Employee busted for office burglary

An investigation into a commercial burglary last week led police to one of the business’ own employees. The break-in occurred early on the morning of March 20, when someone broke into the Third Street office shared by Crepeville and Burgers & Brew and stole both a laptop computer and a wall safe, Davis police Lt. […]

March 27, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Lescroart to speak at National Library Week event in Vacaville

Bestselling author John Lescroart of Davis will be featured in conversation with Kathi Kaman Goldmark on Thursday, April 12, at the Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre. The event is hosted by the Solano County Library Foundation as part of National Library Week. The theater is in the Vacaville Cultural Center at 1010 Ulatis Drive, Vacaville. Lescroart […]

March 29, 2012 | Posted in Books | Tagged ,

‘Let’s Paint Lilies,’ a watercolor workshop, offered at Art Center

Artist/instructor Jan Foss of Lake Tahoe will return to the Davis Art Center to teach a three-day watercolor workshop on May 4-6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Students will learn different watercolor techniques each day as they learn to paint day lilies, calla lilies and water lilies. Foss will do lots of […]

March 29, 2012 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

Wine-tasting at Monticello benefits The Belfry

The Belfry, the Lutheran Episcopal Campus Ministry at UC Davis, will host a wine-tasting event from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at Monticello Seasonal Cuisine, 630 G St. in downtown Davis. Ten wines will be sampled: five from local wineries and five similar wines from European wineries. Wine experts Michael Chandler, a sommelier, […]

March 30, 2012 | Posted in Food & Drink | Tagged ,

Meet Woodland candidate Stallard over coffee

Tom Stallard, a candidate for Woodland City Council, will be hosted at a coffee at the home of Charles and Nancy Mack, 512 Greenwood Drive in Woodland, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday. Stallard has served on the City Council since last March when he was appointed to fill a vacancy. All voters who would […]

March 28, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Y-ME attendees will hear about radiation therapy

“Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer: From Old to New” will be presented by Dr. Jyoti Mayadev at the Y-ME Breast Cancer Organization Open Door educational meeting at 7 p.m. Monday. The group meets at University Covenant Church, 315 Mace Blvd. in Davis. Mayadev is an assistant professor in the department of radiation oncology at the […]

April 04, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

City recruits for advisory commissions

The city of Davis is looking for volunteers to serve as members of the Natural Resources Commission (one vacant seat) and Social Services Commission (two vacant seats). The deadline to apply is Friday, April 6. By serving on a city commission, residents can participate in local government and help plan Davis’ future. Commissions serve as […]

March 28, 2012 | Posted in City government | Tagged ,

Complete lineup for Davis Film Festival

Friday night films * “Reconstructing Jack,” by Lee Garman, 18:41. From deconstruction to reconstruction, just in the nick of time! A lost soul finds his way. * “Easy Street,” by Russell Greene, 23:30. A young, Southern lawyer goes to New York for a job interview with the country’s most eccentric and intimidating federal judge. After […]

March 27, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Filmmakers show off their best at annual Davis festival

A short feature by Davis filmmaker Samantha Howard, another short by festival organizer Judith Plank, two international short films and the award-winning “Who Bombed Judi Bari?” will be among the movies showcased at the ninth annual Davis Film Festival.

The event takes place Friday and Saturday, April 6 and 7, at the Veterans Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. in Davis.

Doors open Friday night at 7 p.m. and films start at 7:30 p.m. Doors open Saturday at 12:30 p.m. for the Festival Shorts that continue through 5 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Saturday for …

March 27, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Pets of the week

Lots of dogs and cats are waiting to be adopted at the Yolo County Animal Shelter, 2640 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Among them is Chester (No. 104254), a 1-year-old 
neutered male domestic, medium-haired cat with an orange tabby-and-white coat. Also hoping for a good home is Garvy (No. 103618), a 1-year-old neutered male pit […]

March 27, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Delta blues in Davis

Guitar Mac will be joined by the Blues Express at Wednesday evening’s Picnic in the Park celebration, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Davis’ Central Park, Fourth and C streets. Born in Cotton Plant, Ark., Mac learned to play Delta-style guitar at a young age. Since moving to the south Bay Area in 1968 and settling […]

March 27, 2012 | Posted in Fairs + Festivals | Tagged ,

Enjoy breakfast pizzas at Chamber mixer

Guests at Wednesday’s morning mixer of the Davis Chamber of Commerce will enjoy freshly made breakfast pizzas, hot off the Caffé Italia mobile oven, as a benefit for the Davis Schools Foundation. Also available will be assorted pastries, fruit and drinks. The event is hosted this month by Ink Monkey Graphics, 2500 Fifth St., from […]

March 27, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Winery hosts Shayna and the Bulldog

All are welcome to stop by Rominger West Winery’s tasting room, 4602 Second St., Suite 4, between 7 and 9 p.m. Wednesday to enjoy a glass of wine and some music by Shayna and the Bulldog. The Davis band features Charles Caskey on vocals and keyboards, Joel Daniel on vocals and bass, Nina Doherty on […]

March 27, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Yolo Federal hosts open house Thursday

Yolo Federal Credit Union will host an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at its new branch at 501 G St. in downtown Davis. The two-story building features many eco-friendly elements, following Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design guidelines. “The open house provides us with a wonderful opportunity to showcase […]

March 27, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,