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Peavy starts but Cats lose

WEST SACRAMENTO — Former Cy Young award winner and two-time World Champion Jake Peavy made his Sacramento debut Wednesday night, taking the mound for the second time in his rehab assignment from the San Francisco Giants. But not even Peavy could quiet the Sounds’ hot bats as the River Cats fell to Nashville, 11-4, at Raley Field. Peavy […]

Youth roundup: Wildcats win weekend hoops tournament

The NorCal Wildcats’ 14U boys basketball team finished its season with a bang, capturing the Lake Tahoe Memorial Weekend Tournament by going 4-0 last Saturday through Monday. The Wildcats opened the tourney with a 58-22 win over the Reno Ballers during which the locals started the game on a 27-7 run. Kayden Hoal led Davis to […]

Seven UCD baseball players earn awards

UC Davis seniors Nick Lynch and Izaak Silva were named to the All-Big West Conference First Team, headlining a group of seven Aggie baseballers honored on the league’s postseason honor roll. Lynch, a four-time All-Big West honoree, and Silva, making his debut on the all-conference team, were each named to the first team for the first […]

Sunrise Rotarians honor student role models

The Sunrise Rotary Club of Davis recently honored nine Davis High and King High school students as Students of the Month for May. They are: * Kevin Briggs, nominated by Da Vinci physical education teacher Annie Nelson, who wrote, “Kevin is an essential part of our collaborative community at Da Vinci. He makes people feel welcomed and […]

Sacred music on the program for Woodland Chamber Singers

“A Sacred Spring” is the title of the Woodland Chamber Singers’ spring concert, which will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Pioneer High School Performing Arts Theater, 1400 Pioneer Ave. in Woodland. The show — which features sacred music from Gregorian chant to gospel — is directed by Lenore […]

Name Droppers: Brown appoints UCD law school grad to the bench

Ross C. Moody, a graduate of the UC Davis School of Law, was appointed to a judgeship in the San Francisco Superior Court by Gov. Jerry Brown. Moody, 50, of San Francisco, has served as a deputy attorney general in the Civil Division of the Government Law Section at the California Attorney General’s Office since […]

Congressional art contest winners honored

Three Davis students are among the winners of Rep. John Garamendi’s 2015 congressional high school art competition. The winning entries were chosen from among more than 60 pieces submitted by residents of the 3rd Congressional District. The grand prize winner is Michael Hafferty, a sophomore at Sutter Union High School, whose artwork titled “Aidan” will […]

Zito leads Sounds past River Cats

SACRAMENTO — Former River Cat Barry Zito, who last pitched at Raley Field in 2000, came back Wednesday as a member of the Nashville Sounds, and the veteran left-hander blanked Sacramento, 3-0, the second straight shutout in the series. Zito (2-4, 4.72) successfully kept the Cats’ hitters off balance through the first six innings, holding Sacramento […]

Sports briefs: Calling all Clark Field alumni

As part of the 85th birthday celebration of Clark Field, set for Saturday, May 30, former baseballers who played on the historic Woodland diamond are invited to participate in an alumni game. Interested players should contact Felix Castillo at 530-383-2759. The public is invited to attend the Clark Field birthday celebration at 9:30 a.m. with the […]

AYSO roundup: World Cup sees its share of Davis-based champions

With 25 Davis-based teams among the 131 from throughout California competing, the locals had their share of championship encounters in last weekend’s AYSO World Cup Tournament, held on fields across town. More than 1,700 Select-level players took part in the 29th annual gathering. Here’s a look back at some of the reported action … U16 […]

Death notice: Neil Hollander

Neil Hollander — born on Aug. 23, 1947 — died Saturday, May 23, 2015. Services will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road. Arrangements are by Smith Funeral Home.

Fruit trees, container gardening, succulents are workshop focuses

Master Gardeners plan three free gardening workshops in June, each with a different focus. * On Saturday, June 6, a workshop will run from 9 to 10 a.m. at Woodland Community College, 2300 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Yolo County Master Gardener Steve Radosevich will discuss and demonstrate summer pruning and care of fruit trees. […]

Don’t miss the Davis Beer and Cider Festival

Tickets are still available for the 2015 Davis Beer and Cider Festival, to be held Saturday, May 30, at Sudwerk Brewing Co., 2001 Second St. in Davis. Tasting will be from 2 to 5 p.m. in the parking lot in the shade of the Pole Line Road overpass. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 […]

As construction of Shrem Museum moves ahead, Nelson Gallery prepares to close

As the new Shrem Museum of Art — currently under construction — prepares to open at UC Davis during the 2016-17 academic year, the Nelson Gallery, which has served the campus for four decades, is preparing to close in late June. Since opening in 1976, the Nelson Gallery has hosted exhibitions ranging from large stone sculptures to […]

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