Brazil-UCD graduate student exchange advances

A distinguished Brazilian whose name is synonymous with higher education and furthering international cooperation in science and technology will visit UC Davis on Monday, May 23. He will discuss a graduate student exchange program between Brazil and UCD and meet with Chancellor Linda Katehi and other university officials. Jorge Almeida Guimarães, president of the Brazilian […]

Second robbery charge for Woodland man

A Woodland man arrested this week for allegedly robbing a sandwich shop has been linked to another business holdup that occurred in March, Woodland police announced today. Jason Dale McKim, 33, is believed to be the man who pushed an elderly woman out of his way in order to steal cash from a register at […]

Students plan a very special dance

First comes the theme — this year, it’s the Blue and White Ball. Next up is finding the venue, and shopping for food and decorations. Invitations go out to alumni and incoming students. Gowns and tuxes are purchased at local thrift stores, then tailored to fit each student. Nails are polished, hair is styled and […]

Food Co-op extends voting deadline

The Davis Food Co-op has extended the deadline for voting in the annual election until Friday, June 10. General Manager Eric Stromberg announced the extension in response to a typographical error in the materials sent to shareholders in good standing. The error is in line 15 of Section B of the proposed amendment to the […]

Our Sunday best: Where art meets ag

From the YoloArts website — YoloArts, along with project partners Davis Farmers Market Foundation and the Yolo Land Trust, collaborates to support the Art and Ag project, a program that cultivates a dialogue between artists and farmers; offering artists an innovative and culturally vital venue from which to create; giving farmers the opportunity to make the work […]

Fogerty launches summer concerts

Rock and roll legend John Fogerty, lead singer for Creedence Clearwater Revival, will kick off Cache Creek Casino Resort’s summer concert series at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 21. The resort is opening a new 3,000-seat outdoor amphitheater just south of the casino. Fogerty was named by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the 100 greatest […]

Early Music Ensemble performs Monteverdi

The Early Music Ensemble at UC Davis will present a concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at Davis Community Church, 412 C St. On the program are works by Italian Baroque composers Claudio Monteverdi and Giovanni Sances. Professor David Nutter directs the ensemble of approximately 30 singers, with guest musicians David Morris (cello), Cheryl Fulton (harp) and […]

Peregrine School offers summer filmmaking workshop

Peregrine School in Davis offers two two-week filmmaking workshops this summer for children ages 9-13. Each session will include a week of learning the basics of cinema theory and practice, as well as writing an original short screenplay, and a week of producing a screenplay. The finished five- to 10-minute films will be screened for […]

Professor discusses Steinbeck, political trial

Professor Kathy Olmstead will discuss “John Steinbeck and the Sacramento Conspiracy Trial of 1935″ from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 22, in the Blanchard Room of the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. In 1934, Steinbeck met some communist labor organizers who were hiding from the law after winning a long, […]

New resource for parents opens in Davis

The Parent Place, a new community parent resource, will open its doors on Tuesday, May 17, at 907 Third Street in Davis. The Parent Place aims to increase parenting skills by providing information and coordinated access to resources. Supported by parent volunteers, community organizations and the Yolo Family Resource Center, the organization will offer a free […]

Historical society will visit Stockton, Lodi

The Yolo County Historical Society will take its first field trip of the year to Stockton and Lodi on Tuesday, May 24. A bus will board at 8:15 a.m. at the southwest corner of the County Fair Mall in Woodland and at 8:30 a.m. in the southeast corner of the Veterans’ Memorial Center in Davis. […]

ALS fundraiser set May 24 at Chevy’s

The ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) Association Greater Sacramento Chapter will hold a fundraiser at Chevy’s restaurants from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 24. Ten Chevy’s locations are participating that evening, including the one in Dixon and several throughout the Sacramento area To obtain a coupon and information on participating locations, visit http://web.alsa.org/site/Calendar/1337748412?view=Detail&id=141641. ALS is […]

Davis Ace hosts free coffee class

Area residents are invited to become their own baristas at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 22, in the housewares building at Davis Ace, 240 G St. Chef Judi Adelman will teach the basics of coffee brewing and grinding, as well as tea-making techniques. Participants are asked to register in the housewares building. The class is free. […]

DPNS Rocks! fundraiser is Friday

Davis Parent Nursery School will host its end-of-the-year fundraising concert, DPNS Rocks!, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Eighth Street campus, 426 W. Eighth St. The crowd will be entertained by live music from The Remedies and Music Matt. Pizza donated by Steve’s Place and ice cream donated by Baskin-Robbins will be available. […]