For the record

The Valley Oak chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. An incorrect meeting date was published Tuesday.

CHP: ‘Road rage’ incident now a case of attempted murder

WOODLAND — What initially was thought to be a road-rage confrontation on a Woodland freeway Monday actually was the result of an online escort “transaction” that went south, authorities said Tuesday. The result was the booking of three Sacramento men in the Yolo County Jail, one of them on attempted-murder charges, according to the California […]

Arboretum hosts poetry reading Thursday

The UC Davis Arboretum invites fans of good writing and beautiful gardens to enjoy a reading by two local poets at noon Thursday. C.J. Sage edits The National Poetry Review and Press. Her poems have appeared and are forthcoming in Barrow Street, Black Warrior Review, Boston Review, The Journal, New Orleans Review, Orion, Ploughshares and […]

Ski, snowboard swap benefits DHS team

Ski season is around the corner! Local residents who are looking for bargains on new and used ski and snowboard equipment and clothing are invited to attend an annual fundraiser sponsored by the Davis High School ski team. The Ski & Snowboard Swap will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, at […]

Johnny Cash tribute guitarist performs Friday in Winters

Denis Colleret, a Vacaville singer who is the lead guitarist for Cash Tribute, a Johnny Cash tribute band, will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at RootStock, 22 Main St. in downtown Winters. Colleret has been a working musician in Northern California since 1978 as both a recording artist and performer. He has opened […]

Help STEAC help others during the holidays

Volunteers already have begun working on the Short-Term Emergency Aid Committee’s Holiday Program, a mammoth effort that last year provided food, clothing and holiday gifts for 400 low-income Davis families, including more than 800 children. To adopt a family or an individual, visit www.steac.org, send an email to steac@steac.org or call (530) 758-8435. Donors — […]

Sierra Club calendars on sale at market

Sierra Club calendars and holiday greeting cards will be for sale at Saturday’s Davis Farmers Market and at every Saturday market through Jan. 7, weather permitting. Home deliveries are made to people who are not Farmers Market shoppers or who need a large number of calendars. For home delivery, call Ida Bryan at (530) 758-1807. […]

Three make plea agreements in home-invasion robbery case

WOODLAND — Three Yolo County men are destined for prison for their roles in a July home-invasion robbery on Davis’ Notre Dame Drive, according to Yolo Superior Court records. Winters brothers Bryan Lee Panzich, 23, and Eric Scott Panzich, 24, both pleaded no contest last month to charges of first-degree robbery and possession for sale […]

Woman reports North Davis attack

A 19-year-old woman reported being grabbed by a stranger Sunday on a North Davis street corner, police said. Assistant Chief Steve Pierce said the woman reported that she was walking in the area of Alvarado Avenue and Fortuna Court at about 7 p.m. when a man “came up from behind her, grabbed her and started […]

Woodland burglary case yields three arrests

Woodland police arrested three people early Tuesday in connection with a vehicle burglary. Sgt. Steve Sexton said a resident in the 1400 block of Towse Drive called police at about 1:40 p.m. to report that he had interrupted the burglary in front of his home and tried to detain one of the suspects. The burglar […]

School board to discuss tax, budget, school year calendar

The Davis school board will meet Thursday to discuss the details of a proposed parcel tax renewal, hear an update on the district’s changing budget situation and consider four calendar alternatives for the 2012-13 school year. The board meets at 7 p.m. in the Community Chambers at Davis City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. Davis voters […]

Eastin to host fundraiser for school parcel tax campaign

Former State Superintendent of Education Delaine Eastin will host a campaign kickoff party and fundraiser for the “Yes for Our Students” school parcel tax renewal campaign. The event will run from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at her Davis home, 4228 Dogwood Place. “The children of Davis are going into the future buoyed […]

Cabrillo Club hosts Pedro party to benefit Yolo Hospice

The Yolo County Cabrillo Civic Club will hosts its final Pedro Card Party Luncheon to benefit Yolo Hospice at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Holy Rosary Community Center, 575 California St. in Woodland. A cold lunch will be served at noon followed by card playing until 1 p.m. All Cabrillo members will be sent a […]

Young volunteers lead community to awareness

Moved by the plight of the homeless, more than a dozen local high schoolers joined together with the guidance of Davis Community Church Associate Pastor Bill Habicht and DCC Youth Program Administrator Stefanie Gallegly to create the Youth Leadership Institute.

The student-led group’s goal is to tell students that “No matter what their age is, if they’re 14 or 30, and just because they’re one person, they can still make a difference in other people’s lives,” Gallegly said.

Through the YLI program, students will receive hands-on experience working at the Interfaith Rotating Winter Shelter later this month through December.