a TV in Florida, Amy Bockerstette had no doubt.
How could she, after she and Gary Woodland had come this far together.
Woodland denies history with US Open title at Pebble Beach
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — In front of Gary Woodland was a 263-yard shot to the scariest green on any par 5 at Pebble Beach, especially with a U.S. Open on the line. Behind him by one shot on the...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Here's a look at three memorable shots from the par-3 17th hole at Pebble Beach during the U.S. Open.
Koepka makes US Open history, but no 3 in a row
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Brooks Koepka brought his 'A' game to Pebble Beach on Sunday, hoping it would be good enough to make history.
Gary Woodland wins US Open at Pebble Beach
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland denied Brooks Koepka's bold bid at history with two clutch shots and made U.S. Open memories of his own, starting with that silver trophy in his hands at...
US Open at a glance
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — WINNER: Gary Woodland shot a 2-under 69 to win his first career major with a final score of 13-under 271, the lowest in six U.S. Opens played at Pebble...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on final round of the U.S. Open (all times local):
Gary Woodland has captured the U.S. Open, overcoming the back-nine pressure at...
Woodland takes 1-shot lead over Rose in US Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland hit a shank and a chunk and both times made par, and he made a birdie from a deep divot in the fairway. Such moments, even on a Saturday, can go a long...
US Open at a glance
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A brief look at the third round Saturday at the U.S. Open:
LEADING: Gary Woodland shot 2-under 69 to get to 11 under for the tournament and give him the lead...
Johnson, Spieth and McIlroy spend day in neutral at US Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Dustin Johnson stayed in neutral. Rory McIlroy barely budged. Jordan Spieth went backward.
For three players with seven major titles between them, Moving Day at...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):
Gary Woodland will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the U.S. Open.
Woodland sets himself up for the weekend at US Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — An impossible par from the rough. An improbable birdie from a divot.
If Gary Woodland can handle whatever comes his way this weekend as well as he did Friday, he...
Woodland gouges out a birdie and leads by 2 at US Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland figured the toughest part of his test in the U.S. Open was over Friday at Pebble Beach.
From a thick patch of rough between the bunker and the edge...
US Open at a glance
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A brief look at the second round Friday at the U.S. Open:
LEADING: Gary Woodland shot 6-under 65 to get to 9 under for the tournament and join Tiger Woods and...
Key hole at US Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A look at the key hole Friday in the first round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach:
McIlroy overcomes mini meltdown to stay close at US Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Rory McIlroy is sticking around for the weekend at the U.S. Open for a change.
After missing the cut the past three years, McIlroy is firmly in the mix at Pebble...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (all times local):
Patrick Reed survived to play the weekend at the U.S. Open, but...
LOOMIS, Calif. (AP) — A rare, all-white fawn has been found and rescued in Northern California by a truck driver who delivered the animal to a rescue center.
LOOMIS, Calif. (AP) — A white fawn has been rescued in northern California by a truck driver who delivered the rare animal to a rescue center.
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RIGHT AT HOME: Deer and reindeer motifs for the holidays
Booths at this year's gift and decor trade fairs featured lots of deer and reindeer motifs — some specifically for the holidays and others to leave up and enjoy after the festive season is over.
Incorporating the woodland icon into your home decor can be a fun departure from an otherwise luxe and elegant holiday aesthetic.
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Would-be California serial killer will remain in prison
WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — A man who killed an elderly Northern California couple when he was 15 and told authorities he dreamed of being a serial killer won't be freed from prison.
The Sacramento Bee says a Yolo County judge ruled Wednesday that Daniel Marsh will continue to serve a 52-years-to-life sentence for the 2013 killings in Davis.
Idaho and California men killed in Wyoming crash
MOORCROFT, Wyo. (AP) — A motorcycle collided with a car in northeast Wyoming, killing the drivers of both vehicles.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol says the accident occurred about 8:30 p.m. Friday on U.S. 16 near Moorcroft in Crook County.
KTWO-AM in Casper reports that the patrol identified the victims as 43-year-old Michael Sumner, of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and 27-year-old Theron Harder of Woodland, California.
Northern California county retains youth immigrant contract
WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — Officials in a Northern California county accepted more than $2 million in additional money from the federal government Tuesday after a more than two-hour debate over whether the county had a moral duty to cease housing troubled immigrant children amid increased scrutiny and controversy surrounding such facilities.
The Yolo County Board of Supervisors will use the $2.25 million through January to hire nine more employees at its juvenile detention facility.
WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Yolo County's detention of immigrant youth (all times local):
Officials in a Northern California county are accepting more than $2 million in additional money from the federal government to continue housing troubled immigrant children.
Yolo County supervisors voted 3-1 Tuesday to use the money to hire more employees at its juvenile detention facility, three months after the county's probation chief recommended ending the program.
Send in the goats: Portugal goes low-tech to beat wildfires
MOITA DA GUERRA, Portugal (AP) — Unaware that time is short, more than 200 brown-and-white goats slowly munch their way through the thick undergrowth that covers the hills of southern Portugal.
Squinting against the sun's glare, Daniel Fernandes, a 61-year-old goatherd, whistles and makes clicking noises to direct his animals across the ridges where they can fill their bellies on the dense vegetation.
