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S&P Raises Yolo County Rating to A-

S&P Raises Yolo County Rating to A-

The international bond rating agency, Standard & Poor's (S&P), recently raised its long-term rating for Yolo County’s general obligation debt from BBB+ to A- and indicated that the outlook is stable. 

In their report, dated February 25, 2014, S&P notes that the upgrade reflects their opinion of Yolo County's recently improved finances after the county addressed fiscal imbalances seen in past years.  The rating is based on S&P’s opinion of the following factors for Yolo County:

Yolo Broadband Strategic Plan – We want to hear from you!

As part of a countywide strategic planning initiative to formulate a long term sustainable broadband plan, the Yolo Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) is seeking feedback from Yolo County businesses and residents concerning their broadband needs and services via a survey posted on www.yolocounty.org.   

As more of our daily lives are carried out online, access to affordable and reliable broadband Internet service is important to the future of the Yolo County community.  The countywide region (including the cities of Davis, West Sacramento, Winters and Woodland, and all the unincorporated communities and rural areas within Yolo County) is embarking on a collaborative broadband Internet planning study to determine how to best ensure that Yolo County businesses, residents and community anchors have access to affordable, reliable broadband Internet service that will meet their long-term needs.

Community Radio Studio Remodeled, Hope for New FM Station Soon

Community Radio Studio Remodeled, Hope for New FM Station Soon

While “The Voice” radio producers eagerly await word on Access Sacramento’s application with the FCC for approval to launch a new Low-Power FM radio station in midtown, their anticipation for even quicker improvements has already come true.

Radio Coordinator Shane Carpenter has completed ordering equipment for a full-remodel of Studio Two, with additional enhancements to upgrade elements of Studio One as well.

Hundreds of Opportunities at Sacramento’s last 2013 Job Fair!

Hundreds of Opportunities at Sacramento’s last 2013 Job Fair!

Sacramento’s 17th Annual Career Expo will feature a variety of job opportunities from public and private-sector organizations, plus free expert advice on resume reviews. For more information, visit JobJournal.com or call 888-THE-JOBS (843-5627).

WHAT:      Sacramento’s 17th Annual Career Expo

WHERE:   Masonic Temple building, 1123 J Street

WHEN:      Tuesday, December 10th, noon – 4pm

WHO:        Some of the employers hiring include:

County of Sacramento, Planar Monolithics Industries, CarMax,

Sheri Del Torchio Joins Community 1st Bank as Assistant Vice President/Credit Analyst

Sheri Del Torchio Joins Community 1st Bank as Assistant Vice President/Credit Analyst

Community 1st Bank announced today that Sheri Del Torchio has been named Assistant Vice President, Credit Analyst. She has 12 years of experience in multiple roles in banking within the Sacramento region. Del Torchio comes to Community 1st Bank after working the past three years with Umpqua Bank in Roseville as an Assistant Relationship Manager for the real estate owned (REO) department. Community 1st Bank has branches in downtown Auburn at 649 Lincoln Way, and in Roseville at 2250 Douglas Boulevard.

As a credit analyst at Community 1st Bank, Del Torchio will be responsible for gathering and analyzing credit information on current and potential borrowers; determine the advisability of granting credit, and assist loan officers in writing loan requests.