The Fly Fishers of Davis will meet Tuesday to hear from Charlie Bisharat speaking on fishing for striped bass in the delta. The program touches on where to fish, what to look for, flies, rods, reels and, most importantly, fly lines. Bisharat will share some of the trials and tribulations with creating several of his […]
N Street Music will host a benefit house concert for the children of Haiti on Saturday, March 31. The concert will feature a live band — T-Rosemond and the Ital Souls — a DJ, a silent auction and a Haitian art sale. Proceeds will benefit Zanmi Lakay, a grassroots group dedicated to improving quality of […]
Can we still trust photography to tell the truth? Vanessa Marsh and Sean McFarland address this issue with separate suites of non-traditional photographic artworks in an exhibition, “Dreams of the Darkest Night,” opening next week at the Nelson Gallery at UC Davis. A panel discussion is planned at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at the […]
Mike Justis, a longtime Davis resident and musician who usually performs with the Mike Justis Band, will take the stage solo Friday evening at Rominger West Winery, 4602 Second St., Suite 4. Guests will enjoy everything from folk to blues with their wine at the Friday Night Live concert from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. “Take […]
Roots rock and reggae songs in English and Haitian Creole will be performed Sunday evening at International House by T-Rosemond & Ital Souls. Featured performers are Daniel Korenblum, Bart van der Zeeuw, Warren Jones, Toby Seeger and April Seeger. Their concert, at 8 p.m., is part of the ongoing weekly Mid-Winter @ I-House series that continues […]
Out of the Blue, Oxford University’s premier all-male a cappella vocal group, will give a free concert from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday on the oak tree deck at the Davis Farmers Market. The market takes place in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. The award-winning group was a finalist on the “Britain’s Got Talent” […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of previously occupied home dipped last month but the sales pace for the winter was the best in five years. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that home sales fell 0.9 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.59 million. That’s down from a revised 4.63 […]
The UC Davis College of Engineering is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an entire year of special events, exhibitions, noted guest speakers and much more.
Full details about the expanding schedule are available at http://engineering.ucdavis.edu/go/50years.
“No profession unleashes the spirit of innovation like engineering,” said Enrique Lavernia, dean of the College of Engineering. “Our students move on to careers that give them the opportunity to have a huge, positive impact on people’s everyday lives.
The college’s golden anniversary reflects enormous and remarkable growth from humble origins. The University Farm, as it was known in 1905, became the second campus in the University of California system. Although the department of agricultural engineering was established in 1915 …
Hope for the best, prepare for the worst. That’s the way the City Council decided to handle the appeal by Crown Castle on Tuesday night for a conditional use permit to install a 25-node Distributed Antenna System to improve cell phone network infrastructure throughout Davis. Understanding that Crown Castle likely would sue the city should […]
END OF AN ERA … for years, the Davis Religious Community for Sanctuary has made itself known in this community by selling Guatemalan crafts at the Farmers Market, by putting on an annual dance featuring Mumbo Gumbo and by sending thousands of dollars to various human rights projects in Central America and Haiti … the […]
California author Greg Crouch will sign copies of his new book “China’s Wings” — which just entered the Los Angeles Times’ list of bestsellers in the hardcover nonfiction category — at 5 p.m. Sunday at The Avid Reader, 617 Second St. in downtown Davis. “China’s Wings” — which was just reviewed in the Wall Street […]
The task force investigating the pepper-spraying of Occupy UC Davis protesters now plans to release its long-awaited findings during the first week of April. That despite a Superior Court judge’s ruling last week that most of the task force report and a fact-finding report by security firm Kroll Associates Inc., on which it is based, […]
An employee of Adams Grain Co. in Dunnigan was hospitalized Tuesday after falling into a grain silo, authorities said. The 26-year-old man was cleaning the silo at about 9:20 a.m. when he fell through a wooden floor and became partially buried in wheat grain, said Gary Fredericksen, Yolo County fire coordinator. Rescuers were able to […]
A concert featuring local high school bands — including Spectrum, 0% Juice, Simply City, Eluminati and Nat Lefkoff — is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 30, at Da Vinci High School, 1400 E. Eighth St. Tickets are $5 each. Proceeds raised at the event will support the Da Vinci senior class trip.