Sunday, February 1, 2015

They’re experienced and honest

Years ago, I used to do all my own automotive repair work. That was back in the day when looking under the hood was not as mysterious as it is now. Today, if you are anything like me, auto repair has become nearly impossible for the backyard mechanic. Fortunately, in Davis we have Center City […]

Toy drive was a big success

We would like to send a big thank you to all those amazing families who donated to the fourth annual UC Davis Children’s Hospital Toy Drive during the holidays. With your generous support ,we were able to donate more than 130 new toys to the UCD Children’s Hospital Child Life Program for distribution to kids who […]

One-way street solves dilemma

I have a solution for the B Street dilemma. Bicyclists want their path clear of cars and trash. Homeowners want room for parking visitor cars and delivery vehicles, and trash cans, recycle bins and garden waste piles that need to be set out. This can all be done by making the narrow part of B Street one-way north. There […]

Ensure that you’re protected against measles

By Constance Caldwell, M.D. There has been a lot in the news about a recent outbreak of measles linked to a Disney amusement park in Orange County, with more than 70 cases now confirmed in California and several in other states as well. What is measles and who is at risk? Who exactly needs to be vaccinated? Measles […]

And the survey says: Success for Davis Chamber

Employing a friendly game of “Family Feud” to share her goals for the coming year, Christina Blackman of the Yolo Federal Credit Union was installed Jan. 25 as chairman of the Davis Chamber of Commerce board of directors. The gala evening attracted a crowd of about 250 businesspeople, political leaders and community members to the UC […]

Putah Creek Winery launches ‘Give Back Tuesday’

Putah Creek Winery soon will be hosting a fundraiser at its downtown Davis tasting room, 110 F St., Suite D, every Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. The winery joins the 27,000 other partners in 68 countries in the #GivingTuesday movement. This first-of-its-kind effort harnesses the collective power of a blend of partners — charities, families, businesses and […]

Act would let patients control their own fates

The issue: Put terminally ill in control The End of Life Option Act, introduced to the state Legislature by state Sens. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, and Bill Monning, D-Carmel, marks an important step in our evolving concepts of patients’ rights. WHERE medicine once was limited to the yes-or-no question of “will the patient live?,” improving technology is increasingly […]

Ullrich Delevati, CPAs, adds senior accountant

Ullrich Delevati, CPAs, with offices in Woodland and West Sacramento, announces the addition of Lisa Martinez, certified public accountant, as a senior accountant. In her role, she will prepare business and individual income-tax returns and perform accounting services to include financial statement preparation. Martinez has prior experience in managing a variety of tax, accounting and […]

Doby Fleeman: Toward a more perfect Davis

Today, are we prepared to articulate what might make it a more perfect Davis? Do we have the programs we need — are there improvements we could imagine? Looking back over a decade of relatively stagnant growth, will we have an ongoing revenue model that will continue to keep pace with rising costs and growing demands […]

Council, follow your own policies

The following is a copy of a letter to the Davis City Council: It’s time to rip that Band-Aid off of B Street. No more delays or community meetings. The problem is not between “bike advocates” and those wanting to preserve parking. The problem is you. From the few residents of B Street who attended the […]

February show at YoloArts’ Gallery 625 is ‘Food for Thought’

“Food for Thought” features paintings, ceramics, photography and mixed-media drawings inspired from the agrarian scenes and products of Yolo County farms. The four artists chosen for this group exhibition opening Friday, Feb. 6, at Gallery 625 also have been commissioned by YoloArts to create a work of art for the upcoming ArtFul Place project, an experience […]

Music and Words Festival events

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 7 p.m.: Nelson Gallery, Della Davidson Dance Studio and Courtyard (all in Nelson Hall). David Coll’s new work, “Construction,” is a two-part project that addresses the combination of music and installation art. Through fusion, gyration, alternation, dissolution, “Construction” is a two-hour event that will open the “Music and Words” festival. Free, non-ticketed Thursday, Jan. […]

Gross’ paintings highlight a slice of Northern California

“North 38˚ Latitude,” new paintings by Phil Gross, will be featured at The Artery from Feb. 6 to March 2. The title of the show, “North 38˚ Latitude,” refers to the locations of Gross’ paintings — a topographic slice across the Northern California landscape. His canvases take the viewer from the Sierra Nevada Mountains through the […]