City Council to consider proposal that could help Acme Theatre cover rent

Hope is on the horizon for the Acme Theatre Company. The Davis City Council will consider a resolution Tuesday evening that would establish a teen services grant fund, which could alleviate a financial dilemma that has threatened the continuation of Acme’s youth programs. Acme is a youth-run theater organization that traces its roots to the […]

Sex Panther invades Davis on Friday

The Los Angeles-based duo Sex Panther — Aaron Cool and Ryan Fontana — will perform at 10 p.m. Friday at KetMoRee, 238 G St. in downtown Davis. They have headlining at some of the hottest clubs and private parties in San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles and Las Vegas, according to their promoters, Luz Promotions. […]

See ‘A Song for Martin’ on Friday

“A Song for Martin,” a 2001 Swedish film directed by Bille August, will be screened Friday as part of the International Film series, now in its 15th year. The series is co-sponsored by the United Nations Association of Davis and International House. Doors at I-House, 10 College Park, open at 7:30 p.m. and the film […]

Paws for thought: Big dogs get some love at Rotts of Friends

Do you know about Rotts of Friends Animal Rescue? Perhaps you’ve seen adoptable dogs from this Woodland rescue in The Davis Enterprise or read the article about founder Renee Lancaster and the good work she does for animals. Rotts of Friends Animal Rescue is a nonprofit that aims to educate and prevent irresponsible breeding and […]

DSIDE gathers ideas about business/tourism activities

A “Who’s on First” brainstorming session about the future of the Davis community — specifically business and tourism activities — is planned from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday by organizers of DSIDE (Designing a Sustainable and Innovative Davis Economy). The event will take place at the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in downtown Davis. […]

Yolobus, Unitrans get passengers to the airport

As Americans plan to make more than 40 million trips in the five days surrounding the Thanksgiving holiday, Yolobus is preparing to transport thousands of Yolo and Sacramento County residents to and from the Sacramento International Airport. Running 18 times per day, Yolobus Routes 42A and 42B provide regular service to and from the airport. […]

Humphrey Fellows share world views of sustainability

In celebration of International Education Week, the UC Davis Humphrey Fellows will discuss how sustainability is addressed in their home countries from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The Humphrey Global Forum will include views from Fellows from Tanzania, Haiti, Zambia, Myanmar, Uganda, the Philippines, Brazil, Laos and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Brown-bag lunchers […]

Author to speak on same-sex marriage

Sociologist Jaye Cee Whitehead, Ph.D., will discuss her new book, “The Nuptial Deal: Same-Sex Marriage and Neo-Liberal Governance,” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, in the Community Room at Woodland Community College. The event is sponsored by the WCC Sociology Club and is free and open to the public. There is a $2 […]

Topete juror excused; penalty-phase deliberations start over

WOODLAND — Jury deliberations in the Marco Topete trial’s penalty phase started from scratch Monday morning after the judge excused a juror who said a language barrier prevented her from properly weighing the evidence in the case. “The court is of the view that she is unable to perform her duty in this stage of […]

Talk to Saylor about county issues

Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor will hold an open office hour session from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. All are welcome to come discuss community concerns and ask questions about county issues and operations. Saylor may be reached on Yolo County business at dsaylor@yolocounty.org […]

‘Davis Children’s Nutcracker’ cast announced

The city of Davis Community Services Department has announced the cast for the 2011 “Davis Children’s Nutcracker,” a holiday tradition. The cast includes Lilja Jelks as Clara, Cooper Hosley as the Nutcracker Prince, Leila Roberts as the Sugar Plum Fairy, Abby Sutcliffe as the Forest Fairy, Cedric Hughes as Fritz, James Hayakawa as the Mouse King, […]

Aldo Leopold documentary to be screened at UCD

“Green Fire,” a documentary film about legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold and his environmental legacy, will be screened from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the ballroom at the UC Davis Conference Center. The screening is co-sponsored by the John Muir Institute of the Environment and USDA Forest Service Experimental Forest and Range Network. “Green Fire” […]

Yolo Hospice remembers veterans with prayer service

Yolo Hospice held an intimate nondenominational service Friday morning to remember and recognize all veterans, especially those Yolo Hospice has served and is serving. The Veterans Day service was conducted at the site of the Yolo Hospice memorial tree by the Rev. Penny Adams, M.Div., Yolo Hospice chaplain and spiritual care counselor. “Because of our […]

UCD prof speaks about art in San Francisco

UC Davis design professor James Housefield will speak at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco about the art on exhibit in “Pissaro’s People.” His talk is titled “Figures in a Landscape: The Beauty of Pissarro’s People,” and gives special attention to the geographical concepts behind artist Camille […]