Aditya Jagadish, a student at Davis High School, has been selected for membership into the National Society of High School Scholars. The announcement was made by Claes Nobel, NSHSS founder and chairman. Membership in NSHSS entitles qualified students to enjoy a variety of benefits, including scholarship opportunities, academic competitions, free events, member-only resources, publications and […]
Once in a while you want something special for your protein on the barbecue. Perhaps company is coming, or you need a break from the standard chicken breast, hotdogs, plain hamburger or tri-tip. Try at least one of these. Then you’ll want to tackle the other two. Herbed lamb burger An herbed-lamb burger is a […]
Davis High School students Robert Lipman and Jonathan Liu have been selected to receive National Merit Scholarships financed by their universities. They join more than 2,500 other college-sponsored award recipients announced in late May. Lipman will receive a scholarship to attend the University of Chicago, where he hopes to major in biomedical venture capital. Liu […]
Car camping is meant to be an inexpensive vacation — but, by the time you’ve filled the car with gas, replaced the mysteriously missing sleeping bag, paid the campground fees and bought wood, it starts to look a little pricey! If you add in a few steaks and such, a two-day camping trip starts looking […]
The Downtown Davis July Summer Sidewalk Sale will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 13-15. Well into its third decade of providing sizzling deals on fabulous merchandise, the Sidewalk Sale brings folks from near and far to find their favorite treasures in Downtown Davis. The shopper prize program will return again this year, and […]
Tomatoes and corn, the king and queen of summer produce, have made their royal entrance to the markets, and will hold court through mid-August. Yes, both have a more extended season, but they’re optimal between mid-July and mid-August. When you buy local tomatoes, consider your purpose. For example, mild heirloom tomatoes, chopped, can easily lose […]
The Winters Farm to School Program will host a Bastille Day Feast from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the historic Wolfskill Ranch in Winters. One, long row of tables seating more than 150 guests will be nestled under the canopy of the 150-year-old olive trees lining the driveway at the ranch. Guests will […]
Question: When should I direct seed kale and collard greens for fall and spring? It seems too hot to do it now. What about transplants? Answer: Kale is a cool-season vegetable that can be used raw as salad greens, as a garnish, as an ornamental in the flower bed, or cooked. Kale is vitamin- and […]
Sharon Johnson’s childhood dream was to have a ranch that would combine both of her passions: horses and helping people with disabilities.
In 2007, with the help of family and friends, Johnson founded Therapeutic Riding and Off-Track Rehabilitation. Only five years later, the organization’s efforts have been recognized with a $25,000 grant from State Farm’s Cause An Effect program to make some much-needed facility upgrades.
Computer tutoring is offered at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Volunteers are available to show seniors the basics of using a computer. To make an appointment for one-on-one tutoring at the Senior Center, call (530) 757-5696.
The deadline has been extended to Monday, July 16, for senior homeowners in Davis to file for parcel tax reductions related to Measures A, C and CFD#1. Forms are available at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. The reductions apply to seniors who are 65 or older by July 1. The Davis Joint Unified […]
Jenny Beth Stoneburner and Eric Allen Stoneburner are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Jordan Parker Stoneburner. He was born on June 23, 2012, at Sutter Davis Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and measured 19.5 inches long. His mother is a public defender in Sacramento. His father works in sales. They […]
Beverly Jean, nee Grogan, and James Nicholas Bernardy, both of El Macero, celebrated their 60th anniversary on June 28, 2012. James is a retired school superintendent. Beverly is a retired elementary school teacher. The couple met at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater and married in Beverly’s hometown of Madison, Wis., in 1952. After moving […]
Andrea Segar, formerly of Davis, and Michael Dobrinski, formerly of Seminole, Fla., were married on June 11, 2012. The wedding and reception were held at the Brazilian Room at Tilden Park in Berkeley. The bride is the daughter of Bob and Jenifer Segar, both of Davis. Bob Segar is the assistant vice chancellor for campus […]