Experts seeing more middle-age women with eating disorders

Help’s available For more information on eating disorders, visit the National Eating Disorders Association website at http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org For a free assessment, contact Summit Eating Disorders and Outreach Program at (916) 574-1000 or visit their website, http://www.sedop.org for more details Reach Davis therapist Debbie Glander at glanderdebbie@yahoo.com or (530) 219-6483 In a city where it seems that just about everyone bikes […]

Rotary honors outstanding students, teacher

The Rotary Club of Davis recently honored outstanding students from Davis’ four high schools and three junior high schools, as well as the Rotary Teacher of the Year. Front row, from left, are Charlie Duke, Davis School for Independent Study; Miranda Bolding, Creative Arts Award, Holmes Junior High; Isabel Leamon, Rotary Award, Emerson Junior High; […]

Explore the summer sky with Astronomy Club

By Vinita Domier Everyone is invited to the Davis Astronomy Club meeting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Explorit, 3141 Fifth St. You don’t have to pay any dues to be a member of the Davis Astronomy Club. If you are interested in astronomy, you’re welcome to attend. Telescope viewing will be available after the presentation. […]

$750,000 awarded over burning of Einstein papers

SAN JOSE (AP) — A Northern California family has been ordered to pay $750,000 for starting a wildfire that destroyed papers written by Albert Einstein. The San Jose Mercury News reports that a jury last week ruled against Margaret Pavese, her husband, Lawrence, and her father-in-law in a negligence lawsuit. The suit was filed by […]

Hattie Weber exhibit examines changes along Second Street

In a new exhibit at the Hattie Weber Museum of Davis, Davis historian John Lofland has turned his attention to the changes in the residential section of the 600 block of Second Street, from 1946 to the present. His exhibit features a pictorial history of the changes to the original four lots on either side […]

Phoenix hits record high 118

PHOENIX (AP) — About 4,000 homes in the metropolitan Phoenix area are without power — and air-conditioning — on a record-shattering day of heat in one of the nation’s hottest cities. Phoenix hit a high temperature of 118 degrees on Saturday, topping a 10-year-old record of 116 degrees for the date. The National Weather Service […]

Food distribution planned for needy locals

The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute food to eligible Davis residents on Wednesday, July 20, as follows: * 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, […]

Learn Baby Signs at yogurt play date

Families are invited to celebrate National Ice Cream Day with BeeBo, the Baby Signs Bear, at a gathering at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 19, at YoloBerry Yogurt, 316 C St. in downtown Davis. Playtime at Central Park across the street will follow the frozen yogurt treat. Participants will learn the Baby Signs for ice cream, […]

Help plan second Cool Davis Festival

Looking for a cool summer project? Try the Cool Davis Festival planning meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Game Room at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. “Enjoy a musical surprise and delicious snacks and help your community strive to be carbon-neutral,” festival co-chair Lynne Nittler says in a news […]

See Japanese films this weekend

The Sacramento Japanese Film Festival will be presented Friday through Sunday at the Crest Theatre, 1013 K St. in Sacramento. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. Friday; 1, 3:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 1 and 2:15 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 per film or $30 for an all-festival pass. Ten percent of the festival’s proceeds […]

Nelson Gallery showcases Cordero’s unusual art

Sacramento artist Nathan Cordero will mount his first solo museum exhibition this month at UC Davis’ Nelson Gallery. The exhibition opens Thursday, July 14, and continues through Sunday, Aug. 20, with a public reception for the artist from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 14. The gallery is in the former University Club, at Old Davis […]

Artist gives talk July 17 at Pence Gallery

Melissa Wood’s paintings and mixed-media constructions explore the transmutations of nature, and the fragile nature of memory. Her still-life works are composites of beautifully rendered local fruits, set amid collage bits of settings pulled from her travels and research. Local residents are invited to hear Wood talk and share her insights into her mixed-media work […]

‘Art Couture Party’ celebrates Bastille Day

Francophiles, unite! A Bastille Day-inspired “Art Couture Party” is planned at The Wardrobe, 206 E St. in downtown Davis, from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday, July 15. Owner Heather Caswell invites all fashionistas to dress up in French-inspired fashions. The evening will feature French hors d’oeuvres and desserts, dancing to the Sound of Fashion and […]

French language speakers will gather

Come fête la Bastille with the owners of Logos Books when La Table Française gathers for its monthly French conversation circle from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. The French conversation circle meets on the second Wednesday of each month at the bookstore, 513 Second St. in downtown Davis. To find out more about the discussion […]