Wolk’s staff sets up mobile office hours throughout district

State Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, announced today that her mobile district office will be making stops in Dixon, Fairfield and Winters this month to provide services to constituents of the 5th Senate District. “My mobile office gives me the opportunity to bring all the resources my office has to offer directly to my constituents,” said […]

Senior Citizens of Davis plans ‘LuWoW’

The island dancers of Aloha Polynesia return at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, with their mix of Hawaiian and South Seas music at the annual “LuWOW” at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. There will be colorful leis for everyone and hibiscus hair clips for the ladies. The luau is planned by the Senior Citizens […]

Make a blanket for a child in need

Project Linus of Yolo County will meet from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. The group makes and distributes gifts of new, handmade blankets and afghans created by volunteers to provide love, warmth and security to needy children in the community. At the meeting, Project Linus […]

Beginner’s class offered in American Sign Language

A beginning American Sign Language class will be offered at 10 a.m. Tuesdays, July 10-31, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. The class is free and open to anyone age 18 and older. “American Sign Language relies on gestures rather than words and aids communication when hearing and words don’t work,” a news […]

Special guest to lead Davis public art walking tour

Join Carrie Dyer, liaison to the city of Davis Public Arts Commission, who will lead the Davis Senior Center’s Walk and Talk group on a public art walking tour on Wednesday. The walk will start at 8:45 a.m. at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St., and last about an hour. The walk is free […]

Senior Citizen Commission meets July 12

The Davis Senior Citizens Commission will meet at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. “Members of the public are encouraged to attend the Senior Citizen Commission meetings and voice their concerns and/or suggestions relating to matters affecting Davis seniors,” a news release said. For more information, visit www.cityofdavis.org/cs/seniors […]

Learn about useful applications for iPhones and iPads

There are hundreds of applications available for the iPhone and iPad, but how does one know which ones are actually useful? Join Lois Richter on Wednesday as she presents and demonstrates apps many people find useful. From locating your car to finding the nearest restaurant (or restroom!), identifying birds or plants, working on genealogy projects, […]

One-day fundraiser at Barajas Deli benefits I-House

International House, Davis, and Barajas Deli are partnering for a one-day-only fundraiser on Thursday. On that date, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., all are invited to come to the Mexican deli at 825 East St. in Woodland (at East Street and Gum Avenue near the Department of Motor Vehicles office) and enjoy $1 off any meal. […]

First NATO truck crosses Pakistan border

CHAMAN, Pakistan — The first truck carrying supplies to American and NATO troops in Afghanistan has crossed the Pakistani border after a seven-month closure of the supply routes by Pakistan ended earlier this week. The reopening is a rare bright spot in relations between the U.S. and Pakistan, which had closed the routes in retaliation […]

Body of missing Woodland man found

SAN FRANCISCO — The body of a Dodgers fan who disappeared after a Giants ball game on June 25 was found Wednesday morning floating in the bay just off San Francisco’s Embarcadero, authorities said. The medical examiner confirmed the body was Victor Murillo, 27, who lives in Woodland and works as a prison guard in […]

Car-accident scam in Davis? Police, DMV offer tips to protect yourself

A local man believes he was the victim of a car-accident scam last weekend in South Davis. Jim Leonard said he parked his Geo Prizm along Cowell Boulevard on Saturday night while visiting a friend on Greene Terrace. He recalls parking close to the vehicle in front of him “so I wasn’t too far into […]

Twitter helps find dog that took train to Dublin

By Shawn Pogatchnik DUBLIN — When Patch hopped aboard the train to Dublin, it took the power of Twitter to reunite the dog with his owner. Irish Rail sent a “Lost dog!” tweet with a photo attachment after the Jack Russell terrier arrived with Wednesday morning commuters on a train from rural Kilcock, County Kildare, […]

A fabulous Fourth

Maisy Martin waves her flag as she is pushed by her neighbor, Raul Zamora, in the annual Fourth of July Kiwanis Kiddie Parade in downtown Davis on Wednesday. The 
parade kicked off festivities for the day, which also included the Davis Little League pancake breakfast, Criterium bike 
races and exhibition youth 
baseball games. The day was […]

Teens: Skip the app and enjoy the Vault

Perhaps the only thing better than playing Angry Birds on your iPhone is playing it for real. Davis teens gave the life-sized version of the popular app a whirl at the Vault on Tuesday, flinging birds at pigs in an activity that exercised a lot more than their fingers. It’s just one of the fun activities […]