Have an ice cream cone this weekend with Stallard

Woodland City Councilman Tom Stallard, a candidate for re-election, will host two ice cream socials this weekend. On Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m., the fun takes place at Pioneer Park, 1925 Branigan Ave., in the Sycamore Ranch area. Families are encouraged to bring their children to play at the park, have an ice cream […]

Introduction to yoga practice is free

The ACI Sacramento/Davis Buddhist Group is sponsoring “Lady Niguma Yoga, an introductory practice and talk,” from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at the Davis Holistic Health Center, 1403 Fifth St. This yoga focuses on the movement of energy through the body. Friday’s class is free, and the practice will be explored in greater detail on […]

Support offered to grieving families

Yolo Compassionate Friends, a peer-led support group for families who have suffered the loss of a child, will hold its monthly meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Yolo Hospice, 1909 Galileo Court in Davis. Anyone who has lost a child or grandchild at any age is welcome to attend, whether the loss is […]

It’s time again for the monthly Cruise-In

Classic car buffs, rejoice! The monthly Davis Cruise-In, a show of 60 to 80 classic cars, trucks, military vehicle and motorcycles — both foreign and domestic — will return to The Marketplace shopping center on Tuesday. The event runs from 5 to 7 p.m. at Sycamore Lane and Covell Boulevard in West Davis. There is […]

Food addicts get weekly support

Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? Free yourself from excess weight and/or obsessional thoughts about food and body image with the support of others at a Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meeting. FA is a 12-step fellowship based on the principles of Alcoholics Anonymous. Meetings are from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays […]

VFW welcomes home returning veterans

Members of the Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6949 invite all veterans and their families and friends to celebrate the return of service members from Iraq and Afghanistan. The event will begin at noon Saturday at The Davis Graduate, 805 Russell Blvd. in the University Mall.

Program addresses parenting in the information age

The next installment of the popular Davis Parent University program will focus on what parents need to know about kids and technology. “Parenting in the Information Age” will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 28, in the Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St. Speakers include local social […]

‘Dissolving emotional blocks’ is topic of Davis workshop

The Center for Spiritual Living in Davis will present a workshop at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29. The Rev. Pat Palmer, will facilitate the workshop following the service, titled “Breakthrough! Letting in the Light Through Dissolving Emotional Blocks.” The center meets at Congregation Bet Haverim, 1715 Anderson Road in Davis. According to Palmer, “We are always […]

UCD bike auction planned May 5

The biannual UC Davis Bicycle Auction is on Saturday, May 5. More than 400 bicycles will be available for sale to the highest bidder. The bicycles will be on display from 8 to 9 a.m. with bidding getting under way at 9 a.m. and lasting until all items are sold. The auction will be inside the […]

Auditions slated for DMTC’s ‘Hairspray’

The Davis Musical Theatre Company won’t be able to stop the beat this summer as it presents the Broadway musical “Hairspray.” Auditions are planned this weekend and early next week. With music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Shaiman and Scott Wittman, the show has played to rave reviews on Broadway and has been the […]

LaCrosse mates 4-cylinder with electric motor

Finally, there’s a Buick LaCrosse sedan that puts many of today’s most topical fuel economy features into its base model, at no extra charge. The new, 2012 Buick LaCrosse lineup has a base model with four-cylinder engine mated to an electric motor, with regenerative braking, wind-smoothing, aerodynamic touches and automatic engine stop at traffic lights, […]

UC settles suit with activist group over 2008 raid

By Bob Egelko The FBI and the University of California have settled a lawsuit over their 2008 raid on a left-wing Berkeley group by agreeing to pay $100,000 and destroy computer files seized in a search for alleged threats by animal-rights advocates. UC police, federal agents and other officers entered the Long Haul Inc. office on 3124 Shattuck Ave. […]

UC Berkeley’s Daily Cal faces funding issues

By Carolyn Said UC Berkeley freshman Kak Wong pecked away at a laptop at a campus polling station outside Dwinelle Hall on Wednesday, casting his votes for student leaders and ballot initiatives on the second day of a three-day student government election. He was perplexed to hear afterward that one of the ballot initiatives, which would charge each student […]

California high court gets lunch-break lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a case that could affect thousands of California employers and millions of workers, the state Supreme Court will decide whether managers must order workers to take rest and meal breaks at regular intervals throughout the workday. The question is whether California labor law requires an employer to simply “provide” meal […]