Y-ME attendees will hear about radiation therapy

“Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer: From Old to New” will be presented by Dr. Jyoti Mayadev at the Y-ME Breast Cancer Organization Open Door educational meeting at 7 p.m. Monday. The group meets at University Covenant Church, 315 Mace Blvd. in Davis. Mayadev is an assistant professor in the department of radiation oncology at the […]

April 04, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

City recruits for advisory commissions

The city of Davis is looking for volunteers to serve as members of the Natural Resources Commission (one vacant seat) and Social Services Commission (two vacant seats). The deadline to apply is Friday, April 6. By serving on a city commission, residents can participate in local government and help plan Davis’ future. Commissions serve as […]

March 28, 2012 | Posted in City government | Tagged ,

Complete lineup for Davis Film Festival

Friday night films * “Reconstructing Jack,” by Lee Garman, 18:41. From deconstruction to reconstruction, just in the nick of time! A lost soul finds his way. * “Easy Street,” by Russell Greene, 23:30. A young, Southern lawyer goes to New York for a job interview with the country’s most eccentric and intimidating federal judge. After […]

March 27, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Filmmakers show off their best at annual Davis festival

A short feature by Davis filmmaker Samantha Howard, another short by festival organizer Judith Plank, two international short films and the award-winning “Who Bombed Judi Bari?” will be among the movies showcased at the ninth annual Davis Film Festival.

The event takes place Friday and Saturday, April 6 and 7, at the Veterans Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. in Davis.

Doors open Friday night at 7 p.m. and films start at 7:30 p.m. Doors open Saturday at 12:30 p.m. for the Festival Shorts that continue through 5 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Saturday for …

March 27, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Pets of the week

Lots of dogs and cats are waiting to be adopted at the Yolo County Animal Shelter, 2640 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Among them is Chester (No. 104254), a 1-year-old 
neutered male domestic, medium-haired cat with an orange tabby-and-white coat. Also hoping for a good home is Garvy (No. 103618), a 1-year-old neutered male pit […]

March 27, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Delta blues in Davis

Guitar Mac will be joined by the Blues Express at Wednesday evening’s Picnic in the Park celebration, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Davis’ Central Park, Fourth and C streets. Born in Cotton Plant, Ark., Mac learned to play Delta-style guitar at a young age. Since moving to the south Bay Area in 1968 and settling […]

March 27, 2012 | Posted in Fairs + Festivals | Tagged ,

Enjoy breakfast pizzas at Chamber mixer

Guests at Wednesday’s morning mixer of the Davis Chamber of Commerce will enjoy freshly made breakfast pizzas, hot off the Caffé Italia mobile oven, as a benefit for the Davis Schools Foundation. Also available will be assorted pastries, fruit and drinks. The event is hosted this month by Ink Monkey Graphics, 2500 Fifth St., from […]

March 27, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Winery hosts Shayna and the Bulldog

All are welcome to stop by Rominger West Winery’s tasting room, 4602 Second St., Suite 4, between 7 and 9 p.m. Wednesday to enjoy a glass of wine and some music by Shayna and the Bulldog. The Davis band features Charles Caskey on vocals and keyboards, Joel Daniel on vocals and bass, Nina Doherty on […]

March 27, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Yolo Federal hosts open house Thursday

Yolo Federal Credit Union will host an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at its new branch at 501 G St. in downtown Davis. The two-story building features many eco-friendly elements, following Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design guidelines. “The open house provides us with a wonderful opportunity to showcase […]

March 27, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Local orchestra students to perform on Mondavi stage

That’s the ticket Who: Davis orchestra students, from elementary through high school What: Wennberg Music Festival When: 3 p.m. Saturday Where: Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis Tickets: $17 general, $13 seniors, $9 students/children; www.mondaviarts.org; (530) 754-2787 Hundreds of local orchestra students will pack the Jackson Hall stage at the Mondavi Center […]

March 27, 2012 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Community invited to grand opening of Café Diablo

Students in the Davis High School food service class invite the community to the grand opening of Café Diablo on Wednesday. Located on the high school campus — directly across from the attendance office — at 315 W. 14th St., the cafe will serve quiche, baked goods, coffee, tea and hot chocolate from 7:30 to 8:45 […]

March 27, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

DHS’ Momentum Dance Company revives spring concert

Davis High School’s Momentum Dance Company, which was sidelined four years ago by budget cuts, will resume its performances of eclectic modern, balletic and hip-hop-styled dance this weekend at the Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St. Titled “Dance Till the World Ends,” the performances will consist of student choreography as […]

March 29, 2012 | Posted in Dance | Tagged ,

Plant sale will benefit Grace Garden

Grace Garden at the United Methodist Church of Davis will host a plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 14. There will be tomatoes, squash, lettuce, spinach, sunflowers, peppers and more. The church is at 1620 Anderson Road. The special this year is a mini-garden — a six-pack of different vegetables, including tomatoes, […]

April 05, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Cross-country bike trip raises funds, awareness

This summer, UC Davis students Lauren Greenberg and Caroline Bohlken will bike from Portland, Maine, to Santa Barbara to raise money and awareness about housing affordability with Bike & Build. Bike & Build, started in 2003, has contributed $3.39 million to housing groups to fund projects planned and executed by young adults. Each summer, eight […]

March 29, 2012 | Posted in Bicycling | Tagged ,