Anderson-Gram Duo plays at Wednesday’s market celebration

The Anderson-Gram Duo — featuring Gayle Anderson-Gram on vocals, guitar and percussion, and Bob Gram on vocals and guitar — will play folk and Americana music at Wednesday’s Picnic in the Park, alongside the Davis Farmers Market. The free music, sponsored by the Davis Food Co-op, will run from 5 to 7:45 p.m. in Central […]

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

Students’ work showcased at The Edge Performance Festival

After an exciting inauguration last year, The Edge Performance Festival is back at UC Davis. Two new events have been added to the program: a staged reading of Caridad Svich’s “The Way of Water” and Hour of 5’s Performance Work, which will feature five-minute acts such as scenes, monologues, dances and songs. This year’s festival […]

April 10, 2012 | Posted in Theater | Tagged ,

Take a voyage on the Titanic with DMTC

The 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic is memorialized in “Titanic: The Musical” when it sets sails onto the Davis Musical Theatre Company stage starting Friday. A 55-member cast, 20-piece orchestra and a tilting Titanic set highlight the five-time Tony Award-winning musical (including Best Musical of 1997). Directed by Steve Isaacson, with choreography […]

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

‘Negotiating Meaning’ comes to life via dance

The Pamela Trokanski Dance Theatre and The Third Stage Dance Company will present the world premiere of “Negotiating Meaning” in three performances for local audiences. Curtain times are 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22, and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 27-28, at the in-house theater at the Pamela Trokanski Dance Workshop, 2720 Del Rio Place in […]

April 11, 2012 | Posted in Dance | Tagged ,

R&R makes final fundraising push for new store

Supporters of All Things Right & Relevant, a nonprofit consignment/thrift store that benefits 10 local mental health agencies, need your help. A brand-new, spacious store has been under construction for the past several months at the corner of Spafford Street and Peña Drive in Mace Ranch. But before R&R can move from the Davis Manor […]

April 10, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

What do Jeremy Irons and Davis have in common?

Academy Award-winning actor and United Nations goodwill ambassador Jeremy Irons recently agreed to provide narration for an upcoming promotional video of the Davis-based nonprofit organization Sahaya International. Sahaya International, which is run exclusively by volunteers, was founded in 1999 by Davis resident Koen Van Rompay and his friends to provide assistance to organizations in developing […]

April 10, 2012 | Posted in Fundraiser | Tagged ,

Co-op hosts wine-tasting Friday

The Davis Food Co-op, 620 G St. in downtown Davis, will host a tasting of “Cool Climate Wines” from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. The cost is $1 per taste. In celebration of the United Nations International Year of Cooperatives, profits will benefit the Davis Parent Nursery School, a parent-run cooperative nursery school that has […]

April 10, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

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 ,