For the record

A photo caption Sunday incorrectly identified occupational therapist Donna Tweltridge, who was working with a client at the Yolo Adult Day Health Center. We regret the error.

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

UCD staffer rescues ailing jet passenger

“Together, we can save a life,” proclaims the American Red Cross’ familiar slogan. For UC Davis employee Darryl Mack, 49, these words now may be invested with new meaning. On the morning of Sept. 22, Mack and two other passengers aboard JetBlue Flight 267 revived an unconscious passenger with CPR and a defibrillator, as the […]

November 02, 2011 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Concert with diverse flutes, bands and Noh to celebrate sister cities anniversary

Hear more What: Concert celebrating 10th anniversary of sister-city ties between Davis and Inuyama, Japan When: 3 p.m. Sunday Where: Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. Tickets: $8 general, $5 students at Watermelon Music, 207 E St.; tickets at the door will be $10 Info: (530) 756-7380 A concert featuring visiting artists performing ancient music […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

CHP investigating alleged road-rage shooting, crash

An apparent road-rage confrontation on Interstate 5 in Woodland led to a four-hour shutdown of the freeway Monday morning while authorities investigated a related shooting and three-car collision. By that afternoon, the investigation proved so convoluted that California Highway Patrol officials held back from releasing additional information for fear of jeopardizing the case. “The incident […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

With DHS actors, ‘Anything Goes’

Check it out What: Davis High School presents “Anything Goes” When: 7 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 10-12, 2 p.m. Sunday Where: Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. Tickets: $16 general, $12 seniors, $10 students, available at the door or online at www.dhsdrama.net The Davis High School drama department kicks off its season Friday […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Schools | Tagged ,

CSU rolling out online undergraduate program

By Nanette Asimov Everyone’s getting into the game. Just weeks before the University of California unveils its first array of online courses for undergraduates, California State University is polishing up CSU Online — a cyber-school expansion that will begin with a $50,000 pledge from each of its 23 campuses, a cross-your-fingers plan to get $20 million from the state, […]

November 04, 2011 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

State seeks funds for healthy food in new Farm Bill

By Stacy Finz A patchwork of food, farming, conservation and environmental groups fear that lawmakers could act on the 2012 Farm Bill as early as this week with no input from California — the largest agricultural state in the nation. Leaders of the House and Senate Agriculture committees are proposing $23 billion in cuts — the 2008 Farm […]

November 04, 2011 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

Boo!

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Dixon High School honors its Hall of Famers

Tickets to the Dixon High School Hall of Fame dinner at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, are on sale now. The event will take place at Madden Hall on the Dixon May Fairgrounds, 655 S. First St. Inductees are Ray Rohwer, Class of 1913; Francis Watson, Class of 1923; Paul Webb, Class of 1949; Farrell […]

November 04, 2011 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Poetry Reading Series features Clover

Joshua Clover, a poet and UC Davis professor, will be the featured guest at the Poetry Night Reading Series at 8 p.m. Thursday. The venue is the John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St. in downtown Davis. Clover is an award-winning poet, film and music critic and theorist who has published multiple books. He received his […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Embroiderers hear about Italian needlework

The Valley Oak chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. Vima Micheli will speak on Italian needlework, on which she is a renowned expert. The program is sponsored by Jacqueline Mathews. Guests are welcome.

November 06, 2011 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Talk slated on ‘How Israel Targets Terrorists’

What are the ethical and legal consequences when nations target, for lethal action, terrorists who are preparing attacks? An Israeli expert on the subject will explore these issues at a talk at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, at Congregation Bet Haverim in Davis. Rafi Bitton, a lecturer in the law school at Tel Aviv University, […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Dementia care forum offered in Woodland

“A Loving Approach to Dementia Care” will be the focus of a community education forum offered free to the public by Citizens Who Care for the Elderly on Saturday. The event runs from 3 to 5 p.m. at Palms Garden Assisted Living, 240 Palm Ave. in Woodland. Linda Wayman, author of “A Loving Approach to […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Seniors | Tagged ,

Protesters hold vigils for injured vet

OAKLAND (AP) — Anti-Wall Street demonstrators held vigils for an Iraq War veteran seriously injured during a protest clash with police in California as some Occupy encampments came under growing pressure from authorities to abandon sites in parks and plazas. A crowd of at least 1,000 people, many holding candles, gathered Thursday night in Oakland […]

October 28, 2011 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,