A diagnosis of juvenile diabetes is not one anyone would wish for, but it’s one that Davis teen Josie Campanelli has been using as a vehicle for good since she was a young girl. Campanelli, now a senior at Davis High School, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes back in 2005 when she was 8 […]
A new community garden that will be dedicated Monday morning in Woodland will feature special areas for children, demonstration plants and an orchard. The garden is on a quarter-acre plot of land adjacent to the Herbert Bauer Health and Alcohol, Drug & Mental Health Building, at 137 N. Cottonwood St. in Woodland. It will be […]
Many bird-watchers and other nature enthusiast photograph birds. Still, others have taken to drawing the birds they encounter. Drawing wild birds can be frustrating because wild birds do not “pose” for the artist. The California Raptor Center is a wonderful place to sketch birds because these birds have become used to people. The public is […]
The public is invited to join the Yolo Audubon Society on a bird-watching field trip Sunday to Point Reyes National Seashore, a renowned fall migration “hot spot.” Visitors may be able to see warblers, vireos, tanagers and grosbeaks migrating in the area. In addition, participants may see many species of raptors, herons, egrets, shorebirds, bulls […]
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s government said 58 people were missing after a massive landslide smashed through a tiny coffee-growing village deep in the country’s southern mountains, where fresh waves of rain threatened more danger for rescue workers trying to evacuate the last residents from the isolated hamlet on Thursday. The same storm that devastated […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-controlled House is cruising toward a vote to gut President Barack Obama’s health care plan as part of a temporary funding bill to prevent a partial government shutdown on Oct. 1. While raising the possibility of a government closure, the latest GOP plan is actually aimed at avoiding one. GOP leaders […]
Despite abundant evidence to the contrary, the Davis City Council, once again taking its marching orders from the Natural Resources Commission, decided that size does matter when it comes to how much each household is charged for garbage collection. The council seems to think that by charging six dollars a month more for those using […]
The Davis Phoenix coalition was formed in response to the March beating of Mikey Partida, a hate crime for which the defendant has accepted a plea deal and will spend five years in Yolo County Jail. The coalition asks the community to bring bells to help celebrate the International Day of Peace at noon Saturday […]
Proponents of an initiative to repeal Davis’ current water rates will be at the Davis Farmers Market on Saturday, collecting signatures on petitions. The market is held in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. Representatives will be present to answer questions. For more information or to volunteer to help, call 530-756-6856.
“From Brush Strokes to Key Strokes: Novels about Art & Artists” is the title of a panel discussion at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at The Avid Reader, 617 Second St. in downtown Davis. Panelists are: * Mary F. Burns, author of “Portraits of an Artist,” a novel about John Singer Sargent; * Gayle Feyer, author of […]
Roger Peeples will be the guest speaker at 1 p.m. Monday at the Woodland Senior Center Computer Club. Meetings take place at the center, 2001 East St., Woodland. Membership is not required to attend. Peeples will show how disappointment and delay can be avoided on the road by use of one’s computer. He also will […]
Local author and professor Amy Block Joy will discuss her latest book, “Retaliation,” a first-person account about the dangers of speaking out in the workplace, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, at The Avid Reader, 617 Second St. in downtown Davis. Block Joy, a faculty member and director of a federal program, discovered apparent fraud […]
The Davis Community Men’s Talk and Drum Circle will gather from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 600 A St., next door to the Davis city offices. All men 18 years and older are welcome to attend these free monthly events. Here men know they can talk as they feel ready. For nearly […]
The Photography Club of Davis will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the Blanchard Room of the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. Note the change in the date for this meeting. Wayne Tilcock, photo editor of The Davis Enterprise, will be the featured presenter.