WILD AND WOOLLY WEDNESDAY … according to expert sources high within the local artistic community, there will be a spectacular, top-secret, not-to-be-missed event taking place tomorrow night (Wednesday) around 6 p.m. in the general vicinity of Central Park … I plan to show up just to see if my sources can be trusted … PEPPER […]
A Davis man wanted on weapons charges held police at bay for more than five hours Monday before surrendering peacefully to negotiators. The standoff on Adrian Drive resulted in the evacuations of several homes on that street, as well as the closure of surrounding blocks as SWAT and crisis negotiations teams set up command posts […]
In an unprecedented season of sports at Davis High School, teams from all 13 spring athletic programs will make postseason appearances, beginning this week.
From badminton to boys volleyball; knifing through a swimming pool or flying over the bars in field events; from softball to hardball … every Blue Devil team will be vying for section crowns this month.
In lacrosse, both local boys and girls squads are competing in the rugged North Coast Section in an attempt to put a Sacramento stamp on a Bay Area athletic staple.
Goran Muhlert, Scarlet Huber, Jan Peters and other friendswill play a mix of traditional and contemporary fados — a genre of urban Portuguese music — on Sunday evening at International House, 10 College Park. Fados are known for emotionally charged lyrics, soulful melodies and themes of longing, passion, melancholy, geography and even poetry itself. The Sundays […]
International high school exchange students are coming to study in the Davis area during the 2012-13 school year. These students will integrate themselves into a local family with the goal of experiencing American culture as an American high school student does. In turn they will provide insight into their own culture. STS Foundation, a nonprofit […]
All are invited to join Davis City Councilman Dan Wolk, his wife Jamima and others for a run Saturday at 8 a.m. at Fleet Feet Sports, 615 Second St. in downtown Davis. Dan and Jamima will be running with the Golden Valley Harriers running club. “Whether you are a novice or an experienced runner, get […]
Mark your calendars: The annual Celebrate Davis festival is coming up on Thursday, May 17, at Community Park at 14th and F streets. The event, presented by the Davis Chamber of Commerce from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m., features booths hosted by businesses and community organizations, live music and food vendors, and culminates with a fireworks […]
Girl Scout Troop 647 will host a multi-family garage sale from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at 2131 St. Elias Place in West Davis. Proceeds will be used toward the troop’s service projects and trip fund.
Two men were jailed on auto theft and other charges Sunday after leading Woodland police on a vehicle and foot pursuits. Geovaughno Belli, 20, of West Sacramento; and 22-year-old Roberto Rojas of Woodland were spotted at about 5 p.m. in a Honda Accord that had been reported stolen, Sgt. Aaron Delao said. Belli, the driver, […]
A Davis woman and child were hospitalized Friday morning after their vehicle sideswiped another on County Road 32A east of Davis, according to the California Highway Patrol. Kristy Lee Labourdette, 24, was driving a Mercedes C300 westbound on the roadway, near County Road 105, when according to an oncoming driver the vehicle drifted into the […]
A wayward lane change by one car caused two others to collide Sunday morning on Interstate 80 in Davis, the California Highway Patrol reported. Officer Bryan Konvalin said a gray vehicle made the unsafe lane change while traveling westbound near the Pole Line Road overcrossing shortly before 10 a.m. The driver of a Dodge Stratus […]
A former warden of San Quentin State Prison, Jeanne Woodford, and Deputy State Public Defender Ellen Eggers will give a free public talk about their opposition to the death penalty at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. Woodford, who is now the executive director of […]
WOODLAND — Daniel Maguire traces his judicial aspirations to 1992, when, as a recent graduate of Harvard Law School, he served as a law clerk for a judge on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Fairbanks, Alaska. “I found the work fascinating,” said Maguire, whose duties included drafting memos and opinions for the judge, […]
Raphael Moore is man of his word. Fifteen years ago, he promised to build a new Hillel House, a place for Jewish and non-Jewish students to study, relax and build friendships. On Sunday, he stood with nearly 400 people at the newly dedicated Sam Len Hillel House at 328 A St. in downtown Davis. “It […]