Name droppers: Rosenberg appointed to new judicial group

Yolo Superior Court Presiding Judge David Rosenberg was appointed by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye to a new working group to develop rules of parliamentary procedure for Judicial Council meetings. Justice Harry Hull will chair the working group which reports to the Judicial Council’s Rules and Projects Committee. Parliamentary procedure refers to the set of rules and ethics that govern […]

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Future subscribers: Margaret Grace Loscutoff

Vasiliy and Melissa Loscutoff of Davis are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Margaret Grace Loscutoff. She was born on Aug. 23, 2011, at Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces. Her father is a pharmacist. Her mother is a homemaker. Her grandparents are Scott and Nancy Agee of […]

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Patterson-Wecker wedding

Karen Patterson and Eric Wecker, both of Davis, were married on Aug. 6, 2011, at North Lake Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach. The couple met at Davis High School 14 years ago and started dating again 18 months ago. The bride is the daughter of Betty K. Patterson of Davis and the late Hugh A. […]

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Wineaux: Earth, grapes and guests get fair play in Fair Play

You’ve probably seen Brian Fitzpatrick (of the big white beard) and his fermented products at the Davis Farmers Market. For years I’d admired the display of his wines, but until recently I hadn’t actually tasted any. Now I have — and I’m happy to report that they’re delicious. I’m also happy to report that they’re […]

Rose Club’s meeting Saturday is a stroll through historic garden

The Woodland Library Rose Club will hold its September meeting Saturday morning in the Leake Room of the Woodland Public Library, 250 First St. Members and visitors are invited at 9:30 a.m. for refreshments. The meeting will begin at 9:45 a.m. with a presentation by Judy Eitzen, of the American Rose Society. In keeping with […]

Save the summer harvest for winter

This is a time of abundance for gardeners, a time to reap, to share and to save some of the harvest for the winter and next spring. Among the three most popular ways to preserve the garden’s bounty are two of the most ancient, drying and freezing, and the most recent, canning. Pickling, fermenting and […]

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From field to fork: Ikedas offers a lot of local produce

I recently dropped by Ikedas, the large farm stand off the Mace Boulevard exchange on I-80, a few hundred yards to the north. Apologies for being so site specific. However, some Davisites on the western outskirts of our fair burg might be asking, “Huh? Where?” I’d come for local corn and wasn’t disappointed — four […]

What’s happening for youths

Monday, September 12 Families interested in joining 4H should attend an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 14th St. Information about the three 4H clubs in Davis and the many activities they offer will be provided. For more information, contact Claire Phillips at [email protected] Tuesday, September 13 The Golden Valley 4H club […]

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Girl Scout brings comforts of home to transitional housing program

Livia Morris has always had a social conscience. As a young girl, her mom says, Livia never passed a homeless person without saying hello. “She was never afraid,” Cyllene Morris said. “She would say, ‘Hi,’ and ask me to buy them food.” So it’s no surprise that when it came time to work on her […]

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Troop leaves its mark far and wide

Top 5 kids: Facts about Girl Scouts 1. The first Girl Scout troop was started by Juliette Gordon Low in Savannah, Ga., on March 12, 1912 2. Today, there are 3.2 million Girl Scouts (girls and adult leaders) in the United States 3. In Davis, 655 girls from kindergarten through high school are registered Girl Scouts 4. Famous American Girl […]

Review medications with a pharmacist

Bring all your medications, vitamins and supplements for an individual review and consultation with a pharmacist on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. “Are you taking medications that conflict or cause complications with one another? Are the doses questionable? Get expert answers in a private setting,” according to an event […]

Drivers Safety Class planned this month

A two-day AARP Drivers Safety Class will take place on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 28 and 29 at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Class size is limited, and advance registration is required. The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. To register, bring a check made payable to the AARP […]

Jewelry sale to benefit Senior Center

A jewelry and accessories sale is planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. All proceeds from the sale will support the center’s programs and services. The sale will feature a wide selection of jewelry, hats, scarves, gloves, belts and purses. Donations of these types […]

Florian returns to perform folk music

Senior Citizens of Davis will present William Florian in an encore performance at this year’s “Flower Power” luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Back by popular demand, Florian will perform American folk songs of the 1960s and ’70s while also telling stories that will keep the […]