A complete slate of live music has been announced for the 2012 season of Picnic in the Park, which continues from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday in Central Park, Fourth and C streets, through Oct. 24. The concerts are sponsored by the Davis Food Co-op. Patrons can enjoy the music while they’re gobbling up […]
* Editor’s note: Davis resident Kyle Monhollen found treasures around every corner during a “staycation” last fall in downtown Davis with his wife and two daughters. This piece appears on the Davis Downtown Business Association’s website, www.davisdowntown.com. By Kyle Monhollen Last summer, my friend Nina Gatewood wrote an article announcing our family’s intention to take a […]
A photo caption in Sunday’s paper for the Special Olympics torch run gave an incorrect title for Mario Alfaro, an evidence technician for the Davis Police Department. We regret the error.
Lots of dogs and cats are waiting to be adopted at the Yolo County Animal Shelter, 2640 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Among them is Lady (No. 106718), a 6-month-old spayed female, short-haired Chihuahua and terrier-mix dog with a gray-and-tan coat. Also hoping for a good home is Rudy (No. 105169), a 2-month-old neutered male, […]
Artists Sofia Lacin, left, and Hennessy Christophel lead interested local residents on a tour of their 14,000-square-foot water tank art installation on Sunday. The tank is on County Road 32A at the Mace Boulevard exit north of Interstate 80. On the summer solstice last week, the sun cast shadows from the top of the artwork, dubbed “Same […]
Davis’ three incoming Rotary Club presidents pledge to work together in 2012-13 for a better community and a better world. From left are Ron Fisher of the Davis noon club, Clay Brandow of the Davis Sunrise club and Liz McCapes of the Davis Sunset club. The noon club meets Mondays at the Davis Community Church […]
Comstock Mortgage Co. of Davis has announced that during the month of July, for every loan it closes, the firm will donate $25 to Habitat for Humanity of Yolo County. For more information, visit caramengali.com or call (530) 406-7200.
In partnership with the Davis Farmers Market and its Picnic in the Park celebration, KDRT, 95.7 FM, will broadcast live at the market from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The broadcast booth will be at the top of the concrete steps adjoining the picnic area. KDRT is the low-power, non-commercial radio station operated by community […]
The mercury’s been rising sky-high over the past few days, and Pacific Gas & Electric Company offers the following tips to help customers be aware of summertime hazards that come with hot, dry weather and certain outdoor activities. Summer safety tips: * “Look Up and Live!” – Use caution and keep fireworks, balloons, kites and […]
Between the two of them, City Council members Sue Greenwald and Stephen Souza have committed more than 20 years of public service to the city of Davis. In appreciation for their leadership and civic contributions while serving on the Davis City Council, the two longtime council members will be honored with a ceremony before the […]
Korbin was picked up in Davis at the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend. The boxer, less than a year old, was malnourished and emaciated, covered in foxtails, unable to walk and very, very sick when he was found. In fact, he was far too sick for the Yolo County Animal Shelter to care for him, so […]
Plans are taking shape for the second annual International Festival, which drew more than 3,000 people last year to the Veterans’ Memorial Center. This year’s event is planned for Saturday, Oct. 6, from noon to 6 p.m. “This celebration of unity in diversity exceeded our wildest expectations,” said Elisabeth Sherwin, I-House executive director. I-House organized and […]
The Yolo County Cabrillo Civic Club will honor its 21 scholarship winners at noon Saturday, July 8, with a special Portuguese ethnic luncheon consisting of linguica sausage sandwiches, Portuguese beans, homemade salads and desserts. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. and the introduction and recognition of the winning students will follow. A raffle will […]
Two people were injured Saturday in a rear-end collision near Winters involving two cars and a big rig, according to the California Highway Patrol. Francisca Valencia, 21, of Winters, was driving a Toyota Camry southbound on County Road 93A north of Russell Boulevard at about 1:45 p.m. when she apparently failed to notice two vehicles […]