RUMOR CENTRAL … my friend Kent wants me to fess up and admit that I’m the leading candidate for the UC Davis head football coaching job that has been shrouded in more mystery than a CIA mission … every day, it seems, we await an announcement from Aggie Central and every day we’re disappointed … […]
WOODLAND — Following a lengthy public hearing Tuesday, Yolo County supervisors voted 3-2 to have county staff begin drawing up an agreement that would pave the way for a 19-acre truck stop to be located in the town of Dunnigan at the intersection of Interstate 5 and County Road 6. But whether the proposed Love’s […]
Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor’s ninth annual Soup’s On fundraiser in January will benefit the Kids Farmers Market, a program of the Food Bank of Yolo County. The event will run from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at the St. James Church Memorial Center, 1275 B St. in Davis. Live music, a silent […]
UC Davis sophomore Jennifer Kronk rides her horse, Fire, in the fog Tuesday morning near the campus Equestrian Center. Although the fog set the scene for a quiet, peaceful ride, it also caused havoc on area roadways, with the worst crash being on Interstate 80 near the Highway 113 offramp (see Page A2). Rain showers […]
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 […]