Major rural road will be closed temporarily

County Road 98 from County Road 25A to County Road 27 northwest of Davis will be closed to traffic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Thursday through Friday, Jan. 24. AT&T telephone lines along that stretch of road will be relocated as part of the Road 98 safety improvement project, a Yolo County spokeswoman […]

In-home caregivers are topic of discussion

“How to Hire An In-Home Caregiver” will be the topic of discussion at the Family Caregiving 101 education meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3. It will take place in the Woodland Healthcare Courtyard Conference Room, 1207 Fairchild Court in Woodland. For more information, call 530-666-8828.

Family caregivers will gather in Woodland

The Triple S Family Caregiver Group will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, in the Woodland Healthcare Courtyard Conference Room, 1207 Fairchild Court in Woodland. The discussion group will address common concerns and community resources. For more information, call 530-666-8828.

Female caregivers will gather at Covell Gardens

The Women Spouses Caregiver Support Group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Atria Covell Gardens, 1111 Alvarado Ave. in Davis. The meeting will include a tour of the memory care facility and a complimentary lunch. RSVP to Peggy Phelps at Woodland Healthcare’s Yolo Adult Day Health Center, 530-666-8828 or

Enjoy ‘mad science’ at the library

The Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis, welcomes the Mad Science Laboratory from 3 to 3:45 p.m. Wednesday. Children from kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to view experiments in physics and chemistry, ranging from volcanic reactions to spinning centrifugal force. Children will learn to identify physical forces and molecular interactions in everyday […]

Northern Illinois frat members charged in hazing death

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Nearly two dozen fraternity members at Northern Illinois University have been charged with hazing-related counts after a freshman was found dead at their fraternity house following a night of drinking. DeKalb police and prosecutors issued arrest warrants Monday for 22 members of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity in DeKalb. Five members […]

Waldorf School plans kindergarten open house

The Davis Waldorf School invites parents and children to spend a morning in the school’s kindergarten classroom on Saturday, Jan. 12, and experience Waldorf’s nurturing, developmentally based program for 4- to 6-year-olds. Children will enjoy creative play, eat a snack and see a puppet show. Attending an open house is a required step in the […]

Waldorf play group starts this month

The Davis Waldorf School is sponsoring a Dandelion Play Group on three Saturdays this winter/spring, offering an introduction to play the Waldorf way. Preschool teacher Trisha Lambert will lead the sessions, which will include inside and outside playtime. Children will have a chance to play and explore in a protected environment and parents will be […]

Celebrate winter solstice with planting party on Putah Creek

Putah Creek Council will host a community planting day Saturday to celebrate the winter solstice, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Winters Nature Park. Volunteers are invited to commemorate seasonal cycles and the beginning of longer daylight hours by planting native trees and shrubs for wildlife habitat improvements along Putah Creek. The new plantings […]

Odd Fellows donate $7,000 to community groups through bingo

The Davis Odd Fellows Lodge announced this week that it has raised and contributed more than $7,000 to local community and charitable groups in 2012 through its monthly bingo games. The lodge operates bingo for the community on the second Sunday of each month, unless there’s a Sunday holiday. The bingo operation is sanctioned and […]

Thursday’s school board meeting to start one hour early

Learn more What: Davis Board of Education meeting When: 6 p.m. Thursday Where: Community Chambers, City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. Watch it: Live on Davis cable Channel 17 and as streaming video on Thursday’s meeting of the Davis Board of Education will start one hour earlier than usual — at 6 p.m., rather than […]

DMTC poker tournament will flush out the high rollers

Davis Musical Theatre Company volunteers are going all-in on a Texas hold ‘em poker tournament fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 16, at the DMTC lobby, 607 Peña Drive in Davis. Thousands of dollars in prizes are up for grabs throughout the night, with a final-round showdown on the DMTC stage for the evening’s highest rollers. Registration […]

Pizza fundraiser Sunday benefits DHS Madrigals

The Davis Madrigal Singers will host a pizza “FUNdraiser” from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Lamppost Pizza, 1260 Lake Blvd. in West Davis. The phone number is 530-758-1111. “Support the Madrigals and take a night off from cooking before the hustle and bustle of the Christmas holiday,” a news release said. “You might even catch […]