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Let me call you sweetheart

West Valley Chorus members — from left, Steve, Ollie, Rich and Even — are among the quartets that will deliver singing valentines on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12-13. A $40 fee covers two love songs performed in four-part barbershop-style harmony, and a fresh flower. To order a singing valentine for delivery in Davis, Winters, Woodland, Dixon, Vacaville, […]

‘Séraphine’ is next up in International Film Series

The International Film Series continues at International House, 10 College Park in Davis, on the first and third Fridays of the month. The films are sponsored by the United Nations Association of Davis and I-House, and there is no charge, but donations are appreciated to help cover the cost of the DVD rental or purchase, […]

Davis High School Jazz Choir plans 28th annual Cabaret Dinner

The Davis High School Jazz Choir’s 28th annual Cabaret Dinner will take place Saturday, Feb. 6, and Sunday, Feb. 7, at 6 p.m. at Emerson Junior High, 2121 Calavaras Ave. in Davis. A concert version of the event will be held in the Richard Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School, 315 West 14th St., […]

I See Hawks in LA to visit KDRT ‘pop-up’ radio show

KDRT broadcasters The Folk Brothers will host Southern California band I See Hawks in LA on “Live in the Loam” from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5. The show will air live on Davis’ community radio station, KDRT 95.7 FM, and stream at http://kdrt.org. “Live in the Loam” is a showcase featuring musicians and […]

Disney’s classic musical, ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ onstage at Woodland Opera House

The Woodland Opera House Rising Stars performers will present the classic Disney story, “Sleeping Beauty KIDS,” at noon and 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6. The Opera House is at 340 Second St. in downtown Woodland. It’s Princess Aurora’s 16th birthday, and three fairies — Flora, Fauna and Merryweather — must use their magic to save her from […]

Fruit tree care class planned Feb. 6

The winter months are the optimal time to care for your fruit trees and help them stay healthy throughout the year. A hands-on fruit tree care class will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, in the orchard at the Hanna & Herbert Bauer Memorial Community Garden in Woodland. This class will […]

UCD School of Nursing: Can familiar music improve dementia care?

By Rebecca Badeaux Approximately 70 percent of residents with dementia living in nursing homes are reported to have significant behavioral and psychiatric symptoms. Historically, one of the first lines of treatment was antipsychotic drugs, which are not recommended now for patients with dementia. Researchers from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis […]

The Artery welcomes new-member applications

The Artery, a local 40-year-old artist cooperative, is always interested in having new members. The biannual membership screening is fast approaching. Digital images and preliminary information are due Feb. 2. For rules and information, visit www.TheArtery.net and click on membership/screening info.

Public-safety groups, leaders endorse Wolk

Davis Mayor Dan Wolk has lined up support from several law-enforcement organizations and leaders for his campaign for the 4th Assembly District. The California Association of Highway Patrolmen, Solano County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association and several local public safety leaders, including county sheriffs and district attorneys, have announced their support for Wolk. They include Yolo County Sheriff Ed […]

Senior Center plans early valentine luncheon

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a luncheon at the Davis Senior Center, at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9. Guests will enjoy lunch catered by Atria Covell gardens followed by piano entertainment by Dick Livingston, a longtime Davis resident. He’ll perform pieces from the 1920s and ’30s as well as Dixieland jazz favorites. Sign-ups are due by Friday, […]

Dodd bill would require background checks for in-home care aides

Assemblyman Bill Dodd, D-Napa, recently introduced new legislation to expand the Home Care Services Consumer Protection Act to safeguard seniors and disabled people by requiring background checks for in-home care aides. Currently, agencies that refer in-home care aides to seniors are not required to see if those aides have a criminal background. “Many seniors rely […]

Test-prep database available through Yolo County Library

Local residents who are looking for free resources on how to take exams like the SAT or search for colleges or technical schools will be interested in the Testing and Education Reference Center offered through the Yolo County Library. TERC is an online database of more than 300 e-books and practice tests designed to help students in […]

Humble Pie: Whatever you cook, make it memorable

I just finished reading the 1983 New York Times article titled “What Makes a Great Cook Great?” by Bryan Miller and I have bad news. I am not a great cook. By the standards of the nearly two dozen chefs, cooking teachers and authors who contributed to Miller’s three-decades-old article, I may not even be […]

Point of Brew: Music is sweet; otherwise, reduce the sugar

I understand that, in the new Davis Enterprise, this column will appear in the Food section, rather than Arts. So here is my last appeal under the rubric of Arts and the first column under Food. The Citizens Who Care Winter Concert — “Decades of Love — The Vinyl Years” — is coming up; performances are […]

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