Save the date for College Celebration

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis will hold its 24th annual College Celebration on Friday, Oct. 5, at Freeborn Hall on campus. At the celebration, the college will present its Awards of Distinction, its highest recognitions. The 2012 honorees are Peter Moyle, faculty; Ann Evans and Brian Pacheco, alumni; Romeo Favreau, Bryan Silbermann, Kathleen […]

August 14, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Waldorf School tour set Thursday

Parents are invited to tour the Davis Waldorf School, 3100 Sycamore Lane, at 9 a.m. Thursday. Administrator Kelly Brewer will provide a general overview of Waldorf programs, methodology and curriculum. The walking tour will conclude at 10 a.m. with a question-and-answer session and refreshments. The tour is appropriate for adults only. RSVP to [email protected] with […]

August 14, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Art Center offers beginning sewing class

The Davis Art Center will offer a four-week beginning sewing class taught by Elaine Busch on Tuesdays, Sept. 11-Oct. 2, from 6:45 to 9:15 p.m. The sewing class is designed for ages 13 through adult and will guide students through four projects which they will complete in the class sessions. The completed projects will include […]

August 22, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Genealogy basics covered in lecture

Researcher Karen Burney will offer basic tips on how to delve into family history at her presentation, “Beginning Genealogy,” from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27. Questions and refreshments will follow the presentation sponsored by the Davis Genealogy Club at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Designed for those interested in learning (or […]

August 14, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Needy residents can pick up food

The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute food to eligible Davis residents on Wednesday, Aug. 15, as follows: * From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Davisville Apartments on Kennedy Place; * From 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St.; and * From 6 to 7 p.m. at […]

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Arthritis presentation set Saturday

The program for the monthly meeting Saturday of the Northern Cal Fibro Friends will be presented by Gloria Anaya and Maria Ceja, outreach representatives for the California AgrAbility Program at UC Davis. They will present the first part of their workshop, “Take the Reins: Living and Working with Arthritis on California Farms,” covering a variety […]

August 17, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

All abuzz at the Art Center

Derek Downey, at right, of Davis Bee Charmers beekeeping, bee removal and honey business, makes screen prints of a bee on a flower for children including, at left, 
Joanna Lim, at the Bee Creative! event Friday night at the Davis Art Center. The 
evening included honey tastings, beeswax modeling, live bees available for viewing, pollinator […]

August 12, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Taking flight

Bats’ wings are silhouetted against the twilight sky as they fly out from underneath the Yolo Causeway. Wayne Tilcock/Enterprise photo

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Cool Davis hosts booth at Picnic in the Park

Stop by the Cool Davis Initiative booth at Picnic in the Park on Wednesday and help Davis become the Coolest California City. One Cool Davis homeowner, Alan Pryor, will be on hand to share the energy savings steps and improvements he has made on his South Davis home to get rid of his PG&E electricity […]

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District plans aerial spraying to control mosquitoes

Sometimes mosquito bites can inflict something much worse than an itchy red bump. In Yolo county this year, 35 birds and two “sentinel chickens” have died from West Nile virus. In California, 18 human cases have been reported including one fatality in Kern County, according to the state Department of Public Health. Concerned over the potentially […]

August 12, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

City to host ultra light rail symposium

The city of Davis will host an Ultra Light Rail symposium Tuesday in collaboration with CyberTran International Inc. and iGate iHub, a network Davis joined in October made up of municipalities and other larger agencies that collaborate on green technology opportunities. The event will take place in the Community Chambers at City Hall, 23 Russell […]

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Senior Citizens of Davis members upset over proposed bylaws changes

A proposal to amend the Senior Citizens of Davis organizational bylaws has opened a rift between the group’s membership, the board of directors and the president. It also may jeopardize a major funding source for the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. SCD President John Gerlich has recently proposed, among other changes, to remove the […]

August 12, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Woodland man arrested for evading motorcycle officer

A Woodland man was arrested for allegedly evading a police officer Thursday after trying to outrun an officer on a marked police motorcycle, who was attempting to make a traffic stop at West Lincoln Avenue and West Street. The driver, Timothy Bottorf, 48, refused to yield and began a pursuit, which ended at Mariposa Street and […]

August 12, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Woodland man arrested for robbing Nugget Market

A Woodland man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly robbing a grocery store in Woodland and fleeing the scene in his car, where he nearly ran over employees who had been trying to stop him. At approximately 3:51 p.m. Wednesday, Woodland police officers were dispatched to Nugget Market, 157 Main St., for a report of a […]

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