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Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Men will talk about Mendocino conference

For 24 years, Davis men — fathers and sons, men’s groups, young men and elders alike — have been attending the annual Redwood Men’s Conference in Mendocino, held over Memorial Day weekend. “We welcome all men who are curious about the collective healing process and the deep meaning that comes from sitting shoulder to shoulder, […]

UCD roundup: Aggie baseball swept away by Highlanders

The UC Davis baseball team held a slim lead entering the top of the sixth, but host UC Riverside rallied from two runs down to sweep a three-game series from Aggies with a 4-2 win Saturday afternoon at the Riverside Sports Complex. The Aggies fell to 16-20 overall and 3-9 in Big West Conference play, […]

Election programming available through Davis Media Access

Davis Media Access has produced or recorded a variety of programs related to the June 3 election. DMA is Yolo County’s nonprofit community media center and operates DCTV public access Channel 15, DJUSD Educational Access Channel 17 and KDRT-LP, 95.7 FM. “Coverage of local elections is core to DMA’s mission of strengthening community through media, […]

Library celebrates El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros

As the importance of early literacy and preparing children for school continues to make headlines, the Yolo County Library joins libraries across the country in April and May by recognizing El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) through various events celebrating reading. Known as Día, this is a celebration of […]

One-day challenge looks to raise funds for area nonprofits

GiveLocalNow is gearing up for the region’s first Big Day of Giving, a 24-hour giving challenge benefiting the region’s nonprofit sector. The event — under the leadership of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation, Placer Community Foundation, Yolo Community Foundation, and others — will run from midnight Tuesday, May 6, to 11:59 p.m. that night. The region has […]

Devils burn up the track

Northern California track teams are well-acquainted with just how fast the girls of Davis High School can get around an oval. After Friday’s 4×1,600 at the 56th annual Mt. SAC Relays in Southern California, schools across the nation are now looking up Davis on MapQuest. The quartet of Sofia Castiglioni, Sophie Meads, Jeanne-Marie McPherson and […]

Notorious Shank Brothers take over the Picnic

Notorious Shank Brothers bring their crowd-pleasing Bluegrass and Country music to Picnic in the Park on Wednesday, April 23, from 5 p.m. to dark. The festivities are in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. The band consists of Al Shank, mandolin and vocals; Steve O’Neill, bass; Ken Eldridge, guitar and vocals; and Erik Shank, five-string banjo […]

League hosts a series of candidate forums

Candidates for Assembly, Yolo County superintendent of schools, Yolo County clerk/recorder/assessor, Yolo Superior Court judge and Woodland City Council will face off in public forums to be hosted by the Woodland League of Women Voters. All will take place at 7 p.m. at the Woodland Community and Senior Center, 2001 East St. in Woodland. The first […]

Slow Food tour showcases area’s young farmers

Slow Food Yolo — a local branch of the national Slow Food USA organization — will host a farm tour and lunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 18. The tour and luncheon will feature a selection of young and beginning farmers taking root in the Capay Valley. The “Young Farmers, Young Chefs” […]

Gibson House May Festival features local talent

Local talent will be in the spotlight from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 4, on the main stage of the 36th annual Gibson House May Festival. The event is on the grounds of the Yolo County Historical Museum, 512 Gibson Road in Woodland. Two bands, a folklorico troupe and a cowboy trick roper […]

Yolo Hospice offers free grief workshops

Yolo Hospice is offering free workshops. These groups, led by a qualified facilitator, are available to anyone experiencing grief and provide support through mutual understanding and education. Registration is required. * Understanding Children’s Grief: Teachers, counselors, clergy and other professionals who support child and teens will learn ways to support children through grief. This workshop meets from 6 […]

Tour renovated YCCC facility Thursday

Construction is completed and the doors will be open from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, to tour the renovated Yolo Community Care Continuum Farmhouse. The Farmhouse, a long-term residential treatment program for adults with mental illness, is on a 10-acre parcel of land seven miles northwest of Davis, at 24321 County Road 96. […]

Fly Fishers talk to focus on healthy streams, rivers

Dan Brosier, president of the Sac-Sierra chapter of Trout Unlimited, and secretary Kevin Mather are the guest speakers Tuesday, April 29, for the Fly Fishers of Davis. The duo will outline Trout Unlimited’s conservation, advocacy and education work within California and in the local area. TU is the nation’s largest cold-water fisheries conservation group with […]

Tour Davis Waldorf School on Wednesday

Davis Waldorf School will host a tour from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the school, 3100 Sycamore Lane. Parents will be able to visit several classrooms and observe sample lessons from preschool through eighth grade. A question-and-answer session will follow the tour and refreshments will be served. RSVP to 530-753-1651 or office@daviswaldorf.org with your […]

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