Water project contractor has global experience

They’ve done projects all around the world, including Antarctica. They’ve developed a reputation for quality and cost-effectiveness, for bringing in specialized building teams and matching them with regional subcontractors. They also come with a bit of controversy. Meet your water project contractor, to be paid for with public funds. Richard Pyle, head of the team […]

February 05, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Assembly candidates, on the web

Matt Pope: http://www.pope2014.com Dan Wolk: http://danwolk.org Joe Krovoza: http://joekrovoza.org Bill Dodd: http://www.billdodd.com

February 05, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Dodd piling up dollars, endorsements

Napa County Supervisor Bill Dodd has emerged as a force to be reckoned with in the District 4 Assembly race, on pace to raise a record amount of money and attracting a long list of endorsements. Dodd is squaring off against three other Democrats: Davis Mayor Joe Krovoza, Davis Mayor Pro Tem Dan Wolk and […]

February 05, 2014 | Posted in State government | Tagged ,

Peace activist to speak in Davis on Sunday

Learn more What: The Rev. John Dear will speak about “The Nonviolent Life” When: 2 p.m. Sunday Where: Davis Community Church Fellowship Hall, 421 D St. “It is no longer a choice, my friends, between violence and nonviolence. It is either nonviolence or nonexistence.” — Martin Luther King Jr. John Dear has made the quest for […]

February 05, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

UC Davis goes for heart record

UC Davis will shoot for a record to promote heart health on Friday, Feb. 7, when thousands of students, staff and faculty will try to create the world’s largest heart formation. This show of force against heart disease — the No. 1 killer in the United States — will be happening on the first UC […]

February 05, 2014 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Help plant habitat along Putah Creek

The Putah Creek Council is looking for volunteers to help plant native trees and shrubs this month in a habitat improvement project along Putah Creek in Winters. The plantings will provide food and shelter to wildlife, help protect the stream banks against erosion, and improve water quality. Morning and afternoon events will be held Saturdays, […]

February 05, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Event backs Rexroad campaign

The Burger Saloon, 601 Main St. in Woodland, will host dinner and drinks to support the re-election campaign for Yolo County Supervisor Matt Rexroad. The event runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26. Tickets are $50 each, with sponsorships available. RSVP to 530-662-5184 or [email protected]

February 14, 2014 | Posted in Briefly

‘Simply Christian’ discussion series begins Sunday

Is it intellectually irresponsible to believe in God? Or, perhaps more to the point, does acceptance of Christianity necessitate abandonment of reason? Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church in Davis will offer a 10-week discussion addressing these questions and others in exploring the validity of the Christian world view. Open-minded and skeptical members of the community […]

February 05, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Young-adult book examines roots of civil rights movement

UC Davis graduate and author Teri Kanefield will be at The Avid Reader, 617 Second St. in Davis, at 2 p.m. Sunday to launch her new book for young readers, “The Girl from the Tar Paper School.” Before the Little Rock Nine, before Rosa Parks, before Martin Luther King Jr. and his March on Washington, […]

February 05, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Family program based on Shambhala Buddhist teachings

A free introductory class will be offered Sunday morning in Davis as part of a Rites of Passage Program for children ages 8-12 and their parents and caregivers. The class runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Davis Shambhala Center, 133 D St. in downtown Davis. “This program is designed to allow children to […]

February 05, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

‘Because I Say So’ writer on KDRT

Debra DeAngelo’s “Because I Say So” column appears each Sunday in The Davis Enterprise. On the current edition of the KDRT program “Davisville,” DeAngelo talks about the column, her work, misperceptions that Davis and Winters have about each other, and more. “Davisville,” hosted by Bill Buchanan, airs on KDRT, 95.7 FM, at 5:30 p.m. Mondays, […]

February 05, 2014 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

School board contemplates budget priorities

At almost every meeting nowadays, the Davis school board has a budget discussion on the agenda. And Thursday’s meeting will be no exception. “New (state) funds next year are a welcome opportunity to make essential investments,” the agenda summary notes, “but (the sum total of new funds) is not nearly enough for all the challenges […]

February 05, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Free chanting, yoga class set at DAC

A free introduction to yoga and chanting workshop will run from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at the Davis Art Center, 1919 F St. The class will feature gentle yoga techniques for ease and stamina in the body, breath and voice. This class will celebrate spring with easy movement and elemental sound. No […]

March 04, 2014 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Come ride the Cycle de Mayo

The Woodland Bicycle Campaign invites everyone to revive a celebration of freedom and fun at the first-ever Cycle de Mayo benefit bike ride on Saturday, May 3. “Cinco de Mayo is a festive celebration of Latino communities, culture and history,” a news release said. “Come celebrate with fresh air, fun and great exercise and bring […]

March 19, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,