Lecture on race relations and family law set Tuesday

Professor Angela Onwuachi-Willig will present the 2011 Bodenheimer Lecture on Family Law at UC Davis School of Law at 4 p.m. Tuesday. She will explore the Rhinelander v. Rhinelander trial as a simultaneously tragic and inspiring story about race and family relations in our society, a news release said. The event, in King Hall Room 1001, […]

Soroptimists present story time at Woodland library

Soroptimist International of Woodland has partnered with the Woodland Public Library to offer story time on the second Saturday of each month. The program began. Due to the Veterans Day holiday this weekend, the Woodland Public Library will not be open on its normal second Saturday, so it was moved forward a week. The schedule continues […]

Learn about Adult Day Health Center at Munch n’ Mingle

Support for Home In-Home Care and the Yolo Adult Day Center invite seniors and family/professional caregivers to a Munch n’ Mingle social event from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Yolo Adult Day Health Center, 20 N. Cottonwood St., Woodland. Guests will enjoy complimentary appetizers and learn about center’s programs, meet other […]

Yolo Audubon to hear about Andean adventure

Yolo Audubon will feature a talk by Peter Armstrong, a longtime birder and a charter member of the local Audubon chapter, at the group’s meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Armstrong and three Davis birder friends — Hugh Dingle, Scott Carroll and Jenella Loye — made their own arrangements for a six-day […]

City seeks nominations for business awards

The city of Davis Business and Economic Development Commission is seeking public suggestions for the fifth annual Business and Economic Development Awards. The commission will recommend that the city honor an individual, organization or local business operating within the city of Davis for extraordinary contributions to their industry and the community. The commission may recommend […]

Pence hosts artists’ talk on water tank project

Artists Sofia Lacin and Hennessey Christophel will give a presentation on the east area water tank art installation titled “Same Sun” from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Pence Gallery, 212 D St. Attendees will learn about the inspiration for this project as well as its challenges, and will have an opportunity […]

Roberts to lead Arboretum walk on Wednesday

Join Arboretum Superintendent Emeritus Warren Roberts for a lunchtime stroll in the UC Davis Arboretum on Wednesday. Enjoy the crisp fall weather, explore the pleasures of the autumn garden, and get a little exercise. Meet at noon at the Gazebo, on Garrod Drive on the UC Davis campus. There is no charge for the tour. Parking […]

St. John’s to show film on Alzheimer’s disease

St. John’s Retirement Village will observe National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month by showing the movie “Inside My Being” at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17. The film will be screened in the conference room at the village, 135 Woodland Ave., Woodland. ” ‘Inside My Being’ is a powerful DVD about a mother-daughter journey through their ordeal with […]

First Northern Bank supports Yolo County foster care

An orientation to foster care and adoption will be presented in Davis and West Sacramento this month. The first is planned at 6 p.m. Wednesday in First Northern Bank’s Conference Room at 508 Second St. in downtown Davis. The next one is at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in First Northern Bank’s Conference Room at 1300 […]

Survey to examine county’s values

As part of Yolo County’s ongoing strategic planning efforts, a committee of employees has taken on the charge of reviewing and refining the county’s values in an effort to describe and define the character of the Yolo County organization. This effort includes surveying Yolo County employees, community members, customers and partners on what they value […]

Tour wetlands to see northern waterfowl

Wild rice has been harvested, fields have been flooded and waterfowl are arriving at the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area in the thousands. Members of the public are invited to join Yolo Basin Foundation docents on a public tour of the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday to look for large numbers […]

Wreath orders accepted for veterans’ gravesites at Dixon cemetery

Wreaths may be ordered through Friday, Nov. 25, to place on veterans’ gravesites at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon this holiday season. The “Wreaths Across America” story began during the holidays more than 20 years ago when Worcester Wreath Company in Harrington, Maine, began a tradition of placing wreaths on the headstones of […]

Give it a twist

Using a giant corkscrew to break ground on a new sustainable winery building are, from left, UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi; Jenny (Jackson) Hartford; Laura (Jackson) Giron; Katie Jackson; Neal Van Alfen, dean of the UCD College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; Christopher Jackson; and Barbara Banke, chairman and proprietor of Jackson Family Wines and […]

Sierra Club Yolano leaders to meet

The Management Committee of the Sierra Club’s Yolano Group will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the Blanchard Community Room at the Stephens Branch Library, 314 E. 14th St., Davis. The agenda will include updates or discussions of solar and wind farm development in Yolo County, the Berryessa-Snow Mountain Conservation Area and other […]