Fred Gladdis

Connected home conveniences: How technology is improving daily living

For busy families juggling to keep up with the pace of life, technology brings convenience and peace of mind to home life, making things easier for all of us. At the touch of a button, new technologies meet the needs of busy families who benefi from thoughtful, technological shortcuts throughout the house. In the home […]

Father’s Day gifts for dads who love the outdoors

Those who love to camp, hike and fish are always in need of equipment — and Father’s Day is the best time to gift outdoor-loving dads all the items that they need or want for their next big adventure. Here are some top gift ideas for Dad: * Walkie Talkies: When one is in the great outdoors, […]

Gable Mansion

The city of Woodland offers Stroll Through History walking tours of the beautiful examples of Victorian and Craftsman-style houses in the historic center of town, like the Gable Mansion, one of the premier Victorian homes in California. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise file photo

Loop ‘the loop’ on your bicycle

The 12-mile loop around Davis, marked with a green “Davis Bike Loop” logo, takes bicyclists on a scenic route along paths and quiet residential streets through the neighborhoods of Davis. Not for hard-core cyclists, this is a slow and scenic route designed for casual riders, families and children. You’re just as likely to see inline skaters […]

UCD Arboretum

The UC Davis Arboretum is a living museum with more than 4,000 kinds of trees, plants and shrubs. Established in 1936, the Arboretum stretches along the old north channel of Putah Creek, covering about 100 acres. Students and teachers use the plant collections for research and study. Visitors come to attend classes, gather ideas for […]

UC Davis

The largest University of California campus, UC Davis is known for standout academics, and is widely recognized for its specialties in agriculture, viticulture and enology, the biological sciences and veterinary medicine. UC Davis ranks high across the board, according to many outside measures that assess university reputation. The university offers 100 undergraduate majors and 90 graduate […]

Davis Farmers Market

The Davis Farmers Market has been a downtown staple since 1975 when it was founded by local family farmers looking for a way to sell their produce directly to the public. In 2009, the Davis Farmers Market was crowned America’s favorite large farmers’ market by the American Farmland Trust and thousands of voters. 
The win […]

Lake Berryessa

Nestled between Blue Ridge and Cedar Roughs, east of the Napa 
Valley, Lake Berryessa offers year-round recreation opportunities. Berryessa’s water reaches temperatures of up to 75 degrees in the summer, making it an ideal place for water sports. Anglers enjoy 
fishing for both cold- and warm-water species, such as rainbow trout, bass and catfish. One […]

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