No on A website

For Immediate Release: From: Coleman Thomas “Tom” Randall, Jr Coordinator, Davis Taxpayers Against Measure A Phone #: (530) 756-0874 E-Mail Address: NO ON MEASURE A CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES WEBSITE: The No on Measure A campaign against the Davis Joint Unified School District Special Tax is pleased to announce that the campaign has launched a new […]

Raptor center holds open house

Ever wanted to learn more about raptors? The California Raptor Center will hold its spring open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30. CRC cares for injured raptors (eagles, hawks, vultures and owls), rehabilitating and releasing them back to the wild whenever possible. Birds that cannot be released are trained to take part […]

Methodists host spring celebration

Community members are invited to a family-friendly Spring Fling from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at the United Methodist Church, 1620 Anderson Road. The free event will include bounce houses, a maze, face painting, a cake walk, crafts, hot dogs and an egg hunt with prizes for kids up through third grade, with […]

Breakfast supports military families

The community is invited to attend the Yolo County Cabrillo Civic Club No. 26′s regular linguica breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Sunday, May 1, at Tumulty Hall, Walnut and Court streets, Woodland. The menu will consist of linguica sausage, special scrambled eggs, hash browns and Portuguese sweet bread with juice, fruit and coffee. Individuals […]

Group prepares blankets for Japan

Project Linus will hold its monthly gathering from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. The group will be sewing labels on handmade blankets made by volunteers to be given to children of Japan and children of U.S. families evacuating. The group has committed to sending 200 blankets, which […]

Neuropathy support group meets

Do you, or someone you care for, have burning, tingling or numbness in your feet or hands? If so, this may stem from a form of neuropathy which can have many causes. To learn more from others with similar symptoms and to receive support, attend the next meeting of the Davis Peripheral Neuropathy Information and […]

Volunteers needed for tree monitoring

TREE Davis is launching a new Urban Forestry Stewardship Program to train volunteers in young tree monitoring and early problem detection techniques. The program will have a minimal and flexible time commitment. Interested volunteers are encouraged to attend an informational session at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 11, in the Veterans’ Memorial Center’s Game Room, 203 […]

Woodland Healthcare offers parent support classes

Parents who may be struggling with their children could find help in a series of classes offered by Woodland Healthcare Pediatrics. The Parent Support Series, which begins Monday, covers topics ranging from academic performance to anger management and conflict resolution skills to when to get help for learning disabilities. “Sometimes parents feel out of control […]

Sun shines its light on science experiments

On a bright sunny day, try the two following science experiments at home to illustrate concepts about sunlight and the Earth’s atmosphere. Simulate the greenhouse effect in the first activity, and the effects of the ozone layer on sunlight in the second. They should take about five minutes each to set up. Warm earth: model […]

Visit Yolo’s wine capital by bike

Davis residents don’t often think of Yolo as a river county, since our only river seemingly belongs to Sacramento County, at least by name. Yet the river is half ours, with levees and marinas on our bank. To experience this riparian heritage, I rode to Clarksburg from West Sacramento. You can reach West Sacramento on […]

Threshold Choir will sing Saturday

The Threshold Choir of Davis will present a day of singing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Village Homes Community Room (off Portage Bay Street). The choir, founded by Kate Munger of Inverness, is a national nonprofit organization that honors the ancient tradition of women singing at bedsides to bring comfort and peace […]

UCD-led intiative seeks better global health through sharing

A new initiative based at UC Davis will tap the power of sharing to develop health solutions for the developing world. But the Global Health Share Initiative is not about charity. It aims to combine university discoveries, philanthropy, social entrepreneurs, investors and private companies to create profitable, affordable health care products in a socially responsible […]

Police investigate park robbery

Davis police are investigating a robbery at knifepoint that occurred Tuesday night in Community Park. Three 16-year-old victims reported being robbed of cell phones at about 9:15 p.m. in the playground area of the East 14th Street park by a man armed with an eight-inch knife, Sgt. Paul Doroshov said. No injuries were reported. The […]

‘Distracted driver’ jailed on multiple charges

A two-day California Highway Patrol campaign to bust distracted drivers led to one man being stopped for talking on his cell phone — and arrested on a lot more charges. Jaime A. Abeytia, 54, of West Sacramento, allegedly was chatting on his cell phone without a hands-free device when an officer spotted him shortly after […]