DETROIT (AP) — We saw the USA in them. We drove them to the levee. We even worked on our night moves in their back seats. For a century, Chevrolets won America’s love with their safety, convenience, style and speed — even if sometimes they were clunky, or had problems with rust or their rear […]
The Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6949 will host a celebration at 10 a.m. at the Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road. It will honor all veterans who have served in the U.S. armed forces, including those currently stationed throughout the country and around the world.
Guests are invited to stop by the Davis VFW’s welcome table and pick up a flier about the organization and the activities it engages in to support the city of Davis.
At 11 a.m., American Legion Post 77 will host a Veterans Day ceremony in front of the Yolo County Courthouse, 725 Court St. in Woodland. The Woodland Community Band will play patriotic music
Parents and supporters of the Davis High School Advanced Treble Choir will host a wine-tasting fundraiser from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Rominger West Winery, 4602 Second St. in Davis. Five wines will be poured, and the choir will give a performance. There also will be a silent auction of gift baskets and wine […]
On Jan. 3, 2009 — my parents’ 51st wedding anniversary — my father came home from the hospital. It was a month since the stroke that had paralyzed him on the right side, and five months since the stroke that had skewed my mother’s speech. I was so busy preparing for his return, including the […]
Parents are invited to tour the Davis Waldorf School and see teachers and students in action at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10. The school is at 3100 Sycamore Lane in North Davis. Administrator Kelly Brewer will offer a general overview of Waldorf programs, methodology and curriculum. Visitors will step into several classrooms and watch lessons […]
The city of Davis seeks residents to serve on three commissions: * Civic Arts (two seats): Advises the City Council on all maters relating to cultural arts; meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month; * Senior Citizens (one seat): Advises the City Council on all matters relating to policies and programs […]
Nature’s Theater will perform “Junky’s Last Stand” at 2:15 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis, 27074 Patwin Road in rural West Davis. The 50-minute play, featuring a cast of young actors, is part of the Taste the Space event celebrating the church’s new Social Hall. It helps people think about […]
Fall is the time of year when our gardens slow down but this quieter time allows contemplation and planning for the more active seasons. Yolo County Master Gardeners will present two free workshops Saturday to keep your green thumb exercised and stimulate ideas for the coming spring and summer. From 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Master […]
The Davis Food Co-op invites local residents to give thanks for good health by donating blood at a drive from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13. The Co-op is at 620 G St. Prospective donors should bring photo identification and eat and drink plenty of fluids before giving blood. Donating blood is safe, easy […]
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Two officials close to the Greek prime minister say he has scrapped his plan to hold a referendum on the latest European debt deal for Greece after the main opposition leader said would back it. The two officials said George Papandreou made the comments during an emergency Cabinet meeting today. One […]
By Tamar Lewin Students who graduated from college in 2010 with student loans owed an average of $25,250, up 5 percent from the previous year, according to a report scheduled for release Thursday. The average debt — once again the highest on record — came as the class of 2010 faced an unemployment rate for […]
CANNES, France (AP) — Europe’s debt drama dominated talks among leaders of the Group of 20 leading economies Thursday, with Greece’s government facing potential collapse and European leaders admitting that the eurozone may face losing its weakest member. U.S. President Barack Obama, Chinese President Hu Jintao and other world leaders began the formal G-20 summit […]
OAKLAND (AP) — A day of demonstrations in Oakland that began as a significant step toward expanding the political and economic influence of the Occupy Wall Street movement, ended with police in riot gear arresting dozens of protesters who had marched through downtown to break into a vacant building, shattering windows, spraying graffiti and setting […]
WOODLAND — Between the ages of 18 and 35, Marco Topete spent a total of 1,010 days — just shy of three years — as a free man. Of the 14 years he spent in prison, eight of them were in solitary confinement — a cramped, windowless experience that hampered his ability to transition back […]