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This house on the 400 block of Main Street was turned to charcoal in a matter of minutes just before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28. Multiple fire departments responded to the blaze, which broke out on the porch. The fire spread as far as the fences on the property lines, and fire fighters prevented the fire from spreading to nearby properties, which may have suffered smoke damage. Bystanders claimed to have heard ammunition exploding from the heat while the fire was blazing. The fire was contained in less than an hour, at approximately 5:30 p.m. At press time, it was unknown if there were any human injuries, but it was feared that a dog was inside the home. The house was a total loss.

Photo by Charles Wallace

 

Biasi, Loren
win city race


By DEBRA DeANGELO
Express editor
With the final ballots counted from the June 7 election, Winters voters elected Bill Biasi and Jesse Loren to the Winters City Council.
According to the Yolo County Elections website, which posted final, official returns on Tuesday afternoon on their website, Biasi received 984 votes, with 40.2 percent of the vote. Loren received 774 votes, with 31.6 percent. Incumbent Wade Cowan received 688 votes, with 28.1 percent of the vote.
The new council members will be sworn in at the July 5 council meeting.
Biasi’s election to the city council leaves a vacancy on the Winters Planning Commission, of which he served as chair. The city council will appoint a new commissioner to the vacancy at the July 5 meeting.
Of 3,368 registered Winters voters, 1,706 voted in the June 7 election, representing 50.7 percent of eligible voters.

 

 

 


The Winters Junior Little League District 64 TOC champions are, from left, (back) manager Jason Davis, coach Tom Hilskey, Ian Lopez, Ryan Stone, Brandon Gomez, Ruben Valencia II, Terence Boylan, Tison Burr and coach Ruben Valencia; (front) Andrew Del Rio, Tommy Guidici, Jaxson Davis, Jack Bratset and Tony Garcia. (Not pictured, Jason Drummond and Joe Mariani.)

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Junior All Star team
wins championship


By ERIC LUCERO
Express sports

It started with a victory over Dixon National and ended with a victory over Dixon American. The Winters Little League Junior All Star team went undefeated in the District 64 Tournament of Champions after an undefeated sea-son.
Winters hosted the tournament, which started on Saturday, June 11, and played their first game against Dixon National. With a first round victory, Winters played Dixon American and picked up another win, advancing them to the winners bracket of the championship game.
Winters had Monday off while they waited for the winner of the two Dixon teams to battle it out. Dixon American came out on top to advance to the championship game against Winters. . . .