Registration is under way for a summer enrichment program for children entering kindergarten through senior year of high school. Offered through the Davis Adult School, the program takes place during July and features everything from art and computer courses to cooking, drama, writing, math and more. Classes are taught by credentialed teachers and cost approximately […]
The expansion of downtown Davis’ popular bookstore, dubbed Avid Reader Active, will celebrate its grand opening Friday at 605 Second St. The store is two doors down from the longtime Avid Reader outlet at 617 Second St. Owner Alzada Knickerbocker says the new store features book selections for the “can-do” reader, including travel, sports and […]
Mark your calendars! The second annual Davis Music Festival is fast approaching. The daylong extravaganza, which takes place across seven venues in downtown Davis and features 46 bands, runs from noon to midnight Saturday, June 23. The event, organized by the nonprofit organization Music Only Makes Sense, will raise funds to benefit local elementary, middle […]
The Davis Police Department is conducting a routine internal investigation after a Taser was used on a 20-year-old man who allegedly assaulted an officer last week. Lt. Paul Doroshov said officers were summoned at about 10 p.m. May 23 to the Glacier Point Apartments, 2225 Glacier Drive, where a 911 caller reported that a man […]
Five people were hospitalized Saturday night after their vehicles collided at County Roads 102 and 29 north of Davis, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officer Cindy Leal said the crash occurred shortly before 7:30 p.m. when a Toyota Camry driven by 58-year-old Sanshan Wang of Davis made a turn into the path of an […]
Former Davis Mayor Ann Evans will host a meet-and-greet for Davis City Councilman Dan Wolk from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at her home, 526 Rutgers Drive in Central Davis. Refreshments will be provided. This will be one of the last opportunities to meet Wolk before Tuesday’s election. RSVP to Will Arnold at firstname.lastname@example.org. For […]
Got my “Combined Sample Ballot and Voter Information Pamphlet” in the mail the other day from my good friend Freddie Oakley in Woodland and threw my back out just trying to get this weighty volume in the front door. For reasons not entirely clear, I have ballots for the “Democratic Party Presidential Primary Election,” not […]
WOODLAND — Yolo County supervisors continued to express concerns on Tuesday that the various plans being drawn up by state agencies to restore habitat in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta while also providing flood protection and a reliable water supply, fail to take into account the impact on agriculture in the county. The draft Central Valley […]
Members of the Rotary Club of Davis — from left, John Siemens, Wayne Schrader, Randy Alston and Allan Telford — finish building and installing a bench recently in the North Davis Elementary School garden. It will provide seating in the school’s California native plants area. The donation of the bench is part of an ongoing series […]
For years, the floodplains of the Central Valley provided a sort of nursery for young salmon. During winter, when swollen rivers and streams overflowed their banks, the acres of slower-moving, warmer waters flooding open land provided a place for very young salmon to take a break from river currents and predators and feast on plankton […]
By David DeBolt and Cory Golden A new congressional district with new rules will see Davis represented by a new face in Congress after November. In the June 5 primary, lone Democrat John Garamendi of Walnut Creek, currently representing District 10, will face off against four Republicans: prosecutor Tony Carlos of Yuba City, airline pilot and […]
As the world plunges deeper into the social media universe, tools like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube become even more valuable to candidates running for public office in reaching potential voters.
The race for City Council in Davis is no exception.
Almost in stark rebuttal to the hit piece Sacramento unions sent to residents three weeks ago about Councilwoman Sue Greenwald, clean and fun campaigning has stolen the campaign show.
Community members are invited to join Yolo Basin Foundation docents on a free public tour of the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9. This will be the last tour until late September, and the focus will be on looking for raptors, large and small, as they soar above wetlands, […]
The Friends of the Davis Public Library will hold its next bi-monthly book sale starting Friday at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. Some featured attractions in addition to the regular categories will be parent education books, vintage magazines, several sets of Harvard Classics and a large selection of books about wine and […]