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Street Smarts poster art to be displayed at Art Center

Winners of the annual city of Davis Street Smarts poster contest will be honored in a ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Davis Art Center, 1919 F St., and all artwork submitted for the contest will be displayed at the center Dec. 7-15. Mayor Joe Krovoza will be the master of ceremonies. As in […]

Rec Report: ‘The Nutcracker’ brings out the best in us

Details What: “Davis Children’s Nutcracker” tickets go on sale to the public When: 8 a.m. Wednesday Where: City of Davis Community Services Office, 600 A St. How much: $9.50 each, with a maximum of six available for each purchase By Carrie Dyer Every month, a member of the recreation staff is assigned to write the […]

Pedal power! Street Smarts, Davis Bicycles! getting kids on their bikes

Carson Zenner doesn’t need any extra encouragement to ride his bike to school every day. He’s pretty much always ridden his bike to school, he said, and from his home in East Davis to César Chávez Elementary School, it’s quite a ride — 6.4 miles round-trip, in fact. As a centrally located magnet school, Chávez […]

Future subscriber: Christopher Ryan Herbert

Lilli and Sam Herbert are pleased to announce the birth of their child, Christopher Ryan Herbert, born on Oct. 2, 2012, at Woodland Memorial Hospital. Christopher weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces at birth, and was 20 inches long. Christopher’s father is a managing optometrist for Lenscrafter in Fair Oaks. His mother is a homemaker. Both […]

Future subscriber: Miles Owen ‘Milo’ van Houtryve

Frederico “Pico” and Laura van Houtryve, née Dobosz, of Sacramento, are pleased to announce the birth of their child, Miles Owen “Milo” van Houtryve. Milo was born on Sept. 23, 2012, at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, weighing 3 pounds, 13 ounces. Milo’s mother is a physical therapist and his father is a high school […]

Jarvis-Shean weds Pope

Katherine Suzanne Jarvis-Shean and Kemble Keith Pope were married on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. in an outdoor service at the historic Wood family walnut orchard along Cache Creek in the Capay Valley. The Dolanc String Quartet provided music for the ceremony, which was officiated by the Rev. Meghan Brown Saavedra, a college […]

From field to fork: The squash that’s treated unfairly

I’m trying to remember the last time someone served a winter squash when I was a dinner guest. I can’t. All the Thanksgiving tables, the small dinner parties, meals with friends, over the years. Nothing. This last T-Day, when my son roasted a turkey in a basket weave of three pounds of bacon? Nope. True, […]

What’s happening for youths

Wednesday * Local teens who participated in this year’s city of Davis Teen Photo Contest will be honored at a reception and gallery show from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E 14th St. Winners will be acknowledged and all entries will be displayed at the show. The annual contest, “Through […]

Rec Report: Junior basketball program builds foundation for life

By Brandon Hassid The city of Davis junior basketball program has always been a fun and exciting atmosphere where young basketball players make new friends, learn basketball skills and build life skills, such as teamwork and sportsmanship. I have been a part of the city of Davis junior basketball program since I was a 7-year-old […]

College corner: Wanna play sports in college? The ball is in your court

Dreams of playing “college ball” — or swimming, or golf or any number of sports — fill many a young athlete’s head. But I regularly hear questions and confusion about how to make this dream come true. Potential student-athletes want to know, “How do I get recruited? Am I good enough to play Division I? […]

Name Droppers: Sutter scholars honored

Natalie and Claire Farver and Zack Hester, all of Davis, were this year’s scholarship recipients of the Van R. Johnson Sutter Scholars program at Sutter Davis Hospital. The scholarships are a portion of the 155 awards given to students of employees who work at Sutter Health affiliates and who are heading into the 2012-13 academic year. Twenty-two-year-old Claire is in […]

Holiday troubleshooting recipes

Basic Brine for Turkey The ingredients: 1 cup kosher salt ½ cup brown sugar about 40 sage leaves 4 quarts water Putting it together: Mix all ingredients together in a large pot. Bring to a boil and stir until everything is dissolved. Cool. Add 16 cups of cold water. Submerge turkey in brine in a […]

Thanksgiving troubleshooting: Here’s what to do if things go wrong

Thanksgiving is the most difficult holiday for cooks. There’s nothing to distract everyone from the food (unless you’re from a big football family) and the outcome of the whole holiday experience rests on your abilities. It doesn’t matter if it’s your first time cooking Thanksgiving or your 31st: the pressure is on to make everyone’s […]

Let the Thanksgiving leftovers begin

By Daniel Neman “Carcass” is such an ugly word. When you are cooking — or eating — surely it is happier to think in terms of “bones.” So there you are, or there you will be, after the big meal. You have feasted and feted and eaten your fill. And yet, plenty of food remains: […]

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