It’s early yet, but Jim and Kristy Powell’s festively decorated house on Henri Court in Wildhorse — aka Candy Cane Court — is leading the voting for a chance to win $100,000 for the Davis schools. The nationwide contest is sponsored by Patch.com, a local news website owned by AOL. Of the 860 Patch websites, one […]
Members of the Norwood 4-H Club will gather at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Holmes Junior High School multipurpose room, 1220 Drexel Drive, for the fifth club meeting of this 4-H year. Norwood is now well into this year’s activities and many projects are under way. Knowledge Merit Day, held annually at Norton Hall in […]
The Davis Adult School’s winter quarter classes start Tuesday, including courses in several languages spoken around the world, as well as fitness classes, computer classes and more. Language courses in the winter quarter include: * Arabic, a 10-week course taught at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in Room L-24 at Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St. […]
With the new year comes new resolutions — or a more defined course of action than the previous year. 2011: Lose weight. 2012: Do something to bring about losing weight. Adam and Jan Bridge were in a similar place in 2005. Each of them weighed more than 300 pounds. They had tried various diets, dropping […]
As we face the new year on this beautiful day in the Most Relevant City in America, it’s worth looking ahead at what no doubt will be the top stories of 2012. THE FRIENDLY PEPPER-UPPER (Jan. 1) … Dr. Pepper inks long-term marketing agreement with UC Davis to produce new soft drink known tentatively as […]
By Fran Clader As we count down to the new year, California motorists should be aware of some of the new laws going into effect Sunday. These new traffic laws were passed by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown earlier this year. The California Highway Patrol is asking the motoring public to familiarize […]
The UC Davis Symphony Orchestra is seeking financial support for the orchestra’s planned concert tour of Spain this spring. The musicians will tour four cities, playing in some of the important concert halls in Spain, from March 24 to April 4. Among the performance venues, said conductor Christian Baldini, will be the Palau de la […]
The Davis Adult School is offering a five-week class in nutrition/life skills for adults with developmental disabilities, starting Wednesday. The class will meed on Wednesdays from 5 to 7 p.m. in Room E-36 at Holmes Junior High, 1220 Drexel Drive. Instructor Alyssa Wallace will show students how to cook and enjoy complete, healthy meals. Students […]
Those interested in finding out more about an eight-week exercise for Parkinson’s patients and others with neurological disorders are invited to attend an informational meeting Wednesday. The meeting begins at 2 p.m. at the Davis Athletic Club, 1809 Picasso Ave. Attendeeds may look over the research study on which the program is based, as well […]
Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada, D–Davis, welcomed Juanita “Nita” Redpath of Davis into the 8th Assembly District’s “Century Circle” on Friday. This was the third Century Circle recognition to take place in Davis since October. Redpath was born in Springfield, Ill., on Dec. 30, 1911. During the summer of 1920, her parents moved to California with Juanita […]
A gleaming new concert, theater, dinner and meeting space will be unveiled to the public at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday in downtown Davis. Members of the Davis Odd Fellows Lodge will host the event at 4:30 p.m. at their hall at 415 Second St., along with representatives of the Davis Chamber of Commerce. The remodeled […]
“The Submarine Show” with Slater Penney and Jaron Hollander — featuring no props and no words, but 40 minutes of adventure — is coming to International House, Davis, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15. Penney recently moved to Davis from the Bay Area with his wife, Christine Germain, who is studying at UC Davis. Penney […]
Five Yolo County residents were appointed Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown to the 40th District Agricultural Association, Yolo County Fair board of directors. They are: * Angel Barajas, 29, of Woodland, who has served as a labor representative at the Service Employees International Union Local 1000 since 2007. He was an assistant deputy supervisor for […]
To look at Lake Berryessa, it’s not obvious. But a little research reveals that Yolo County actually has its own Atlantis.
Today, the Monticello Dam provides approximately tens of billions of gallons of water yearly, distributed by the Solano Irrigation District, to areas in and around Napa and Solano counties.
Sometimes, though, when the water levels in the lake drop, the foundations of an old city are visible.