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Huge inning propels Pleasant Grove past DHS

SACRAMENTO — Just about the only good thing about the Davis High baseball team’s Wednesday matchup with Pleasant Grove is that it wasn’t a Delta Valley Conference game. The Blue Devils, who are locked in a battle at the top of their league, allowed six runs in the fourth inning to fall to the Eagles, […]

River Cats’ streak reaches six wins

WEST SACRAMENTO — Third baseman Alden Carrithers’ drove in all four runs — including a go-ahead two run homer in the sixth — to propel the Sacramento River Cats to their sixth straight victory, a 4-2 win over Fresno in front of 7,582 sun-drenched fans at Raley Field on Wednesday. The Cats (9-5) took an early […]

Youth roundup: Martinez, Chan come up big at gymnastics regional

Over 1,000 young gymnasts gathered at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim for last weekend’s Junior Olympic Region 1 Championships, but their were two Diamonds in the rough. Isabela Martinez became the first Davis Diamond gymnast in the history of the program to perform well enough at this event to earn a spot on the Region […]

‘Hedda Gabler’ comes to the Art Theater of Davis

The Art Theater of Davis will perform 11 shows of “Hedda Gabler,” running from May 16 to June 1. Shows are at 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 3:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets will be $15 general and $10 for students/seniors/children. Reservations may be made by email at

School district seeks input on new state-mandated accountability plan

Public input on the Davis school district’s new Local Control Accountability Plan will be solicited at a community discussion set for 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at King High School, 635 B St. “Some important planning decisions will be made soon and we are very interested in hearing from our community,” Superintendent Winfred Roberson said. […]

‘One’ singular sensation to open at DMTC

Thousands audition. Twenty-four make it to the stage. But in the end, only eight will win the chance to dance. This is the story of the ones who make it … and the ones who don’t. Davis Musical Theatre Company continues its season with Broadway’s singular sensation, “A Chorus Line,” from April 25 to May […]

DMTC’s production of ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ will leave audience in stitches

The Davis Musical Theatre Company announces the opening of “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” a breezy musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s well-known satirical tale. Mr. Stitch and Mr. Sew wreak havoc at Wits Ends Palace when they present the Emperor with a special gift: an exquisitely beautiful “magic” suit of clothes, invisible to all but […]

Hannah Stein reads poetry at gallery

The John Natsoulas Gallery welcomes local poet Hannah Stein for its Poetry Night Reading Series at 8 p.m. Thursday. Stein is a Davis poet whose work has been featured in such journals as Nimrod, The American Literary Review, Poetry Flash, Prairie Schooner and Hunger Mountain. She is the author of such poetry collections as Earthlight and […]

Odd Fellows host culinary benefit for nonprofit

The Davis Cooks’ Showcase, a benefit for Davis Community Meals, runs from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at the Davis Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. The showcase feature a buffet dinner by chefs from local restaurants, live music, and wine and beer. Tickets are $35 and are on sale at Davis Community […]

DHS tribute to Tony Fields slated for April 25-26

The annual tribute to Tony Fields, titled “What I Did for Love,” will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26, in the Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St. The show commemorates the passion and drive of the inexhaustible Tony Fields, a successful dancer and performer […]

Rockabilly phenom to play at The Palms

Oklahoman J.D. McPherson is a fast-rising, high-energy performer with a modern take on rockabilly and primal roots music. He and his band will perform at 8 p.m. Monday, April 21, at The Palms, 13 Main St. in Winters. McPherson’s newest CD “Signs & Signifiers” (Rounder Records) has been called “a rockin’, bluesy, forward-thinking album that […]

25th annual state clay competition exhibit at The Artery

California’s best clay artists’ works will be on display in the California Clay Competition at The Artery. The competition runs in conjunction with the California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art. The exhibit will feature 44 works from 42 artists chosen by juror Don Fritz. He is on the faculty of Santa Clara University […]

Davis Food Co-op to offer free bags on Earth Day

The Davis Food Co-op, 620 G St. in downtown Davis, will celebrate Earth Day — Tuesday, April 22 — by giving free reusable bags with any purchase to the first 1,000 shoppers. The Davis Food Co-op is a member-owned supermarket specializing in natural, organic and minimally processed foods. The Co-op is open to the general […]

DEVO set to serve up 14th annual Winkler Dinner

The 14th annual Winkler Dinner will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Sciences at UC Davis. This annual fundraiser put together by the Davis Enology Viticulture Organization supports activities such as educational wine-tastings, immersion trips to various wine regions and events connecting students to industry and alumni. […]

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