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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 […]

Community forum looks at End of Life Option Act

State Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, will join religious leaders and medical professionals for an interfaith forum in Davis to raise awareness about end-of-life options for the terminally ill. The forum will run from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at the Congregation Bet Haverim Social Hall, 1715 Anderson Road in Davis. The event takes place […]

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 […]

Teen acting camp features Michael RJ Campbell

This summer, California Stage Theater Company will launch its first Teen Acting Camp taught by Sacramento actor and director Michael RJ Campbell. He will delve into the basics of acting technique and textual analysis through scene work with students ages 13-17. The two-week day camp experience will culminate in a Friday evening performance for family […]

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 […]

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 […]

Checking out the coop

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

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. […]

Acme Theatre Company presents ‘The Heart of Robin Hood’

Acme Theatre Company presents “The Heart of Robin Hood,” by David Farr, on Memorial Day weekend, Friday through Monday, May 22-25. The barbecue picnic starts at 5:30 p.m. and the free show starts at 7 p.m. at the Davis Arts Center Outdoor Stage, 1919 F St. Davis. Guests should bring lawn chairs and blankets and […]

Davis High musicians plan all-American music concert

If you go What: Davis High Symphonic Band and Choral Concert, featuring an all-American program When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 13 Where: Brunelle Performance Hall, DHS, 315 W. 14th St. Tickets: Donations will be accepted at the door The Davis High Symphonic Band is going back to its roots for an all-American music program concert at 7:30 p.m. […]

The Yolo Community Band presents a spring concert

The Yolo Community Band returns to the Pioneer High School Theater at 7 p.m. Monday, May 11, to present a spring concert. Both the concert and parking are free. The program will be symphonic concert band arrangements of popular movie sound tracks that spark the musical fascination for magicians and wizards who originally were popular […]

Stellar acting brings home Capital Stage’s dark comedy

Check it out What: ‘The Homecoming’ Where: Capital Stage, 2215 J St., Sacramento When: April 29 through May 31, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays Tickets: $22-$38. Visit capstage.org or call 916-995-5464 Harold Pinter’s “The Homecoming,” now considered by many to be his masterpiece, […]

Student choreographers, dancers stage festival at UC Davis

The UC Davis department of theater and dance announces Main Stage Dance Theatre Festival. UC Davis student dancers and choreographers will take the stage this weekend and next to perform in the Main Stage Dance Theatre Festival in the Maine Theatre at Wright Hall. The annual festival, presented by students in the theater and dance […]

From Bach to rock, Regal Beezers will entertain

The Regal Beezers band brings its wide repertoire of music to Picnic in the Park on Wednesday, May 6. The Davis Farmers Market is open from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Central Park, Fourth and C streets, and the free concert runs from 5 p.m. to dusk. The Regal Beezers’ swinging and rocking sound — […]

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