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 […]

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

Support offered to family caregivers

Three caregiver support groups will meet in February in Woodland. Call 530-666-8828 for more information: * Saturday: Women who care for their spouses will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Palm Gardens, 240 Palm Ave. This group is designed to support, encourage and empower women to take care of themselves as well. * Tuesday, […]

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

Mexican-American history book authors will speak in Woodland

Rose Borunda and Melissa Moreno will talk about their textbook that highlights the historical contexts and cultural narratives of the four eras of Mexican-American history at a free lecture at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Woodland. The event, sponsored by the Friends of the Woodland Public Library, is in the Leake Center at the […]

February 06, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Free digital literacy training offered in Woodland

The Woodland Senior Center is hosting a free digital literacy training covering basic computer and smart phone questions. This one-on-one tutoring is provided by Woodland Community College, led by WCC students. Seniors will learn how to use a smartphone, the Internet, email and Microsoft Word. Classes are offered from 10 a.m. to noon Fridays, Feb. […]

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Care planning workshop to be repeated

An advanced care planning workshop that will help family members deal with future decision-making, especially emotional and financial issues, is planned for Saturday, Feb. 23, in Woodland. The event runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Woodland Christian Church, 509 College St. Sponsoring organizations are the Yolo Adult Day Health Center, Woodland Healthcare […]

February 10, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Bus hits overpass in Boston, injuring more than 30

BOSTON (AP) — A charter bus carrying high school students from Pennsylvania crashed when it attempted to pass under a bridge in Boston on Saturday night, injuring more than 30 people, several seriously, and leaving some trapped inside for hours, authorities said. The bus carrying 42 students and adult chaperones was coming from Harvard University […]

February 03, 2013 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Domestic violence situation creates drama in Woodland

Complications surrounding a domestic violence situation in Woodland prompted local police set up a perimeter Wednesday evening around 425 Third St. Woodland police said the incident began at approximately 5 p.m. with a domestic disturbance call. The suspect, 22-year-old Woodland resident Miguel Licea, was accused of physically attacking a victim and brandishing a firearm. The […]

February 03, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,