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Raise your voices in song on Wednesday

All are welcome for the Davis Senior Center’s monthly sing-along, from 4:20 to 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the center, 646 A St. Good voices are not necessary, but enthusiasm is a plus. Words and music are presented on a large screen for singers to follow as Sharon Cuthbertson provides piano accompaniment. For more […]

Morning walks set year-round in Davis

A morning walking group heads out every Tuesday and Thursday from Peet’s Coffee & Tea in The Marketplace, 1411 W. Covell Blvd. in North Davis. Walkers meet at 7 a.m. and cover a little more than 4 miles in about 90 minutes. The group returns to Peet’s at about 8:30 a.m. for coffee and socializing. […]

Chinese language instruction offered

Registration is ongoing at the Davis Chinese School, which has been in operation since 1981 teaching beginning to advanced-level Chinese to school-aged children. Mandarin and Taiwanese (Hokkien) classes begin in the fall; classes meet on Fridays at Davis High School, next to the gym, from 6 to 7 p.m. for Taiwanese and from 7 to […]

Margie Fitzsimmons

Dec. 4, 1914 — Aug. 21, 2015 Margie J. (Hoilien) Fitzsimmons died Aug. 21, 2015, at the age of 100, at her Carlton Plaza apartment in Davis. Margie was attended by family and the outstanding assistance of Yolo Hospice and the Carlton staff. She was born in 1914 to Minnie Fisher and Joseph Hoilen in […]

David Tracy Fisk

July 13, 1974 — Aug. 26, 2015 David Tracy Fisk, aka dfthegenius, aka Rosebud, passed away Aug. 26, 2015, after a valiant fight in the ICU. Dave held many jobs in his short tenure on Earth. Some people called him the voice of Davis Little League. He loved announcing the games and keeping score. His high point as […]

Evelyn Blanche Neithercutt

Oct. 31, 1928 — Aug. 23, 2015 Evelyn “Evie” Neithercutt passed away peacefully at the age of 86 on August 23, 2015 at home surrounded by family. Evie was born Oct. 31, 1928 in San Francisco the first of two daughters to Mario and Helen Ghisolfo. She graduated UC Davis with a bachelor’s degree in animal […]

Events put focus on U.S. Constitution

Entries for essay contest due in October More than a dozen events and displays are planned in Davis in September and October to celebrate the 228th year of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. The activities are designed to augment and draw attention to the Davis Constitution Essay Contest. The essay contest has four categories of […]

Cheerleaders host clinic on Sept. 13

Gimme a D! Gimme an A! … Gimme a V! The Davis High School cheer team will host a clinic for aspiring cheerleaders ages 6 to 13 on Sunday, Sept. 13, from  1 to 4 p.m. at the DHS south gym, 315 W. 14th St. in Davis. The cost is $30 in advance or $35 at […]

Grant funds scholarships to Supported Life Conference

The Supported Life Institute has received a grant from the Yocha Dehe Community Fund to benefit people with developmental disabilities and their family members from Davis, Yolo County and Sacramento. The grant will fund partial scholarships to participate in the annual statewide Supported Life Conference, to be held Oct. 8-9 in Sacramento. “Another aspect of this […]

Water main breaks on Rutgers Drive

Residents of a Davis street awoke to a water main break Friday morning. The break was reported at about 5:15 a.m. in the 500 block of Rutgers Drive, shooting water 40 to 50 feet in the air from the middle of the roadway, according to the Davis Fire Department. The cause of the break was […]

Toastmasters meet twice a month

If you would like to improve your public speaking skills, join the Davis Daytime Toastmasters on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at West Yost Associates, 2020 Research Park Drive, Suite 100, in Davis. The club meets from noon to 1 p.m. to offer a friendly and encouraging environment in which to practice public speaking. […]

Davis enrollment is up, just a little

The figures are still very preliminary, and the increase is small. But it appears that the Davis school district might be experiencing an incremental uptick in enrollment — as in, something like 57 students — as the new school year began this week. Associate Superintendent Clark Bryant told the Davis school board at Thursday’s meeting that 8,685 […]

‘Davis Children’s Nutcracker’ applications due Sept. 11

Applications for the 39th annual “Davis Children’s Nutcracker” are due Friday, Sept. 11, at City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. All children ages 6 to 12 can apply to be in the show, which will be presented Dec. 16-20 with rehearsals beginning Nov. 30. For nearly four decades, the “Davis Children’s Nutcracker” has thrilled audiences — […]

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