Center City Automotive hosts Toys for Tots drive

Center City Automotive, 300 Madson Place in Davis, is holding a special Toys For Tots toy drive from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12. Children of all ages are invited to bring a new, unwrapped, unopened toy for donation to the U.S. Marines’ holiday project. Santa Claus will be on hand to accept the toys […]

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Have dinner with Santa at Cindy’s Restaurant

Cindy’s Restaurant, 4823 Chiles Road in South Davis, is supporting local charities by hosting a “Dinner With Santa” on Tuesday, Dec. 10. The full American and Thai food menus will be available. Families are urged to come early, have dinner and talk with Santa. Be sure to bring your cameras. Santa will arrive about 6:30 p.m. […]

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Parents can enjoy a night out

Pole Line Road Baptist Church is hosting a Parents Night Out on Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. at 770 Pole Line Road in Davis. Parents Night Out is a fun evening of games, crafts, Bible stories, movies and refreshments for children while parents spend some time on their own. This is a great opportunity […]

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Radio show offers holiday tips

“Through the Looking Glass,” a radio show on KDRT, 95.7 FM, will explore the idea that the best gifts come without wrapping paper. Host Dr. G, a psychotherapist and life coach, will share tips on making the holidays more meaningful and friendly. The show airs at 4 p.m. Thursday.

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Free yoga, chanting class to start new year

Local residents are invited to enjoy a free introductory class to yoga and vedic chanting from noon to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, at the Davis Art Center, 1919 F St. Individuals will learn gentle yoga techniques for ease and stamina in the body, breath and voice. No experience is necessary. This is free for […]

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Town hall meetings answer health coverage questions

CommuniCare Health Centers will host town hall meetings this week at its clinic sites in Davis and Woodland to provide the community with up-to-date information about enrolling in health coverage plans under the Affordable Care Act, focusing on enrollment in Medi-Cal and plans available through Covered California. The meetings are from 6 to 7:30 p.m. […]

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Sunrise Rotary extends grant application deadline

The Davis Sunrise Rotary Club is extending the deadline for grant applications to support community service projects. Applications are now due Sunday, Dec. 15. The local Rotarians are looking for projects in the community that they can positively impact through members’ hands-on efforts or financial support. To find out how your organization can obtain assistance, […]

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Fundraiser benefits Invisible Children

The UC Davis Invisible Children Club will host a fundraiser at Raja’s Tandoor, 207 Third St., from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11. Twenty percent of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to Invisible Children, a nonprofit organization that seeks to end human rights atrocities committed in the Central African Republic by the Lord’s […]

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Book sale benefits Davis Library

The Friends of the Davis Public Library will host their next bimonthly book sale starting on Thursday at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. Members only will be admitted from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday — but, as always, shoppers may join at the door. The sale will be open to […]

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Neurologist addresses support group

Local residents who suffer from peripheral neuropathy will gather for their monthly meeting from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Dr. Arish Y. Eduljee, a neurologist with Woodland Healthcare, will be the speaker. Experts say there are more than 100 causes of peripheral neuropathy? Diabetes accounts for […]

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Era of hydrogen fuel cell cars begins next year

By David R. Baker The moment was pure Schwarzenegger. In April 2004, California’s then-governor paraded before the press a specially equipped Toyota Highlander that ran on hydrogen and spat nothing out the tailpipe but water. Fuel cell cars, he said, would soon appear on California’s roads, helping the state wean itself off of oil and […]

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Urban schools aim for environmental revolution

By Michael Wines Nothing seemed special about the plates from which students at a handful of Miami schools devoured their meals for a few weeks last spring — round, rigid and colorless, with four compartments for food and a fifth in the center for a carton of milk. Looks, however, can be deceiving: They were […]

December 03, 2013 | Posted in Local News

Davis Democratic Club plans holiday party

The Davis Democratic Club sends all Davis and Yolo County Democrats an invitation to its annual holiday party from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at International House, 10 College Park in Davis. This holiday season event is an opportunity to exchange holiday greetings with many of the Democrats serving Davis in state, county […]

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Sierra Club plans annual holiday potluck

The Sierra Club Yolano Group invites all to its annual festive holiday potluck dinner at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, in the Blanchard Room at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. Guests are asked to bring their favorite dish to share and, to help the club strive to make this a […]

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