Tour Native American Garden at Arboretum

Local residents are invited to take a guided tour of the UC Davis Arboretum Native American Contemplative Garden to learn about traditional uses of native plants at 2 p.m. Saturday. The group will meet at the Alumni & Visitors Center on campus. The tour is free, and parking is free on the weekends and available […]

February 06, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Nominees sought for Huynh civil, human rights awards

The city of Davis Human Relations Commission is seeking nominations for this year’s Thong Hy Huynh Memorial Awards, which honor individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions in addressing or improving civil and human rights issues in the community. The deadline for nominations has been extended to Thursday, April 18. The award was established […]

April 12, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Market cookbooks will be signed Saturday

Thinking about a Valentine’s Day gift for your favorite home cook or Farmers Market shopper? “The Davis Farmers Market Cookbook” (Mirabelle Press, $24.95) will delight any food lover, and authors Georgeanne Brennan and Ann Evans will be at the market from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday to sign and inscribe cookbooks for that special someone. […]

February 05, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Gamblers Anonymous meets weekly in Davis

Has gambling taken over your life or the life of someone you know? Gamblers Anonymous can help. The group is a nonprofit fellowship of men and women who share their experiences with the purpose of solving their own common issues with gambling and to help others recover from their gambling problems. The group meets at […]

March 23, 2014 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Kids can build a bird house at Davis Ace

Davis Ace will invite children to build a bird house from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in the hardware building at Davis Ace’s mill yard, 815 Third St. in downtown Davis. The hands-on event is free; all tools and materials will be supplied. For more information, call 530-758-8000.

February 13, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Monthly journaling group targets grief

Yolo Hospice’s “Journaling through Grief” is a monthly facilitated group that will explore and express thoughts, feelings and reactions to grief in a non-judgmental and confidential atmosphere. The group begins Tuesday and will meet from 4 to 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month thereafter, at the Yolo Hospice office, 1909 Galileo Court, […]

February 05, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Gibson House Writers welcome guests

The Gibson House Writers will meet from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, at 512 Gibson Road in Woodland. Guests are welcome to visit to see if the writing group is a good match for their needs. Sponsored by the Yolo County Historical Museum and the Gibson House, this is a read-and-critique writing group […]

February 05, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Speaker will address myths, facts about Israel

“Myths and Facts About Israel” will be discussed by Randy Neal at 2 p.m. Saturday at Congregation Bet Haverim, 1715 Anderson Road in Davis. Neal is western regional director of Christians United for Israel, the largest Israel advocacy group in the world with more than 1 million members. Sponsored by the Bet Haverim Israel Matters […]

February 05, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Library resources featured at support group meeting

UC Davis health sciences reference librarian Mary Wood, along with Greta Galindo of the Woodland Public Library and a colleague from the Davis Branch Library, will discuss library resources on prostate cancer at the Feb. 11 meeting of the Yolo Prostate Cancer Support Group. Men wit prostate cancer, family members and friends are invited to […]

February 05, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Have a sweet time at Second Friday HeArt About

This month’s ArtAbout celebration, on Friday evening, will become HeArtAbout, an art walk celebrating Valentine’s Day with special exhibitions planned to bring the theme to life. Some are traditional, like ciocolat’s “Whimsical Hearts,” featuring the works of Mary Neri King; others are nontraditional, like Spa Central’s “Kim Stein Photography — Seasons in Paris” or The […]

February 05, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Anaïs Mitchell, Jefferson Hamer headline Vets’ Center concert

Anaïs Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer will perform in concert with special guest Frank Fairfield at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. in Davis. The program is presented by the Davis Live Music Collective. Advance tickets are $16, available at Armadillo Music, 205 F St., or online at […]

February 03, 2013 | Posted in Press Release

Camper Van Beethoven plays downtown Davis

The Davis Live Music Collective will kick off its 2013 schedule with Camper Van Beethoven, live at the Davis Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St., on Monday, Feb. 18. The show is open to fans of all ages, with doors opening at 7 p.m. and music starting at 7:30 p.m. Advance tickets are $18, available […]

February 03, 2013 | Posted in Press Release

Logue introduces bill to create $20,000 UC degrees

North state Assemblyman and Republican whip Dan Logue has introduced a bill to decrease the cost of college for students. Assembly Bill 181 would create a pilot program for certain college majors at the University of California to earn bachelor’s degrees for no more than $20,000. “California is the heart of the technology industry,” Logue […]

February 08, 2013 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Prize-winning author will discuss her Cuban, American roots

Writer Margarita Engle, who has won several prizes for her books for young readers, will make two appearances at UC Davis as part of the “Words Take Wing” program on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Her morning presentation at Freeborn Hall is sold out, but space remains for her 7 p.m. talk at the Student Community Center […]

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