“People do many things to raise awareness for important issues, like running, walking or biking many miles to find a cure for a devastating disease,” says Jenna Jae Templeton, a UC Davis graduate. “To raise awareness and funds to cure ALS, we’ll be jumping out of airplanes.” Determined to raise $15,000 toward finding a cure […]
LOS ANGELES — Pau Gasol had 23 points, 17 rebounds and six assists, Metta World Peace scored 15 points in his return from a seven-game suspension, and the Los Angeles Lakers outlasted the Denver Nuggets for a thrilling 96-87 victory in Game 7 on Saturday night to win their first-round series. Steve Blake scored a […]
A life-size version of the famous Seward Johnson 25-foot-tall statue of “The Kiss,” the iconic photo of a sailor and nurse celebrating the official end of World War II with a passionate embrace in Times Square, will stop at Atria Covell Gardens at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. The statue is bound for Washington, D.C., to be […]
The UC Davis Academic Senate and Academic Federation have announced their 2012 teaching and research prize recipients. Each year, the senate presents Distinguished Teaching Awards and Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Awards. The federation honors its members for Excellence in Teaching and Excellence in Research. Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award: Undergraduate * Frances Dolan, professor, department […]
The Sutter Davis Hospital Auxiliary is a dedicated group of men and women of all ages who provide a variety of volunteer services for the Sutter Davis Hospital, including: * Operating the information desk and the gift shop; * Assisting patients and their families in various departments; * Conducting fundraising and social activities related to the hospital; * Providing […]
The work of 20 local artists is on exhibit in the main hallways of Sutter Davis Hospital, 2000 Sutter Place in West Davis. Featured through the end of May are pastel portraits by Joanne Jensen. Funds raised by the sale of the work supports scholarships for young people entering the medical field. For more information, […]
The Poetry Night Reading Series welcomes renowned poet, critic and essayist Dana Gioia for a special reading at noon Thursday at the John Natsoulas Gallery at 521 First St. in downtown Davis. Gioia, former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning poet, essayist, translator and critic. He received […]
Community members are invited to attend the Woodland-Davis Aeromodelers’ first radio-controlled electric airplane pylon race on Saturday. Visitors will see high-speed models race around a three-pylon course at speeds over 100 mph. Racers are coming from throughout California as well as Oregon, Arizona and Utah. Racing will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event […]
Auditions for the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice hit, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” will take place Sunday and Monday, May 20-21, at the Davis Musical Theatre Company, 607 Peña Drive in Davis. Callbacks are Tuesday, May 22. With direction by Steve Isaacson and choreography by Jacob Montoya, “Joseph” retells the bibical story from the […]
The NAMI-Yolo Family Support Group is for friends and caregivers of those suffering from severe mental illness. It meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month and offers a caring and confidential environment in which to share coping strategies and insights when faced with the challenges of mental illness in a family member. A trained […]
A dementia support group meets from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at St. John’s Retirement Village, 135 Woodland Ave. in Woodland. The group meets in the Village Conference Room. The meeting is open to anyone who has a loved one (family or friend) with any form of […]
Yolo County’s annual memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, May 25, at the Knights Landing Cemetery, 101501 County Road 102 in Knights Landing. The county memorial service is held to pay respects to the individuals served this year by the Yolo County Public Guardian-Public Administrator’s Office. The office manages the estates and/or affairs […]
The 43rd annual Whole Earth Festival continues Sunday with drumming and tie-dye, crafts and vegetarian-friendly goodness that locals and visitors have come to expect.
The event features dozens of musical acts and speakers, about 160 crafts booths, 40 education booths and 17 vegetarian-friendly food booths.
For all the fun on the UC Davis Quad there also will be, as ever, a political undercurrent to the free, three-day event expected to attract about 30,000 people.
By Bob Baum PHOENIX — Matt Cain gave up three hits in six innings and singled in a pair of runs to help the San Francisco Giants end a nine-game losing streak against Arizona with a 5-2 victory over the Diamondbacks on Saturday night. Cain (2-2) allowed a run, struck out eight, walked two and […]