Portion of County Road 102 to be closed for paving

Asphalt removal on County Road 102 will begin Wednesday between Maxwell Avenue and East Main Street in Woodland. As a result, Interstate 5 ramps at County Road 102 will be closed throughout the night for several days. Then on Monday, Nov. 14, day work begins with paving of County Road 102 between Maxwell Avenue and […]

Sac State wins Causeway Classic Blood Drive

Sacramento State University pulled out all the stops to win the fourth annual Causeway Classic Blood Drive over UC Davis by a mere 22 participants. A combined total of almost 3,600 individuals arrived at the campus drives, eager to show their community spirit and school pride. Also, several hundred people joined the Be the Match […]

UCD Campus Recreation hosts holiday food drive

Campus Recreation encourages area residents to embrace the holiday spirit of giving and help build a stronger community by donating to its third annual holiday food drive from Nov. 21 to Dec. 16. Items can be delivered to Campus Recreation locations including the ARC, Craft Center, Equestrian Center and Outdoor Adventures. Donation bins wrapped with red […]

Blue & White Foundation hosts all-class reunion

‘Twas the night before Thanksgiving and all Davis High alumni were invited to gather … Davis High School’s Blue & White Foundation will host its third annual all-class reunion on Wednesday, Nov. 23, starting at 6 p.m. at The Davis Graduate, 825 Russell Blvd. There is a $5 suggested donation with proceeds benefitting the foundation. For […]

Referendum petition not qualified yet, but results coming soon

The higher water rates that the Davis City Council approved in September may survive only a few more days. The Yolo County Elections Office is in the process of certifying the referendum petition that would repeal the rates, which were to have taken effect on Dec. 1. Tom Stanionis, chief of staff, said the signature-checking […]

Pets of the week

Lots of dogs and cats are waiting to be adopted at the Yolo County Animal Shelter, 2640 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Among them is Topaz (No. 100042), a 10-month-old spayed female terrier mix dog with a brown and white coat. Also hoping for a good home is Athena (No. 100357), a 3-month-old spayed female […]

Watermelon Music hosts annual food-for-strings event

Watermelon Music and D’Addario are offering free strings for guitars, basses, mandolins or ukuleles during a special promotion from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Anyone who brings their instrument to the store, 207 E St. in downtown Davis, along with at least one nonperishable food item, will receive a brand-new set of D’Addario strings, […]

Partnership addresses global food security, environmental quality

By Ann Filmer Two of the world’s leading agricultural and environmental universities — UC Davis and Wageningen University and Research Centre in the Netherlands — signed a momentous cooperative agreement at UCD last month that will coordinate scientific research and implement business connections on major issues related to global food security, human nutrition, water and […]

Odd Fellows bingo benefits Yolo Wayfarer Center

The Davis Odd Fellows will host Second Sunday Bingo to benefit the Yolo Wayfarer Center this weekend. Doors open at noon and bingo begins at 1 p.m. Cash prizes are up to $250 per game, plus pull-tab instant winners up to $100. The Yolo Wayfarer Center was founded in 1983 by a group of concerned […]

Team Blend members share their experiences

Members of Da Vinci High School’s “Team Blend,” which traveled to Nicaragua over the summer to teach residents of a remote village how to build bicycle-powered blenders, will share their experiences with the public during a program at International House Davis, 10 College Park, on Thursday evening. The program runs from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. […]

Yolo Hospice offers grief workshops

The holidays can make grieving for a loved one especially difficult. Support, knowledge and guidance can help. Yolo Hospice will offer two workshops, which will present useful tools provided by experts in the field as well as emotional support from others facing similar situations. The tools and support will help workshop participants and others living […]

NAMI-Yolo support group meets Wednesday

A support group offered by NAMI-Yolo for those who care for a family member or friend with serious mental illness will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the César Chávez housing complex multipurpose room, 1220 Olive Drive in Davis. The complex is just north of the Lexington Apartments on the east side of […]

Mental health support offered in Spanish

NAMI-Yolo, a chapter of National Alliance on Mental Illness, sponsors an ongoing support group in Spanish for those who care for a family member or friend living with a psychiatric disorder. The support group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Yolo Family Resource Center, 828 Court St. in Woodland. It provides Yolo […]

Farmers Market showcased in new cookbook

Details What: “The Davis Farmers Market Cookbook” by Georgeanne Brennan and Ann M. Evans When: Will be published in March; gift cards redeemable for signed copies may be purchased at the Davis Farmers Market beginning Saturday, Nov. 26 Where: Market booth in Central Park, Fourth and C streets Sneak peek: www.davisfarmersmarketcookbook.com When The Davis Farmers […]