The Yolo Audubon Society will present John Sterling at its monthly meeting Wednesday. Sterling leads bird-watching tours to many interesting places around the world; he’ll lead a visual tour for Audubon members and guests to Panama. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Come early for refreshments and […]
The Davis Planning Commission was scheduled to weigh in on proposed changes to the Second Street Crossing building pads near Target on Wednesday. However, city staff decided before the meeting to continue the hearing to a later date. Commission chair Rob Hofman said Wednesday he thinks a decision could be made at the commission’s Oct. […]
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish state-run television TRT reported Thursday that a Syrian passenger plane intercepted by Turkey’s air force was carrying military communications equipment, as Damascus branded the incident piracy amid growing tensions between the two countries. Yeni Safak, a newspaper close to the Turkish government, reported there were 10 containers aboard the plane, some […]
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 […]