Motel 6 robbery suspect arrested

A suspect in a June motel robbery that led to the lockdown of a local school was arrested last week in Tracy, Davis police said Monday. Cameron Jaclecus Shepherd, 30, of Oakland, was apprehended at a Tracy motel Thursday and booked on several warrants — one of which stemmed from the June 6 armed robbery […]

Tickets available for Empty Bowls fundraiser

Tickets are still available for the Empty Bowls soup lunch and supper set for Thursday. For the past six years, the community has come out in support of the hungry by sponsoring and attending the annual Empty Bowls luncheon. October is Hunger Awareness Month, and the Yolo Wayfarer Center presents the Empty Bowls luncheon to […]

Kaiser gets the OK for trauma care in Vacaville

Kaiser Permanente’s Vacaville Medical Center has been approved by the Solano County Emergency Medical Services Agency to provide Level III trauma services in Solano County. A site visit by a team that included Solano EMS officials and a trauma surgeon was conducted Sept. 29, and the assessment team concluded that Kaiser Permanente met the criteria […]

Give a piece of your heart to deployed service personnel

Yolo Military Families and friends are again asking Davis community members to help make the holidays a little brighter for local servicemen and women who are deployed overseas. Supplies and cash donations will be accepted Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside Save Mart at Anderson Road and Covell Boulevard as part of the […]

‘What is the Color of Your Heart?’

Rose M. Borunda will lead a discussion of her book, “What is the Color of Your Heart?,” from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Community Room 800 at Woodland Community College, 2300 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Her appearance is sponsored by the Cross Cultural Series at the college. Borunda, an associate professor […]

Lee plans first campaign fundraiser

Friends, supporters and all interested are invited to a fundraising reception honoring Davis City Council candidate Brett Lee. The event will run from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the home of Richard and Rachel Livingston, 26420 County Road 97, west of Davis. To reach their home, head west on Covell Boulevard past Impossible Acres […]

Jazzin’ it up

The Davis High School Jazz Band, under the direction of Fred Lange, will join the line-up of entertainment at the fifth annual Davis Jazz Festival hosted by the John Natsoulas Center for the Arts on Saturday. Pictured during a performance last spring at the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival are, from left, saxophonists Jenny Horn, […]

Discounts offered on shelter adoptions this week

Crisp fall weather will soon arive and many cats and dogs are waiting at the Yolo County Animal Shelter to accompany you on a brisk walk in the chilly mornings or to snuggle and snooze with you during the cold evenings. During this week’s special pet adoption event at the shelter, cats and single kittens will be half-price, […]

Brewers return home trailing Cardinals 3-2 in NLCS

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Shaun Marcum thinks people really want to see two aces face off in Game 7 with the NL pennant on the line. He can go a long way to forcing that matchup with a strong effort Sunday. Marcum will get the ball for Milwaukee when it faces Edwin Jackson and St. Louis […]

South Dakota outlasts Southern Utah 24-19

VERMILLION, S.D. — Dante Warren ran for two touchdowns and threw for another one to help South Dakota beat Southern Utah 24-19 on Saturday. Marcus Sims ran for 159 yards for the Coyotes (4-2, 1-0 Great West). Warren, who threw for 186 yards and ran for 76, scored on runs of 1 and 20 yards […]

It’s About Time for fun

Big Band-era jazz and swing music will fill Central Park on Wednesday evening during Picnic in the Park. The band will play from 5 to 7 p.m. alongside the Davis Farmers Market, at Fourth and C streets. The market will be open from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Bring a picnic dinner or buy one at the […]

AVE/Chorale concert features old, contemporary music

Artists’ Vocal Ensemble begins its eighth season with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in collaboration with the Davis Children’s Chorale, directed by Rachel Kessler. The concert — at Davis Community Church, 412 C St. — will feature the U.S. premiere of a recently discovered Spanish Renaissance Mass by Alonso Lobo, as well […]

Hear study-abroad experiences at I-House potluck

Have you ever wanted to study abroad? Find out what it’s like at a potluck luncheon at noon Monday at International House, 10 College Park in Davis. Guests will meet two students from UC Davis’ Education Abroad Center who will talk about their study-abroad experiences. Alex Sarkisian went to Scotland and Italy, and Vanessa Iacocca […]

No. 1 LSU beats Tennessee 38-7, remains unbeaten

By Beth Rucker KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Even when top-ranked LSU isn’t playing its best, the Tigers are still finding ways to dominate games. Jarrett Lee and LSU got off to a slower start than usual against Tennessee but wore the Volunteers down in a 38-7 victory on Saturday. It was a record sixth straight victory […]