Sweet, juicy apricots recall days gone by

Buy ‘em locally Double R Ranch Fruit Stand (530) 795-2862 9224 Gaddini Road, Winters Putah Creek Road exit on northbound I-505 Loren Warren’s OMRP (Old Man’s Retirement Plan) 2 miles east of Winters on Road 32/Russell Boulevard The Fruit Tree 415 Grant Ave. (Highway 128) on the western edge of Winters Manas Ranch (530) 787-3228 ManasRanch.com 25838 Road 21A, Esparto […]

Cycle of whimsy

Davis is a famously cycling-obsessed town, but resident Peter Wm. Wagner goes above and beyond in his passion for wheels. His hobby is building hundreds of fanciful cycling creations called Whymcycles. The Whymcycles vary hugely in form, ranging from tiny child-sized handcycles to a 7-foot-tall German wheel. They’re made from materials as diverse as their […]

For the record

A brief item published on Friday’s Senior Living page, describing a hazardous waste pickup service for senior citizens, had an incomplete phone number. The correct number to call is (866) 714-8470.

Hazardous waste pickup offered for seniors

Seniors and disabled Yolo County residents who are unable to drive may schedule a free pickup of hazardous waste materials. To make an appointment for a pickup, call (866) 714-8470. Hazardous materials include old household cleaners, fluorescent bulbs, expired medicines (that don’t contain controlled substances such as morphine, vicodin or codeine), old or unused paints, pesticides […]

‘Departures’ concludes film series at Senior Center

“Departures,” the final film in the Davis Senior Center’s Film and Spirituality Series, will be screened at 12:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5. In this 2008 Japanese film, a newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals. “Departures” won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film of the year. “It’s a delightful […]

Talk to cover Alzheimer’s warning signs

As people age, some memory loss is normal, but some is not. A presentation on Tuesday, Aug. 30, will discuss how to tell the difference. A representative of the Alzheimer’s Association will cover the warning signs of dementia. The talk starts at 10 a.m. at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St.

Classes to review driver safety July 20-21

A two-day AARP Drivers Safety Class will be offered Wednesday and Thursday, July 20 and 21, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. “Cars have changed and so have traffic rules, driving conditions and the roads we drive on every day. This class will help to bring you up to speed,” a class description […]

Summer ‘LuWoW’ party set Aug. 9

Senior Citizens of Davis will present a Summer “LuWoW” Party at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Entertainment features island dancers with the music of “Aloha Polynesia.” Lunch will be a luau spread catered by Atria Covell Gardens. The cost is $7 for SCD members and $10 for nonmembers. Admission […]

Senior Citizen Commission to meet July 14

The city of Davis Senior Citizen Commission will meet at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at the Senior Center, 646 A St. The public is encouraged and welcome to attend. Agendas and past meeting minutes may be viewed online at www.cityofdavis.org/meetings.

Police dog to visit Senior Center

Davis police Officer Lee Hatfield and his K9 partner, Hurricane, will visit the Davis Senior Center at noon Wednesday, July 13. Hurricane is a multipurpose police dog trained to search for people, drugs, evidence and to apprehend suspects. “He is a very social and well-mannered dog that loves attention,” an announcement said. Hurricane has worked […]

Raber-Weil engagement

Jonathan Raber and Meredith Weil, both of Los Angeles, are engaged to be married on May 12, 2012. The bride-elect is the daughter of Robert and Kathy Weil of Seal Beach. She is a graduate of Los Alamitos High School in Seal Beach and Chico State University. She is employed as an account executive at […]

Raber-Mahoney engagement

Patrick Raber and Katelynn Mahoney, both of Menlo Park, are engaged to be married on Oct. 8, 2011, in Menlo Park. The bride-elect is the daughter of Greg and Tamara Mahoney of Elk Grove. She is a graduate of Sheldon High School and Chico State University. She is employed as a recruiting coordinator with Google […]

Future subscribers: Elliot Ryan Hirson

Antonia and Greg Hirson of Davis are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Elliot Ryan Hirson. He was born on March 22, 2011, in Roseville. He weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces. His mother is a teacher at Harper Junior High School. His father is a graduate student at UC Davis. His grandparents are […]