The Davis Chamber of Commerce board of directors has endorsed Measure C, the school parcel tax being decided in a mail-only election that ends March 6. “The Chamber is a membership organization whose mission is to promote, support and advocate the general economic vitality of its membership and the quality of life for the community,” interim executive […]
UC Davis Athletics is alerting local residents that individuals are going door to door falsely claiming to be members of the Aggie football team while attempting to solicit money for an alleged overseas trip to play games next month. No Aggie athletes raise money via door-to-door solicitations, a UC Davis spokesman said, and there is […]
WOODLAND — A Davis man pleaded not guilty Friday in Yolo Superior Court to allegations that he molested two fellow church members. Justin Prentice Morejohn, 31, turned himself in to authorities last month on a warrant charging him with 10 counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under age 14. His case is […]
Davis City Councilman Dan Wolk will meet with residents of the University Retirement Community, 1515 Shasta Drive, from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Community members are invited to drop by to meet Wolk and talk about issues affecting senior citizens. To attend, RSVP by Tuesday to Debbie Nichols Poulos at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Nicotine Anonymous group meets from 7 to 8 p.m. Fridays at the Davis Lutheran Church at Eighth and B streets in Davis. The only requirement for membership is a desire to quit smoking. For more information, call Sherry at (530) 756-8767.
Davis police are seeking the public’s help in identifying two men who stole thousands of dollars’ worth of property from a local robotics firm last fall — and may have committed more than a half-dozen other break-ins as well. Surveillance video captured images of the two suspects as they stole more than 30 laptop computers […]
Woodland police have arrested two suspects in connection with the Jan. 30 robbery of two Wienerschnitzel employees. Oregon residents Jacob Adam Glenn, 28, and William Benjamin Bohnstehn, 25, were taken into custody Thursday on charges of robbery, false imprisonment, conspiracy, kidnapping and vehicle theft, Lt. Anthony Cucchi reported in a news release. Both men are […]
DANDY DAN IS DOLLARS AHEAD … in city of Davis politics there seems always to be excessive and sometimes obsessive concern about how much money a candidate for office has raised … this despite the fact individuals can contribute only $100 to the candidate of their choice in any given election, though they are free […]
When the City Council repealed the water rates it had passed in September, it also decided to pursue a new water rate study to help set a fair and appropriate rate structure to be implemented once a water plan is agreed upon. The council originally passed the higher water rates in September to fund the […]
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s future in the euro grew increasingly precarious Friday as violence erupted on the streets of Athens and politicians resigned from the government after European leaders demanded that they deliver even deeper austerity. A day after Greece claimed it had reached an agreement among its squabbling party leaders on new cutbacks, […]
Tension filled a Sacramento courtroom Thursday as attorneys in the long-pending UC Davis “sweethearts” murder case battled over a defense bid to postpone the trial until mid-June. Jury selection for Richard Joseph Hirschfield is scheduled to begin March 19, though Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Sweet said that date may be off by a few […]
Almost 2 million struggling homeowners nationwide, including about half a million Californians, will receive some relief from a sweeping settlement with the nation’s five largest banks over their allegedly reckless lending practices. The agreement aims to prevent foreclosures, partially compensate those who have lost their homes and help stabilize the housing market, as well as […]
Find it online * Yolo County Elections Office website contains full ballot text, ballot arguments for and against Measure C, and impartial analysis of financial impact: http://www.yoloelections.org/election_central/voter_guide * Yes For Our Students committee, supporting Measure C: http://www.yesforourstudents.org/ * No School Board Taxes committee, opposing Measure C: http://www.noschoolboardtaxes.org/ * District Dollars website maintained by Davis Joint […]
Davis Community Meals, a nonprofit organization that serves 40 to 70 people for dinner every Tuesday evening, needs volunteer chefs with a passion for cooking The quality of DCM’s meal rivals that of a good restaurant: a choice of a meat or veggie entrée; fresh, seasonal vegetable; rice, pasta or potato; fresh green salad; fresh fruit […]