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Cannery announces base prices for homes in two neighborhoods

The New Home Company has announced the base-level pricing for new homes in two neighborhoods at The Cannery, where model homes are expected to open in August. The Cannery is a 547-unit mixed-use development on the site of the former Hunt-Wesson cannery at Covell Boulevard and J Street in East Davis. The New Home Company, […]

John Joseph Pon

March 2, 1953 —— June 26, 2015 John Joseph Pon (“J”), 62, ended his four-month battle with pancreatic cancer on Friday, June 26, 2015. He passed away at home in Davis, surrounded by his family. John was born March 2, 1953, in San Jose, to Julia and Joseph Pon. John grew up in Saratoga, where […]

Death notice: Laure Biewer

Laure Biewer, 80, of St. Marcellin, France, died June 26, 2015, in Davis. She worked as a travel agent for more than 30 years in Sacramento and traveled the world with her late husband Dennis, daughter Linda, son-in-law Kevin and grandson Julien. A celebration of her life will be held in St. Marcellin, where her remains and those […]

Cloth and fiber contest set at crafts fair

The Square Tomatoes Crafts Fair will roll into Davis’ Central Park on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a magic show, jazz and dancing, crafts and a cloth and fiber contest. John Fredericks of Jackrabbit Magic has returned to the fair. He will perform free magic shows from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All […]

Have a blast with a new dog

Quinn is an 18-month-old black-and-white, spayed female German shorthaired pointer. She’s good-natured, smart and willing to please. She’d make a great jogging partner. Defty is an 18-month-old neutered male Burmese mountain dog mix. He has the coloring of a Burmese but his coat is short. He’s calm and friendly and has a fun-loving side as well. Meet Defty, Quinn […]

Explorit: Fizz your fruit with chemistry

Summer is certainly heating up in Davis, but you can join Explorit Science Center’s Summer Science Campers in harnessing the power of chemistry to cool off with a tasty treat. Fresh fruit can be a refreshing snack on a hot day, but it would be even more fun with a little fizz. You can fizz […]

Taizé service planned Friday at DCC

Taizé services take place on the first and third Fridays of the month at 7 p.m. in Classroom 1 at Davis Community Church, 412 C St. All are welcome Friday, July 3, for an hourlong service of music, silence, candles and prayers. For more information, contact [email protected]

Froydis Lenore Flint Deupree

May 12, 1924 – June 22, 2015 Froydis Lenore “Freddie” Flint Deupree passed away at the age of 91 at her home in Carmichael at 6:02 a.m. on June 22, 2015. Freddie shared her home with her daughter Joan Hammond, her son-in-law, Brent Hammond, and two grandchildren, Nicole Smith and Zack Hammond. Joan and Brent […]

Paid sick leave, lead ammo, smartphones affected by new laws

By Don Thompson SACRAMENTO (AP) — More than 6 million workers are expected to benefit from a new law taking effect Wednesday that requires California employers to provide them at least three paid sick days a year. The measure applies to most employees who work at least 30 days a year. The workers will earn […]

Round up at the registers for Pioneer

If you have enough pennies in your life and no real outlet for all those nickels, why not use them to help out some nice kids? During July, the Davis Food Co-op is offering “Round Up at the Registers” for Pioneer Elementary School. Ask your cashier to round up your bill, and the Co-op will […]

Edith Shaw (Borst) Getzen

Feb. 9, 1925 — June 18, 2015 Edith Shaw (Borst) Getzen, born on Feb. 9, 1925, in Pennsylvania, passed away on June 18, 2015, in Woodland. Edith went to nursing school and joined the U.S. Navy as a WAVE. She met and married Capt. Lindsay C. Getzen, M.D., and they had one child. Edith spent her […]

John Joseph Pon

March 2, 1953 —— June 26, 2015 John Joseph Pon (“J”), 62, ended his four-month battle with pancreatic cancer on Friday, June 26, 2015. He passed away at home in Davis, surrounded by his family. John was born March 2, 1953, in San Jose, to Julia and Joseph Pon. John grew up in Saratoga, where […]

Pets of the week

Lots of animals are waiting to be adopted at the Yolo County Animal Shelter, 2640 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Among them is Louis (No. 134274), an 8-year-old neutered male gray tabby cat. Also hoping for a good home is Martha (No. 135468), a 1-year-old female Chihuahua with a tan coat. Fees are charged for licensing. […]

UCD study guiding efforts to help fight pediatric asthma

Low flu vaccination rates, medication compliance and limited access to primary-care providers have contributed to the high pediatric asthma rates in California, say UC Davis pediatricians Ulfat Shaikh and Robert Byrd, who have published an extensive study describing the challenges faced by children with asthma in California. Analyzing data from the 2011-12 California Health Interview […]

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