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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Author Archive: Felicia Alvarez

Davis man runs, bikes and writes across America

Davis resident Jared Choate is gearing up for his second trek across United States. Choate,  31, ran across the country in 2010. Since then, he’s written a book about his adventures, “The Now Testament,” and is preparing for a second round of cross-country travel to promote his work. But this trip will be done by […]

Davis campers get down to cooking

The Davis Summer Bridge Youth Camp is kicking off its first year by offering youngsters from Marguerite Montgomery Elementary four weeks of learning and fun. More than 40 students are participating in the camp this summer with several more junior camp counselors, educators and volunteers providing support.

The camp is a summer extension of the Davis Bridge program active during the school year. Since 2003, the Davis Bridge Educational Foundation has been dedicated to improving the academic achievement of low-income Davis students.

“The Summer Bridge Youth Camp acts as a resource to extend education and experiences to our students who might not otherwise be given this opportunity,” said camp director Jeannie Pytel

Livestock Nursery offers a peek at nature’s miracles

SACRAMENTO — City folk and country folk alike are checking out the animals at the California State Fair’s Livestock Nursery.
In coordination with the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, the Livestock Nursery features a variety of goats, sheep, pigs and cows, along with their newborns. Students from the veterinary school are present in every corner of the nursery to provide information and answer questions.

“They could give birth at any time,” Haley Collins told a group of guests. Collins, a first-year veterinary student at UCD, is working with the Holstein cows at the fair this year. The …

Yolo County exhibit wins gold and blue

SACRAMENTO — Yolo County Ex”Seeds” the Rest, especially at the California State Fair. This year, Yolo County won a gold medal for the county’s exhibit presentation and a blue ribbon for Best Agricultural Presentation. The theme this year is “Yolo County Ex’Seeds’  the Rest.” The exhibit features a variety of landmarks across Yolo County, many of which […]

Burger Physical Therapy plans open house

You won’t need a doctor’s note to visit the Burger Physical Therapy open house. The local clinic will open its doors to the public from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at its new home at 2035 Lyndell Terrace, Suite 200, in West Davis. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak to Neil Hershberger, […]

Barnyard Theatre: A new way of presenting plays

In the know What: “She Gets Naked in the End” Where: Grange Performing Arts Center, 3823 V St., Sacramento When: 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday Tickets: $10 suggested donation Info: Limited seating, call 530-574-1318 to reserve a seat What: “She Creatures” Where: Schmeiser Barn, 35125 County Road 31 When: 8:30 p.m. July 19-21, 25-28, Aug. […]

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