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Birch Lane holds clothing drive

Birch Lane Elementary School, in partnership with ReUseIt, is providing an opportunity to de-clutter homes while making a difference locally by hosting a mobile clothing drive. The drive continues through May 31 at the school, 1600 Birch Lane in Davis. A ReUseIt drop box will be on the school campus and items may be placed in it anytime. […]

Acme’s ‘Robin Hood’ is fast, fantastic, fabulous fun

Check it out What: Acme Theatre Company’s “The Heart of Robin Hood” When: 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday Where: Davis Arts Center outdoor stage, 1919 F St.; bring lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic dinner, or purchase a barbecue dinner on-site beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tickets: Free! Was there ever a more perfect play for […]

Taste winning recipe at Tour de Cluck

Tickets are still available for the sixth annual Tour de Cluck, a bicycle tour of Davis’ backyard chicken coops, on Saturday, May 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for Davis Farm to School, a program of Yolo Farm to Fork. The nonprofit organization supports farm-fresh and local produce in school […]

Sheriff’s Office announces three employee promotions

The Yolo County Sheriff’s Office announced last week the promotions of three of its longtime officers. Sgt. Don Harmon, Lt. Ray Jimenez and Capt. Carter Vaughn moved up in the ranks following the recent retirement of Capt. Larry Cecchettini, Sheriff Ed Prieto said. Harmon has been with the Sheriff’s Office since 1997. His assignments have […]

Odd Fellows offering summer camp scholarships

The Davis Odd Fellows have scholarships to send children to the city of Davis’ Camp Putah and to the Three Links Camp, located east of Sonora in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Both camps are one-week sessions. Camp Putah is a day camp with an overnight stay on the last day. The weekly sessions are Monday through […]

Garamendi backs bill to rebuild U.S. roads, bridges

Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, together with 19 other Democrats, introduced on Wednesday the Grow America Act, a long-term surface transportation reauthorization bill that provides $478 billion over six years to address the nation’s infrastructure crisis. “I am proud to support this bold new vision for the future of American infrastructure and mobility,” Garamendi said in […]

Orientation offered at Davis Media Access

Davis Media Access offers a free orientation to its programs and services each month. This next general orientation will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, at the media center, 1623 Fifth St. in Davis. DMA Production Manager Jeff Shaw will provide an overview of DMA’s services, and information about internships as well […]

Votes sought in Charity Paint Giveaway

Online voting has begun in the 2015 Brooks Painting Charity Paint Giveaway. The winner will receive up to $10,000 in free painting. Voters will choose from among the Yolo Family Service Agency, Elaine Roberts-Musser and the Yolo County YMCA. Votes may be cast at www.brookspainting.com/charity, where voters also can find more information about each finalist. […]

Vanderhoef will sign copies of his book on May 31

Chancellor Emeritus Vanderhoef to sign “distinctly different” memoir at Avid Reader Chancellor Emeritus Larry Vanderhoef will sign copies of his new book — “Indelibly Davis: A Quarter-Century of UC Davis Stories … and Backstories” — from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at The Avid Reader, 617 Second St. in downtown Davis. “This lively […]

Firehouse Subs sales will benefit Yolo SPCA

On Wednesday, May 27, the portions at Firehouse Subs, one of Davis’ newest restaurants, will be even more generous. From 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., the restaurant at 212 F St. downtown will raise funds for the programs of the Yolo County SPCA. “Bring your friends, family and roommates and enjoy some tasty sandwiches, all […]

Sierra Club local leaders will meet

The Management Committee of the Sierra Club Yolano Group will meet Thursday, May 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the home of Alan Pryor, 2736 Brentwood Place, in South Davis. The agenda will include a presentation by Judy Corbett on the type of development projects that have been shown to be most beneficial for […]

Per Capita Davis: Our energy sources are getting cleaner

There’s so much going on it’s hard to know where to start. It seems that energy efficiency, renewables and sustainability are bursting out all over the globe. Consider the following recent developments. Bloomberg Business conducts an annual New Energy Finance summit, and at this year’s event presented an analysis that indicates the world has reached […]

Free lunch-hour tour offered at the Pence

A “Lunch-Hour Art Tour & Treat” will be offered from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at the Pence Gallery, 212 D St. in downtown Davis. Admission is free. Curator Natalie Nelson will lead a 20-minute tour of “The Beauty of the Seasons,” the Pence’s current exhibit by members of the California Art Club. Guests […]

Field trip seeks out the hawks of summer

On Saturday, June 13, the Yolo Basin Foundation will offer Hawks of Summer, a daylong excursion with biologist and raptor expert Jim Estep. This event is part of the Yolo Basin Foundation’s fundraising series, a “Gaggle of Gatherings,” which consists of a variety of field trips and workshops offered throughout the year. Hawks of Summer […]

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