The Davis Bee Collective, a community of small-scale beekeepers founded by a former UC Davis entomology graduate student, will host a grand opening celebration Saturday, March 31, for its newly landscaped apiary, the Davis Bee Sanctuary. The event, free and open to the public, will run from 1 to 5 p.m. at the site adjacent to The Domes […]
The fate of the city of Davis’ current and future financial state could depend heavily on what happens during labor negotiations over the next few months. The City Council was presented with a jumping-off point for those negotiations at its meeting Tuesday, when City Manager Steve Pinkerton offered an update on the current fiscal year […]
A public talk at the UC Davis School of Law by Drew S. Days III, solicitor general in the Clinton administration, has been canceled. Drews, a professor emeritus of law at Yale Law School, had been scheduled to give the Barrett Lecture on Constitutional Law on Monday. UCD gave no reason for the cancellation.
A processed food product known as lean finely textured beef, which critics have dubbed “pink slime,” may have been included in some of the ground beef sold to the Davis school district by the U.S. Department of Food and Agriculture. The school district isn’t consciously ordering products containing pink slime. But it’s difficult to say […]
“How She Really Does It,” a radio talk show with Koren Motekaitis, airs live from 10 to 11 a.m. Fridays on KDRT 95.7 FM or by live webstreaming at www.howshereallydoesit.com. Are you stuck? Do you want to switch jobs? Have you been trying to figure out the next step in your career? Or maybe you took some […]
If you’re planning for a storybook wedding, a business luncheon, a romantic getaway or just want a place to party like it’s 1869, Park Winters can make it happen.
The 1865 Victorian home 20 minutes west of Davis and north of Winters at 27850 County Road 26 is being transformed by co-owners John Martin, Rafael Galiano and Summer Rodman.
They heard about the boutique inn through an email blast and later purchased the “turn-key” property in 2011.
“The last five years we’ve had a wedding venue in San Francisco,” said Martin …
The American Red Cross will offer free hands-only CPR training sessions and AED (automated external defibrillator) demonstrations Saturday as part of Save-a-Life Saturday. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the north play structure at the Davis Farmers Market in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. The training and demonstrations will start […]
Calling all artists, chefs, scientists, filmmakers, actors, dancers and outdoor enthusiasts: Peregrine School offers a variety of two-week-long summer camps in July and August for kids ages 2 to 14. Camps for children ages 2 to 6 are held at the Early Childhood Center in West Davis. The elementary school campus in South Davis offers […]
Students who grew up with the “Recycling Is Simply Elementary” program at their elementary schools are taking their efforts to the high school level now, with the creation of a campuswide recycling program. The program has been established with the help of inclusion specialist Ryan Carr, Environmental Club counselor Sherri Sandberg-Ransom and agriculture teacher and […]
The Fly Fishers of Davis will meet Tuesday to hear from Charlie Bisharat speaking on fishing for striped bass in the delta. The program touches on where to fish, what to look for, flies, rods, reels and, most importantly, fly lines. Bisharat will share some of the trials and tribulations with creating several of his […]
N Street Music will host a benefit house concert for the children of Haiti on Saturday, March 31. The concert will feature a live band — T-Rosemond and the Ital Souls — a DJ, a silent auction and a Haitian art sale. Proceeds will benefit Zanmi Lakay, a grassroots group dedicated to improving quality of […]
Can we still trust photography to tell the truth? Vanessa Marsh and Sean McFarland address this issue with separate suites of non-traditional photographic artworks in an exhibition, “Dreams of the Darkest Night,” opening next week at the Nelson Gallery at UC Davis. A panel discussion is planned at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at the […]
Mike Justis, a longtime Davis resident and musician who usually performs with the Mike Justis Band, will take the stage solo Friday evening at Rominger West Winery, 4602 Second St., Suite 4. Guests will enjoy everything from folk to blues with their wine at the Friday Night Live concert from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. “Take […]
Roots rock and reggae songs in English and Haitian Creole will be performed Sunday evening at International House by T-Rosemond & Ital Souls. Featured performers are Daniel Korenblum, Bart van der Zeeuw, Warren Jones, Toby Seeger and April Seeger. Their concert, at 8 p.m., is part of the ongoing weekly Mid-Winter @ I-House series that continues […]