Show times and ticket prices for the Sacramento Theatre Company’s production of “A Christmas Carol,” published Tuesday with Bev Sykes’ review, were incorrect. The show plays through Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 12:30 p.m. Thursdays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, 1419 H St. in Sacramento. Tickets are […]
The pilot of a small plane escaped without injury after crashing in a field near the Yolo County Airport on Tuesday afternoon, sheriff’s officials said. Lt. Martin Torres said the male pilot, flying from Fresno, was making his approach to the rural airport, at County Roads 95 and 29 northwest of Davis, when the plane […]
As the city moves forward with its plans to give the Fifth Street corridor a facelift, it would like to hear input from Davis residents. The city will host a pair of community workshops that will provide a forum for thoughts on the project that will reconfigure Fifth Street between A and L streets. The […]
Yolo County Sheriff Ed Prieto announced this week the hiring of five new sheriff’s deputies and four new correctional officers as the county complies with a prison realignment plan that is expected to increase the local jail population. AB 109, which became effective Oct. 1, calls for felons convicted of nonviolent, nonserious and nonsexual crimes […]
This untitled fusion of photography, lithography, relief print and monotype by Cherie Blackwell will be on display through Jan. 2 at Risto Hair International, 325 G St. in downtown Davis. A reception is planned Friday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. as part of the monthly Second Friday ArtAbout evening of art viewings and entertainment.
In Chani Oppenheim’s office is a display board that simultaneously brings tears to her eyes and a smile to her face.
On the left side of the board is a small, yellow bungalow with the word “today” under it. The 80-year-old house on A Street had been the site of Hillel meetings for several decades.
On the right side of the board is an artist’s rendering of a Craftsman-style house with the word “tomorrow” under it. Construction on Hillel’s new, bigger home is set to finish in April; a grand reopening is planned for May.
The Yolo County Farm Bureau was recognized as one of three “Counties of the Year” by the California Farm Bureau Federation during its annual meeting on Monday. Yolo County received the award for activities that included successful opposition to a Caltrans project that the bureau said would have harmed local farms and for collaborating with […]
Supporters of the Davis Farm to School Connection show off a colorful new oilcloth tablecloth on the lunch serving table last week at Birch Lane Elementary School. Helping student Ruby Baskes with her lunch are, from left, Julia Van Soelen Kim, Davis farm to school coordinator; Rafaelita Curva, director of the Davis school district’s student […]
Davis Boy Scout Henry Csaposs points to a car as Walter Trygstad, left, and Garret Dawson, center, help a customer with a Christmas tree purchase at the Boy Scouts’ tree lot in South Davis. Members of Boy Scout Troops 66, 111, 139, 199 and 466 and Venture Crews 66 and 111 staff the lot, which opened […]
Native bees reign supreme in “Garden Variety Native Bees of North America,” a calendar produced by University of California alumni as a benefit for two nonprofit organizations. The perpetual calendar, the work of native bee enthusiast Celeste Ets-Hokin and entomologist/photographer Rollin Coville, both of the Bay Area, features native bees found throughout North America, including […]
Don’t Light Tonight is in effect until midnight Wednesday. Don’t Light Tonight is a voluntary wintertime air pollution reduction program. Wednesday’s particle matter pollution (PM 2.5) is forecast to be 25 micrograms per cubic meter or higher, and burning wood is discouraged. On winter nights when inversion layers are strong and air pollution levels are […]
It is in the spirit of neighbor understanding neighbor that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is hosting open house worship services Sunday from 9 to 10:10 a.m. at the Davis chapel at Elmwood Drive and Eighth Street. “For several years now, we have enjoyed participating in the Celebration of Abraham, including hosting […]
RootStock, 22 Main St. in downtown Winters, invites local residents to stop in Friday between 6 and 8 p.m. for some down-home delta-style blues featuring the acoustic duo Chicken & Dumpling. Guests may enjoy a glass of wine from three local wineries while they listen to Charles “Chicken” Oriel on guitar and Julia “Dumpling” Simon […]
If you are seeking to add a touch of class to your holiday party, or a gathering at some other time of the year, the Davis High School Orchestra has several string quartets available to perform for you and your guests. Orchestra students work year-round in small ensembles to prepare music for all sorts of […]