California Republican Assembly endorses Munn for Assembly

The California Republican Assembly has endorsed John Munn of Davis in the 4th Assembly District, currently represented by Mariko Yamada, D-Davis. The Yolo County chapter was represented by Yolo County residents and voting delegates Cal De Knikker, Marie Kearney and Thomas Randall Jr., with Thomas Kearney serving as the alternate delegate. For more information, email […]

April 10, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

City honors environmental award winners

Gene Trapp and Jo Ellen Ryan, Caffé Italia and the Davis Cemetery District are the winners of the 18th annual city of Davis Environmental Recognition Awards. They will be presented at the City Council meeting of Tuesday, April 17. The city’s Natural Resources Commission created the awards in 1995 to honor and recognize the environmental […]

April 11, 2012 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

Goodman offers sexuality resources

Michael P. Goodman, M.D., of Davis announces the establishment of a lending library of sexuality resource books at his office, 635 Anderson Road, Suite 12B. “Sex spoken here…” is a philosophy in Goodman’s office, where he and his staff work on sexual issues with patients, both male and female. Goodman is a certified menopause practitioner, […]

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

Coach Henle moves from Devils to angels

Over his many years in Davis, a wide variety of words have been used to describe longtime Davis High School coach, friend and mentor Bud Henle, who died Friday at the age of 88. Some say he was “fiery.” Certainly, he was all that and more to anyone who ever attended a Davis High pep […]

April 08, 2012 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,

Carmichael man arrested for burglary, DUI warrant

A man was arrested for burglary and drunken driving Friday after allegedly stealing two bicycles from the carport of a residence on the 500 block of Scripps Drive in Davis. According to Davis police Sgt. John Wilson, neighbors saw Timothy Wayne Morris, 51, of Carmichael, take the bikes and put them in his car and […]

April 08, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Davis bicyclist injured in crash

A Davis man riding a bicycle Friday eastbound on Third Street near I Street in downtown Davis was injured after he struck the right side of a Toyota Camry. According to Davis police Sgt. John Wilson, David Tricoli, 55, reported that the car, driven by Davis resident Judy Rothschild, 58, which also was heading eastbound, […]

April 08, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

From frugal February in Davis to midtown Manhattan in March

When the sole of Maev Dunning’s right boot began separating from the rest of the shoe during her family’s very first week of frugal February — when spending any money on anything was out of the question — she solved the problem with the magic of duct tape. And quite fashionably at that. Fast-forward a […]

April 08, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Garden Doctor: Keeping your garden free of pesticides and snails

Learn more At the Central Park Gardens, Third and B streets: April 14: “Easy Propagation Techniques for the Home Gardener,” taught by Jim Fowler, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; “How to Create a Water Garden,” taught David Studer, 11 a.m.-noon. May 5: “California Natives to Enhance the Yolo Garden,” taught by Ann Daniel, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; “A ‘How To’ On Water Saving Irrigation […]

April 08, 2012 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

Prof educates peace activists about changes in law

Omar Dajani, a professor at McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, will speak Wednesday evening about how the U.S. Supreme Court case of Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project and the Patriot Act affect us. The rights and potential criminal activity of those who wish to interact directly or indirectly on peace issues with groups that […]

April 08, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Legislative maps on exhibit in Woodland

Confused about the result of last year’s legislative boundary redistricting process? The Woodland League of Women Voters has maps of the new districts on display in the lobby of the Woodland Community & Senior Center, 2001 East St. in Woodland. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. The display […]

April 08, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Peregrine School open house is Wednesday

Peregrine School will host an open house at its elementary campus from 11:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesday. The open house will include a tour of the school, lunch with academic director Lorie Hammond and an observation of an academic session. Peregrine School is a nonprofit private school that strives to integrate the rigorous academics of […]

April 08, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Film examines bullying in schools

The film “Bullied: A Student, A School and a Case That Made History” will be screened at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the sanctuary at the United Methodist Church of Davis, 1620 Anderson Road. It is presented by the church’s Reconciling Congregation Committee and PFLAG, Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. The film, produced by […]

April 08, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Scrabble fanatics gather for weekly games

The Unofficial Davis Scrabble Club hosts Scrabble games at Picnic in the Park (and afterwards at Crepeville) between April and October. Games start at about 5:30 p.m. All levels of players are welcome. “So come and play Scrabble with fun people and eat great food,” a news release said. “Bring your board if you can.” […]

April 08, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Project Linus volunteers get blankets ready for donation

Project Linus of Yolo County will meet for its monthly gathering from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. The group makes and distributes gifts of new, handmade blankets and afghans created by volunteers to provide love, warmth and security to needy children. At the meeting, club members will […]

April 08, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,