Epicurean Esprit benefits hungry seniors

“A Taste of Yolo County’s Finest Wine and Cuisine” is the theme of the 22nd annual Epicurean Esprit, which raises funds for the Elderly Nutrition Program in Yolo County. The event will run from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at the country estate of Kim and Trish Timothy, 37687 County Road 18 in […]

Palm Gardens offers senior housing search tips

Freedom of choice, independence and individuality are traits that characterize the American psyche no matter how old a person is. Yet with age, new challenges arise that defy one’s notion of these ingrained traits, including the challenge of where to live. Palm Gardens knows all about the difficulties families face in looking for the right […]

Name droppers: Jaime Green joins Woodland Healthcare

Jaime Green has joined Woodland Healthcare’s internal medicine department as a geriatric nurse practitioner. Green received her bachelor’s degree in nursing at Sacramento State University. She received her master’s degree in nursing in the geriatric nurse practitioner program at University of Illinois in Chicago. Prior to joining Woodland Healthcare, Green worked as a geriatric nurse […]

Vyvlecka-Shuman wedding

Amy Vyvlecka and Eric Shuman, both of Sacramento, were married on March 26, 2011, at St. James Catholic Church in Davis. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Teresa Vyvlecka of Woodland. She is a graduate of San Francisco State University. She is employed as an assistant to the director of campus recreation at […]

Future subscribers: Camden Chase Gordon

Carrie Chase and Curtis Gordon are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Camden Chase Gordon. He was born on April 13, 2011, in Roseville. He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 22 3/4 inches long. His mother works in talent acquisition for Vanir Construction Management, Inc., and his father is a bar […]

Future subscribers: Isaac Samson Modrow and Dominic Guy Modrow

Jonathan and Sarah Modrow of Sacramento are pleased to announce the birth of their sons, Isaac Samson Modrow and Dominic Guy Modrow.  They were born on Feb. 25, 2011, at Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento.  Isaac weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces and Dominic weighed 6 pounds. Their father is a co-owner of the Golden Bear […]

Recipes in honor of Earth Day

Fast food is decidedly not healthy food — even the semi-healthy entrees on your average fast food menu have more salt and less nutrition than is good. And, while a 49 cent taco may seem like a bargain, the hidden costs in poor health, obesity and environmental damage make it anything but a good deal. […]

From field to fork: Four vegetables for spring tables

Passover’s just behind us and Easter’s about to come. It’s the week that creates rising interest in fresh tastes for the spring. Carrots and beets draw interest because of the traditional meals linked to the religious holidays. Spring onions are a treat for onion lovers — here today, gone tomorrow, with their pronounced flavor. Fresh […]

Davis High journalism students shine

How good is the HUB? Well, if national awards are the measure, then Davis High School’s newspaper is among the best. In the 2010 “Best of the High School Press” awards, bestowed by the National Scholastic Press Association, the HUB was the only school paper in the country recognized more than once, and one of […]

Davis Loopalooza is back, and better than ever

It’s back: Davis Bicycles! Loopalooza takes place on Sunday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and organizers say this year’s event will be bigger and better than ever. Like last year’s inaugural event, this year’s Loopalooza is a fun bike ride for children and their families along the 12-mile Davis bike loop. Not […]

Upcoming bike activities

Loopalooza isn’t the only upcoming bike-related event for kids. Bike rodeos are also on the calendar for the next few weeks, including one on Wednesday at Pioneer Elementary School, 5215 Hamel St., from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Rodeos will feature safety checks of both bicycles and helmets, as well as a skills course and other […]

Bar near campus chill on Picnic Day

The epicenter of Picnic Day debauchery is humming along at lunch just like any other Saturday. The Davis Graduate boasted about 75 mostly young people between noon and 12:30 p.m. Their behavior was mild and low-key 1 1/2 hours after the bar and restaurant opened at 10:30 a.m. It was a stark contrast to years […]

Our Sunday best: Enjoy the Pence Gallery Garden Tour

Need a reason to bask in the glorious spring weather? Looking for gardening tips and inspiration? Or how about an early Mother’s Day gift idea? Well then, mark your calendar for the Pence Gallery’s 20th Annual Garden Tour on Sunday, May 1, and you might even earn some good karma. Proceeds from the Garden Tour support the […]