Several Woodland-area churches are combining for a historic Citywide Night of Worship on Sunday, Oct. 13. This night of song and worship will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Pioneer High School Theater, 1400 Pioneer Ave., and will feature 40 worship musicians and praise leaders from 12 area churches. Oct. 13 is […]
Local author R. Ira Harris will be at The Avid Reader, 617 Second St. in Davis, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, to discuss his debut novel, “Island of the White Rose.” Intrigue and adventure, armed struggle and forbidden love intersect amid the Castro revolution in Harris’ novel about 1950s Cuba. Harris is a lawyer […]
Do you care about making the world a better place for women and girls? Would you like to connect with other women who recognize the power of paying it forward? Soroptimist International of Greater Davis will host an open house at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. For […]
“Seabed to Bedside: New Medicines from Marine Organisms,” featuring a conversation with professor Roger Linington of the chemistry department at UC Santa Cruz, is the subject of the next Science Café in Davis. The discussion will begin at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday on the Wyatt Deck next to the Redwood Grove in the UC Davis Arboretum. […]
A popular activity this time of year is to take a look at the changing leaves, marveling at the many colors you can find. But what causes green leaves to stop being green? And can you predict whether a leaf will turn red or brown? Let’s do an experiment to find out. You will need: […]
SACRAMENTO (AP) — Online enrollment for California’s new health insurance exchange resumed Wednesday after technical glitches on the system’s opening day forced overnight upgrades. The enrollment portion of the exchange website was taken offline from 8:30 p.m. Tuesday until 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, Covered California spokesman Roy Kennedy said. He said some pages were loading slowly […]
The Downtown Parking Task Force wrapped up its work Wednesday, rounding out a full list of recommendations to the City Council that will include, based on discussions from its final meeting, a suggestion to add on-street paid parking downtown. The group was formed by the council late last year to develop solutions to parking congestion […]
Federal financial aid for thousands of UC Davis students appears to be in good shape, despite the federal government shutdown. About 140 U.S. Department of Education employees continue to process Pell Grants and Direct Student Loans, programs that received mandatory or multi-year funding. About 45 percent of UCD students receive Pell Grant money for low-income […]
Davis police are investigating the cause of a collision that left a bicyclist hospitalized Tuesday evening. Lt. Glenn Glasgow said 21-year-old Stephan Ng of Davis was biking eastbound on East Eighth Street when he was struck at about 5:50 p.m. by a vehicle turning from westbound Eighth Street onto northbound F Street. Ng was transported to Sutter Davis Hospital with moderate […]
Last week’s death of a 5-year-old Davis girl, allegedly at the hands of her own mother, is not the first time the family involved has endured violence and tragedy. The 1995 slaying of Dixon resident Rosa Talamantes, a single mother, left the youngest of her seven children — including Aquelin Crystal Talamantes, then just 11 […]
Times Higher Education has named UC Davis the 52nd best university in the world, continuing a two-year slide, in rankings released on Wednesday. The London-based magazine’s World University Rankings slotted UCD in at No. 38 two years ago, No. 48 last year. This time out, the Davis campus is tied with Kyoto (Japan) and Brown […]
Nearly 40,000 donors committed $149.1 million to UC Davis during the 2012-13 fiscal year. That surpasses the previous year’s total of $132.4 million and marks the seventh consecutive year that philanthropic gifts to the university exceeded $100 million.
UCD had a record-breaking year for student support, having raised $21.7 million for student scholarships, fellowships, awards and activities, more than double the previous year’s total.
Additionally, this past fiscal year was the best year on record for giving by alumni …
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and Fit House invites the community to a “positivity celebration” honoring Davis resident Ann Murray Paige on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. Paige, who is undergoing treatment for a recurrence of breast cancer, is known for her positive outlook and inspiring message, as delivered through her film, “The […]
Routine police patrols led to the arrests of two people Tuesday — one on suspicion of vehicle theft, the other on drug charges, Davis police said. The first incident occurred 11:45 a.m., when an officer discovered a vehicle that had been reported stolen at a Chiles Road gas station, Lt. Glenn Glasgow said. The driver, […]