Rain doesn’t dampen Easter fun

Lang, 9, and Mara, 8, Bledsoe dance in the rain Saturday morning with the Easter Bunny outside the Davis Odd Fellows Hall on Second Street following a short parade with the Cal Aggie Marching Band-uh. The Odd Fellows took over sponsorship of the popular annual event, which also featured Breakfast with the Bunny and an […]

April 01, 2012 | Posted in Children | Tagged ,

Man arrested on weapons charges

A 26-year-old Davis man was jailed Saturday morning on suspicion of possessing illegal weapons. Davis police Sgt. John Wilson said officers were dispatched at about 7:45 a.m. to reports of a fight in progress in the 2700 block of Adrian Drive in East Davis. The suspect was spotted driving away from the scene and pulled […]

April 01, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged

Council to decide fate of Crown Castle application

The City Council will decide whether to allow Crown Castle to install a 25-node Distributed Antenna System throughout Davis to improve cell phone coverage for MetroPCS customers at its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The council meets in the Community Chambers at City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. On March 20, the council directed city staff to come […]

April 01, 2012 | Posted in City government | Tagged ,

Davis Adult School to offer summer classes, for kids

The Davis Adult School will chart a course in new territory this summer, with classes for school-age kids as well as grown-ups. The “adult school” moniker notwithstanding, the program will expand to include a new set of enrichment classes during mornings in July aimed at students in grades K-12. There also will be several classes […]

April 01, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Woodland Healthcare to participate in asthma study

Woodland Healthcare’s allergy department is taking the lead in a local asthma study that uses patient-friendly technology to collect real time data about asthma attacks. There are 1.75 million asthma-related emergency department visits and more than 450,000 asthma hospitalizations in the United States every year. Studies show patients use asthma inhalers more than 50 million […]

April 01, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Tour de Cluck sponsorship deadline is Monday

Do you have something to crow about? Tour de Cluck’s sponsor program, under the leadership of sponsorship development coordinator Christi Skibbins, provides an opportunity to reach a diverse audience aligned around the Tour de Cluck 2012 theme, “Chickens, Barnyards & Bicycles.” The deadline for full sponsor benefits is Monday. The event, a bicycle tour of […]

April 01, 2012 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

Car stop leads to warrant arrest

Davis police arrested a local man Thursday on an outstanding warrant from Lassen County. Lt. Paul Doroshov said officers got a tip as to 29-year-old Luke Robert Schindler’s whereabouts and pulled him over at about 1 p.m. as he drove his car in the area of Pole Line Road and Picasso Avenue. Schindler was wanted […]

April 01, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Prostate cancer support group meets Monday

Oncologist Primo N. Lara Jr., professor of medicine and associate director of translational research at the UC Davis Cancer Center, will discuss “New Advances in the Treatment of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer” at 7 p.m. Monday. His talk is hosted by the Yolo Prostate Cancer Support Group, which will meet for the first time in Woodland […]

April 04, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Norwood 4-H Club to meet on Wednesday

The Norwood 4-H Club of Davis will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the multipurpose room at Holmes Junior High School, 1220 Drexel Drive. This month, many 4-H members will be preparing for the Spring Show, which starts May 2. Spring Show is a major 4-H event where members exhibit projects and demonstrate skills that […]

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Police seek clues about Davis burglary suspect

Davis police have released a photo of the man arrested Thursday after allegedly burglarizing a home occupied by a 12-year-old boy who called 911 from inside a locked bathroom. They’re hoping others who have had contact with 37-year-old Kyle Frank in recent weeks will offer up information that will aid their ongoing investigation. “We think […]

April 01, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

May hearing set in Davis molest case

A Davis man accused of molesting two children is scheduled to undergo a May 14 preliminary hearing, where a judge will determine whether there is sufficient evidence for the case to go to trial. Justin Prentice Morejohn, 31, has pleaded not guilty to 10 felony counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under […]

April 01, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Grief group offered for those ready to move on

The death of a loved one can be a life-changing event. As time passes and the intensity of grief lessens, a sense of possibility, hope and ability to imagine ways that one can begin to move forward begin to set in. It is common to look for extra support at this time, says a news […]

April 01, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

California colleges may ask students if they are gay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Students at University of California and California State University campuses may be asked to voluntarily state if they are gay, bisexual or transgender. The questions would be posed because of a little-known state law aimed at learning whether those students are getting enough services, such as counseling. The Los Angeles Times says there are concerns about privacy. […]

April 01, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Meet Brett Lee at former mayor’s home

All interested local residents are invited to meet Davis City Council candidate Brett Lee at an informal gathering from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the home of former Mayor Ann Evans, 516 Rutgers Drive. Admission is free to the event hosted by Evans, Audrey Lippman and Brian Johnson. Lee, an industrial engineer and financial […]

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