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Back-to-Back Grand Openings of Two Parks in Spring Lake Neighborhood

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The City of Woodland, along with several partners, is hosting park grand openings of newly-constructed parks Rick Gonzalez, Sr. Park and Spring Lake Park on April 24 & 26.


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3rd Annual Touch-A-Truck @ the Library

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Saturday, April 28th will mark the third year of the amazing Touch-a-Truck event at the Woodland Public Library. Touch-a-Truck will be held from 11 am to 1 pm in the parking lot of the library at 250 First Street in Woodland, with vehicles loading in during the hour before. We will have many favorites from years past as well as new additions like a sleeper cab with trailer from Tony’s Fine Foods, a hearse from Kraft Brothers, and a model of a Star Wars TIE fighter that was built by Gerlinger Steel and Supply. Families will be able to get up close to everything, and even go on or in most of the vehicles!

This event is free to the public. The library’s main parking lot, along with North and First Street next to the library, will be closed for the event, but parking will be available on the west side of College Street and in the lots by the Rose Garden. We hope to see you there!


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Woodland Public Library ‘Science and Society’ continues discussion of GMOs

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The Woodland Public Library Science and Society Discussion Series returns with Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, and a viewing of “Food Evolution”.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 6:00 – 8:00PM

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What are GMOs? Are GMO foods safe? The public is invited to the April 25 session of the Woodland Public Library’s Science and Society Discussion Series to consider these important questions. This session is the second part of the ‘Food Science’ segment of the monthly discussion series. It will feature a presentation of the documentary ‘Food Evolution’, followed by Q&A and discussion, in the library’s 745.5 Square One, 250 First St., on Wednesday, April 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. The moderators will be Dr. Alison van Eenennaam, Ph.D., UC Davis Cooperative Extension Specialist, and special guest Nassib Mugwanya, Outreach Officer at Uganda Biosciences Information Center. Mugwanya will be able to provide a first-hand account of farming in Uganda, one of the countries highlighted in the documentary.


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Contest for 4th of July National Anthem Singer

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The City of Woodland and RDM Entertainment and Audio Visual Rentals are holding a contest for a National Anthem singer for the annual July 4th Fireworks show. All residents, young and old, residing in the Woodland city limits or attending Woodland Joint Unified School District schools are eligible to enter. The winner must be able to perform on July 4, 2018.


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Commit2Fit 30-Day Challenge

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The City of Woodland is kicking off April with a 30-day challenge. Commit2Fit is a citywide fitness imitiative aimed to increase physical activity and promote a healthy lifestyle.


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Residential Organics Recycling is Here!

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Beginning March 1, 2018, Woodland residents that subscribe to green waste services through Waste Management can now put food scraps and food-soiled paper in the same cart as green waste and lawn clippings. Green waste carts (the carts with the brown lids) are now “organics” carts and will be collected the same as before—weekly and on the same day as trash and recycling.


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County Fair Mall Retrofit Charrette Report

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In collaboration with the City’s Community Development Department, the Congress for the New Urbanism California Chapter (CNUCA) team was asked to render a professional, New Urbanist plan on how to retrofit the County Fair Mall. This report destails the three-step process, presents a compelling vision, and educates residents and local stakeholders on the issues and possible solutions for implementing the Project. Please click here to see the full report.


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Yolo County District Attorney Citizens Academy 2017

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The Yolo County District Attorney's Office in partnership with all local law enforcement to host Citizens Academy 2017. This course is designed to educate the public and improve relationships between the diverse communities and the Yolo County Justice System.


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Kentucky Avenue Widening and Complete Streets Project

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This week, city staff received Caltrans and Federal authorization to proceed with construction on the Kentucky Avenue Project. Staff is finalizing the project documents for bid advertisement late September/early October with bid opening anticipated in November. Construction of public utility improvements and private utility relocations are anticipated to begin by November 2016 with the roadway widening and reconstruction work to begin in spring 2017. The project is estimated to be complete by December 2018. More information is available by clicking here.


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The City of Woodland Public Safety Special Needs Alert Program

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In its continual endeavor to provide better service to the residents of the City of Woodland, the Woodland Public Safety Department has created the SNAP Program. The Special Needs Alert Program (SNAP), assists First Responders (Police and Fire) to be more responsive during emergencies to residents of the City of Woodland with special needs.


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