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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Children’s storytelling highlights High Holy Days at I-House

Comic, writer and storyteller Denise Hoffner, accompanied by son Benjamin Hoffner (blowing a shofar), will present short stories about High Holy Days during International House Davis’ children’s storytelling program on Sunday from 2 to 3 p.m. at I-House, 10 College Park. The event is free to I-House members, $2 for non-members, $5 per family. For […]

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Veterans Bolnik, Irwin receive congressional, state recognition

Rep. Wally Herger and Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada presented congressional and state Assembly commendations to Davis resident Artemis Bolnik, 98, a World War II veteran, at the fourth annual awards ceremony for veterans held recently. Bolnik served in New Guinea. Vietnam combat veteran Mike Irwin of Davis also was awarded a special congressional recognition and an Assembly certificate of […]

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What’s happening for youths

Today The Golden Valley 4H club will hold its first meeting of the school year at 7 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Holmes Junior High School, 1220 Drexel Drive. For more information, contact Claire Phillips at [email protected] Families of boys in grades 1-4 are invited to learn more about Cub Scouts at an information meeting from […]

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Rec Report: Fall schedule offers something for everyone

By Carrie Dyer I am conflicted about summer ending and the school year starting. On the one hand, I miss waking the kids up, having them throw on their swim suits, shorts and flip flops and sending them off to various summer camps and activities for the day. On the other hand, trying to keep […]

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ARC business center informs public of passport changes

The UC Davis Activities and Recreation Center’s business center plans extended hours Saturday as part of “Passport Day in the USA,” a U.S. State Department outreach effort to inform the public about travel document changes and accept passport applications. The center, on the lobby level of the ARC, will be open from 10 a.m. to […]

Amigos volunteers get as much as they give

Facts about Amigos de las Americas 1. Years in operation: 46 2. Volunteers fielded: 24,383 3. Vaccinations given: 7,917,580 4. Trees planted: 288,958 5. Countries served: 8 (Panama, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Peru, Honduras, Costa Rica, Mexico, Dominican Republic). Source: Amigos de las Americas, Nicole Desideri’s first trip out of the country wasn’t a family trip […]

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