Rural, urban landscapes collide at ArtAbout

Davis Downtown welcomes first-time venue Avid Reader Active to the Second Friday ArtAbout. The bookstore at 605 Second St. will host a fundraiser for Da Vinci Charter Academy. There will be a mix of nature and urban photography along with paintings from watercolor to acrylic on display, with all works produced by Da Vinci student […]

November 07, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Local artisans featured at holiday craft sale

The Davis Senior Center, 646 A St., will host a Holiday Craft Affair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. More than 25 local crafters will sell wreaths, jewelry, candles, knitting, paintings and more for early holiday shopping. Admission, entertainment and gift-wrapping are free. Refreshments will be provided by Courtyard Healthcare Center. For more information, call […]

November 06, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

For the record

Beth Rose Middleton’s title was incorrect in a news brief published Friday about two native studies programs Nov. 13 at UC Davis and Woodland Community College. She is an assistant professor of Native American studies at UCD.

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Measure E supporters will gather at Dos Coyotes

The Measure E school parcel tax campaign will host an Election Night party from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Dos Coyotes, 2191 Cowell Blvd. in South Davis. “Join us to thank our volunteers and watch the results for the election as they become available,” a news release said. “Bring your friends and family, especially […]

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For the record

Sunday’s business page incorrectly listed the date for Yolo Federal Credit Union’s Tax Tips for Sole Proprietors workshop. The workshop runs from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 266 W. Main St. in Woodland with guest speaker John Rakitan from Liberty Tax.

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Fundraiser benefits DHS field hockey team

Local residents are invited to support the Davis High School girls field hockey team, 2012 champion of the Eastern Athletic League, in its quest to build a new field. The team will host a silent auction and a live cake auction at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. […]

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

Iraqi speaker visits UC Davis

“Iraq’s Emerging Therapeutic Geography: Warfare and the ‘Crisis’ of (Health) Care” is the topic of a public lecture Tuesday, Nov. 13, at UC Davis. Omar Dewachi, an assistant professor of medical anthropology and public health at the American University of Beirut, will speak in Ballroom A at the Activities and Recreation Center on campus. A reception […]

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Men related prostate cancer experiences

Men and women are invited to  ttend a Yolo Prostate Cancer Support Group meeting at which a group of prostate cancer patients will discuss how they learned they had prostate cancer, what they decided to do about it, and their experiences since. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Woodland […]

November 07, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Much more rides on Prop. 30 than schools

By Marisa Lagos and Wyatt Buchanan In speeches and ads supporting Proposition 30, Gov. Jerry Brown has largely focused on the initiative’s effect on public school and university funding. He says little, however, about Prop. 30’s significant impacts on public safety and health care. In addition to raising about $6 billion in taxes annually for seven […]

November 06, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Market cookbook inspires Slow Food Yolo prix fixe dinner

Local residents are invited to join Slow Food Yolo co-leaders and co-authors Georgeanne Brennan and Ann M. Evans for an autumn celebration of their book, “The Davis Farmers Market Cookbook,” at a special prix fixe dinner Monday, Nov. 12, at Mulvaney’s Building & Loan — Next Door in Sacramento. Chef Patrick Mulvaney has prepared a […]

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DHS Class of 2002 sets 10-year reunion

The Davis High School Class of 2002 will host its 10-year reunion at 8 p.m. Sunday at Sudwerk, 2001 Second St. in Davis. Tickets at the door — which include appetizers and two drinks — are $44. For more information — even for those not planning to attend — and to reserve your spot, visit www.palindromepride.com.

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Madrigals host caroling workshop for youngsters

The Davis High School Madrigal Singers invite elementary school children to join them for some holiday caroling from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Nov. 12, the schools’ Veterans Day holiday. This workshop, for kindergarten through sixth-grade students, is an outreach program designed to give youngchildren the opportunity to work with high school singers. Families can […]

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For the record

Nora Brazil, one of the signers of the yes on Measure E op-ed piece published Sunday, is the librarian and differentiation specialist at Montgomery Elementary School. She no longer works at Pioneer Elementary.

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Tuleyome celebrates 10 years

Details What: Tuleyome’s 10th anniversary celebration When: 5;30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 Where: Davis Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. Tickets: $55 general, $45 members; call Mary Hanson at 530-350-2599 or visit www.tuleyome.org For the past 10 years, Tuleyome members, friends, supporters and partners have built and maintained trails, worked to protect public lands and rivers, […]

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