Support group to focus on reinvesting in life

After the death of a loved one, many feel cut off from friends, family and life. Yolo Hospice offers the Reinvesting in Life After Loss support group for those who have experienced loss and are seeking support as they move past the early stages of grief. “It is common to look for extra support in […]

Fifth/Pole Line crash still under investigation

Davis police are still investigating Friday’s rollover crash that injured a 25-year-old Davis woman at an East Davis intersection. However, the Police Department has corrected its earlier version of events, saying now that Megan Galloway was traveling southbound on Pole Line Road at Fifth Street when the driver’s side of her car was struck by […]

DMTC presents ‘Peter Pan’ Friday

The Davis Musical Theatre Company will delight audience members of all ages when the high-flying musical fantasy “Peter Pan” opens Friday. The production will continue through July 10 at the DMTC Performing Arts Center, 607 Peña Drive in Davis. Directed by Steve Isaacson, with choreography by Cyndi Mitterholzer and musical direction by Kay Hight, “Peter Pan” […]

Spots still available for women’s self-defense course

The Davis Police Department is still taking sign-ups for a five-week self-defense course for women. RAD — Rape Aggression Defense — teaches awareness and prevention techniques, as well as realistic self-defense tactics. The course is taught by Davis Police Department employees who are nationally certified RAD instructors. The upcoming series will be taught from 6 […]

Adventures await young readers this summer

By Nora Brazil Your children have committed the past nine months to bettering their minds, strengthening their skills and developing a taste for lifelong learning. Why not keep them on that amazing path this summer by encouraging them to read every day? Some of you will no doubt say, “Of course, that’s an important part […]

Glass, steel sculpture soars over UCD health sciences building

By Charles Casey SACRAMENTO — A colorful glass and stainless steel sculpture is being put together piece by piece as its artist readies it for installation high above the courtyard of UC Davis Health System’s Education Building in Sacramento. Extending out in three, 17-foot-tall sections, the soaring art will capture and reflect sunlight as it […]

DUI arrest is man’s 11th, CHP says

A Sacramento man racked up his 11th drunken-driving arrest — and his fifth felony DUI arrest in 10 years — after crashing his motorcycle Sunday in West Sacramento, according to the California Highway Patrol. Jay Wayne Porterfield, 46, was riding on the transition road from westbound Highway 50 to eastbound Interstate 80 when he lost […]

Third annual TEA Party seeks liberty lovers

Feel like screaming when you read another article about wasteful government spending or increased taxes? Become part of the chorus and enjoy some refreshments at Dixon’s third annual Independence Day TEA Party, from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 2, at the Women’s Improvement Club Park. The park is at the corner of North First […]

Fibromyalgia support group meets Saturday

Northern Cal Fibro Friends will hold their monthly meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday in the conference room at the VacaValley Hospital, at 1000 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville. All who have fibromyalgia or have friends or relatives who need support in living with fibromyalgia are welcome to come. For more information, contact Valma at […]

Public meetings

The following is a list of public meetings of local governmental agencies for the week of June 10: Monday: Davis Finance and Budget Commission, 7 p.m., Community Chambers, City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. Davis City Arts Commission, 7 p.m., Community Chambers Conference Room, City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. Yolo County Transportation District board of directors, […]

Crash leads to DUI arrest

An early-morning crash at F Street and Covell Boulevard led to a local man’s arrest on drunken-driving charges, Davis police said. Ryan Buch, 22, crashed into a center divider at the intersection at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday, Lt. Paul Doroshov said. There were no injuries, and no other vehicles were involved. Buch was arrested on […]

Art, science merge in this bee-utiful mural

A colorful native-bee mural on a tiny tool shed in the honey bee garden at UC Davis may indeed be the most bee-utiful shed in the country. It’s informative, educational and artistic, visitors and bee specialists alike agree. “It’s spectacular,” said native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis. “It is […]

Music students present recital in Woodland

Students of the Sacramento Vocal Music studios in Woodland and Sacramento will perform a recital at 7 p.m. Friday, June 24, at the Woodland Opera House, 340 Second St. in downtown Woodland. The students range in age from 8 years old to adult. Guests are invited to meet the performers immediately following the performance at […]

‘The Bear’ closes International Film Series

The International Film Series wraps up the academic year with a screening of “The Bear,” a 1988 French film directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, on Friday. Doors at International House, Davis, 10 College Park, opens at 7:30 p.m., with the film beginning promptly at 8 p.m. “The Bear” has virtually no dialogue, but it is not […]