Brandon Bews

How will you be remembered?

When you die, who will tell your story? In your absence, will your friends and family be able to tell the story of your life the way it was meant to be told? Unfortunately, that is a question you will never know the answer to. But what if you could take an active role in […]

Budget cuts affect graffiti response

Without a doubt, there is graffiti in Davis. One needs only to use a public restroom downtown to see proof that there are people willing to deface public surfaces with their own markings. Not all graffiti, however, is as relatively innocent as notes penned on the walls of a bathroom stall with a Sharpie. When […]

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Old pub receives some Wunderful improvements

In February, the G Street Pub closed its doors. The local bar operated in a building near the corner of Third and G streets downtown that has housed many local businesses over the past few decades. After a change of ownership, however, the future of the aging building was unclear. In April, Chris Armanini, a […]

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Local veterinarians focus on end-of-life care

Two local veterinarians, Dr. Lynn Hendrix and Dr. Margaret Hunt, are seeking to change the way pet owners think of end-of-life care for their animals. In May, the two women founded Beloved Pet Mobile Vet, providing mobile veterinary services to the greater Sacramento area. The focus of this new practice will be on in-home hospice […]

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Want a boyfriend? There’s an app for that

When friends Veery Maxwell and Olivia Hellman met in Petaluma, over a shared passion for horseback riding, neither of them could have predicted where their friendship would lead. Maxwell, 24, grew up in Woodland with her mother, Ann Brice, who is the co-executive director of the Yolo Basin Foundation, a nonprofit environmental organization. After finishing at […]

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Son takes over reigns of Original Steve’s

Steve Wilkinson opened the first Steve’s Place Pizza in 1978, alongside his wife Cathy. The downtown Davis restaurant was a family affair from the beginning. In the early days, Steve employed his sister Susan and brother Pete, along with their families, to help with the day-to-operations. As Steve’s three sons — Scott, Mark and Jeff […]

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Arizona author returns home

Meet the author Who: Ashley J. Barnard, author of a trilogy of contemporary fantasy novels When: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 29 Where: The Avid Reader, 617 Second St., followed by conversation at Our House, 808 Second St. The idea of returning to one’s hometown can be a scary thought for some. For writer […]

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