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Besser art to show in Dixon solo exhibit

Award winning watercolor artist Sally Marie Besser announced that 18 pieces of her watercolor art are showing at the Dixon Senior Center during July and August in a solo art exhibition. Besser is primarily known for her dynamic and colorful watercolor depictions of still life. Besser also will be teaching an eight-week watercolor class at […]

‘Terminator Genisys': Out of time

‘Terminator Genisys’ 2.5 stars Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jai Courtney, Emilia Clarke, Jason Clarke, J.K. Simmons, Matt Smith and Byung-hun Lee Rating: PG-13, for relentless sci-fi violence and gunplay, partial nudity and fleeting profanity Fifth franchise entry makes a muddle of the entire series By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic Not since the original five-cycle “Planet […]

Clyde Elmore’s nature photos to show at Buehler Alumni Center

Photojournalist Clyde Elmore will host a photographic exhibit from Monday, July 6, through Aug. 28 at the Buehler Alumni Center, off Mrak Hall Drive on the UC Davis campus. This will be the seventh annual exhibit of wildlife and landscape images. He will show animals and landscapes from Botswana, Kenya and Tanzania, as well as North America, […]

Davis Youth Flute Choir presents annual summer camp concert

The Davis Youth Flute Choir, under the direction of Maquette Kuper, will present its 32nd annual Summer Flute Camp Concert on Thursday, July 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Atrium of the Davis Arts Center, 1919 F St. The choir performs both classical and jazz music, the latter under the direction of Fredrick Lange. The […]

Candidates sought for Yolo advisory boards

Local residents are being sought to fill vacancies on more than two dozen county advisory bodies. For more information on advisory bodies, specific vacancies and to submit an application, visit www.yolocounty.org (go to Residents > Advisory Bodies), call the clerk of the board’s office at 530-666-8195 or contact your Yolo County supervisor. Vacancies exist on: […]

Nurturing the workers of the future

As the first in her family to earn a university degree, Maria Muñoz of Dixon said she needed help not only taking the steps to get into UC Davis, but also embarking on her career. “Getting confident and learning how to network and how to communicate — it helped a lot,” Muñoz said. Muñoz made […]

Aeromodelers will fly scale jets

The Woodland Davis Aeromodelers’ annual radio-control Jet Fly runs from Friday, June 5, to Sunday, June 8, at the club’s field at 42875 County Road 29. The field is 1.3 miles east of County Road 102, northeast of Davis. Visitors will see scale “true turbine” jet-powered aircraft fly and execute aerobatic maneuvers. There will be F-86s, F-100s, […]

June 03, 2015 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Battery and domestic violence charges send 2 Davis men to jail

Two Davis men were arrested in separate domestic violence incidents on Friday and Saturday, Davis police reported. In the first, Jonathan Ramirez, 23, was arrested for battery after allegedly attacking a resident at the Alhambra Apartments at 9:30 a.m. Friday. Davis police Cpl. Michael Moore said a resident knocked on a neighbor’s door after he heard […]

May 24, 2015 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Wal-Mart settles allegations of false warranty claims

Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced Friday that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay $820,000 to settle a consumer-protection action brought by prosecutors in the offices of the Yolo County District Attorney, the Tulare County District Attorney and the City Attorney of San Diego. The legal action involved the sales of Goodyear automobile tires. Prosecutors […]

May 24, 2015 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Local music festival celebrates up-and-coming bands

Hang out What: Operation Restore Maximum Freedom XV, hosted by KDVS 90.3 FM When: Noon-10 p.m. Saturday, May 23 Where: Third Space Art Collective, 946 Olive Drive Tickets: $10 pre-sale, online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1606548; at KDVS, 14 Lower Freeborn Hall; or at Third Space. $12 at the door When you think of a music festival, you […]

May 22, 2015 | Posted in Music | Tagged ,

Davis novelist will have her story read on stage

Davis resident Meera Ekkanath Klein will be one of the authors featured at the May 29 Stories on Stage, Sacramento, event. A chapter from Klein’s novel, “My Mother’s Kitchen: A novel with recipes” will be read by Capital Public Radio’s Donna Apidone. Klein’s debut novel was recently named a finalist in the 2015 National Indie […]

May 22, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Checking out the coop

Peter Roney and Kim Yarris built this two-story, three-door backyard chicken coop for their small flock.

May 17, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged

Noon Rotary Club seeks hands-on community projects

The Rotary Club of Davis, which meets every Monday at noon, is seeking applications for possible community service projects with an emphasis on those with a hands-on component. The club’s aim is to provide balanced, concerted effort for the betterment of the community. Proposals should include most of the following characteristics: long-term benefit to the Davis […]

June 03, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Acme slates auditions for ‘Argonautika’

Acme Theatre Company invites all graduating eighth- through 12th-grade students to audition for its summer production of “Argonautika: The Voyage of Jason and the Argonauts.” Auditions will take place Wednesday through Saturday, June 3-6. Rehearsals begin June 15 and will run from 3:45 to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays in preparation for performances July 31-Aug. 9. […]

May 22, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,
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