DHS’ Momentum Dance Company revives spring concert

Davis High School’s Momentum Dance Company, which was sidelined four years ago by budget cuts, will resume its performances of eclectic modern, balletic and hip-hop-styled dance this weekend at the Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St. Titled “Dance Till the World Ends,” the performances will consist of student choreography as […]

Plant sale will benefit Grace Garden

Grace Garden at the United Methodist Church of Davis will host a plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 14. There will be tomatoes, squash, lettuce, spinach, sunflowers, peppers and more. The church is at 1620 Anderson Road. The special this year is a mini-garden — a six-pack of different vegetables, including tomatoes, […]

Cross-country bike trip raises funds, awareness

This summer, UC Davis students Lauren Greenberg and Caroline Bohlken will bike from Portland, Maine, to Santa Barbara to raise money and awareness about housing affordability with Bike & Build. Bike & Build, started in 2003, has contributed $3.39 million to housing groups to fund projects planned and executed by young adults. Each summer, eight […]

Chinese history featured at Gibson House

The Yolo County Historical Museum invites the public to an open house Saturday featuring docent-led tours of the new Chinese exhibit, which depicts some of the cultural history of the Chinese population in Yolo County in the early 1800s. The museum is at 512 Gibson Road in Woodland, and will be open from noon to […]

Motorists advised to watch for cyclists on county roads

On Saturday, the UC Davis Cycling Team will host a collegiate cycling race on County Roads 20, 92C, 19 and 94B (riding in a 6.2-mile clockwise loop). The event will be throughout the day, starting at 8 a.m. and ending about 4 p.m. “The cyclists will make all possible attempts to ride single file and […]

Hear from mystery authors on Friday

California mystery authors Cara Black and Denise Hamilton will be at The Avid Reader, 617 Second St. in Davis, at 6 p.m. Friday to discuss their newest titles and mystery writing in general. Black is the author of the award-winning Paris-based Aimée Leduc mysteries. Her works have been translated from English into five other languages […]

Radio show eyes parenting stress

Edwin Edebiri, “chief happiness officer” of the “I Am Happy Project,” will be the guest on “Heart to Heart” at 4 p.m. Thursday on KDRT, 95.7 FM. He and host Dr. G, a psychotherapist and life coach, will talk about kids and parenting in this stressful age of speed, competition and technology overload. The show […]

Lake Berryessa residents face hefty utility fix

By Peter Fimrite On a sun-dappled hillside on the south end of Lake Berryessa, Stuart Williams thought about the old days before the world, as he and his neighbors knew it, turned upside down. There were five thriving resorts on that part of the lake back then, including a big, bustling retreat where he was standing, and a […]

High gas prices pinch college students’ budgets

By John Rogers LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Irma Gorrocino enrolled in college, gas was selling for about $2.50 a gallon and commuting to a campus 30 miles from her Southern California home didn’t seem like such a big deal. Now, with the price hovering near $4.50 a gallon, the 21-year-old junior at Cal State Northridge, acknowledges that […]

Renowned fabric conservationist will speak in Davis

The Valley Oak Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. Doris Easley, a fabric and needlework conservationist in Sacramento, will speak on restoring and preserving old textiles. Easley, aka “The Queen of Clean,” is one of the most […]

Lee, Thompson lift Warriors past Kings, 111-108

OAKLAND — David Lee had 22 points, 14 rebounds and nine assists and rookie Klay Thompson scored a career-best 31 points to lead the short-handed Golden State Warriors past the Sacramento Kings, 111-108 on Saturday night. Two turnovers by the Kings and another by the Warriors in the final minute finished off a sloppy game […]

Ready to save a life

Corbin Rich, left, takes instruction from Ted Runge, who prepares to do chest compressions, on how to use an automated external defibrillator during a CPR lesson Saturday in Central Park. The event, Save-a-Life Saturday, was presented by the American Red Cross. Volunteers shared information about how to plan for disasters, including how to put together […]

Obama praises soldiers manning DMZ

OBSERVATION POST OUELLETTE, South Korea (AP) — President Barack Obama made a symbolic visit to the world’s most militarized border on Sunday, touring a military outpost just outside the surreal Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea. Obama told U.S. forces stationed along the DMZ they serve on “freedom’s frontier.” He shook hands and spoke […]

This clock waits for nobody

Today dear citizens of the Most Relevant City in North America, I wish to discuss with you our hard-working mayor, Joe Krovoza. And I will say right up top I come not to bury Joe Krovoza, but to praise him. Well, “praise” may be a bit strong, but I will say in addition to the […]