New time for Co-op parent group

The regular time for the “New Parent Network” meeting hosted by the Davis Food Co-op will be moved to 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays starting April 26. This free weekly group for new and expecting parents meets in the Davis Food Co-op Teaching Kitchen, 537 G St. The aim of the New Parent Network is to educate, […]

French wrapping up duties in Davis district

Deputy superintendent Kevin French is wrapping up his duties with the Davis school district over the next few weeks. He’s scheduled to start his new job as associate superintendent for administrative services with the Acalanes Union High School District in Contra Costa County on April 30. The new job will include many of the same […]

Workshop offers look at local government

Yolo County Board of Supervisors Chair Matt Rexroad and Dotty Pritchard, his chief of staff, will host a local government workshop from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Board of Supervisors chambers, 625 Court St. in Woodland. The free workshop will include a behind-the-scenes look at county government and a short walking tour of […]

I-House hosts pre-festival party May 26

The International House will hold a potluck dinner and celebration at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at 10 College Park. International House is hosting a gala International Festival on Saturday, Oct. 1, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Veterans’ Memorial Center. The May 26 event is a pre-festival party, giving people a chance to […]

Odd fellows cook breakfast Saturday

The Davis Odd Fellows present their Picnic Day Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at The Odd Fellows Lodge Hall, 415 Second St. The Odd Fellows invite residents to come come downtown early, get a hearty breakfast and be in a great location to view the Picnic Day Parade, which travels through downtown.  Breakfast […]

Solano Land Trust seeks volunteers

Volunteers are needed for monitoring important native flowers, grasses and weeds at the Jepson Prairie Preserve on Monday, April 25, and Friday, April 29. Jepson Prairie is a vernal pool and native perennial grassland preserve on Highway 113 about 12 miles south of Dixon. Volunteers can expect to walk about 2.5 miles off-trail, over flat […]

Briefly: Sail club holds open house

Lake Washington Sailing Club will host its annual Sail a Small Boat Day from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Sailors from the club will take members of the public on safe, free sailboat rides on Lake Washington. The open-house event is an opportunity to see, learn about and get the feel of a wide variety of […]

No on A launches website

The No on Measure A campaign has launched a new campaign website at http://www.yvm.net/vme/no-on-a. For additional information regarding the campaign, contact campaign coordinator Coleman Thomas “Tom” Randall, Jr., at colemanrandall@comast.net.

Lewin performs at Farmers Market

Longtime Davis resident and musician Gabe Lewin will perform from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at the Davis Farmers Market. Lewin plays mostly old style melodious folk songs, as well as some blues and a variety of original songs, ranging from soft rock to blues and country bluegrass. He frequently plays both […]

Writing group meets Sunday

The Third Sunday Writing Group will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at the Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road. Joseph Finkleman will facilitate two original writing exercises. Participants will leave with two new pieces of writing and having heard everyone else’s work as well. The workshop is free.

Enjoy Quail Ridge Reserve in spring

The Quail Ridge Wilderness Conservancy will conduct an early spring walk in honor of forthcoming Earth Day from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at Quail Ridge Reserve. The reserve is located on a peninsula at the southwest end of Lake Berryessa, and the easy-to-moderate walk through native grasses, shrubs and trees will be […]

Nozuka headlines Asian Pacific Culture Night

The public is invited to Asian Pacific Culture Night at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 22, at Freeborn Hall on the UC Davis campus. The headlining act will be Justin Nozuka, an acoustic folk-soul musician. The event will also feature UCD and community talent, including Bakuhatsu Taiko Dan, the Vietnamese Student Association, the Thai American Student Association and the Davis […]

Briefly: Torres discusses Honduran coup

Gerardo Torres, a Honduran resistance leader, will speak at 7 p.m. Friday at the International House, 10 College Park in Davis. Torres, a member of the FNRP, or Frente Nacional de Resistencia Popular (National Popular Resistance Front), comes to Davis following his appearance at the Latin American Solidarity Coalition national conference in Washington, D.C. The […]

R&R hosts retirement party

Friends, consignors and customers are invited to a party from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at All Things Right & Relevant, 1640 E. Eighth St. The party is in honor of Judy deCesare, longtime manager of R&R, who is retiring. For further information, call (530) 759-9648.