Are you a fiction writer interested in participating in a writers’ group? Come to the first meeting to organize weekly sessions on Friday, June 15, at 7 p.m. at Delta of Venus, 122 B St. in downtown Davis. For more information, email Amy.Landau@gmail.com.
The next time you visit the local store, pick up one or two or three extra rolls of toilet paper to benefit the fourth annual Live United Toilet Paper Drive on Thursday. The rolls will be distributed the following week to many of United Way’s 142 certified partners in Yolo, Amador, El Dorado, Placer and […]
The Yolo County Chapter of the California Right to Know Campaign (Label GMOs) will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the conference room of the Davis Food Co-op, 620 G St. Pamm Larry, the force behind this statewide initiative, will be present. Anyone interesting in helping to get this food labeling law passed in November […]
This screenshot shows what the ‘Flying Double’ route looks like, including a cue sheet and notes about road conditions. The total distance for this loop is 21.1 miles round-trip. Courtesy of YCVB website
By Joshua Freed Stocks rose for the fourth day in a row on Friday, capping their best week so far this year. It was a relief for investors after the big drops of the previous week. Stocks fell in morning trading, with the Dow Jones industrial average down almost 63 points. But they turned around […]
Davis takes its reputation as the bicycle capital of the country seriously, and there are many ways this town proves its loyalty to pedal power. The latest way was launched in March, when the Yolo County Visitors Bureau began featuring on its website — http://yolocvb.net — bike route maps created by the Davis Bike Club. […]
Summer session qigong classes sponsored by Sutter Health will meet 10 Mondays, June 18 to Aug. 27, at the Davis Holistic Health Center, 1403 Fifth St. “Qigong for Healthy Aging” runs from 4 to 5 p.m., “Qigong for Women’s Health” from 5 to 6 p.m. and “Yin Yang Medical Qigong” from 6 to 7 p.m. […]
The Davis Downtown Business Association will host a community celebration to meet the new Davis City Council. All are welcome to join Dan Wolk, Lucas Frerichs, Brett Lee, Joe Krovoza and Rochelle Swanson from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at the John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St. The event will feature live music, heavy appetizers and a […]
SACRAMENTO (AP) — Democratic leaders are meeting privately with Gov. Jerry Brown to try to avoid about $2 billion in proposed welfare cuts as next week’s budget deadline approaches, the state Senate leader said Thursday. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg said he and Assembly Speaker John Perez would like to find “middle ground” with […]
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian troops on Friday heavily shelled a rebel-held neighborhood in the flashpoint central city of Homs as the military appeared to be readying to storm the area, activists said. Also, U.N. observers entered an area where a massacre was reported this week, an activist said Friday. The monitors were stopped and fired […]
Stacie Frerichs was elected to three-year terms on the Davis Food Co-op board of directors in 2008 and 2011. Wednesday’s story incorrectly reported that she was appointed. We regret the error.
Principal Kim Wallace welcomed hundreds of friends and parents to Thursday’s graduation ceremony for the Davis School for Independent Study with a reminder that the students wearing caps and gowns had completed their high school diploma at a school that is one of a kind.
Gesturing at the graduates on stage at the Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School, Wallace said “Every one of these amazing young people had a different reason (to be here).” And, since they pursued their independent study program while working with a teacher who they met regularly in one-on-one sessions, “each of them had a different experience as a student.”
Davis police arrested two Bay Area men who allegedly stole valuable copper wire during a burglary at the PG&E corporation yard — the facility’s third break-in in the past month. A witness called police at about 4 a.m. Thursday to report that three people appeared to be stealing items from the 316 L St. corporation […]
MATH WIZ … under the category “Numbers Don’t Lie,” you can put Dan Wolk’s stunning election night landslide at the top of the list … put simply, nearly 70 percent of Davisites who cast a ballot voted for Dan Wolk … even Mother Teresa couldn’t pull off those kinds of numbers … Mitt Romney in […]