Teens ages 13 -18 are invited to unleash their creativity at a free gingerbread house-building event from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Blanchard Room at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. Bring a bag of candy to share. Participants will get to take home their creations. Space is limited. Sign […]
The Davis Farmers Market will present holiday music from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 3, 10, 17 and 24, under the pavilion in Central Park at Fourth and C streets in downtown Davis. Saturday’s holiday music lineup includes the Davis High School Orchestra, Davis Chinese Christian Church, The Souterrain, Suzuki Music Studio, UC Davis […]
Local residents will enjoy a taste of Colombian Carnival at the 12th annual Colombian Serenade, “The Barranquilla Moon,” on Saturday, Dec. 10. The event will pay tribute to the late Joe Arroyo and Estercita Forero, two music icons of Carnival music who made their home in Barranquilla, Colombia. Performances slated to grace the Brunelle Performance […]
BERKELEY (AP) — Two dozen protesters are suing UC Berkeley for alleged police brutality during a crackdown on protesters who tried to set up an Occupy camp on campus. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in federal court by 24 students and community members who claim they were jabbed, clubbed and pulled by their hair by […]
Davis police arrested a local man on robbery charges this week, while a second robbery remains under investigation. A 22-year-old man reported being robbed of his wallet at knifepoint shortly after 5:30 p.m. Monday outside the CVS store at 1471 W. Covell Blvd. The suspect was described as a white or Latino male in his […]
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s foreign secretary on Wednesday ordered all Iranian diplomats out of the U.K within 48 hours following attacks on the British embassy and a residential compound in Tehran. William Hague told the House of Commons that Britain had also pulled its entire diplomatic staff out of Iran for their safety following the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Call it the Meme Movement. Whatever degree of success achieved by the Occupy protests, it’s largely been based on its old-fashioned, off-line demonstrations. They’ve been decidedly beyond virtual, staking out real ground in downtown Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park and forging signs-and-sit-in protests around the country. Some of its founding members even disdain […]
The Davis City Council heard presentations at Tuesday’s budget workshop on three major components to the city’s budget that will be crucial to balancing the books. It’s clear that the council will face several challenges down the road. The workshop was the second in a series to develop specific options and recommendations to address the […]
As usual, with 65,000 residents and 64,998 Ph.D.s in town, my mailbox has been filled to overflowing with the thoughts, rants and musings of this town’s intelligentsia over the recent events that have focused the eyes of the world on this place we call Davis. Writes Curt at aol.com: “Bob — Hate to see people […]
About 20 tents were pitched at UC Davis’ Dutton Hall on Tuesday as protesters dug in their heels for what’s expected to be a two-week stay. Members of the Occupy UC Davis movement stormed the building Monday as part of a campus strike opposing student tuition and fee increases. That evening, a general assembly of […]
In response to calls for the resignation of UC Davis’ chancellor by many in the English and physics departments, the board of the Davis Faculty Association and thousands who signed an online petition, Walter Leal produced a letter of his own Tuesday.
“We strongly believe that Linda Katehi is well-qualified to lead our university through this difficult healing process and oppose the premature calls for her resignation; this is not in the best interest of our university,” wrote the entomology professor.
In a day, 206 other professors…
Jill Stein, Green Party candidate for president in 2012, will be in Davis on Friday morning for a no-host coffee and breakfast between 8 and 9 a.m. at Cafe Bernardo, 234 D St. Local residents are invited to stop by and meet her. A Massachusetts resident, she is a physician who is campaigning on the […]
The Davis High School Winter Choral Concert will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. The Advanced Treble Choir, Concert Choir, Jazz Choir and Madrigal Singers will present an array of holiday selections for all to enjoy. The concert is free and open to the […]
Davis residents will ring in the holiday season Thursday evening at the annual Downtown Davis Holiday Open House. Community members are invited to take part in one of Davis’ oldest community traditions, which features the Children’s Parade and the tree-lighting ceremony, visits with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, performances by local musical groups, horse-drawn carriage […]