Find a friend at $5 Friday pet adoption

It’s 5$ Friday at the Yolo County Sheriff’s Animal Services Shelter, 2640 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. All cats and dogs may be adopted for just a $5 adoption fee. Prospective pet owners can see the pets available on, Facebook at or There are additional fees of $15 for a dog license […]

Eat pizza to support the Madrigals

A fundraiser for the Davis High School Madrigal Choir will take place from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Lamppost Pizza, 1260 Lake Blvd. in West Davis. Lamppost Pizza will donate 30 percent of any regular priced pizza to the choir, which is raising funds for its spring tour of Italy. The fundraiser applies to […]

Dorner’s rampage ends in burning cabin

BIG BEAR LAKE (AP) — As police scoured mountain peaks for days, using everything from bloodhounds to high-tech helicopters, the revenge-seeking ex-cop they wanted was hiding among them, holed up in a vacation cabin across the street from their command post. It was there that Christopher Dorner apparently took refuge last Thursday, four days after […]

Bob Dunning: Mathematics thicker than water

Although the proponents of our innovative, only-in-Davis water rate structure aren’t eager for this information to get into the public consciousness, the plain fact of the matter is that once the consumption-based fixed rate system is fully functional in 2018, every ccf of water you use in the summer will cost you $7.80 annually, while […]

Fire investigators: Maintenance work sparked apartment blaze

Maintenance workers soldering a bathroom pipe accidentally started Monday’s third-alarm fire that damaged nine apartments and displaced more than a dozen residents, many of them UC Davis students preparing for midterm exams, Davis Fire Department officials said. Division Chief Paul Swanson said the fire began in the wall of a vacant first-floor unit at the […]

Two decades later, city opens Drummond bike tunnel

After 23 years of entombment, the Drummond Avenue bike tunnel has been carved out and was opened Tuesday, forging the final link in the now-complete greenbelt bike path network in South Davis.

More than 50 residents, former and current city staff members and developers were in attendance to witness the ribbon-cutting ceremony dedicating the site.

The ceremony took place in front of the west end of the tunnel, behind recently built New Harmony, 3030 Cowell Blvd. …

Gallery foreclosure sale canceled

A foreclosure sale of the John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St., has been canceled after the lending company that set the foreclosure process in motion last month and the gallery owner, John Natsoulas, resolved the situation. Natsoulas referred all questions regarding the notice, and the status of gallery’s financial situation, to his attorney Jim Moewe. […]

Cell phone blamed for highway crash

A Woodland motorist collided with a vehicle protecting a construction crew Monday on Highway 113, a crash that California Highway Patrol officers are blaming on cell phone distraction. John P. Bledsoe, 64, was driving a Hyundai northbound near County Road 27 at about 1:30 p.m. and failed to notice he was approaching a crew that […]

Resolution in support of Berryessa conservation area narrowly passes

WOODLAND — Yolo County supervisors narrowly passed a resolution Tuesday in support of the proposed Berryessa Snow Mountain National Conservation Area, which would encompass 319,300 acres of federal land within Yolo, Napa, Lake and Mendocino counties. Supervisors Don Saylor and Jim Provenza of Davis and Mike McGowan of West Sacramento voted in favor of the […]

British luxury cars stop in Davis

Luxury came to Davis on Tuesday morning, in the form of several brand-new Bentley convertibles on their way from San Francisco to a car show in Las Vegas. The drivers stopped at Common Grounds coffee shop in South Davis for a break on their trip, which is designed to create buzz about the new cars […]

More than 3,000 Measure I votes returned, so far

The Yolo County Elections Office had received 3,224 votes as of Tuesday in the Measure I election on the Woodland-Davis surface water project. There are 37,584 registered voters in Davis. Measure I asks registered voters whether they approve of the City Council moving forward with the $113 surface water project that will pump water from […]

Downtown Verizon store robbed

Davis police are investigating the Monday night robbery of the Verizon store at Davis Commons. Lt. Glenn Glasgow said a clerk was robbed at about 7 p.m. by a man who entered the 500 First St. business and asked to look at some merchandise. “While the clerk was assisting with the request, the suspect began […]

Logos hosts poets and French, Spanish groups

Logos Books, 513 Second St. in downtown Davis, will host several events in March that are free and open to the public: * La Table Française meets Wednesday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Check for topic information this month; * El Círculo Español meets Monday, March 18, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Check for topic […]