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Palestinian wounds 11 in Tel Aviv bus stabbing

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — A Palestinian man stabbed 11 people on and near a bus in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday, seriously wounding three of them before he was shot and arrested by Israeli police. Police described the assault as a “terrorist attack,” and the Islamic militant group Hamas praised it. It appeared to […]

Bob Dunning: It looks like Aggies are from Mars …

THE FUTURE IS NOW … just under three weeks ago, while giving my much-anticipated forecast for events in the coming year, I said: “In an attempt to attract more well-heeled students who can afford high fees, UC Davis opens a satellite campus, complete with football team, in Bellingham, Washington. The UCD-Bellingham Dungeness Crabs schedule Alabama […]

NAMI-Yolo offers family support group

NAMI-Yolo, the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will hold the next meeting of the Family Support Group in Woodland on Sunday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. The group will meet in the Cafeteria Conference Room at Woodland Memorial Hospital, 1325 Cottonwood St. Meetings will continue there at that time on second […]

Beekeeper’s feast benefits UC Davis honey research

Local residents are invited to celebrate mead, the world’s oldest fermented beverage, on Saturday, Jan. 31, on the UC Davis campus. For the second consecutive year, the Honey and Pollination Center at the Robert Mondavi Institute will host “A Mid-Winter Beekeeper’s Feast: A Taste of Mead and Honey.” The feast will be catered by The […]

Child support payment options expanded

Starting this month, parents will be able to pay their child support in cash at thousands of MoneyGram locations throughout California. Previously, parents paying child support in cash could do so only by visiting a county or regional local child support agency that accepts in-office payments. In Yolo County, the Child Support Services office is […]

Teens Take Charge program accepting applications

All teens in Davis and surrounding areas who are interested in learning about art professions, public art and creating a teen-centric art event in June, are welcome to apply to the Pence Gallery’s second annual Teens Take Charge program. Teens tour public art in Davis and surrounding areas, meet artists and art staff, and make […]

JumpStart Davis hosts mixer tonight

Local entrepreneurs and others interested in jump-starting the local economy are welcome at tonight’s monthly JumpStart mixer, at 6:30 p.m. at Sophia’s Thai Bar, 129 E St. in downtown Davis. Tonight’s speakers are Ethan Garret, co-founder of Rootd, a social media site for student-athletes to connect with alumni after graduation; Bob Webb, founder of Nextgen […]

Yolo Military Families group meets Monday

Yolo Military Families will hold its first meeting of the year on Monday, Jan. 26, at 6:30 p.m. at Black Bear Diner, Second and B streets in downtown Davis. For more information, email yolomilitaryfamilies@gmail.com.

California community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fifteen California community colleges received preliminary approval Tuesday to start offering career-oriented bachelor’s degrees, a step that represents a first for the nation’s largest college system and that supporters said is needed to ensure residents are prepared for jobs that in the past may have required only two years of training. […]

‘The hippie movement fell through’

Douglas Dora is a “Domie” and senior human development major at UC Davis. “The hippie movement fell through,” he observed over a potluck dinner announced by the ting of a metal triangle. “But there are still people wanting something outside the norm.”

Trustees to review a school budget ‘trending upward’

The Davis school board will hear an update on the governor’s January budget proposal — and its likely impact on the Davis school district — when the trustees meet on Thursday night. Other agenda items include a review of school safety plans, acceptance of the district audit report and recognition of mid-year retirees. Thursday’s meeting will begin […]

Got bikes? Donate ‘em!

Local residents are invited to donate their unused bicycles to the Bike Campaign, a nonprofit program whose No. 1 goal is to get more people safely on bikes, while reducing car trips. Serviceable adult-sized bikes, baby bike seats, trailers and tag-alongs are especially needed. “Your bike can change the lives of families in need in […]

Davis Arts Center welcomes students’ work

The Davis School Arts Foundation reminds kindergarten through sixth-grade teachers that the Elementary Art Show hosted at the Davis Arts Center is coming up. Art submitted by Davis elementary school classrooms will be displayed throughout March and will be featured at the Second Friday Art About on March 13. A celebration of the art — along […]

Valentine’s Day weekend brings a ‘sweetheart’ of a home show to Dixon

The Solano County Home and Garden Show will fill the entire Dixon May Fairgrounds at 655 S. First St., Feb. 13-15. Organizers say vendors from all facets of home improvement will be in attendance, showing off their products and supplies and offering demonstrations. Builders, contractors, heating and air conditioning, financial advisers, pools and spas, plants, […]

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