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Youth football builds character, sense of belonging

* Editor’s note: Michael Fields is a trustee of the Davis Junior Blue Devils and the youth tackle football organization’s equipment manager. By Michael Fields To quote Hank Williams Jr., at the beginning of Monday Night Football, “Are you ready for some football?” Well, the answer to that question for our family is unequivocally “Yes!” Let […]

Healthy harvest: Researchers explore impact of raw manure on tomatoes

By Chris Brunner The tomato harvest is in full swing. Tomato harvesting equipment and trailers topped with mounds of ripe red fruit are a welcome sight on a warm summer evening’s drive along the dusty rural county roads. The scent drifting from a tomato processing plant provides a sense that all’s right with the world. Green-thumbed […]

DMTC to present ‘Seussical, the Musical’

The Davis Musical Theatre Company announces the opening show of its 31st anniversary season with “Seussical, the Musical.” Based on the wild, wacky world of children’s author Dr. Seuss, this Broadway musical is fun for the entire family. Come join the mischievous Cat in the Hat and Thing 1 and Thing 2 in this fantastical, magical, musical […]

UCD, UCSD study new tool to evaluate early-stage Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s researchers at UC Davis and UC San Diego have launched a new study that aims to detect the earliest stages of cognitive dysfunction in people with pre-clinical Alzheimer’s disease by using event-related brain potentials, or ERPs. ERPs are a promising tool to detect very early signs of synaptic dysfunction, one of the earliest features […]

Stroll Through History: Historic homes will be open for tours

Each year, a highlight of the Stroll Through History is the tour of beautiful, restored historic homes. Here are this year’s homes (and garden). Woodland Library Rose Club Garden, 250 First St. Worldwide recognition: In June, the Woodland Library Rose Club’s efforts were rewarded with the prestigious Garden of Excellence Award from the World Federation of […]

Newspaper industry continues to evolve

By Caroline Little Four years ago, most of us wouldn’t have predicted that award-winning TV series would debut via online streaming on websites such as Netflix and Hulu and would never be aired on cable or network television. Just four years ago, it seemed unlikely that people would prefer online music streaming and radio apps […]

Winters Theatre Company celebrating 35 years on stage

The year was 1980 and “Evita” and “Children of a Lesser God” took home the Tony Awards for the best musical and play, respectively. Meanwhile, in the bucolic town of Winters, a talented woman from Massachusetts with an undergraduate degree in drama embarked on a mission to find a local community theater group. “I had […]

Golden Bough celebrates 35 years with Palms performance

You might remember 1980 as the year the United States boycotted the Summer Olympics in Moscow — then went on to beat the Russian hockey team to win the gold medal in the Winter Olympics, CNN was launched, Ronald Reagan was elected president and Post-It Notes were introduced. Or you might remember 1980 as the year […]

Celebrate the harvest at Hoes Down Festival

Put your hoes down and celebrate the harvest at a family-friendly festival at Full Belly Farm in the Capay Valley. The 28th annual Hoes Down Harvest Celebration will take place on the first weekend of October. Sponsored by the Ecological Farming Organization, it showcases agricultural arts and sustainable rural living through two days of activities and […]

Big band, swing and jazz to fill Picnic in the Park

It’s About Time will bring its own blend of big band, swing, jazz and Latin music to Picnic in the Park on Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Central Park. It’s About Time, founded in 1996, has expanded its repertoire in recent years to include Latin tunes and more contemporary pieces. The band features […]

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