Davis firefighters battled a 1.5-acre vegetation fire that broke out Sunday near a South Davis apartment complex. Fire Department spokeswoman Evelyn George said coals from a barbecue sparked the fire shortly after 4 p.m. in the 5600 block of Marden Street. It spread to some nearby bushes and a field, threatening a John Deere tractor […]
Sutter Davis Hospital’s Farmers Market continues to be open each Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through August at the hospital’s main entrance, 2000 Sutter Place in West Davis. The market is filled with farm-fresh produce and new local products, including spring produce, honey, flowers, plants and garden starts. This week, market shoppers will […]
Two people were hospitalized Saturday when their vehicles collided — and one of them rolled over — on eastbound Interstate 80 in Davis, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officer Bryan Konvalin said the crash occurred at about 1:15 p.m. when a Ford F-150 driven by 63-year-old Satoshi Wahashi of Lafayette blew a front tire […]
As the Water Advisory Committee continues to dig out the details of the surface water project, the Davis City Council edges nearer to deadlines that it must meet to stave off project delay and subsequent cost inflation. At its meeting Tuesday night, the council will make two key decisions that could keep the city on […]
Davis Board of Education member Richard Harris, elected in 2007, will not seek a second term in November, he announced this week. “Instead, I’m going to ask my colleagues to put a parcel tax measure on the November ballot that fully funds Davis school district education programs (at their current level),” Harris said. “And I’m […]
Thousands of family members and friends will descend on Davis this week for UC Davis commencement ceremonies. Following is the graduation schedule: * Wednesday: School of Education at 4 p.m. at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts * Thursday: Graduate Studies at 4 p.m. in the ARC Pavilion * Friday: College of Biological Sciences at […]
Lots of dogs and cats are waiting to be adopted at the Yolo County Animal Shelter, 2640 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Among them is Coco (No. 106490), a 2-year-old spayed female chocolate Labrador retriever dog, who would do best in a home with no cats. Also hoping for a good home is Toby (No. […]
A blood drive is planned from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at the Davis Food Co-op. A BloodSource Bloodmobile will be parked nearby at Sixth and G streets in downtown Davis. All BloodSource blood donors will help save lives and receive a $5 Togo’s gift card when giving blood between May 25 and […]
A special yoga class, “The Yoga of Lady Nyguma,” will be offered Thursday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Davis Holistic Health Center, 1403 Fifth St., Davis. This ancient sequence is designed to gently free the inner energy channels. All classes are free, but donations are gratefully accepted. The class is presented by ACI […]
An introductory course to the Buddhist spiritual journey, “The Lam Rim: Steps on the Path to Enlightenment,” will be offered from 7:30 to 9 p.m. June 19, 21, 22 and 26 at the Davis Holistic Health Center, 1403 Fifth St. Also included is a weekend retreat from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 23, […]
Those planning to enter one of the many Yolo County Fair exhibitions and contests must submit entry forms to the fair office by Friday. Residents of Yolo, Solano, Colusa, Sutter and Yuba counties are invited to enter their homemade products in the Yolo County Fair in the following categories for adults: baked foods, clothing, canned foods, […]
Sidetracked — front row, from left, Pat Roth, autoharp and vocals; Anne Barre, bass and vocals; and Mary Miles, percussion and vocals; and back row, from left, John Palmer, fiddle, mandolin, Irish whistles, guitar and accordion; Greg Roth, guitar, harmonica and vocals; Mark Helmar, guitar; and Drew Allen, guitar, harmonica and vocals — will perform […]
The Bolshoi Ballet is one of the world’s most famous ballet companies, and to study at the Russian school is a dream most ballerinas have but few ever realize.
It’s a dream that will come true this summer for 21-year-old Kaitlin Coppinger, who has been accepted to study with the Bolshoi School of Ballet in Moscow as well as the Joffrey Ballet School in New York. She leaves Sunday.
The journey to Bolshoi wasn’t an easy or even obvious one for Coppinger, who started her ballet studies at the age of 2 in Woodland. When it came time for her first ballet examination at age 5, she froze and couldn’t find the courage to perform the routine.
LiftOff, a division of Sacramento-based Vision Launchers LLC, is offering area businesses the opportunity to win a $17,000 makeover package consisting of a custom website, photo session, video commercial, logo design, marketing consultation and social media training. “Small businesses are vital to our region. In today’s economy, we’ve spoken with a number of small businesses […]