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Entrepreneurial Davis kids turn kitchen scraps into a business

Kids love to make money — lemonade stands, newspaper delivery, baby-sitting and bake sales can generate valuable life experience as well as small profits. But for Hannah and Rockwell Lybbert, their entrepreneurial spirit branched beyond the classic summer lemonade stand into a thriving, Earth-friendly service called Aggie Village Compost Service that helps unite their neighborhood […]

What do you think? What’s your reaction to the Supreme Court’s ruling on Prop. 8?

Michael Street tattoo artist, Sacramento: “It’s about time. You’re supposed to separate church and state.” Paul Grench retired, Davis: “My reaction’s positive. I would have liked to see a decision based more on merit, but for now, this may be the best we can do.” Sarah Douglas personal assistant, Davis: “Yay!” Sheila Golden graduate student, […]

What do you think? What’s your reaction to this week’s homicide arrest?

Jacob Lewis student, Kaneohe, Hawaii: “It’s just something you don’t think of, someone that age. It’s shocking.” Pat Jiles disabled, Sacramento: “I think he needs education and reform. They need to look into it more. Automatically charging him as an adult is wrong. They need to do more investigation.” Laurie Glover UC Davis lecturer, Davis: […]

Pence Gallery hosts 24th annual Community Hang-Up

The Pence Gallery invites artists 18 years of age or older to participate in its 24th annual Community Hang-Up exhibit. This non-juried exhibition, on view from July 12 to Aug. 18, features artwork in a variety of media, including sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, textiles and more. The Pence Gallery is hosting a public reception from […]

What in the world are those? Whymcyles!

Davis is a famously cycling-obsessed town, but resident Peter Wm. Wagner goes above and beyond in his passion for wheels. His hobby is building hundreds of fanciful cycling creations called Whymcycles. The Whymcycles vary hugely in form, ranging from tiny child-sized handcycles to a 7-foot-tall German wheel. They’re made from materials as diverse as their […]

University Honda

University Honda’s owner, Doug Malinoff, believes living in the town where he does business makes a difference in the world of car sales. “Living locally, seeing people on a regular basis, that is our No. 1 goal — taking care of the customers,” Malinoff says. “We go out of our way to make sure the […]

Fleet Feet

J.D. Denton describes Davis Fleet Feet as a “true mom-and-pop store.” Fleet Feet is a genuine family-run business: Every member of the family pitches in to help out. Although the Davis Fleet Feet store is part of a nationwide family of stores that was founded in Sacramento in 1976, each store is independently owned and […]

Dog in training: Neffa ‘graduates’ to next level

* Editor’s note: This is the last in a series about Davis resident Mikaela Zufelt’s experience training an assistance dog. Earlier stories describing Neffa’s training were published in December and April. On May 18, Neffa went off to college. Neffa’s experience won’t involve dorms, midterm exams and football games. Instead, the Canine Companions for Independence dog-in-training left his […]

UCD student’s goal is to do it at a record clip

Jester Jersey, a third-year student at UC Davis, has a goal common to many in this community: helping raise money for Davis schools. Jersey, however, has a different idea in mind than traditional fundraisers — he is planning to create a world record-breaking chain of paper clips. He’ll raise money through individual and business sponsors, […]

What do you think: Which Davis City Council candidates will get your vote?

Mary Yaussey retired, Davis: “Dan Wolk. He just seems to be involved in the community.” Don Schwartz writing teacher, Davis: “Sue Greenwald. She voted against Covell Village and water rates, and she represents the Davis spirit very well.” Ken Gelatt retired math teacher, Davis: “Dan Wolk. My wife said so.” Nancy Swim Bistro 33 manager, […]

What do you think: What does Memorial Day mean to you?

David Achimore graduate student, Davis: “It’s a time of reflection, for all of those who have served.” Phillip Yi student, Davis: “I think it’s about spending time with family and friends and going on trips.” Michelle Chiu student, Davis: “Going places you usually can’t go, taking the day off.” Ivan Butler Ph.D. student, Davis: “Since […]

What do you think: What should be the Davis City Council’s top priority?

Kristin Fugitt nanny, Davis: “The water issues.” Thanh Thanh Uo student, Davis: “Roads, definitely.” Tyler Goodearly student, Davis: “The road by Third Street and University Avenue, where all the poles are. That needs to be fixed.” Spencer Ling student, Davis: “More parking spots would be nice.” Kevin Green veterinary technician intern, Davis: “Schools, just because […]

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