Tour de Cluck sponsorship deadline is Monday

Do you have something to crow about? Tour de Cluck’s sponsor program, under the leadership of sponsorship development coordinator Christi Skibbins, provides an opportunity to reach a diverse audience aligned around the Tour de Cluck 2012 theme, “Chickens, Barnyards & Bicycles.” The deadline for full sponsor benefits is Monday. The event, a bicycle tour of […]

Car stop leads to warrant arrest

Davis police arrested a local man Thursday on an outstanding warrant from Lassen County. Lt. Paul Doroshov said officers got a tip as to 29-year-old Luke Robert Schindler’s whereabouts and pulled him over at about 1 p.m. as he drove his car in the area of Pole Line Road and Picasso Avenue. Schindler was wanted […]

Prostate cancer support group meets Monday

Oncologist Primo N. Lara Jr., professor of medicine and associate director of translational research at the UC Davis Cancer Center, will discuss “New Advances in the Treatment of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer” at 7 p.m. Monday. His talk is hosted by the Yolo Prostate Cancer Support Group, which will meet for the first time in Woodland […]

Norwood 4-H Club to meet on Wednesday

The Norwood 4-H Club of Davis will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the multipurpose room at Holmes Junior High School, 1220 Drexel Drive. This month, many 4-H members will be preparing for the Spring Show, which starts May 2. Spring Show is a major 4-H event where members exhibit projects and demonstrate skills that […]

Police seek clues about Davis burglary suspect

Davis police have released a photo of the man arrested Thursday after allegedly burglarizing a home occupied by a 12-year-old boy who called 911 from inside a locked bathroom. They’re hoping others who have had contact with 37-year-old Kyle Frank in recent weeks will offer up information that will aid their ongoing investigation. “We think […]

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May hearing set in Davis molest case

A Davis man accused of molesting two children is scheduled to undergo a May 14 preliminary hearing, where a judge will determine whether there is sufficient evidence for the case to go to trial. Justin Prentice Morejohn, 31, has pleaded not guilty to 10 felony counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under […]

Grief group offered for those ready to move on

The death of a loved one can be a life-changing event. As time passes and the intensity of grief lessens, a sense of possibility, hope and ability to imagine ways that one can begin to move forward begin to set in. It is common to look for extra support at this time, says a news […]

California colleges may ask students if they are gay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Students at University of California and California State University campuses may be asked to voluntarily state if they are gay, bisexual or transgender. The questions would be posed because of a little-known state law aimed at learning whether those students are getting enough services, such as counseling. The Los Angeles Times says there are concerns about privacy. […]

Meet Brett Lee at former mayor’s home

All interested local residents are invited to meet Davis City Council candidate Brett Lee at an informal gathering from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the home of former Mayor Ann Evans, 516 Rutgers Drive. Admission is free to the event hosted by Evans, Audrey Lippman and Brian Johnson. Lee, an industrial engineer and financial […]

DA to charge students, prof in campus bank protests

Eleven students and one professor could face jail time for their role in a blockade that led U.S. Bank to close its UC Davis branch and sever a deal with the campus. The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office mailed letters Thursday to the protesters ordering them to appear for booking at the Yolo County Jail. […]

Apple pledge likely to boost China factory wages

By Joe McDonald/Michael Liedtke BEIJING — This week’s pledge to trim work hours and effectively raise wages for the hardscrabble Chinese employees who assemble Apple’s iPads and iPhones isn’t likely to drive up the prices that consumers pay. Labor expenses remain such a small portion of the total bill for most gadgets made in China, […]

Celebrity fashion show benefits Yolo children’s programs

Yolo County celebrities may have felt like they had just become members of the Sacramento Kings on Thursday night as they strutted, marched and danced down the fashion runway in the West Sacramento City Hall Galleria. Each was introduced with flair by Kings public address announcer Scott Moak. Well-known Yolo County figures such as Supervisor Don […]

All hands on deck at DMTC

Just the ticket What: “Titanic: The Musical” When: 8:15 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:15 p.m. Sundays, April 13-May 6 Where: DMTC Performing Arts Center, 607 Peña Drive Tickets: $18 general, $16 students/seniors, $14 for groups of 10 or more; $100 for special April 14 dinner and show; www.dmtc.org, (530) 756-3682 As the Davis Musical Theatre Company […]

In her shoes: Stories from a Titanic descendant

Joan Randall carefully arranges the photographs on her kitchen table.

Some photos are black-and-white, some yellowed from age, a few in color. She talks about each of them, pointing out her family — noting her mother’s shoes.

The shoes, brown and tattered, have their own separate photo. Randall reaches out for it and examines it for what may be the thousandth time.

“These used to be here, but now they are on exhibit in Europe,” the Davis resident explains.