Don’t Light Tonight continues through midnight Wednesday

Don’t Light Tonight is in effect until midnight Wednesday. Don’t Light Tonight is a voluntary wintertime air pollution reduction program. Wednesday’s particle matter pollution (PM 2.5) is forecast to be 25 micrograms per cubic meter or higher, and burning wood is discouraged. On winter nights when inversion layers are strong and air pollution levels are […]

Community connections are goal of LDS open house

It is in the spirit of neighbor understanding neighbor that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is hosting open house worship services Sunday from 9 to 10:10 a.m. at the Davis chapel at Elmwood Drive and Eighth Street. “For several years now, we have enjoyed participating in the Celebration of Abraham, including hosting […]

Warm up with blues at RootStock

RootStock, 22 Main St. in downtown Winters, invites local residents to stop in Friday between 6 and 8 p.m. for some down-home delta-style blues featuring the acoustic duo Chicken & Dumpling. Guests may enjoy a glass of wine from three local wineries while they listen to Charles “Chicken” Oriel on guitar and Julia “Dumpling” Simon […]

DHS Orchestra rents quartets for special occasions

If you are seeking to add a touch of class to your holiday party, or a gathering at some other time of the year, the Davis High School Orchestra has several string quartets available to perform for you and your guests. Orchestra students work year-round in small ensembles to prepare music for all sorts of […]

Wardrobe features holiday trunk show

The Wardrobe presents a holiday trunk show, “Be Jeweled, Be Joyful,” on Friday featuring local designer Marcia Munich’s designs. Local residents can meet Munich from 7 to 9 p.m. during the Davis Downtown Business Association’s Second Friday ArtAbout celebration. Wardrobe owner Heather Caswell says Munich’s jewelry and scarves are made from crystal, shells and pearls. […]

Agencies honor volunteers with philanthropy awards

The Yolo Community Foundation hosted the fifth annual Yolo County Philanthropy Day Awards last month at the County Administration Building in Woodland. Nine nonprofit agencies participated in the celebration. The awards recognize the impact philanthropy has on Yolo County and the role individuals and businesses, which donate their money and time, play in enriching their […]

Bang talks movies and more on ‘Davisville’

Critic Derrick Bang discusses movies this holiday season, Davis film festivals, his upcoming biography of jazz musician Vince Guaraldi and more on the latest “Davisville” radio program. Bang writes movie reviews for his blog, Derrick Bang on Film, and The Davis Enterprise. “Davisville,” hosted by Bill Buchanan, airs on KDRT, 95.7 FM, at 5:30 p.m. […]

All welcome at menorah-lighting ceremony

Chabad of Davis invites local residents to celebrate Hanukkah at the lighting of an 8-foot-tall menorah on Wednesday, Dec. 21, in Davis’ Central Park. A community celebration will follow. The event runs from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Following the menorah-lighting at the Farmers Market Pavilion, Fourth and C streets, guests will dance, sing and enjoy […]

Zumbathon raises money for Wayfarer Center

Mayra’s Zumba class will host a Zumbathon to raise money for the Yolo Wayfarer Center from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday in the multipurpose room at Douglass Middle School, 525 Granada Drive in Woodland. The funds will help the Woodland-based agenday provide Christmas gifts, meals and other necessary services to people in the emergency shelter and […]

Food distributed to needy local residents

The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute food to eligible Davis residents on Wednesday, Dec. 21. The hours and locations are 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Davisville Apartments on Kennedy Place; 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St.; and 6 to 7 p.m. at the Owendale Community, […]

Travel the country with artist

In working with our current artist, Mel Smothers, I had to chuckle over his response to my request for an artist statement. He wrote, “The more I’ve painted, the more I’ve found to say. These works tell a portion of the stories — a portion because curator Natalie Nelson selected them. She may have known […]

Davisite’s new book offers a peek behind the scenes of The City

Check it out Who: Author Elizabeth Boardman presenting her new book on San Francisco, “I’m not a Tourist, I Live Here!” When: 1 p.m. Sunday Where: The Avid Reader, 617 Second St. Elizabeth Boardman, author and executive director of a nonprofit organization, has recently returned to her home in East Davis after a long hiatus. […]

Net Zero Davis public forum is Thursday

A Net Zero Davis workshop and public forum is set for 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the Community Chambers at Davis City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. California Renewable Energy Center Director Gerry Braun and his team from the UC Davis Energy Institute will discuss the preliminary results of their investigation of various paths to […]

Prostate cancer information shared

Members of the Yolo Prostate Cancer Support Group will present a year-end roundup of recommended sources of reliable information about prostate cancer and its treatment when the group meets Monday. The discussion will encompass books and other printed materials, as well as a demonstration of websites that members of the support group have found credible and useful. The […]