Woodland Library Rose Club hosts vintage tea, rose talk

The Woodland Library Rose Club will dress elegant tables with silver and china place settings and rose bouquets during its fourth annual vintage-style Valentine Tea. The three-course tea will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10 (doors open at 1:30 p.m.), at the Woodland Public Library, 250 First St. in downtown Woodland. The first course […]

Police arrest suspected machete-wielding copper thief

A homeless man was arrested in Woodland after he allegedly attempted to steal copper wire while wielding a machete, causing an employee of the business to retaliate with pepper spray. Woodland police reported that the owner and an employee of Leyva’s Auto Body Repair Shop, 39608 Kentucky Ave., witnessed a man allegedly stealing copper wire from […]

Science Café set at Crepeville

UC Davis chemistry professor Susan Kauzlarich will discuss new materials that convert heat into electricity at a Science Café presentation at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Crepeville, 330 Third St. in downtown Davis. Jared Shaw, an assistant professor in the UCD department of chemistry, is the café host. The Science Café is a casual event at […]

Officers will watch for drunken drivers

Local law enforcement officials remind residents to designate a sober driver on Super Bowl Sunday because special roving DUI patrols will be out in force Sunday, looking to stop and arrest drivers who are impaired by alcohol or drugs. The effort is a joint project involving the California Office of Traffic Safety, the National Highway […]

DPNS plans open houses at both school sites

Davis Parent Nursery School will host an open house at both of its sites from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. DPNS is at 426 W. Eighth St. and 1447 Danbury St. (on the Montgomery Elementary School campus). For more information, visit www.davisparentnurseryschool.com.

Book a portrait of growing campus

For six months, Ann Foley Scheuring and Dennis Dingemans sifted through UC Davis’ past.

At Shields Library, they took turns choosing from some 4,500 images in the archive collection. They flipped through year upon year of yearbooks. They tracked down scrapbooks, at the Arboretum headquarters and elsewhere.

The result: “University of California, Davis,” the latest entry of the now-familiar Arcadia Publishing …

Super party planned to celebrate live music in Davis

A not-so-secret pop-up show will take place at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the former Dimple Records space, 212 F St. in downtown Davis, to help promote procuring a permanent live music venue in Davis. This community-inspired event is slated to include music by Tha Dirt Feelin, Boca do Rio, West Nile Ramblers and Alicia Murphy. […]

Winters chess club meets Saturdays

Beginning Saturday, Feb. 9, the Yolo County Library will host a Chess Club from 1 to 3 p.m. every Saturday at the Winters Community Library, 708 Railroad Ave. The club will offer free chess lessons for players of all levels. The club will be led by chess coach Roberto C. Delgadillo, a librarian at UC […]

Textbooks available for public review

Several new textbooks are available for public review, preceding formal adoption by the Davis school district. Members of textbook adoption committees — consisting of staff, community members, parents and, at the high school level, students — have determined that these are the titles they will recommend to the Davis Board of Education for adoption consideration. […]

Sutter sponsors qigong meditation for health, well-being

A tranquil mind, Chinese medicine maintains, is the foundation of good health. Local residents can explore ways to become more quiet, still and centered in “Qigong Meditation for Health and Well-Being,” a workshop sponsored by Sutter Health, from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Davis Holistic Health Center, 1403 Fifth St. “Both […]

Origami group meets at library

The Davis Origami Group will meet from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday in the Blanchard Room at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. First-timers and more advanced folders are welcome.  The 1-2 p.m. hour will be geared for beginners. For more information, email andrew.hudson13@gmail.com or call 530-753-6093.

Davis Chamber endorses Measure I

The Davis Chamber of Commerce supports a yes vote on Measure I in the mail-only election that concludes March 5. “The Woodland/Davis Clean Water Agency surface water project will be a valuable asset to Davis with multiple long-term benefits to our community,” a news release from the Chamber said. “It will improve water quality by […]

Multicultural community forum shines spotlight on Muslims, Sikhs

The first in a series of public forums designed to foster increased understanding and appreciation of local cultures will focus on local Muslim and Sikh communities. Presenters Khalid Saeed, national president of the American Muslim Voice Foundation, and Kavneet Singh, managing director of the Sikh American Legal Defense & Education Fund, will each provide a […]

How cool are we? Find out at workshop

By Chris Granger and Leslie Crenna Cool Davis volunteers have been working hard planning a follow-up event to last fall’s annual Cool Davis Festival. The result? This first of what are hoped to be many Cool Home Workshops, which takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, in the Blanchard Room at […]