Company seeks approval for cell phone antennas

Learn more What: Davis Planning Commission meeting When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Community Chambers, City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. Info: Two cell phone poles with non-functioning antennas were installed Monday, so community members can see how Crown Castle’s proposal for 25 site locations would look if granted city approval. Crown Castle, formerly NewPath Networks, installed […]

Mondavi receives $580,000 grant to help grow new classical audiences

Students and other audiences will have more opportunities to hear and learn about classical music in Davis, thanks to a $580,000 three-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts. This is the single largest foundation grant awarded to the Mondavi Center in the 10-year history of the […]

Loyal customers drive Farmers Market success

Shopping tips Shop early to avoid the crowds. Taste things when sellers offer tastes to determine what you like best. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Farmers are extremely knowledgeable and happy to share their insights. Cook a meal from the farmers market. * Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series that […]

Prostate cancer support group meets next week

The Monday, Aug. 8, meeting of the Yolo Prostate Cancer Support Group will feature a presentation about initial results from the PIVOT study (Prostate Cancer Intervention Versus Observation Trial). The research project was conducted to evaluate the comparative benefits of active surveillance in contrast to radical prostatectomy for low-risk prostate cancer patients. Considerations before undergoing […]

CalPERS member to address retired public employees

Henry Jones, chairman of the CalPERS Finance Committee, will be the featured speaker at the upcoming general meeting of the Retired Public Employees’ Association, Yolo County chapter. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Cracchiolo’s Banquet Room, 1320 E. Main St., Woodland. Prospective members are encouraged to attend. The deadline for […]

‘Nutty’ diets are examined on the radio

“What to do when you feel like a squirrel, or a chipmunk?” That question — and other concerns expressed by women who are always in search of the next nutty treat, and then give themselves a hard time for not looking like an undernourished film star — will be discussed on Dr. G’s radio show at […]

Project Linus blanket-makers will meet

All are welcome at Project Linus’ monthly gathering from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Volunteers will sew labels on handmade blankets made by local residents for Project Linus to donate to organizations in Yolo County that serve children in need. “If you are interested in […]

Health Care for All will answer some questions

The Davis chapter of Health Care for All will gather from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, in the Blanchard Room at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. The meeting is free and open to the public. Participants will learn more about the California Universal Health Care Act, SB 810, […]

Co-op wine-tasting Friday benefits FARM Davis

The Davis Food Co-op, 620 G St. in downtown Davis, will host a wine tasting of wines from Brassfield Estate Winery from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. The cost is $1 per taste, and profits benefit FARM Davis. FARM Davis reclaims public space to build community, provides services for underserved and transient populations and rehabilitates […]

Davis man killed in Road 99 car-bike collision

A 71-year-old Davis man lost his life Sunday night after being struck by two vehicles while biking on County Road 99 north of Covell Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol. Terry Tanner was riding in the middle of the southbound traffic lane at about 9:45 p.m. when he was hit from behind by an […]

Origami group to meet Aug. 13

The Davis Origami Group will meet from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, in the Blanchard Room at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. First-time folders and more advanced folders are welcome. The first hour will be geared toward beginners. For more information, email or call (530) 753-6093.

Public meetings

The following is a list of public meetings of local governmental agencies for the week of Aug. 1: Today: Davis City Council, 9:30 a.m., Community Chambers, City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. Davis Bicycle Advisory Commission, 5:30 p.m., Community Chambers, City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. Wednesday: Davis Planning Commission, 7 p.m., Community Chambers, City Hall, 23 Russell […]

Museum to celebrate brick honorees

For the past several years, the Hattie Weber Museum of Davis has honored mothers, grandmothers and other exceptional women with engraved bricks laid in the Memorial Rose Garden Patio next to the museum, at 445 C St. The “mothers” bricks are wheat-colored and border the red bricks on the patio. This year, the museum also offered […]

Super-‘size’ win for A’s

OAKLAND — Scott Sizemore hit a three-run double in the fifth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 8-3 on Saturday night. Hideki Matsui singled twice and reached five times for the A’s, who snapped a three-game losing streak to the Twins. Matsui is batting a major league-best .473 since the All-Star break. […]