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Beer dinner set on Co-op patio

The Davis Food Co-op and New Belgium Brewing Company plan their first joint dinner at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, on the patio outside the Co-op, 620 G St. The four-course meal will pair New Belgium beers, both classic and brand-new, with local food prepared by Co-op Teaching Kitchen instructors. The cost is $45 per […]

Donate used books at Co-op

In conjunction with the Short-Term Emergency Aid Committee, the Davis Food Co-op is accepting donations of gently used books. STEAC provides a table of used books during the holiday gift basket pickup, so people may choose the right book. Children’s books and books in Spanish are particularly useful. Books may be dropped off in the STEAC […]

UCD, SunPower to build power plant on south campus

Summer may be over, but things are still looking sunny for UC Davis. The university has announced it will partner with SunPower, a San Jose-based company, to build and operate a 16-megawatt solar power plant on a 70-acre piece of campus property south of Interstate 80. The plant will provide about 14 percent of UCD’s yearly […]

High-flying fun at University Airport’s open house

Many people don’t realize that UC Davis has its own airport — it’s the only UC campus that does — but on Saturday, Oct. 25, University Airport will open its hangars to the public.

The Friends of the University Airport and UCD Transportation and Parking Services are hosting the 12th annual open house between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., a free, family-friendly event. Food and soft drinks will be available.

Among the highlights of the open house — besides the variety of interesting and unusual airplanes to check out …

Rough ride on east Fifth Street due to be eased

Here’s a scenario: You’re driving eastbound on Fifth Street in Mace Ranch and notice a small sign posted on the right side of the street that says “rough road.” An unsuspecting motorist who continues past that sign at “roughly” the posted speed limit will find that to be an understatement. The stretch of road between Explorit Science Center and Alhambra […]

UNICEF campaign kicks off at City Council meeting

On Tuesday, Mayor Dan Wolk and the Davis City Council will recognize the community’s schoolchildren for their “outstanding contributions” to UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, through Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF. They’ll also proclaim the week of Oct. 29-Nov. 2 “Support UNICEF Week.” Davis schoolchildren have repeatedly been named UNICEF emissaries and heroes by the U.S. […]

Reading, literary dinner celebrate book release

Local author Meera Ekkanath Klein will read from her book, “My Mother’s Kitchen: A novel with recipes,” at The Avid Reader, 617 Second St., at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Klein, a library technician at Patwin Elementary School, based the book on her own childhood in India, and the recipes included in the book are from her mother’s […]

Love-life tips on ‘Heart to Heart’

“Heart to Heart” with Dr. G is back on KDRT, 95.7 FM. Tune in Wednesday, Oct. 22, at noon to hear discussion of “10 Secrets to a Great Love Life .. and .. a great love OF life.” Dr. Gitane, a psychotherapist and life coach, offers practical and heart-minded approaches to living life on the […]

Sunder campaign sets Sunday event

School board candidate Madhavi Sunder will meet and greet supporters at a West Davis event hosted by Joanne Bevins from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday. To RSVP (and to obtain the house address), email SunderForSchools@gmail.com. Anyone interested in learning more about Sunder’s campaign can follow her at Facebook.com/SunderForSchoolBoard and at SunderForSchools.org, where a full list of endorsements can […]

For the record

Wednesday’s story previewing the London-based Akram Khan Company’s upcoming performance at the Mondavi Center was outdated; it referred to a dance piece presented two years ago. The company will present “iTMOi” (In the Mind Of Igor) at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24. We regret the error. ———— An incorrect phone number was published Thursday to […]

Veterans, students will gather for mixer

Members of the Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6949 will host a social mixer from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday with their comrades, the Davis Student Veterans Organization, at the Davis Graduate, 805 Russell Blvd. All veterans and their families and friends are invited to attend. Food and drinks will be provided by the VFW. The Davis […]

Water issues discussed at landowners dinner

The Yolo County Landowners Association will host its annual dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in John Rogers Hall at the Yolo County Fairgrounds, 1250 Gum Ave. in Woodland. Four speakers will discuss California’s ongoing drought and possible solutions: * Max Stevenson of the Yolo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, who has […]

Check out classic cars once again

Classic car lovers are invited to attend the revival of the Davis Cruise-In, from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at a new venue — the parking lot of Applebee’s, 1753 Research Park Drive in South Davis. The event is co-sponsored by Applebee’s and Cooks Collision. Admission is free for all participants, and all […]

Explore Shields Oak Grove on Sunday

Local residents are invited to explore a variety of oaks from around the world in the UC Davis Arboretum’s Peter J. Shields Oak Grove at 11 a.m. Sunday. Attendees, who will gather at the Arboretum Gazebo for the free program, will learn about the life cycle of oaks and see why autumn is acorn time […]

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