Kids: Draw a traffic safety poster

The 2011 Street Smarts Traffic Safety poster contest is under way. Students in grades K-6 have until Thursday, Nov. 10, to produce a poster about one of four themes: safe helmet use, safe bicycle riding, safe driving or safe street crossing. Grand prize winners in each category — grades K-3 and 4-6 — will win […]

October 21, 2011 | Posted in Bicycling | Tagged ,

Center offers free yoga classes

Free yoga classes are offered Thursdays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Davis Holistic Health Center, 1403 Fifth St. The ACI-Davis/Sacramento Buddhist Group sponsors these beginning-level classes. A variety of styles will be taught and  all levels are welcome. For more information, go to

March 16, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Center hosts community meditation nights

Community meditation nights take place from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays at the Davis Holistic Health Center, 1403 Fifth St. Short talks followed by sitting and walking meditation are oriented to a beginning level and all are welcome. These events are sponsored by the ACI-Davis/Sacramento Buddhist Group. For more information, go to

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Yolo libraries present anti-cyberbullying program

The Yolo County Library will host presentations from the UC Davis Family Protection and Legal Assistance Clinic on anti-cyberbullying at several branch libraries in October and November. The presentations are scheduled as follows: * Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Clarksburg Public Library, 52915 Netherlands Road, Clarksburg; * Wednesday, Nov. 9, 6:30 to […]

October 20, 2011 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Motel 6 robbery suspect arrested

A suspect in a June motel robbery that led to the lockdown of a local school was arrested last week in Tracy, Davis police said Monday. Cameron Jaclecus Shepherd, 30, of Oakland, was apprehended at a Tracy motel Thursday and booked on several warrants — one of which stemmed from the June 6 armed robbery […]

October 18, 2011 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Tickets available for Empty Bowls fundraiser

Tickets are still available for the Empty Bowls soup lunch and supper set for Thursday. For the past six years, the community has come out in support of the hungry by sponsoring and attending the annual Empty Bowls luncheon. October is Hunger Awareness Month, and the Yolo Wayfarer Center presents the Empty Bowls luncheon to […]

October 18, 2011 | Posted in Fundraiser | Tagged ,

Kaiser gets the OK for trauma care in Vacaville

Kaiser Permanente’s Vacaville Medical Center has been approved by the Solano County Emergency Medical Services Agency to provide Level III trauma services in Solano County. A site visit by a team that included Solano EMS officials and a trauma surgeon was conducted Sept. 29, and the assessment team concluded that Kaiser Permanente met the criteria […]

October 18, 2011 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Give a piece of your heart to deployed service personnel

Yolo Military Families and friends are again asking Davis community members to help make the holidays a little brighter for local servicemen and women who are deployed overseas. Supplies and cash donations will be accepted Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside Save Mart at Anderson Road and Covell Boulevard as part of the […]

October 18, 2011 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

‘What is the Color of Your Heart?’

Rose M. Borunda will lead a discussion of her book, “What is the Color of Your Heart?,” from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Community Room 800 at Woodland Community College, 2300 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Her appearance is sponsored by the Cross Cultural Series at the college. Borunda, an associate professor […]

October 18, 2011 | Posted in Books | Tagged ,

Lee plans first campaign fundraiser

Friends, supporters and all interested are invited to a fundraising reception honoring Davis City Council candidate Brett Lee. The event will run from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the home of Richard and Rachel Livingston, 26420 County Road 97, west of Davis. To reach their home, head west on Covell Boulevard past Impossible Acres […]

October 18, 2011 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Jazzin’ it up

The Davis High School Jazz Band, under the direction of Fred Lange, will join the line-up of entertainment at the fifth annual Davis Jazz Festival hosted by the John Natsoulas Center for the Arts on Saturday. Pictured during a performance last spring at the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival are, from left, saxophonists Jenny Horn, […]

October 18, 2011 | Posted in Fundraiser | Tagged ,

Discounts offered on shelter adoptions this week

Crisp fall weather will soon arive and many cats and dogs are waiting at the Yolo County Animal Shelter to accompany you on a brisk walk in the chilly mornings or to snuggle and snooze with you during the cold evenings. During this week’s special pet adoption event at the shelter, cats and single kittens will be half-price, […]

October 18, 2011 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Brewers return home trailing Cardinals 3-2 in NLCS

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Shaun Marcum thinks people really want to see two aces face off in Game 7 with the NL pennant on the line. He can go a long way to forcing that matchup with a strong effort Sunday. Marcum will get the ball for Milwaukee when it faces Edwin Jackson and St. Louis […]

October 16, 2011 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

South Dakota outlasts Southern Utah 24-19

VERMILLION, S.D. — Dante Warren ran for two touchdowns and threw for another one to help South Dakota beat Southern Utah 24-19 on Saturday. Marcus Sims ran for 159 yards for the Coyotes (4-2, 1-0 Great West). Warren, who threw for 186 yards and ran for 76, scored on runs of 1 and 20 yards […]

October 16, 2011 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,