Learn about breast cancer at meeting

The Breast Cancer Open Door educational meeting will present “The Athena Project” at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, at University Covenant Church, 315 Mace Blvd. in Davis. Lauren Massa, project manager, and Dr. Laura Westbrook, a breast health specialist at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, will discuss the Athena Project and how cancer information […]

January 08, 2014 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Citizens Climate Lobby to meet Wednesday

The Yolo Chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the home of Rob Beggs, 25 Redwood Drive in Woodland. All are welcome. Citizens Climate Lobby is a nonpartisan citizens action group. Its purposes are to create the political will for a stable climate and to empower individuals to […]

January 07, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

It may be time to renew your bike license

Bicyclists who registered their bikes with a California bicycle license in 2011 or earlier should check their tags to see if they need to renew their registration. California bicycle licenses issued by Transportation and Parking Services at UC Davis and participating bike shops in Davis are valid until Dec. 31 of the second year after […]

January 24, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Bob Dunning: Heads I win, tails you lose

A kind reader, pointing out the obvious as kind readers often do, noted that my selections for the current college football bowl season have been something less than scintillating. “I could do better than that by flipping a coin,” he claimed, which isn’t true, since flipping a coin is how I came up with this […]

January 05, 2014 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,

Zumba classes offered for all levels

Stonegate Country Club will hold a once-a-week Zumba session, starting Wednesday, Jan. 8. The 10-week session will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. every Wednesday at the club, 914 Lake Blvd, through March 12. Cost is $5 for drop-in sessions or $40 for the 10-week session. Davis Adult and Community Education also sponsors a […]

January 05, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Historic freeze could break Midwest records

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The deep freeze expected soon in the Midwest, New England and even the South will be one to remember, with potential record-low temperatures heightening fears of frostbite and hypothermia. It hasn’t been this cold for decades — 20 years in Washington, D.C., 18 years in Milwaukee, 15 in Missouri — even […]

January 05, 2014 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Collection of note(s)

Wendell Jacob enjoys playing the M.P. Moller pipe organ, ragtime piano and Fender Rhodes Stage Piano. Says Jacob of his collection, “There’s a story about every one of them.” And Jacob makes sure all the instruments are in working order; he even invites accomplished organists to play his Moller in front of an audience, and […]

January 05, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged

Ascendant governor coy on future

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is sprinting into the final year of his third term as governor with a series of policy successes and powerful financial backers boosting his all-but-certain run for another term. His voter-approved tax increases and relative restraint on state budgeting helped end years of deficits and have even led to […]

January 05, 2014 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

DUI task force tallies holiday arrests

A holiday crackdown on impaired driving by Yolo County’s Avoid the 8 task force resulted in 60 DUI arrests over a 20-day period, authorities announced Friday. The arrests were the result of sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols and regular patrols throughout the county between Dec. 13 and Jan. 1, said Davis police Sgt. Rod Rifredi, task […]

January 05, 2014 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

No plea yet for Winters murder suspect

WOODLAND — The man accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend in Winters was arraigned Friday on charges that could bring the death penalty if he is convicted. William Carl Gardner III showed no visible reaction as Yolo Superior Court Judge David Rosenberg read aloud the allegations: one count of murder, with the special circumstance that […]

January 05, 2014 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

School district’s Strategic Planners to give midpoint update

The Davis school district’s Strategic Planning process will reach a midpoint this week, with members of the school district’s Strategic Planning Committee and related Action Teams giving an update on Tuesday covering the work that they have done since late September. The public may attend the meeting, which runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, […]

January 05, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Sanskrit class offered at I-House

A spoken Sanskrit class will begin Thursday, Jan. 9, at the International House, 10 College Park. The class will run from 8 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays. No prior knowledge of Sanskrit is required. All of the material focuses on speaking skills, making the class highly interactive and fun. For more information, email Pushun Sheth […]

January 07, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Take a photographic journey through Israel

“Shalom from Israel!,” a photographic journey through that country, will be presented at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, by Congregation Bet Haverim. The event will be held in the congregation’s Social Hall, 1715 Anderson Road. George Rooks, chairman of the CBH Israel Matters Committee, returned from Israel six months ago. He will discuss current issues […]

January 08, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Winter Wednesday market set to return

After being closed on Christmas and New Year’s Day, the Davis Farmers Market’s winter Wednesday market returns from 2 to 6 p.m. Jan. 8. The market has lots of winter farm-fresh produce and plenty of food to go from local producers and Davis restaurants. Trudy KaliskyW Trudy Kalisky of Upper Crust Bakery serves up hot […]

January 05, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,