Citizens Who Care concerts have a new sound

In the know What: Citizens Who Care concerts Where:  Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. When: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23 Tickets: All seats $35 Info: Call 530-758-3704, visit or stop by CWC’s office, 409 Lincoln Ave. in Woodland The year 1977 was pivotal on Broadway, and 2014 […]

February 13, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Teens honored with Golden Heart awards

For more than two decades, the city of Davis’ Golden Heart Awards have served two purposes: ensuring that some good can come from even the most unthinkable tragedies, and reminding the community that for every teenager who ends up in the news for the wrong reason, there are countless more youths quietly doing good — […]

February 13, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

UCD raises $104 million in 2013

UC Davis raised $104.74 million in 2013, ranking seventh in California and 68th nationally, according to a survey released Wednesday. The survey, conducted by the Council for Aid to Education, showed an increase in charitable contributions to colleges and universities nationwide of 9 percent last year. The total donations, $33.8 billion, are the highest recorded in the […]

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Financial advice set on radio show

“How She Really Does It,” a radio talk show with Koren Motekaitis, airs live on Fridays from 10 to 11 a.m. on KDRT, 95.7 FM, or by live webstreaming at This week’s guest, Kimberly Palmer, is the senior money editor and Alpha Consumer blogger at U.S. News & World Report. She has appeared on […]

February 13, 2014 | Posted in Briefly

Tobacco sting nets five arrests

A recent sting by the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office resulted in the arrests of five people for the illegal sale of tobacco products to minors, District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced Tuesday. In an effort to combat the issue of tobacco sales to minors, the District Attorney’s Office works in cooperation with the Yolo County […]

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Learn about astrophotography in Woodland

The Woodland Camera Forum will present a photography program on astrophotography with Don Goldman at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, in Norton Hall, 70 Cottonwood St. in Woodland. In addition to his stunning galaxy images, Goldman also photographs here on Earth, in daylight, with beautiful images of his travels. For more information, visit

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Give blood, get a movie ticket

BloodSource will hold a blood drive from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at Regal Davis Stadium 5, 420 G St. in downtown Davis. Individuals who give blood will receive a free movie ticket. Blood donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be at least 17 years old (16 with a signed BloodSource parental […]

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Go all in at local poker tournament

Soroptimist International of Davis will host its annual Texas Hold ‘Em poker night at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St., Davis. Proceeds benefit local charities supporting women and children. If purchased by Feb. 14, tickets are $30 for general admission or $50 for tournament play. Prices go up […]

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‘Psychological wellness’ workshop offered

“Some Keys to Psychological Wellness” is the topic of a free workshop scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the Game Room at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. in Davis. The purpose of the workshop is to help participants learn to: * Use all of their emotions — especially the so-called “negative” […]

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Cahill will present new sci-fi novel at Davis bookstore

Author Thomas A. Cahill will present a talk about his newest novel, “Greenhouse Redemption of the Planet Kraal,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at The Avid Reader, 617 Second St. in downtown Davis. It is the fourth and newest novel of science and fiction by Cahill, a renowned UC Davis physicist. The book describes […]

February 14, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Get some zzz’s for you and your family

Sleep is important to children for many reasons, from restoring energy to building brain connections — not to mention giving Mom and Dad a break. “Young children need a lot of sleep. In fact, they’ll spend 40 percent of their childhood sleeping,” said Julie Gallelo, executive director of First 5 Yolo. The earlier parents start […]

February 14, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Mandela featured at storytelling program

“Nelson Mandela, An African Hero” — a program of stories, music, dance and drum-making for children ages 4-9 — is planned Sunday from 2 to 3 p.m. at International House, Davis, 10 College Park. The program, organized by Nathalie Minya, is part of the I-House’s Children’s International Storytelling Program. Minya was born and raised in […]

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Take ‘A Glimpse into Hinduism’ at Davis center

“A Glimpse into Hinduism” will be presented by Mukta Kulkarni at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Center for Spiritual Living, Davis. The center meets at Congregation Bet Haverim, 1715 Anderson Road, and Kulkarni’s workshop will be in the north classroom. A donation of $20 is suggested. Kulkarni, a Davis resident, will discuss principles […]

February 14, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Davis Flea Market set for Feb. 23

The Davis Flea Market will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at Third Space, a new multipurpose community venue at 946 Olive Drive. Vintage goods as well as handmade crafts from local artisans will be featured. Representatives of the Yolo County Animal Shelter will be on hand with dogs available […]

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