Congressman to answer seniors’ questions

Rep. Mike Thompson will hold a telephone town hall on senior issues Wednesday at 7 p.m. Thompson, D-St. Helena, will field questions from constituents on Medicare, Social Security, health care reform and other issues. To participate, constituents are asked to call the congressman’s Washington, D.C., office at (202) 225-3311 and leave their name, phone number […]

For the record

A letter to the editor published Friday inadvertently misnamed one of the Davis High School students involved in the C-STEM competition. His name is Brandon Lin.

Yolo County Archives will offer tours

The Yolo County Archives, 226 Buckeye St. in Woodland, will offer a special behind-the-scenes view on Saturday, June 11, with one-hour tours at 10 and 11 a.m. Items on display will include the first Board of Supervisors minutes from 1850, and the marks and brands of early Yolo County cattle ranchers. “This is a unique […]

Looking for a volunteer opportunity? Visit the Co-op on June 4

The Davis Food Co-op will host a Volunteer Fair from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at the store, 620 G St. in downtown Davis. “Everyone is invited to stop by the Co-op and meet the organizations that make our community wonderful,” a spokesman says. Representatives from 15 local organizations will be on hand […]

Co-op wine-tasting benefits Acme Theatre Company

The Davis Food Co-op, 620 G St. in downtown Davis, will host a tasting featuring wines from Sarafina and Van Ruiten on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The cost is $1 per taste, and profits benefit Acme Theatre Company. Acme is a nonprofit independent, self-sustaining community theater group for young artists of high school […]

Poetry reading planned June 1

The Poetry Night Reading Series welcomes poet Dennis Schmitz to the Bistro 33 stage at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Schmitz is the author of several books of poetry, including “We Weep for Our Strangeness” (1969), “Double Exposures” (1971), “Goodwill, Inc.” (1976), “String” (1980), “Singing” (1985), “Eden” (1989), “About the Night: Selected and New Poems” (1993) and more recently, “The Truth Squad” […]

Yolo County honors those who died alone

KNIGHTS LANDING — Jeanette Louise Izquierdo may have been dead for as long as a month before her body was found last December by a transient in a homeless camp alongside Highway 113 in Davis. Known better locally as “Little Feather,” Izquierdo was 53 years old, a member of the Blackfoot Indian Nation, a mother […]

DHS Jazz-N-Pops Concert is June 4

Don’t miss Jazz-N-Pops, the final Davis High School concert of the school year, featuring the talents of the Jazz Choir, Concert Choir and Jazz Combo. Audience members will hear music from the Broadway musical “Chicago,” “Avenue Q,” “Spamalot,” “Hair Spray” and more. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Brunelle Performance Hall at […]

Davis City Council begins budget talks

The Davis City Council will hold its first budget workshop of the 2011-12 fiscal year on Tuesday. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Community Chambers, City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. Interim City Manager Paul Navazio is proposing $918,000 in spending cuts to balance the budget. Additional reductions of $485,000 are in the budget proposal […]

Last parent-ed program of the year focuses on social skills

The importance of developing social skills in children is the topic of one last communitywide parent education program next week. The event takes place at 7 p.m. Thursday in Pioneer Elementary School’s multipurpose room, 5215 Hamel St. Parents will learn how positive social skills with peers, parents, siblings and other adults can help develop resiliency in […]

UCD battery suspect allegedly attacks jail officers

WOODLAND — More criminal charges were filed Friday against a UC Davis law student accused of sexual battery after he allegedly attacked two Yolo County Jail correctional officers. Robert David Schaerges appeared to be having a medical problem when officers checked his jail cell shortly after midnight Friday, Yolo County Sheriff’s Lt. Tina Day said. […]

Six stolen Hondas recovered in South Davis

Police say an observant resident’s phone call to police Friday morning led to the discovery of six stolen Hondas in a South Davis neighborhood. Davis police Lt. Paul Doroshov said the unusual find stemmed from a 7 a.m. report from a resident on Cowell Boulevard, who said there was a man parked in a Honda […]

Police: Woodland student had gun on school campus

Woodland police arrested a Woodland High School student who allegedly took an unloaded pistol onto the school campus Friday. Sgt. Brett Hancock said school resource officers were summoned at about 12:45 p.m. to the campus at 21 N. West St., where the student was pulled from class and taken into custody. The pistol was in […]

Da Vinci students show their art

“Carson,” a photograph by Casey McManis, will be among the artwork by students at the Da Vinci Charter Academy on exhibit from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Log Cabin Gallery, First and E streets. Student drawings and paintings as well as digital and film photography will be showcased. Guests will be treated to […]