There are 24 venues for this month’s Second Friday ArtAbout, an evening of art viewing and artists’ receptions at galleries and businesses in Davis. All receptions and viewings are free and open to the public. Many showings include complimentary refreshments and opportunities to chat with featured artists.
For more information about the ArtAbout or Davis Downtown, the event’s sponsor, visit DavisDowntown.com or email ArtAbout@DavisDowntown.com.
Davis Downtown welcomes Bohème Hip Used Clothing to its new location on Third Street, featuring the paintings and illustrations of Davis High School junior Gregory Shilling-Goins …
The connector from westbound Interstate 80 to northbound Highway 113 in Davis was shut down for several hours Tuesday after a collision caused a big rig to spill rebar and diesel fuel onto the roadway. Solano California Highway Patrol Officer Chris Parker said the closure stemmed from a 6:15 a.m. crash that occurred when the […]
Interested in learning more about Middle Eastern culture? From Armenia, Egypt, Syria, Iran, Iraq and Turkey, Cyrus Soltani will share his knowledge and experience relating to lifestyle, food, currency and more at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Sign up by calling the center at 530-757-5696. Admission is free. For […]
Traffic controls will be in place as Caltrans works on a bridge slab replacement project on the Highway 128 Putah Creek Bridge. The bridge is in Solano County near Winters. To ensure worker and public safety, one-way traffic controls will be in effect on the bridge until Friday. Eastbound and westbound motorists will need to […]
By Motoko Rich Fourth- and eighth-grade students in the United States continue to lag behind students in several East Asian countries and some European nations in math and science, although American fourth-graders are closer to the top performers in reading, according to test results released Tuesday. Fretting about how American schools compare with those in […]
Come to Candy Cane Court — aka Henri Court in Wildhorse — on Saturday for a lively celebration. In its 10th and final year, the beautifully decorated neighborhood will welcome Santa Claus from 6 to 8 p.m., and members of the Holmes Junior High and Davis High School bands and the Cal Aggie Marching Band-uh […]
By Christina Hoag LOS ANGELES (AP) — Years of pink slips have taken a toll on California’s teachers to be sure, but the dim job market has also had an impact on people wanting to become teachers at a time when the state’s population of children reaching school age is rising. While the numbers do […]
By Tracie Cone FRESNO (AP) — Some fog creeps in poetically on little cat feet through the Golden Gate. And then there is the prosaic fog of California’s San Joaquin Valley that erupts from the soil in certain wintry conditions to put a stranglehold on the region. This dense tule fog materializes in a patchwork […]
Members of Yolo MoveOn joined forces with labor unions, faith groups, student groups and others at a candlelight vigil Monday night at the state Capitol in Sacramento. They gathered to remind Congress to “defend Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security for working and middle-class Americans,” a news release said. Members are asking for no tax breaks […]
By Carolyn Jones Since 1868, the University of California’s motto has been “Let there be light.” Now the university’s new logo is bringing plenty of heat. Critics have compared the recently unveiled logo — a yellow, half-realized “C” inside a stylized blue “U” — to a napkin doodle, a bidet or a banana label. One […]
Twice this year, Garry Pearson went to Iraq as part of a program to help Iraqis develop their vegetable production. He oversees about 160 research greenhouses at UC Davis, and an ag project recruited him as a technical expert. On the latest “Davisville,” Pearson talks about what he saw in the Iraqi region of Kurdistan, […]
When it comes to wine, if you bag it and box it, you’d better keep it cool, UC Davis researchers advise. In the most comprehensive study to date on how storage temperature affects wines with different packaging systems, researchers found that bag-in-box wine is more vulnerable to warmer storage temperatures than bottled wine. Their findings […]
Snap photos of your pet — costumed or not — with Santa Claus from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Petco in The Marketplace shopping center, 1341 W. Covell Blvd. The cost is $8.95 per photo, with all of the proceeds benefiting the Yolo County SPCA. SPCAxmasW Snap photos of your pet with Santa Claus from noon […]
Looking for a good laugh? Come see the Midstream Players as they present “And the Bride Wore” at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Admission is free, and refreshments will be served.