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For the record

A Woodland man’s molestation conviction this week involved one female victim, not four, as reported in a story Wednesday. The case involved testimony from four girls concerning crimes that occurred between June 2010 and June 2014, the District Attorney’s Office said.

Thanksgiving travel day expanded

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An expanded version of America’s annual Thanksgiving travel saga was under way Wednesday with gas prices low and terrorism fears high. An estimated 46.9 million Americans are expected to take a car, plane, bus or train at least 50 miles from home over the long holiday weekend, according to the motoring […]

Arrest made for Woodland stabbings

Woodland police arrested a 57-year-old man Tuesday in connection with a stabbing incident Saturday that left the suspect and two other men hospitalized. Dennis Rose was booked into the Yolo County Jail on suspicion of attempted murder and battery causing great bodily injury, Sgt. Brett Hancock said. The stabbings were reported shortly before 1 p.m. […]

Woodland man convicted of child molestation

A Yolo County jury has convicted a Woodland man of molestation, according to the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office. Daniel West, 49, was found guilty Monday of three felony child molestation counts in connection with the acts involving one female victim, which prosecutors said occurred between June 2010 and July 2014. West was arrested in […]

Davis police investigate pair of robberies

Davis police say the same suspects may be to blame for a pair of robberies that occurred early Saturday morning. Lt. Paul Doroshov reported Tuesday that two women were robbed of their purses at about 3 a.m. in the area of Fifth and L streets in Old East Davis, where they were surrounded by three […]

Bob Dunning: Native son a great choice for police chief

SMART DECISION … trust me, the city of Davis one day will look back on the naming of Darren Pytel as chief of police and realize it was one of the smartest hires it ever made … Darren, a native son of this great town, has devoted his entire adult life to Davis, working his […]

Gene tinkering creates malaria-resistant mosquitoes

WASHINGTON (AP) — California researchers hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and then gave evolution a shove — using a groundbreaking technology to ensure the insects pass on that protective gene as they reproduce, with implications far beyond the promise of fighting malaria. The experiment reported Monday involves what’s called a “gene drive,” a technique that, if […]

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U.S. issues travel warning in wake of attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans should be alert to the possible travel risks, especially during the holidays, following increased threats from militant groups around the world, the State Department has warned. A travel alert, which is to be in effect until Feb. 24, said current information suggests that militants with the Islamic State, al-Qaida, Boko Haram […]

Burn the Bird at Thanksgiving Day workout

All are welcome to join FIT House instructors and clients for their sixth annual Burn the Bird circuit-style workout at 8 a.m. Thanksgiving morning — Thursday, Nov. 26 — in Arroyo Park, 2000 Shasta Drive in West Davis. Burn the Bird started when FIT House co-owners Jen Miramontes and Lisa Herrington wanted to provide an […]

Thanks for your help!

Staff members at the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office gave thanks last week for the office’s volunteers at a quarterly luncheon to celebrate the volunteers’ dedication. Among the 14 volunteer staffers are, clockwise from lower left, post-bar intern Danielle Schlehofer, UC Davis law student Greg Agron, volunteer Andy Nantz, UCD law student Adam Brizzolara and […]

CHP responds to rollover crash on Road 99

California Highway Patrol officers and firefighters from several agencies responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident on County Road 99 Monday afternoon that left two female occupants complaining of back and neck pain. The accident occurred at 2:15 p.m. on the northbound side of Road 99 near Bullard Lane, between Roads 29 and 27, according to […]

Retrial in Woodland shooting case set for April

An April 18 trial date was set Monday for a Woodland woman accused of fatally shooting her husband. This will be the second trial for Susan Kathleen Hoskins, 60, who last month was acquitted of both first- and second-degree murder in connection with the Aug. 3, 2014, shooting death of Bryan Hoskins Sr. The jury […]

Bob Dunning: New to Davis? Pay no attention to our pests

The other day I was thanking the city of Davis for kindly and forthrightly making people aware of the many natural hazards of living in this urban utopia. This was done through the taxpayer-supported official city of Davis website, which could serve as an early-warning system for those strangers considering a move to our fair […]

Three suffer stab wounds in Woodland altercation

Woodland police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an altercation Saturday that left three people hospitalized with stab wounds. As of Saturday night, no arrests had been made in connection with the incident, which was reported shortly before 1 p.m. when a woman called 911 and said her father had stabbed her boyfriend at a home […]

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