The Davis Art Center is introducing a new live-model sculpting class, “Rendering the Human Form,” with instructor George Grant. Class sessions are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 7-28, March 6-28, April 3-24 and May 1-22. The fee is $140 ($130 for nonmembers) per session and materials are provided. All skill levels are welcome, […]
The volunteers of The Hattie Weber Museum will celebrate Jim Becket’s 83rd birthday and his retirement as director of the museum with a party from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the museum, 445 C St. in downtown Davis. Community members are invited. Becket, who will become director emeritus, began volunteering at the […]
The Friends of the Davis Public Library will have its bimonthly book sale starting Friday. Look for special donations from Sweet Briar Books, which recently closed its doors at 654 G St. Members only will be admitted between noon and 2 p.m. Friday; as always, shoppers may join at the door. The sale will be […]
Sorry, Mayor Bloomberg, but New York City won’t be the first city in the world to feature a transmedia walking tour through its busy streets. In a few short weeks, that honor will belong to Davis.
On Friday, Feb. 17, John Natsoulas, in collaboration with Monto H. Kumagai, a software developer, and Finley Fryer, a UC Davis graduate and local artist, will unveil the beginnings of a transmedia sculpture walk highlighting various pieces of artwork in key locations throughout downtown Davis.
The inaugural walk will take place …
Blue Oak Energy and Carbahal & Co. will be recognized by the city of Davis at its fifth annual Business and Economic Development Awards ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The community is invited to attend the ceremony, which takes place at the City Council meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Community Chambers at City Hall, […]
A writing class will be offered at noon Monday, Feb. 6, at the Yolo County Historical Museum, 512 Gibson Road. The group will meet for its continuing work on memoir, fiction and nonfiction writing. For reservations and information, call (530) 666-1045 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday though Friday, or email class facilitator Kristine […]
Support groups for caregivers and others dealing with Alzheimer’s disease meet monthly at the Yolo Adult Day Health Center, 20 N. Cottonwood St. in Woodland. All groups are facilitated by trained individuals. The meetings run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the center. For more information, call (530) 666-8828.
Local residents are invited to learn more about how to “Know the 10 Warning Signs” of Alzheimer’s disease at a workshop from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, at the Yolo Adult Day Health Center. The center is at 20 N. Cottonwood St. in Woodland. Memory loss that disrupts daily life is not a […]
CommuniCare Health Centers invites everyone to support its second annual Diaper Drive at Davis Community Clinic, planned for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, Feb. 14. The Diaper Drive will directly benefit low-income families with newborns who are served by CommuniCare Health Centers’ Perinatal Program. The Davis Community Clinic is at 2051 John […]
Using her coach’s voice to command the room’s attention, Rose Cholewinski outlined three major goals for the coming year as she was installed last weekend as chairwoman of the Davis Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors. The gala dinner took place Friday, Jan. 20, in the ARC Ballroom at UC Davis. Cholewinski, who owns and operates […]
By Barbara Surk and Bushra Juhi BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-packed car near a funeral procession in southeastern Baghdad on Friday, killing at least 32 people — half of them policemen who were guarding the march — in the latest brazen attack since the U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq. Police said the […]
By David Crary NEW YORK — In corrections systems nationwide, officials are grappling with decisions about geriatric units, hospices and medical parole as elderly inmates — with their high rates of illness and infirmity — make up an ever-increasing share of the prison population. At a time of tight state budgets, it’s a trend posing […]
By Jim Kuhnhenn and Kimberly Hefling ROMULUS, Mich. — President Barack Obama will announce a plan to shift some federal dollars away from colleges and universities that don’t control tuition costs and new competitions in higher education to encourage efficiency as part of an effort to contain soaring college costs. Obama will spell out his […]
Davis residents have asked for more transparency in the city’s discussions about water, and on the part of the newly formed Water Advisory Committee, they just got it. At its meeting Thursday, the committee voted 9-0-1 (one abstention) in favor of televising its meetings to allow the public to keep tabs on its discussion and […]