Body in Yolo wildlife area ID’d as Davis man

A death reported Tuesday at the Yolo Basin Wildlife Area has been ruled a suicide, Yolo County coroner’s officials said Thursday. The body of the 39-year-old Davis man was discovered by several people driving through the wildlife area, about three miles south of County Roads 32A and 32B, shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday, Chief Deputy […]

Neuropathy support group meets Tuesday

Neurologist Robert A. Dias, M.D., of Sutter Davis Hospital will speak at Tuesday’s meeting of the Davis Neuropathy Support Group, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Did you know there are more than 100 causes for peripheral neuropathy? Diabetes accounts for about one-third, but other causes include heredity, […]

Buick goes small with Verano

“Nice car.” The words finally registered the third time the young man in the parking garage said them. With surprise, I acknowledged his comment. Then he asked, “It’s a Lincoln, right?” No, the 2012 Verano is a Buick, not a Lincoln. But yes, it is a decidedly nice car with pleasing styling, quiet interior, decent […]

Local fly fishers will share their knowledge

The Fly Fishers of Davis will present their annual “Home-Grown” program at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Harper Junior High School, 4000 E. Covell Blvd. Members of the club will illustrate various aspects of fly fishing. The evening will begin with a short presentation by Alexandra Kreutzpaintner on fly fishing in her home country of Germany. […]

‘Home for the Holidays’ tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale now for the eighth annual “Home for the Holidays” community concert, to be presented at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, at the Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. Proceeds from the holiday favorite benefit music and arts programs in the Davis public schools. This year’s lineup includes Chris Webster and […]

Biberstein Social Action Fund grants awarded

Eight nonprofit social service groups in Yolo County have received grants totaling $10,200 from a fund established by Congregation Bet Haverim, Jewish Fellowship of Davis. The Biberstein Social Action Fund was established in 2002 to honor longtime Davis residents Ernie and Hannah Biberstein for their contributions to community service and social justice. The fund sponsors […]

Active older adult reading group meets at library

The Active Older Adult Reading and Discussion Group welcomes participants from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, in the Blanchard Room at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. The active book group shares and explores resources on aging, especially those related to good health and a positive attitude, including […]

Mars Rover: the next generation

By Vinita Domier Everyone is invited to Saturday’s meeting of the Davis Astronomy Club, starting at 7 p.m. at Explorit’s Fifth Street branch. You don’t have to pay any dues to be a member of the Davis Astronomy Club. If you’re interested in astronomy, you’re welcome to attend. This month we will discuss NASA’s Nov. […]

Give blood, help local charities

Local residents are invited to join BloodSource and the Davis Odd Fellows in saving lives at a blood drive Monday from noon to 5 p.m. The drive will take place at the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in downtown Davis. Participants will receive a coupon for free pint of Baskin-Robbins ice cream. In addition, […]

Caregivers discuss challenging behaviors

“Sundowning and Other Challenging Behaviors” will be the focus of this month’s caregiver support group at Woodland Healthcare’s Yolo Adult Day Health Center. Presenting will be Esther Lara, MSW, of the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center. The support group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Adult Day Health Center, 20 N. […]

Capay Valley Rotary donates pigs and blankets

It’s not your traditional end-of-year donation nor the favorite breakfast mom used to cook on the weekend. Pigs and blankets is a “stolen idea” from Cindy Blickle and Sean Kolb of North Valley Bank, with some Rotary spice added. Capay Valley Rotary President Anna Del Castillo said she got the idea when she heard the […]

Woodland Community Band presents Christmas concert

By Bill Hollingshead The Woodland Community Band will present its annual Christmas Concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the atrium of the County Administration Building, 625 Court St. Admission is free. The band is under the direction of Bobby Rogers, music director at Pioneer High School. Concert selections range from traditional holiday carols to humorous and popular […]

Give your senior a ticket to Grad Night

Davis Grad Night tickets make great gifts for your graduating senior, even if Christmas has already passed. The all-night party on Friday, June 8, features all-you-can-eat food, music, a casino, games, a hypnotist show and prizes. The drug- and alcohol-free party is open to graduates of all four Davis high schools: Davis High, Da Vinci […]

Fixed mortgage rates hover near lows for 6th week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage hovered above its record low for a sixth straight week. But the super-low rates aren’t providing a lift to the struggling housing market. Freddie Mac said Thursday the rate on the 30-year home loan ticked down to 3.99 percent from 4 percent the previous […]