Davis Phoenix Coalition to organize Anti-Hate Task Force

An Anti-Hate Task Force will organize at a meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Small Conference Room at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. The purpose of the task force — which is being established by the Davis Phoenix Coalition, a pro-social and anti-hate organization in Davis — is to […]

October 05, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Teen reports robbery at knifepoint

Davis police are investigating an incident in which a 15-year-old boy reported being robbed at knifepoint Thursday. Lt. Tom Waltz said the teen was on the bike path between the library and Veterans’ Memorial Center on East 14th Street at about 11:30 a.m. when the suspect approached him and demanded money. The boy gave over […]

October 05, 2014 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Cool Davis Festival links sky to soil to plate

Learn more What: Cool Davis Festival featuring informative exhibits on how to reduce your carbon footprint, a bike circus, family and children’s activities, live music and an electric vehicle show-and-tell When: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 Where: Central Park, Fourth and C streets By Leslie Crenna Look skyward and you will intuitively sense the need […]

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Learn more about peripheral neuropathy

The Davis Peripheral Neuropathy Group invites everyone who has or thinks they may have peripheral neuropathy to attend a meeting from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. The Sacramento PN support group leader, Charles Moore, will lead this meeting and guide discussion. A DVD titled “Peripheral Neuropathy: […]

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Waldorf promotes biking to school

Davis Waldorf School’s 200 students in preschool through eighth grade, their parents and teachers are encouraged to ride their bikes to school Wednesday for a bike rodeo. A bike-pool poster and maps will be available for adults and older students who wish to ride with others from the same areas of Davis. Those who live […]

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C.A. House hosts welcome reception

The Cal Aggie Christian Association and the Multifaith Living Community invite friends, students and supporters of the Cal Aggie Christian Association and the Multifaith Living Community a welcome-back reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 433 Russell Blvd. in Davis. Guests will have an opportunity to meet the new staff, the Rev. Tim Leighton, campus minister, […]

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Food given to needy residents

The Yolo Food Bank will distribute food to eligible Davis residents on Wednesday, Oct. 15, as follows: * From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Davisville Apartments on Kennedy Place; * From 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St.; and * From 5 to 6 p.m. at the Owendale […]

October 08, 2014 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Innovation park forum planned

The Davis Vanguard will host an innovation park informational forum from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at the DMG Mori Seiki Conference Center, 3805 Faraday Ave. in Davis. The forum will be a town hall-style discussion with panelists who will answer questions from the community about the potential innovation centers. Panelists include Matt Yancey, the […]

October 07, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Men’s Talk Circle meets Wednesday

The next Community Men’s Talk Circle meets Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 7 to 9:15 p.m. at International House, 10 College Park in Davis. All men 18 years and older are welcome to attend the free monthly gathering. The Talk Circle offers a safe and accepting place for men to explore everything that holds importance and meaning […]

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Senior Citizens Commission will meet at Carlton Plaza

The Davis Senior Citizens Commission will hold its meeting Thursday, Oct. 9, at Carlton Plaza, 2726 Fifth St. The meeting will start at 2:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend to learn more about the commission and to ask questions about senior-related issues. For more information, please call 530-757-5696 or email [email protected]

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Creative writing faculty will read their work

Award-winning fiction writers and poets from the UC Davis Creative Writing Program will read from their work at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, on the Wyatt Deck in the UC Davis Arboretum. Participants will include Joshua Clover, Lucy Corin, Yiyun Li, Katie Peterson, Margaret Ronda and Joe Wenderoth. The event, which is free, is co-sponsored […]

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Walk with Warren on Wednesday

All are welcome to join Warren Roberts, superintendent emeritus of the UC Davis Arboretum and a famous storyteller and punster, for an always-engaging noontime exploration of the Arboretum’s west-end gardens. The group will meet at noon Wednesday, Oct. 8, at the Arboretum Gazebo on the UCD campus and walk until 1 p.m. The event is […]

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Animal cruelty investigation launched in Woodland

Yolo County Animal Services is investigating an alleged animal hoarding case in which several dozen cats were seized from a Woodland home last week. Capt. Larry Cecchettini of the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office said animal services officers were alerted to the situation Monday by county Child Protective Services officials “advising they had information about the […]

October 05, 2014 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

State Legislature withholds nepotism report

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Citing broad exemptions under California’s legislative records law, the state Senate is keeping secret a taxpayer-funded report about Capitol staff hiring friends and relatives despite calls by lawmakers, statewide candidates and public interest groups that it be released. Peter Scheer, executive director of the First Amendment Coalition, said the Legislature’s special records […]

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