Group to discuss project testing preschoolers’ hearing

Hear! Here!, the Woodland chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America, will meet at 10 a.m. Monday, March 26, at Woodland Community & Senior Center, 2001 East St. The group will present an illustrated review of its annual project to provide free hearing tests for preschoolers throughout Yolo County. The presentation will cover why […]

March 25, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

RootStock welcomes back local musician Bob Adams

Multi-talented musician Bob Adams — who has worked as a jazz pianist, acoustic bassist and organist, electric bassist and guitarist and a singer/songwriter — will perform Friday evening at RootStock in downtown Winters. The mini-concert will run from 6 to 8 p.m. RootStock is at 22 Main St. in Winters. Adams has performed and recorded […]

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Greg Willett Trio plays at Happy Thursday

Live music by the Greg Willett Trio, discounted wine by the glass and tasty fare from Stone Soup Catering will be featured at Rominger West Winery’s Happy Thursday celebration Thursday. The fun runs from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the winery, 4602 Second St., Suite 4. The trio specializes in tunes from jazz and pop […]

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Take an ‘environmental road trip’ in eco-comedy film

Details What: “Your Environmental Road Trip” When: Reception with producer Mark Dixon at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, followed by the film at 7 p.m. Where: Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. Info: Bring your own water bottle; refreshments will be provided Tickets: A donation of $5-$20 suggested at the door; RSVP to guarantee […]

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

Local author Pam Houston speaks at The Avid Reader

Local author Pam Houston will be at The Avid Reader, 617 Second St., in downtown Davis at 7:30 p.m. Saturday to discuss her new book, “Contents May Have Shifted.” The novel takes readers from one breathtaking precipice to the next, as they unravel the story of Pam (a character not unlike the author), a fearless […]

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Books | Tagged ,

Black-and-white photography in the spotlight at Camera Forum meeting

The Woodland Camera Forum will present a free photography program at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, in Norton Hall, 70 Cottonwood St., Woodland. The guest artist, Henry Paine, has been pursuing his passion for black-and-white photography for more than 40 years, working mostly with medium- and large-format view cameras and making his own prints in […]

March 14, 2012 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

Anniversary speaker planned at AA

The anniversary speaker meeting of the As Bill Sees It Men’s Group of Alcoholics Anonymous will take place Sunday at the United Methodist Church of Davis, 1620 Anderson Road. A potluck dinner is planned at 6 p.m., followed by the speaker, Chris O. from Arbuckle, at 7 p.m. The public is invited.

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Fibromyalgia sufferers meet Saturday

The Northern Cal Fibro Friends will hold their monthly meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at its new meeting place, the nurses’ training building across the parking lot from the VacaValley Hospital, 1000 Nut Tree Road in Vacaville. The purpose of the meeting is to share new information, and provide support and encouragement to […]

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Suspect arrested in Washington courthouse attack

SEATTLE (AP) — Police in Washington state on Saturday arrested a 34-year-old man accused of stabbing a judge and shooting a sheriff’s deputy in a courthouse struggle, one day after he fled the small town of Montesano. Law enforcement officers in neighboring Thurston County took Steven Daniel Kravetz into custody Saturday afternoon at his mother’s […]

March 11, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Woodland man airlifted to Med Center after DUI crash

A Woodland man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Friday night after his car rolled over and crashed into some fence posts on County Road 102. Christopher Villanueva, 38, of Woodland, was arrested after the solo vehicle crash at about 11 p.m. Friday. He was airlifted by Cal Star to UC Davis […]

March 11, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Five to vie for three council seats

The field is set for the 2012 Davis City Council election. Five candidates will compete for three seats on the dais in the June 5 election, including newcomers Lucas Frerichs and Brett Lee and incumbent Sue Greenwald, all of whom filed candidate statements and nominator lists on Friday, the last day to do so. The three […]

March 11, 2012 | Posted in City government | Tagged ,

Santorum takes Kansas, Romney counters in Wyoming

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Santorum won the Kansas caucuses in a rout on Saturday and Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney countered in Wyoming, a weekend prelude to suddenly pivotal Southern primary showdowns in the week ahead. “Things have an amazing way of working out,” Santorum told supporters in Missouri, where he traced his campaign through […]

March 11, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Santorum takes Kansas, Romney counters in Wyoming

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Santorum won the Kansas caucuses in a rout on Saturday and Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney countered in Wyoming, a weekend prelude to suddenly pivotal Southern primary showdowns in the week ahead. “Things have an amazing way of working out,” Santorum told supporters in Missouri, where he traced his campaign through […]

March 11, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Local man treed, arrested after fleeing on foot

Chayton Paul West, 21, of Davis, was arrested early Saturday morning after fleeing a traffic stop when Davis police learned he was on parole. Officers pulled over West at the corner of Second and Pena streets at 1:11 a.m. He fled on foot into the Davis Waste Removal yard. After a perimeter was established around […]

March 11, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,