Democrats plan party at HQ

The Yolo County Democratic Party and Garamendi for Congress will co-host an Election Night party from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Davis headquarters, 2939 Spafford St., Suite 140A. All Democrats are welcome.

Pets of the week

Lots of dogs and cats are waiting to be adopted at the Yolo County Animal Shelter, 2640 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Among them are Abigail (No. 111464), an 18-month-old spayed female border collie mix. Also hoping for a good home is Bunnie (No. 110929), a 3-year-old spayed female gray-and-white tabby cat. Fees are charged […]

Panaretos to discuss universities in crisis

John Panaretos, former Greek deputy minister of education, lifelong learning and religious affairs, will discuss “Public Universities at a Time of Austerity and Crisis: Some Lessons from Greece,” at 4 p.m. Wednesday. His talk will be in the Vanderhoef Studio Theatre at the Mondavi Center at UC Davis. Panaretos will speak as part of the […]

Food given to needy local residents

The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute food to eligible Davis residents on Wednesday as follows: * At the Davisville Apartments on Kennedy Place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; * At the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St., from 11 a.m. to noon; and * At the Owendale Community, 3023 Albany Ave., from 6 to […]

Rural, urban landscapes collide at ArtAbout

Davis Downtown welcomes first-time venue Avid Reader Active to the Second Friday ArtAbout. The bookstore at 605 Second St. will host a fundraiser for Da Vinci Charter Academy. There will be a mix of nature and urban photography along with paintings from watercolor to acrylic on display, with all works produced by Da Vinci student […]

Local artisans featured at holiday craft sale

The Davis Senior Center, 646 A St., will host a Holiday Craft Affair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. More than 25 local crafters will sell wreaths, jewelry, candles, knitting, paintings and more for early holiday shopping. Admission, entertainment and gift-wrapping are free. Refreshments will be provided by Courtyard Healthcare Center. For more information, call […]

For the record

Beth Rose Middleton’s title was incorrect in a news brief published Friday about two native studies programs Nov. 13 at UC Davis and Woodland Community College. She is an assistant professor of Native American studies at UCD.

Measure E supporters will gather at Dos Coyotes

The Measure E school parcel tax campaign will host an Election Night party from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Dos Coyotes, 2191 Cowell Blvd. in South Davis. “Join us to thank our volunteers and watch the results for the election as they become available,” a news release said. “Bring your friends and family, especially […]

For the record

Sunday’s business page incorrectly listed the date for Yolo Federal Credit Union’s Tax Tips for Sole Proprietors workshop. The workshop runs from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 266 W. Main St. in Woodland with guest speaker John Rakitan from Liberty Tax.

Fundraiser benefits DHS field hockey team

Local residents are invited to support the Davis High School girls field hockey team, 2012 champion of the Eastern Athletic League, in its quest to build a new field. The team will host a silent auction and a live cake auction at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. […]

Iraqi speaker visits UC Davis

“Iraq’s Emerging Therapeutic Geography: Warfare and the ‘Crisis’ of (Health) Care” is the topic of a public lecture Tuesday, Nov. 13, at UC Davis. Omar Dewachi, an assistant professor of medical anthropology and public health at the American University of Beirut, will speak in Ballroom A at the Activities and Recreation Center on campus. A reception […]

Men related prostate cancer experiences

Men and women are invited to  ttend a Yolo Prostate Cancer Support Group meeting at which a group of prostate cancer patients will discuss how they learned they had prostate cancer, what they decided to do about it, and their experiences since. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Woodland […]

Much more rides on Prop. 30 than schools

By Marisa Lagos and Wyatt Buchanan In speeches and ads supporting Proposition 30, Gov. Jerry Brown has largely focused on the initiative’s effect on public school and university funding. He says little, however, about Prop. 30′s significant impacts on public safety and health care. In addition to raising about $6 billion in taxes annually for seven […]

Market cookbook inspires Slow Food Yolo prix fixe dinner

Local residents are invited to join Slow Food Yolo co-leaders and co-authors Georgeanne Brennan and Ann M. Evans for an autumn celebration of their book, “The Davis Farmers Market Cookbook,” at a special prix fixe dinner Monday, Nov. 12, at Mulvaney’s Building & Loan — Next Door in Sacramento. Chef Patrick Mulvaney has prepared a […]