Davis market featured in magazines

The July issue of American Vegetable Grower magazine features a cover story, “Marketing Farms,” about the Davis Farmers Market. Writer David Eddy, the magazine’s senior western editor, visited the market in May and interviewed market manager Randii MacNear for the story. The article also features two sidebars — “Farmers Market’s Sex Appeal” and “12 Fun […]

August 04, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Moving on

With Jacob Appelsmith’s selection and the promotion of Adela de la Torre from interim to full-time vice chancellor of student affairs, also last week, six of the 11 people who took part in those ad hoc phone meetings prior to the pepper-spraying remain on campus. They are: Chancellor Linda Katehi and her chief of staff, […]

July 31, 2013 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Bob Dunning: Seeking asylum in the Great White North

VICTORIA, British Columbia — I am here in one of the most beautiful cities in North America seeking asylum for political, economic and culinary reasons. Until the Royal Canadian Mounted Police decide my fate, I will remain holed up on the fifth floor of the Empress Hotel overlooking Victoria’s Inner Harbour, where I am forced to […]

July 31, 2013 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,

Team returns to walk around the clock once more

Get involved What: Davis Relay for Life, a 24-hour walk to benefit the American Cancer Society When: 10 a.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday Where: Emerson Junior High School track, 2121 Calaveras Ave. Info: http://relayforlife.org Dylan Lee was so tired after last year’s 24-hour Relay for Life in Davis that when it finally ended, he […]

July 31, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Brown adviser to lead changing campus counsel’s office

UC Davis has named a senior adviser to Gov. Jerry Brown as its new chief campus counsel. Jacob Adams Appelsmith, a member of Brown’s executive staff since 2011, will join UCD in September, taking over an office undergoing a controversial expansion by Chancellor Linda Katehi and that in recent years came under fire for its […]

July 31, 2013 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Art Center showcases art that moves you

All summer, visitors to the Davis Art Center are exploring momentum and the creative explosion that happens when art meets science.

This year’s Discovery Art Program, “Momentum: Art in Action/Creativity in Motion,” investigates physical and social momentum and encourages visitors to think about why things move and how motion can make art.

Visitors are invited to play with things that walk, fly, roll, swing, slide and dance. The exhibit is continually evolving as …

Seed-saving workshop planned Thursday

The Davis Permaculture Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Conference Room at the Davis Food Co-op, 620 G St. This is a free group for people interested in organic gardening, sustainable living and giving surplus back to community. For this month’s gathering, Mélanie Lataste of the Davis Seed Savers Alliance will lead a […]

July 31, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

School board takes up lean agenda on Thursday

The Davis school board meets at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Community Chambers at Davis City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. All items on the agenda are either to be discussed in closed session, or presented on the consent calendar. There are no items listed on the main presentation/discussion/action session. The closed-session list includes a handful […]

July 31, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Fulbright students will speak Thursday

Twenty-nine Fulbright students from 22 countries — as diverse as Azerbaijan, Benin, Panama and Colombia — are in Davis for a three-week, intensive program to brush up on their English skills and learn about U.S. academic culture. The students will present an overview of their research topics at an upcoming Global Forum at the International […]

July 31, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Historians seek a delay in posting dissertations

By Noam Cohen First came years of being a foot messenger in New York City and working in data entry. Then, frustrated with his life, and feeling the responsibility of providing for a child, Michael D. Hattem entered the Borough of Manhattan Community College — the only college that would admit him, he says, as […]

July 31, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Man rescued after fall

A man suffered injuries to his legs — possibly fracturing them — after falling from the Yolo Causeway east of Davis on Sunday morning. California Highway Patrol Officer Cindy Leal said the man, believed to be in his early 30s but whose identity was not released Monday, was crossing the bridge on foot when he […]

July 30, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Storyteller visits I-House on Aug. 18

International House, Davis, invites children ages 4 to 9, accompanied by a parent, to its monthly International Storytelling Program. The featured storyteller from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, will be Joyce Ormond of the Sacramento Storytellers Guild. I-House is at 10 College Park. Parking is free on the weekends. The program is free […]

August 15, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Talk focuses on surviving breast cancer

Dr. Lisa Guirguis will speak on “Surviving Breast Cancer Well” at a free educational meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, in Davis. Guirguis, a surgical oncologist with the Sutter Cancer Center, will discuss how to travel the road to breast cancer survivorship, during and after completion of treatment. There will be a time for […]

August 11, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Injured biker’s condition improves

A Davis man who was injured when his bike struck a metal gate near the city’s wastewater treatment plant was listed in fair condition Monday at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. Plant workers found 56-year-old Thomas Burton at about 6 a.m. Saturday near the facility off County Road 28H northeast of Davis. According […]

July 30, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,