Friday, December 26, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
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BRIEFS: Teen bicyclist hurt when struck by car

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November 19, 2010 |

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A Davis teen was hospitalized Thursday morning after being hit by a car on Pole Line Road, according to police reports.

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The 17-year-old boy was biking northbound in the southbound lane of Pole Line Road just north of Fifth Street when he was hit by a car exiting a driveway at 619 Pole Line Road, Sgt. Paul Doroshov said. The accident occur-red at about 7:40 a.m.

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The teen, who was wearing a helmet, suffered moderate injuries and was taken to the UC Davis Medical Center for treatment. The driver, identified as 20-year-old Preeti Grewal of Davis, was not hurt, though both the car and bike sustained minor damage, Doroshov said.

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Santa Claus is going to have a full house

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Breakfast with Santa tickets are sold out, organizers announced Thursday. The event, sponsored by the Davis Odd Fellows Lodge, will take place Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Odd Fellows Hall.

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The event is a Davis holiday tradition. Kids and their parents — three seatings worth! — enjoy a full breakfast and meet Santa Claus and his elves. Children also receive a goodie bag.

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Cuts force county offices to close

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Some Yolo County offices will be closed next week due to budget cuts.

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The departments of human resources, health, and planning and public works will be closed all week. Additionally, all Yolo County offices, including branch libraries, will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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A calendar of county department closures for 2010-11 is available at http://www.yolocounty.org (go to Hot Topics > Department Closures).

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Celebrate holiday with your pet

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Woodland Veterinary Hospital invites owners and their pets to take a stroll down Candy Cane Lane on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 2 to 5 p.m. at 445 Matmor Road, Woodland.

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There will be an elves\’ workshop, reindeer stalls, a gingerbread lounge, a raffle contest, treats to sample and an opportunity to take a photo with Santa Claus and a pet.

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Donations to the vet hospital\’s stray animal fund are appreciated.

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Brain Gym keeps your mind sharp

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Atria Covell Gardens challenges Davis\’ senior citizens to get their minds moving and participate in weekly Brain Gymnasium sessions at the local senior living community at 1111 Alvarado Ave.

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Brain Gymnasium was created by Michael Hirsch, who has led sessions at Atria Covell Gardens for six years. The sessions help to counteract the natural effects of aging, including memory loss. The exercises focus on strengthening the brain through various techniques, including puzzles and brain-teasing activities.

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Sessions meet at 6:30 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays. All are free and open to all seniors. Call (530) 756-0700 to reserve a seat.

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Sutter seeks gift shop volunteers

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The Sutter Davis Hospital Auxiliary needs volunteers to work in the gift shop.

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“If you\’re interested in retail sales, we\’re interested in you,” a spokeswoman says.

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All volunteers are given a background check, TB tests and on-the-job training. Find out more by calling the hospital information desk at (530) 759-7485, or visit http://sutterdavis.org/about/auxiliary.html.

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For more information, call Nancy Hardaker, auxiliary president at (530) 753-3183.

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Art Center offers ethnic dance class

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The Davis Art Center offers an ongoing class in traditional ethnic dance from around the world on Sundays from 7 to 9 p.m.

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The class is suitable for beginning through advanced students. After class, dances by request continue from 9 to 10 p.m.

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This class is taught by members of the Davis International Folk Dancers. Payment is by dance card, and first-time visitors are admitted free. Soft-soled dance shoes are required.

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For more information, stop by the Art Center at 1919 F St., call (530) 756-4100 or visit http://barkend.com/davis_folkdance/dfd_home.shtml.

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Market searches for local musicians

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The Davis Farmers Market is looking for Davis community musical groups who would like to perform holiday music at the Saturday markets on Dec. 4, 11 and 18. Groups can perform for 30 minutes or one hour, and can sign up to perform for one date or all three.

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Interested groups can call Davis Farmers Market office at (530) 756-1695 or e-mail dfmpr@dcn.org to sign up.

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