4 arrested in disappearance of 2 teens missing since 2016
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Four men including two brothers were charged with murder Monday, nearly two years after the mysterious disappearances of two California teenagers who told their parents they were leaving for a while but never returned home.
One of the Sacramento-area four, 18-year-old Jesus Campos of Woodland, California, has been charged in juvenile court because he was a minor at the time, said Jonathan Raven, Yolo County's chief deputy district attorney.
WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on missing teens (all times local):
Prosecutors in California's Yolo County have charged a fourth man in the deaths of two teenagers in 2016, and say one of the four was a juvenile at the time of the slayings.
Charges filed Monday add 27-year-old David Ashley Froste of to murder charges previously announced against 18-year-old Jesus Campos of Woodland, and 21-year-olds Chandale Shannon of Winters and Jonathan Froste.
Couple Produce Children’s Books With A Message — And Help From Their Kids
CLARKS SUMMIT — The story — and stories — of Woodland Way are all about family.
Sarah Dawgert and Jim McVety started the borough-based children’s book publishing company in 2014, inspired by birthday gifts their children received from Dawgert’s sister, Catherine.
CLARKS SUMMIT — The story — and stories — of Woodland Way are all about family. Sarah Dawgert and Jim McVety started the borough-based children’s book publishing company in 2014, inspired by birthday gifts their children received from Dawgert’s sister, Catherine. She authored and illustrated books and gave them to her nieces and nephews as special presents. The couple are parents to three children and by that point, had read children’s books thousands of times, some of them incredible works,...
Court docs: Speedometer in Woodland family’s car ‘pinned’ at 90 mph in deadly California crash
The speedometer in the car of a Woodland family who died in a crash on the California coastline was "pinned" at 90 mph, indicating to officers the vehicle was running and in motion just prior to hitting the rocks below, according to court documents.
A search warrant was served at the home of Jennifer Jean Hart and Sarah Margaret Hart on Thursday.
WOODLAND, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on a family presumed dead after their SUV plummeted off a California highway (all times local):
Authorities in Washington state are searching the home of a family of eight who are presumed dead after their SUV plunged off a California cliff.
Free-spirited family raised some worries before cliff crash
WOODLAND, Wash. (AP) — They were known as the Hart Tribe, a free-spirited family of two women and their six adopted children who raised their own food, took spontaneous road trips and traveled to festivals and other events, offering free hugs and promoting unity.
Their final journey ended not in hugs all around but in tragedy.
Minnesota trouble in history of family that plunged from Calif. cliff
A Washington state couple who along with their six children plunged from a cliff this week while driving in northern California had lived in western Minnesota in recent years, according court records.
The married couple, Sarah M. Hart and Jennifer E. Hart, lived in Alexandria, Minn., where Sarah was charged in late 2010 with malicious punishment of a child and domestic assault.
The Latest: Neighbors reported family before cliff crash
MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a family who died when their SUV plunged off a cliff in California (all times local):
A Washington state couple who lived next door to a family whose SUV plunged off a California cliff say they called authorities because they were concerned that one of the children was going hungry.
Sweep targets street gang directed from California prison
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities arrested 31 people Wednesday who they said are connected to a violent, drug-running multi-state street gang directed from inside one of California's most notorious prisons.
The massive sweep by more than 750 law enforcement federal, state and local officers netted 29 suspects on drug and weapons charges across 10 Northern California counties.
Two others were arrested in Pittsburgh and the Medford, Oregon, area.
Woman’s body found a week after sister killed in crash
WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — Police say the body of a Northern California woman reported missing a day after her sister was killed in a car crash has been found and her ex-boyfriend is a suspect in her killing.
The body of 21-year-old Karen Garcia was found Sunday in her car in a store's parking lot. Police say her ex-boyfriend, Salvador Garcia, became a suspect after investigators found blood evidence at the Williams apartment they shared before breaking up and in his car.
6 dead after wrong-way crash on Northern California highway
WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say six people have been killed in a crash caused by a wrong-way driver on a Northern California highway.
The California Highway Patrol says it received calls around 12:30 a.m. Sunday about a Chevrolet heading south in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Woodland.
The CHP says the 2013 Chevrolet with only the female driver inside collided with a Dodge carrying five people about 20 miles northwest of Sacramento. Both vehicles were engulfed in flames.
Dad of infant found dead by river sentenced to 6 years
WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — The father of an infant found dead near a Northern California river has been sentenced to six years in state prison.
The Yolo County District Attorney's Office says Frank Rees was sentenced Tuesday to four years for child endangerment, one year for involuntary manslaughter and one year for giving methamphetamine to his son's mother.
He pleaded no contest last month under a plea deal.
Dad sentenced after infant found dead near California river
WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — The father of an infant found dead near a Northern California river has pleaded guilty to child endangerment, manslaughter and drug charges for his role in his son's death.
Frank Rees was days away from trial when he agreed Tuesday to a deal with prosecutors in Yolo County. The Sacramento Bee reports Rees will serve six years in state prison with the plea.
Federal officials recommend fining NJ transit system
WOODLAND PARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal inspector has recommended imposing a fine on New Jersey's public transportation system as it falls behind on installing a mandatory safety system.
A Federal Railroad Administration inspection report on June 12, reviewed by The Record (https://njersy.co/2eM2Ab6 ), recommended federal officials fine NJ Transit for the delay in installing positive train control. The fine could be from $500 to $25,000.