MIAMI (AP) — A man who was pulled early Thursday from the rubble of a collapsed parking garage at Miami Dade College has died, police said, bringing the death toll to three. One person was still missing, Miami-Dade police said. The man who died Thursday morning at a Miami trauma center had been trapped for […]
The City Council received an update at its meeting Tuesday on the progress of The Cannery Park project, a proposal by ConAgra to mold the last large piece of undeveloped land in Davis into a planned community. Since the council last leafed through the project blueprints in February when it approved advancement of the draft […]
SACRAMENTO — Sabrina Gonsalves suffered six gashes to her throat on the night she died, including two that pierced her larynx and jugular vein, according to the pathologist who conducted the UC Davis freshman’s autopsy nearly 32 years ago. Dr. Anthony Cunha was participating in a fellowship program at the Sacramento County coroner’s office when […]
I guess all’s well that ends well, but there’s still something about Humbuggate that just doesn’t sit perfectly. Yes, I know that Superintendent Winfred Roberson reversed course after first canceling the Emerson production of “A Christmas Carol,” and the show will now go on. But one has to wonder how the decision to cancel came […]
Third-grade students at Merryhill School worked to restore their garden and wildlife area on Wednesday, after arriving for class and finding that vandals had uprooted plants and done other damage overnight.
“The students are very saddened that (someone) in the Davis community would destroy animal habitat and can’t understand the motivation,” said Claudette Landry, principal of the private elementary school on Lillard Drive in South Davis.
In September, the third-grade students in Sarah Roche’s class planted seeds — lettuce, chives, carrots and cauliflower — in a raised bed. They considered planting broccoli — all six of the third-graders helping with the garden indicated they enjoy nibbling on that green …
The city of Davis’ Community Services Department seeks qualified, part-time instructors to teach a variety of adult special interest classes beginning next summer. Class hours are flexible, allowing instructors to earn some extra money while sharing their hobbies and interests. The department seeks instructors who specialize in areas such as crafts, art, photography, pre/post-natal fitness, […]
Davis became Hollywood for a day on Saturday as Davis High School graduates Alex Michael Harris and Brent Pella shot scenes for Harris’ junior thesis film project at the DHS baseball diamond. The film, which stars four lead actors and has a 25-person crew, is a big undertaking for the young men, who got an […]
Nancy Peterson, a candidate for Davis school board, will be the guest of West Davis residents Sean and Robin Murray at a coffee from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Those who wish to meet Peterson and discuss her candidacy may call Heidy Kellison at 530-386-2647 for the address. For more information about Peterson’s campaign, visit […]
Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada and her Republican rival, John Munn, are in the final stretch after nearly a year of hiking the campaign trail. Election Day is Nov. 6. Two-term Democratic incumbent Yamada and challenger Munn, both Davis residents, seek to represent the newly drawn 4th Assembly District, which spans six Northern California counties: Yolo, Solano, […]
Details What: Nominations for Davis’ top citizen honors When: Due by 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 How: Submit to Judy Wydick at firstname.lastname@example.org or 2620 Corona Drive, Davis, CA 95616 Info: Call Wydick at 530-756-1171 Nominations are still being sought for Davis’ top citizen honors — the C.A. Covell Award (Citizen of the Year) and the A.G. Brinley Award (for outstanding […]
Lyon Real Estate is sponsoring its second annual coat drive during October. Gently used or new coats of all sizes may be dropped off at Lyon’s office, 401 Second St., between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sundays. All 17 Lyon […]
Nugget Markets will host local cheese makers and many from around the world this weekend in celebration of “Cheese the Day.” Guests will enjoy close to 100 different cheese tastings over the three-day event, which runs from 12:30 to 7 p.m. Friday through Sunday at all Nugget Market locations. In addition, guests will receive a 25 percent […]
MingMing, a 4-month-old male Pekingese mix, is a happy, gentle puppy who plays well with other dogs. Brooke is a 4-year-old spayed female German shepherd who is full of wags and kisses. She plays well with dogs, cats and kids. They are two of many dogs that will be available for adoption from 7 to 11 […]
Chris Jeffrey, a chemistry professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, will talk about the chemical communications between plants and other organisms, or “chemical ecology,” at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the UC Davis Arboretum. Jeffrey’s free “Science Café” talk will be given on the Wyatt Deck. In the event of rain, the group […]