Senior Center classes focus on preventing falls

Falling takes a heavy toll on older adults. In fact, one of every three people age 65 and up falls each year in the U.S., according to the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. During the last week of September, the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St., will host the following presentations to help […]

Senior Center hosts jewelry, craft sales

The Davis Senior Center, 646 A St., will host two opportunities to shop for a loved one or yourself. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, the Senior Center will present its annual Jewelry Sale fundraiser. Come check out a wonderful selection of necklaces, bracelets, earrings and more, organizers said. On Thursday, Nov. […]

Wine, beer tasting planned Friday

The Davis Food Co-op, 620 G St. in downtown Davis, will host a tasting of beer from Rubicon and wine from Revolution from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. The cost is $1 per taste, and profits benefit FARM Davis. FARM Davis reclaims public space to build community, provides services for underserved and transient populations and […]

Point of Brew: A pot of ale, and who was Shakespeare?

As a young man in the 1950s, I used to enjoy beers from Flowers Brewery in Stratford-upon-Avon. The brewery owned a lot of delightful old pubs in the villages and small towns found down the leafy lanes of Warwickshire that we used to cruise on Sunday evenings. I was fond of these beers partly because […]

Go ‘Back to the Future’ at Westlake Plaza party

Do you like classic cars, live music and barbecued tri-tip? Westlake Market and Westlake Plaza will present all three at a “Back to the Future” barbecue and fundraiser Saturday for the Davis Schools Foundation. The event will run from 5 to 8 p.m. at Westlake Plaza, 1260 Lake Blvd. in West Davis. Admission is free; […]

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St. James contingent participates in World Youth Day

You can help What: Rummage sale with lots of bargains for new or returning college students, to help pay for local youths’ recent trip to Madrid for World Youth Day When: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday Where: St. James Catholic Church, 14th and B streets Imagine 2 million mostly young people packed into a hot airfield […]

Tour Arboretum Teaching Nursery on Saturday

Local gardeners will have an opportunity to learn about successful plants for Central Valley gardens and plan for the fall planting season during a free public tour Saturday of the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery. The tour will feature uncommon garden plants from California and other parts of the world chosen for their ability to […]

Voice of the Wood celebrates 20th anniversary with three performances

Details What: Voice of the Wood story, music and mask performances When: 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday Where: Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. Tickets: $6 each, available in advance at The Artery, 207 G St., and at the door Info:, (530) 753-8435 The three founding members of Voice of the […]

Future subscribers: Lillie Joy Holloman

Gerald Bryan Holloman Jr. and Jeri Holloman, both of Dixon, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Lillie Joy Holloman. She was born on Aug. 27, 2011, at Sutter Davis Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces. Her father is a driver at TSI Dixon. Her mother is a stay-at-home mom. She is […]

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Stephens-Stille wedding

Kelly Diane Stephens and Kristopher Noel Stille were married on June 12, 2011, at The Firehouse in Old Sacramento. The bride is the daughter of Richard and Candyce Stephens. She is a 2004 graduate of Davis High School. She received her bachelor’s degree in apparel design and marketing from San Francisco State University in 2008. […]

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Allen-Da Prato wedding

Carline Allen of Las Vegas and Bob Da Prato of Las Vegas, formerly of Davis, were married on Aug. 21, 2011, in Las Vegas. The bride is the daughter of the late Carl and Helen Swanson. Her children are Mawry Allen, who attends the University of Oklahoma, and Michael Cope of Florida. Her siblings are […]

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Adams-Duyanovich wedding

Britany Marin Adams and Brandon Jason Duyanovich, both of Burlingame, were married on June 18, 2011, at Healdsburg Country Gardens in Healdsburg. The bride is the daughter of Dawn and Douglas Adams of Davis. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona. She is employed in global information technology for Visa Inc. The groom […]

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Anderson-Pedri wedding

Kirsten Margaret Anderson and Matthew Robert Pedri were married at the Firehouse Restaurant in Sacramento on Sept. 10, 2010. The bride is the daughter of Peter and Laura Anderson of Davis. She graduated from Davis High School, where she played varsity soccer, in 2000. She is a graduate of Sacramento State University. She is employed […]

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What can you do with a bowling pin?

Junior Achievement is sponsoring a bowling pin art contest for area students for the 25th annual Crazy Bowl. Selected entries will be displayed at Sacramento’s Country Club Lanes during Crazy Bowl on Oct. 14 and 15. How does it work? Create an original design using a bowling pin provided by Junior Achievement. Pins will be displayed during […]

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