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Job search help available

Looking for a good job? Need help with your résumé? Stop by Yolo County’s One-Stop Career Center at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis, for some help. Career counselors will offer assistance with finding a job, creating a résumé and getting ready for an interview. From making your voice-mail greeting professional […]

Free Createfest planned Saturday

The Pence Gallery will hold its second annual Createfest, a free festival organized by its Teens Take Charge program, from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 27. The youths will take over the south end of D Street in downtown Davis and invite guests to listen to teen bands play, make cool artsy stuff, and enjoy […]

Grand opening celebrates green housing for ag workers

The first rental property in the nation certified by the U.S. Department of Energy as zero-net-energy homes will celebrate its grand opening from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday in Woodland. Guests will be invited to tour some of the 62 apartments and townhomes at the Mutual Housing at Spring Lake project, 2170 Farmers Central Road […]

Museum will sell curiosities and treasures Saturday

Are you interested in an impressive piece of wall art, prints of historic Davis buildings, antique (and not) glassware, bicycles and other great stuff? Come to the Hattie Weber Museum’s back patio on Saturday, June 27, between 8 a.m. and noon to buy these and other wonderful things, none of which are from the museum’s […]

Truck spill impacts South Davis traffic

Traffic at the South Davis intersection of Pole Line Road and Cowell Boulevard was impacted for about four hours Tuesday after a vehicle spilled its load in the area. Davis police sent out an email alert shortly before 1:30 p.m. alerting the community to the spill, the nature of which was not specified. Motorists were […]

New cracks found on Bay Bridge rods

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — State officials say tiny cracks found on some of the rods on the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge tower potentially endanger more than 400 remaining fasteners that secure the tower to the foundation in an earthquake. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Wednesday that Caltrans officials also acknowledged Tuesday that one of […]

Man nabbed for downtown car theft

Davis police arrested a man Sunday after he allegedly stole an unattended car at Second and D streets. Lt. Ton Phan said 59-year-old Scott Lovell, a transient, took the parked vehicle, which had the key in the ignition, then abandoned it several blocks away near Fourth and E streets. He was arrested later in the […]

Crews try to wrangle blazes in four states

Wildfires are sweeping through several dry Western states, including a massive blaze burning out of control in Northern California. A look at the latest hotspots and what crews are doing to control them: Northern California A wildfire has grown to 26 square miles in hazardous and inaccessible terrain south of Lake Tahoe and is moving […]

Bob Dunning: How do you restore the default settings?

As a student of the political process in this crazy town we call home, I’ve been intrigued by the process that led to the passage of Article 17.02.02 to Chapter 17 of the Davis Municipal Code, the so-called “Ordinance Establishing the Default Beverages Offered with Children’s Meals.” As part of my research, I looked back […]

For the record

Tuesday’s story about a sing-along of show tunes next week reported the incorrect time for the gathering. Music lovers will meet from 4:20 to 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Pianist Sharon Cuthbertson will play show tunes while music and lyrics are projected on a screen, for all to […]

Public invited to UCD’s amateur radio field day

Local residents can see and hear amateur radio in action as three Yolo County clubs participate in a field day Saturday at UC Davis as part of the largest on-the-air event in North America. The action happens at the field station at the University Airport between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. The University Airport is west […]

Candlelight vigil set Wednesday

The Davis Phoenix Coalition invites community members to honor the memories of nine people who were fatally shot last week in Charleston, S.C., at a candlelight vigil that will begin at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Davis’ Central Park, Fourth and C streets. The victims were killed following a prayer meeting June 17 at the historic Emanuel AME […]

School board to hear update on Davis High MPR, adopt LCAP and budget

The Davis school board will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday — an hour earlier than usual — to finish up several tasks that must be completed before the end of June. The meeting is in the Community Chambers at Davis City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. The board will be asked to approve the Davis school district’s Local […]

Freedom From Hunger Club hosts track meet

Looking for a fun way to spend your Saturday? Want to support a charitable organization? Then come on out to Ron & Mary Brown Stadium at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 27, to take part in the fourth iteration of the Race to End Hunger track meet. The meet is hosted by the Davis High School Freedom […]

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