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April 26, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Saylor campaign kickoff set

Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor invites all community members to attend the kickoff celebration for his 2014 campaign for re-election to the Yolo County Board of Supervisors on Sunday, May 19, at the T.S. Glide Ranch, between Davis and Winters. The event begins at 4 p.m., featuring farm-fresh local food, award-winning wine and locally brewed […]

April 26, 2013 | Posted in Briefly

Neighborhood Court brings restorative justice concept to Davis

Each year, the Davis and UC Davis police departments collectively issue more than 1,000 citations for low-level misdemeanors and infractions, sparking a process that can result in multiple court hearings and costly legal fees. Starting next week, however, some of those incidents will be handled quite differently. In those cases, the offenders will receive yellow […]

April 26, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged , ,

Davis High FFA plant sale starts Friday

Davisites looking to spruce up their vegetable and flower gardens should visit the Davis High School greenhouse on Friday and Saturday when students in the school’s Future Farmers of America program will be selling everything from petunias to tomatoes to succulents. The plant sale takes place on Friday from 3 to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday […]

April 26, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Boy Scouts to hold carwash Saturday

Davis residents are invited to get their cars washed by Davis Boy Scouts from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, at the Nugget Market on Covell. The cost will be $5. The Scouts, who are members of Davis Troop 466, are washing cars to help earn their way to summer camp.

April 26, 2013 | Posted in Briefly

Man jailed after allegedly punching Woodland officer

A 23-year-old Woodland man was jailed Tuesday after allegedly attacking a motorcycle officer in what police are calling a “spontaneous crime of opportunity.” Sgt. Steve Guthrie said the assault occurred shortly after 1:30 p.m. on East Main Street near Industrial Way, where the unidentified officer had just conducted a traffic stop. “As the officer was […]

April 26, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Gibson Gardeners seek antique tools

The Gibson Gardeners of the Yolo County Historical Museum need donations of antique garden tools, watering cans, decorative pots, garden-related books or artifacts. These will be displayed during the Museum’s Annual May Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at 512 Gibson Road in Woodland. Items can be dropped off at the […]

April 26, 2013 | Posted in Briefly

Time change for Saturday’s ATC concert

Davis High School’s Advanced Treble Choir is performing in a free concert 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Davis’ Unitarian Universalist Church, 27074 Patwin Road. The choir has just returned from a music education and performance trip to Boston, Quebec and Montreal and is looking forward to sharing their concert repertoire with the community. For more information, contact […]

April 26, 2013 | Posted in Briefly

Walk for mental health planned April 27

The public is invited to join NAMI-Yolo, the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, on Saturday, April 27, for the Northern California regional walk for mental health. NAMIWALKS is part of a nationwide effort to raise funds and increase public awareness of mental health issues. The 5K walk is at William Land […]

April 25, 2013 | Posted in Briefly

Former poet laureate to entertain at I-House on May 19

Allegra Silberstein will be the featured performer at Children’s International Storytelling program at I-House on Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m. She will be performing in the Hagan Room at International House Davis, 10 College Park, Davis. Silberstein grew up on a farm in Wisconsin but has lived in California since 1963. Her love of poetry […]

April 26, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Demory to talk about her new book

The UC Davis Stores and the University Writing Program present Pamela Demory, continuing lecturer in the UCD University Writing Program, talking about her new book, “Queer Love in Film and Television: Critical Essays,” from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at 126 Voorhies. The book is coedited with Christopher Pullen, of Bournemouth University, UK, […]

April 28, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the farm

Farm Fresh To You, a local, organic Community Supported Agriculture produce delivery program, invites the public to its farm, Capay Organic, in Yolo County for its second annual Cinco de Mayo celebration on Saturday, May 4, from 5 to 11 p.m. The farm is at 23800 State Highway 16, Capay. “This is a Cinco de […]

April 26, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

UC Davis conference showcases undergraduate research

From designing a robot for searching buildings in a disaster to telling the story of a cross-cultural experience through a quilt, more than 500 UC Davis students shared their discoveries and artistic creations Friday and Saturday at three campus venues. The 24th annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities Conference showcased a record 529 presentations […]

April 30, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Davis Flower Arrangers plan last meeting of the season

The last meeting of The Davis Flower Arrangers before the summer break will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, at the International House, Davis, 10 College Park. There will be a brief business meeting followed by a program known as Pandora’s Box. Members will create designs from identical sets of materials and containers with […]

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