Soprano Catherine Webster and violinist Maia Naomi Silberstein will return to Davis to perform songs and sonatas of early 17th-century Italy together with local early music specialists Elisabeth Reed, baroque cello, and Katherine Heater, harpsichord. Webster and Silberstein grew up in Davis and graduated from Davis High School in 1990 and 1985, respectively. Both were […]
Sales tax plays a vital role in balancing the city’s budget, as it pays for the majority of the city services that all residents enjoy. But because Davis has long sought to maintain its distinct personality, attracting lucrative sales tax generators has not always been an easy task. To that point, all five City Council […]
GREENVILLE, Maine (AP) — A forest ranger has found what’s believed to be an ejection seat from a B-52 bomber that crashed on a western Maine mountain nearly 50 years ago, killing seven airmen. The Maine Forest Service said Tuesday that ranger Bruce Reed found the seat on an overgrown logging road while hunting last […]
During her 35 years of teaching — 26 of them in Davis — Jan Coker got around.
A resident of Davis since 1975, she started teaching at West Davis Elementary School — before it became César Chávez — back in 1986. From there she went to Patwin Elementary School when it opened in 1992, and later to Valley Oak Elementary School until it closed.
She finally ended up at Korematsu Elementary School a few years ago.
The deadline to file for an exemption from the parcel tax for Davis’ Stephens Branch Library is Friday, June 1. Exemptions to the special tax are granted for the following: * Property zoned and used for agriculture and not containing a residence; * Property that is not buildable or developable because of some reasonably permanent […]
Local residents are invited to watch visiting Maori healers at work next week — and partake of their services if they wish — thanks to arrangements made by a Davis woman. Maori are the indigenous people of New Zealand. While visiting New Zealand in 1999, Davis resident Morningstar met the healers and experienced their work. […]
The Davis Odd Fellows are accepting applications to co-host local nonprofit fundraising events. A co-hosted fundraising event may include free use of the lodge facilities, subject to availability, as well as financial sponsorship by the Davis Odd Fellows. The fundraiser must benefit Yolo County residents. The Davis Odd Fellows is a fraternal organization with a […]
After undergoing an on-site evaluation and demonstrating compliance with nationally developed standards for stroke care, Sutter Davis Hospital has received certification from The Joint Commission as an advanced primary stroke center. The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies hospitals across the United States to provide acute stroke treatment, reviewed and evaluated […]
The city of Woodland Water Conservation Program will host a free water-wise residential landscape tour on Saturday, June 16. Tour participants will see and learn about creative alternatives to water-thirsty lawns. The tour aims to give local residents inspiration to creatively convert water-hungry front landscapes into attractive, water-wise landscapes. Water-wise landscapes draw much less water […]
The third annual Davis Shakespeare Festival will open this summer at the UC Davis Arboretum Gazebo, featuring Shakespeare’s play about the triumph of one of Britain’s most legendary kings: Henry V. Attendees “will see valiant heroism up close as the worldly King Henry rallies his outnumbered army to defeat France on its home turf,” a […]
“Healthy Aging-Health Care Partnerships” is the topic of this year’s keynote address at Senior Health and Fitness Day at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Heather M. Young is the associate vice chancellor for nursing at UC Davis and the founding dean at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at […]
Community members are invited to celebrate the achievements of Davis High School’s graduating seniors on Tuesday at the annual Senior Awards Night. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS 315 W. 14th St. Several hundred students will be recognized for academics, athletics, community service, school achievements, scholarships and awards. […]
A five-vehicle accident on the Yolo Causeway closed two freeway lanes and tied up commute traffic for several hours Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. CHP reports say the crash occurred at about 6:50 a.m. on westbound Interstate 80 at the causeway, where the driver of a Chrysler Sebring braked and swerved to […]
The Davis High School Jazz Band will perform its final concert of the year, “Jazz on a Summer’s Eve XXII,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 1, at the Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. This will be the final Jazz Band concert for director Fred Lange, who is retiring at the end […]